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Video: Blitz The Ambassador Live at The Shrine


After a fourth-quarter 2k11 spent touring Europe and playing shows in his native Ghana, Blitz The Ambassador is back on American soil. This black-and-white clip catches up with the native sun at Chicago's The Shrine where he speaks on the spiritual vibe of the iconic venue. Chi-town: catch round two of Blitz at The Shrine 3/24. Video by Cam Be and Jamaar J.

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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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