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Sarkodie Heads To Dubai In 'Illuminati'

Ghanaian top rapper Sarkodie heads to Dubai in the video for "Illuminati"


Ghanaian star rapper Sarkodie drops the Dubai-shot music video for one of his standout singles from late 2012 "Illuminati." The video cycles through scenes of Sarko amidst vast desert landscapes and riding around the U.A.E. city's notorious skycrapers in fancy rides — we see the influence of a certain Kanye clip in the former scenes. The single will be featured in the Sarkodie's upcoming full-length Sarkology, due this year. Watch the music video for Sarkodie "Illuminati" below.

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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.