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Nigerian authorities finally recognize the late Fela Kuti, arguably Africa's greatest musician.

Fela Kuti

 


For most of his life, the creator of Afrobeat, Fela Kuti, was at odds with Nigerian Authorities, to the extent the Nigerian Military government razed the Kalakuti Republic, Fela's compound and performance center, in 1977 and tossed his mother Olufunmilayo Ransome-Kuti out a window, which lead to her death.

Whither the US and its Military Power

US drone
Tom Engelhardt of www.tomdispatch.com has written a very sobering and important atticle about the US and and its military and  the world titled The discrediting of U.S. Military Power. We present some excerpts from the article but it is best to read it in its entirety here. You can stay on top of important viewpoints like these by signing up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.

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