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The Chicken Connoisseur Goes Grime, Messes Up

The Chicken Connoisseur switches up the format of his hit show the Pengest Munch but makes a big mistake in the process.

We've been Chicken Connoisseur stans for a minute now. Like millions of others drawn to Elijah Quashie's charisma, his mastery of London slang and his genuine love of corner chicken shops we subscribe to the channel to see the man himself. Pure personality.


So when today's episode of The Pengest Munch had Quashie showing up to eat with a squad we were a little unsure of how to feel about the new direction. And when Quashie's guest started spitting over the Dipset Anthem instrumental it was over. End of an era. But something weird happened—we liked it. We REALLY liked it.

Except we googled Quashie's guest, the up-and-coming MC, Bonkaz, and turns out he's a really terrible person who is currently on the British sex offender registry and has served time for kidnapping and torturing a disabled man. All in all a pretty difficult person to defend, let alone give shine to on the usual bastion of good taste that is the Pengest Munch.

So, good format but scrap the awful guest.

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Global Citizen x OkayAfrica: The Impact of Conflict on Children

An estimated 1.4 million children have been hit by schools closing in the Tigray region of Ethiopia amid conflict and crisis. Here's how that's impacting Ethiopia's children.

In times of conflict and war, school-aged children could have their futures defined by whether or not they can access education amid ongoing violence.

Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray is in the midst of a war that has impacted millions of lives and affected neighboring regions, Amhara and Afar. The war — which has forced citizens to flee, has tipped the region into famine, and has barricaded humanitarian aid from reaching the most vulnerable — has now been going on for about 11 months.

As the beginning of the school season draws nearer, safely reopening schools, making education accessible, and protecting children from the impacts of violence in the affected regions is a priority for aid agencies.

"As schools prepare to reopen in early October in most parts of the country, in Tigray and the bordering regions of Afar and Amhara, where the conflict has expanded, education remains at a standstill," Director of Education Cannot Wait, Yasmine Sherif, told Global Citizen.

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How Beauty Boy, Enioluwa Adeoluwa, Is Shattering the Expectations of Masculinity In Nigeria

Affectionately known as Lipgloss Boy, Enioluwa has become one of the most popular influencers in Nigeria — and he's done so without conforming to the notions of masculinity or imposed limitations on what a man should be able to do.