Tracka De Day: Layori "DaDa"

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Nigerian songstress Layori conquers the staccato melody of "DaDa" with mesmerizing ease and comfort — a trait that's earned her comparisons to the likes of Tracy Chapman and Sade. This Saharan desert clip is proof that the Yoruba singer's gentle-yet-commanding voice and presence would lure many into submission. Watch the video above, "DaDa" can be found on Layori's debut LP Origin.

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South African Military Ends Controversial Ban on Hijabs

The South African National Defence Force has ended its longstanding ban on hijabs. This follows the recent court victory of Major Fatima Isaacs who was fired for wearing a hijab.

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has reportedly ended their longstanding ban on hijabs, this according to IOL. The move comes just after Major Fatima Isaacs, a Muslim woman, won her two-year court case following her dismissal from the military for wearing a hijab. Th SANDF has reportedly amended its military religious dress policy—a win for Muslim women serving in the South African military.
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