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At Least 60 People Killed In Fatal Bus Collision In Ghana

Several people are mourning the victims as well as the tragic loss of life that has occurred throughout the continent this month.

A head on collision of two buses early Friday morning in the Bono East region of Ghana has killed at least 60 people, according to the AFP.

The fatal accident took place on the Kintampo-Techiman highway in Kintampo—an area just under 300 miles north of Accra—after which one of the buses caught on fire.

The devastating accident has left several others with serious injuries. "Most of the passengers in both vehicles died at the spot. A number of them with varying degrees of injuries have been rushed to hospital," a police spokesperson told BBC Africa.

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Burna Boy Just Dropped a Surprise Joint EP With DJDS

The artist proves just how versatile he is on "Steel & Copper," a new joint EP with producer duo DJDS.

Burna Boy has teamed up with American producer duo DJDS to drop a new, surprise EP 'Steel & Copper."

"Steel & Copper," sees Burna Boy proving his unparalleled versatility once again as he raps and harmonizes throughout the 4-track EP, showing he can hold his weight outside of his usual "afrofusion" sound as well.

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DJDS, who have previously worked with Kanye West on his Life of Pablo album, offer stuttering, bass-heavy production on the EP. Particularly on tracks like "Thugging" and the grime-leaning "34." The duo released the album Big Wave More Fire last year, which featured artists like Vic Mensa, Khalid, The Dream and more.
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Three Schoolgirls Were Arrested In Burundi for Scribbling on a Picture of the President

They face up to five years in prison for "defacing" a photo of President Pierre Nkurunziza in their textbooks.

There are a lot of things that can land someone in jail—scribbling in a textbook should not be one of them.

Unfortunately, this was the fate of three school-aged girls in Burundi who were detained after scribbling on a picture of the country's President Pierre Nkurunziza that appeared in their textbook, reports Reuters.

They were arrested along with four other students who were also accused of "defacing" and "insulting" the president's image. The four other students were released shortly after, while the three girls remained in custody over the weekend and are currently awaiting trial, government spokesperson Agnès Bangiricenge said. All of the pupils arrested were under the age of 18, according to BBC Africa.

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