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NYC: Back by Popular Demand - Dub Inc, March 22nd

Dub Inc, the French-afro reggae group from St. Etienne, is back for one night only in NYC, showcasing their latest project, Hors Controle,

Tuesday March 22nd, Dub Inc, the French-afro reggae group from St. Etienne, is back for one night only in NYC, showcasing their latest project, Hors Controle, on their Out of Control tour. Joined by Brown Rice Family, LargeUp's own DJ Gravy and DJ Misbehavior, it seems that Reggae Tuesdays are making a comeback (well they were always big in Providence anyways!). Doors at 7pm, show starts at 8pm at Drom (85 avenue A).


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COVID-19 Cases Surge To Five Million In Africa

As the world approaches a post-pandemic era, South Africa, Kenya, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Ethiopia and Egypt top the list of countries contributing to Africa's alarming five million COVID-19 cases.

Africa has reportedly reached a highly concerning number of COVID-19 cases. Recent statistics show that over five million Africans have contracted the coronavirus since its discovery in 2019. These numbers are alarming despite Africa's large population of over 1.2 billion, marking a reported increase of 16 percent in death rates. South Africa, which is officially in a third wave, leads the numbers and accounts for almost half of the deaths across the continent. On the contrary, cases globally have been declining for the sixth consecutive week.

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