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Listen to Tresor’s New Single ‘Silale’ Featuring The Soil

Listen to the lead single to Tresor's upcoming album 'Nostalgia.'

South Africa-based Congolese musician Tresor is releasing a new album titled Nostalgia. A pre-order or pre-save of Nostalgia comes with a new song titled "Silale" featuring South African acapella group The Soil.


Judging from "Silale," Nostalgia will live up to its name. The song has some sprinkles of mbhaqanga from the instrumentation to the vocals teleporting you to the 70s and 80s.

Listen to "Silale" below and pre-order or pre-save it from your online store and streaming platform of choice.



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Pregnant Tanzanian Girls Now Have Hope Of An Education

In the past, Tanzania's pregnant girls of school-going age were banned from accessing an education. However, things are about to change!

If a young girl of school-going age happened to fall pregnant in Tanzania, it usually spelled the end of her schooling career — and the death of any prospects she may have had for a bright future. In Tanzania currently, an estimated 5 500 girls are forced to leave school each year due to pregnancy, according to the World Bank.

The Tanzanian government has announced a new programme aimed at addressing the plight of young girls who have been impacted by this discriminatory ban. Tanzania's Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Leonard Akwilapo said young girls will now be offered an opportunity to further their schooling at alternative colleges.

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