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Revivalist's African Jazz Issue: Mo Kolours Exclusive Mix + Interview


Head over to Revivalist today for an in-depth interview with Mauritian musician Mo Kolours.  Also, below, check out the exclusive mix he put together for their site, highlighting many of his influences, including African and Afican-inspired music, and the unique Sega music of his home country.

Exclusive Mo Kolours Revivalist Mix:

For even more Mo Kolours, make sure to peep okayafrica's feature here.

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Senegal Denies Release of Former Chadian President Hissène Habré

The Senegalese judicial government has refused to release Chad's imprisoned ex-president Hissène Habré on the alleged basis of his health concerns.

The Senegalese judiciary has refused former Chad president Hissène Habré's request to be released from prison. Habré faces life imprisonment for crimes against humanity including rape, kidnapping, slavery and executions. The decision by the Senegalese judiciary comes after the 79-year-old former statesman's lawyers reportedly filed for his release on the basis of health concerns.

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Wild Cape Town Fire Mostly Contained

A 35-year-old man has reportedly been arrested on charges of arson. This, after firefighters had been battling to put out the Cape Town fire that caused extensive damage.