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Okayafrica & Everyday People Present EVERYDAY AFRIQUE Rooftop Party In Brooklyn This Labor Day

This Labor Day, Okayafrica and Everyday People are teaming up for the the second ever EVERYDAY AFRIQUE rooftop party at Output in Brooklyn.


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This Labor Day, we're teaming up with our friends from Everyday People for the second ever EVERYDAY AFRIQUE rooftop party at Output in Brooklyn. The first edition of the party saw 1,400 of NYC's best dressed turn up to celebrate Africa Day with us and the EP crew. This time, we're opening up Output's Panther Room to accommodate even more people. On the decks from 3pm onward are Okayafrica Electrafrique's own DJ Underdog, NYC-based DJ/producer Kashaka, and Everyday People resident DJs mOmaRich Knight, and Kwasi Fordjour. Ladies get in free before 5pm!

>>>Grab tickets to EVERYDAY AFRIQUE this Labor Day [9/7] at Output in Brooklyn

The first edition of Okayafrica x Everyday People's #EVERYDAYAFRIQUE. All photos by Leon Williams & Issac Campbell.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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