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Trevor Noah's New Stand-Up Comedy Special is Now Streaming on Netflix

The host of The Daily Show, delivers politically-charged comedy in his new stand-up special "Afraid of the Dark."

When he's not busy hosting The Daily Show, you can find Trevor Noah on-stage, humoring audiences with his stand-up routines. His latest special, Afraid of the Dark, was released yesterday on Netflix.


Judging from the trailer, it looks like Noah delivers the same playful yet politically-charged comedy that he's known for serving on late night. The clip shows him quipping on everything from the rise of nationalism to President Obama's swagger.

For those mostly familiar with Noah from The Daily Show, Afraid of the Dark will be an introduction to the comedian's stand-up chops.

Watch the trailer below, and catch the full show on Netflix.

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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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