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Video: Angola's Transgender Kuduro Queen

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Angola’s kudurista queen (in both senses of the word) Titica is vibrant in her bridal best for"Olha o Boneco". Breaking barriers, especially for the LGBT community in the diaspora, the transgendered star is stomping a rare and brave path, previously explored by the likes of Area Scatter and Nastio Mosquito. Head to Africa Is A Country, where Boima goes in on Titica's role vs. traditional values. Brooklyn: if you're looking for a great dance party, check out Titica Monday night (4/9) at Bembe in Williamsburg!

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Senegal Denies Release of Former Chadian President Hissène Habré

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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