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This Dance Video Celebrates the Legacy of Fela Kuti Featuring Our New Capsule Collection

Watch a fusion of ballet and modern dance to a powerful rendition of Fela Kuti's "Lady."

OkayAfrica presents a new capsule collection paying homage to the father of afrobeat, Fela Kuti.

Designed by Bawo Lawal, the collection highlights your favorite songs and his legendary band while giving you streetstyle vibes.


Our new video is a fusion of ballet and modern dance to a cover of Fela's "Lady" by Nigerian singer Falana.

Watch below and shop the Fela Capsule Collection here.

Credits

Executive Producers: Sinat Giwa & Oyinkan Olojede

Producer: Chika Okoli

Cinematographer: Anthony Prince/Equator Productions

Stylist: Prince Aday

Talents: Sadiya Ramos & Dylan Contreras

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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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