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NYC: Angélique Kidjo Revisits Her Childhood in Benin

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Angélique Kidjo, seen lending her voice to Occupy Wall Street in the video above, will revisit tales from her childhood in Benin at Joe's Pub in New York City. The shows take place Thursday Nov. 17 at 9:30pm, and Friday Nov. 18 at 7:00pm. Kidjo and director Jo Bonney will be sharing a sneak peek at their work-in-progress as part of Joe's Pub's New York Voices series. Head here for more information on the event.

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Protests Continue In Mali as Demonstrators Demand the Removal of President Keïta

Current demonstrations are considered the largest in Mali in years.

Protestors have returned to the streets of Bamako, Mali to demand the ousting of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.

Demonstrations began in mid-July when Malians—under the banner of the opposition group, the June 5th Movement—demonstrated against a deepening financial crisis, government corruption and conflict stemming from the ongoing separatist movement in the country. Lethal force was used against protesters, resulting in the death of 11 people in clashes with security forces in July, Al Jazeera reports.

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