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NYC: Win Tix To The 6th Annual Okayplayer Holiday Jam

Enter to win a pair of tickets to our 6th Annual Okayplayer Holiday Jam in New York City!


Now that you're done remarking how awesome The Roots look as Peanuts characters, you're probably wondering just how you can score an invite to one of the best holiday parties in New York City. Fortunately for you, we have a stack of 50 tickets to give away to 25 lucky people who want to celebrate the holidays with The Roots and a host of surprise special guests at a secret location!

To get your chance at a pair of tickets to this invite-only affair, enter to win today and find out if you won on Tuesday, December 18th!

Check out our coverage of last year's Jam and see how we get down on the holidays!

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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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African Diplomats Kicked Out Of South Africa For Selling Booze Illegally

So far, Lesotho and Malawi diplomats were expelled after South African officials discovered that they had been involved in illicit alcohol trading.