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The Stories You Need To Know: Lesotho PM’s Wife Shot, ICC Calls For Arrest Of Gaddafi’s Son, Tunisian Jailed For Smoking During Ramadan

A taxi strike between Johannesburg and Pretoria caused inconvenience to commuters this morning, and more stories.

LESOTHO – Just before the inauguration of her husband, incoming Prime Minister Tom Thabane’s wife was shot and killed. This has raised fears of political instability in the mountain kingdom. Read the full story here.


LIBYA–Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was released last week after six years of imprisonment. The International Criminal Court has since called for his arrest. Read the full story here.

SOUTH AFRICA–A taxi strike between Johannesburg and Pretoria caused inconvenience to commuters this morning. Taxis blocked major roads in the Gauteng province. Read the full story here.

TUNISIA–A man was sentenced to one month in prison for “public indecency” after he was caught smoking in public during the fasting season of Ramadan. 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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