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The Stories You Need To Know: Zimbabwe Donates $1 Million To The AU, Bald-Headed Men Target Of Ritual Attacks In Mozambique, And More

Mozambican police have warned the country that bald-headed men could be the target of ritual attacks.

MOZAMBIQUE–The murder of two bald-headed men, whose body parts are suspected to be used for witchcraft purposes, have led police to warn the country that bald-headed men could be the target of ritual attacks. Read the full story here.


ZIMBABWE–President Robert Mugabe donated $1 million to the African Unity Foundation to, in his words, end the donor dependency syndrome. Read the full story here.

NIGERIA–A diocese in Imo, south-eastern Nigeria, has rejected Bishop Peter Okpalaeke, a Catholic bishop appointed by Pope Francis. Rev. Fr Philip Jamang has described this rejection as a disgrace. Read the full story here.

SOUTH AFRICA–Google South Africa has announced that it will make major improvements to Google Translate. The app will now include full IsiZulu, IsiXhosa and Kiswahili translation functionality. Read the full story here.

Music

The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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