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Afro Beat scion Femi Kuti breaks Kenny G’s 1997 record, narrowly misses world record
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Lifestyle Afro Beat scion Femi Kuti breaks Kenny G’s 1997 record, narrowly misses world record

Femi Kuti was thought to have set a new world record for the longest single note held on a saxophone on 7th May at the New Africa Shrine. Femi’s held a note for 46 minutes 38 seconds. It turns out that the record was in fact broken by Vann Burchfield, a saxophonist in Birmingham standing at 47 minutes and 6 seconds. On finding out he missed out, Femi tweeted: “If this is so, then like I’ve said we will work to achieve the 50min mark. No wahala [no problem]. I believe I’ve still got a bit more energy in my tank.”

Sulley Muntari gets overwhelming support for standing up against racism in Italy
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Politics and Society Sulley Muntari gets overwhelming support for standing up against racism in Italy

Suleyman “Sulley” Muntari’s one-match ban for protesting after being racially abused during a Series A game has been overturned by the Italian FA. Muntari has received overwhelming support from various players for standing up against racism. Muntari’s stand is a step that will hopefully be a catalyst for change in the fight against the racial discrimination of black players worldwide.

The relevance of African indigenous religions in the 21st Century
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African identities The relevance of African indigenous religions in the 21st Century

Traditional/Indigenous African religions are the traditional beliefs and practices of African people including the various traditional religions and customs. Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in a supreme creator, belief in spirits, veneration of the dead, use of magic, and traditional medicine.