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Watch the TedX Mogadishu Livestream Here

One of the most exciting events to take place this year, TedX Mogadishu featuring many of our favorite Somali speakers, performers and thinkers is happening right now. Watch here.

TedXMogadishu is in full swing today in the Somali capital. The organizers have done a tremendous job this year making great online videos of the participants as well as some really cool footage of Mogadishu.

This year's theme is Iskaa Wax U Qabso. Here's how they explain it:

Somalia’s greatest resource has always been its people. Their unbreakable spirit has lifted the country back onto the world stage, and Somalia’s capital city is now rising once again. In 2017, TEDxMogadishu will celebrate the hard work being done by Somalis, for Somalis. Iskaa Wax U Qabso is a call to action for everyone to play a role in shaping the future of Somalia at this critical moment in time. To collaborate, participate, volunteer and help fulfill the dreams of a nation – together. Somalia’s strength, stability and success is in the hands of its people, and we must all Get Involved.

Watch the livestream here:

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The 10 Best Nigerian Songs of the Month (September)

Featuring Davido, Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Wande Coal and more.

Here are the Nigerian tracks we had on repeat in the month of September.

Follow our NAIJA HITS playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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Veteran Ethiopian Political Activist Mesfin Woldemariam Has Died

The founder of the Ethiopian Human Rights Council, Professor Mesfin Woldemariam, has died from COVID-19 complications at age 90.