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NYC: Spoek Mathambo live @ Santos, Tues 9/14

NYC, tomorrow night, Tuesday Sept. 14th, Santos Party House is bringing you a treat all the way from South Africa. Electro-fabulous Spoek Mathambo will be DJing and performing at the Emergency Party (Gang Gang Dance's party).  Doors are at 11pm and the show is FREE.  I watched Spoek rock out at the DD172 space this weekend and it's definitely worth checking him out live.


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Former Burkinabe President Charged with Thomas Sankara's Murder

Justice is on the horizon as Burkina Faso's former president, Blaise Compaore, is indicted for the 1987 assassination of Thomas Sankara.

Burkina Faso's former president, Blaise Compaore, has reportedly been indicted by a military court in the country's capital for the 1987 assassination of political revolutionary, Thomas Sankara. Hailed as a national hero, Sankara was assassinated alongside 12 other government officials in a coup led by Compaore before he ascended to power. In 2014, Compaore was forced to resign from his 27-year-long rule and seek exile in the Ivory Coast after continued mass demonstrations. Thirteen other political figures, including former General Gilbert Diendere, have also been indicted with charges including "assassination" and "concealment of corpses".

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