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Young Fathers Make Their U.S. Late Night TV Debut On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Young Fathers make their U.S. late night TV debut with a performance of 'Get Up' and 'Low' on Jimmy Kimmel Live.


In addition to putting out one of our favorite releases so far in 2014, Young Fathers are sneakily becoming the year's most memorable live act. We saw their otherworldly presence firsthand back in March at Okayplayer's Official SXSW Showcase, where the Scottish/Liberian/Nigerian trio was backed by a full string section. Since then they've continued to rattle walls on their DEAD tour, including a stop at Electrowerkz in London (which you can watch here) and a roof-shaking studio session at KEXP. Most recently YF hit Jimmy Kimmel Live in L.A. to perform their haywire revolutionary anthem "Get Up" and their anti-ethereal hyper-ballad "Low." Watch Young Fathers claim the late night throne in the videos below.

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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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