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Video: Tinariwen's Tiny Desk Concert On NPR

OKA's favorite North African Touareg band, Tinariwen performed a Tiny Desk Concert on NPR's "All Songs Considered." They played two songs from former albums, but they opened and closed the tiny concert with two never-before-heard jams. See the full set list below and watch the unique performance above. Download the audio here.


Set List:

1- Adounia

2- Takkest Tamidaret (from the album Tassili)

3- Tenhert (from the album Imidiwan)

4- Tahlamoyt

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Kenyan Court Interdicts President Uhuru Kenyatta's Move To Change The Constitution

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reportedly been blocked from altering Kenya's Constitution as his second five year term nears an end. The attempt has been viewed as a power move to stagger Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 presidential plans.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been halted from enacting a complete overturn of the country's constitution. Deemed an unconstitutional move, the High Court of Kenya reportedly blocked the President this past Thursday in parliament, during a gathering where the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) review took place. The referendum proposes the largest government structural changes since Kenya adopted a new constitution in 2010. Kenyatta reportedly bypassed the provision reserved for the inclusion of citizens in the decision to pass BBI as official law, making the process illegitimate.

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