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Sunday Edition's 4th Installment Returns to Braamfontein This Weekend

Here's everything you need to know about the Sunday Edition happening this Sunday in Braamfontein in association with OkayAfrica.

After a successful first three events, the fourth installment of the Sunday Edition event series, in partnership with OkayAfrica, is taking place this Sunday at Neighbourgoods Market in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

The event presents a curated offering of music, art, food and fashion. It's a celebration of the city and urban culture.


An essential showcase of Joburg's street food scene offers the city's boldest and brightest street chefs and hole-in-the-wall restaurateurs.

The freshest local streetwear labels and vintage clothing merchants exhibit their goods and a revolving exhibition of street artists, print makers and sidewalk industrialists display and sell their work.

Rooftop bars supply beer buckets, crafted cocktails and Altos Tequila specials, and an open-air dance floor at the center of it all.

This week's line-up and set times:

13:00: Dudu Dee

14:30: DeepCatz

16:00: SI'NOIR

17:30: NoDiggity

More details about the event on the poster below. Tickets will be sold at the door for R50.

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Former Nigerien President Mamadou Tandja Has Died

Niger's former President Mamadou Tandja has reportedly passed away at age 82. The Nigerien government has announced a three-day national mourning period.

ABC News reports that former Nigerien President Mamadou Tandja reportedly passed away this past Tuesday. The exact cause of death is unclear but reports indicate that the 82-year-old had been battling age-related illnesses for several years. The former head-of-state succumbed to his illness(s) in a hospital in Niamey, Niger. According to VoA, the Nigerien government officially called for the nation to enter into a three-day mourning period.

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