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South African dancer Zodwa Wabantu deported from Zambia due to indecency

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Controversial South African dancer Zodwa Wabantu, has been deported from Zambia on the grounds that her performance would “undermine national values”

Her promoter Lucky Munakampe told AFP, “I can confirm that Zodwa has been deported back to South Africa by the immigration department,” he gave no reason for her deportation.

Zambia’s religious affairs minister Godfridah Sumaili told AFP last week that Zodwa would not be allowed to perform in the country. In his words, “Zambia is a Christian nation where morality and ethics have to be followed. We don’t expect a woman to dance without underwear. If she is ready to come with her panties, fine, we will welcome her”.

The dancer had been due to perform on Saturday in Lusaka at the launch of a music album organised by a local entertainment company, Sunset Sound Production.


The organisers of the show said in a statement earlier this week that Zambia’s National Arts Council had rejected their application.

“The Council stated that… Zodwa’s performances were not in the public interest and undermined our national values,” the statement said.

Zodwa who was sent back when she landed at the Kenneth Kaunda international airport in the morning told her fans that she feels she has become a pawn in a fight between Zambian authorities and her promoters in the country. The erotic dancer went ahead to promise her fans that she would be back and that it was just a matter of time.

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

Young Nigerians protesting against SARS brutality, under the #EndSARS movement, stormed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos state.

The protesters in their hundreds are preventing movement in and out of the busiest airport in the country.

Nationwide protests have been going on over the past 11 days, demanding an end to police brutality and extrajudicial killings, but since it began, this is the first time protesters would disrupt activities inside an airport.

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#EndSARS: ‘Our Problem Is That We Lack Fresh Ideas’ – Singer Korede Bello

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Korede Bello

Nigerian singer, Korede Bello, has shared what he thinks is the problem of Nigerians. The Mavin Records act took to his Twitter page to state that the lack of fresh ideas is the main hindrance to the cherished new Nigeria on everyone’s lips.

According to him, a New Nigeria can only emerge from a people who are willing to see Nigeria in a new light.

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His tweet reads:

“Our problem is that we lack fresh ideas and only dwell on recycled & infective ideas to the problems our current leaders may or may not have created. A New Nigeria can only emerge from a people who see or are willing to see Nigeria in a new light”

See his tweet below:

Korede Bello’s tweet

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American Actor, Wesley Snipes ‘Blade’ Supports #EndSARS

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American Actor, Wesley Snipes 'Blade' Supports #EndSARS
American Actor, Wesley Snipes 'Blade' Supports #EndSARS

Wesley Snipes

Hollywood actor, Wesley Snipes, popularly known as ‘Blade’ has lent support to the #EndSARS movement. The American actor took to his Twitter page to simply tweet:

“#EndSARS”

The Florida-born 58-year-old movie star, film producer and author earned the moniker ‘Blade’ for his role as the titular character ‘Blade’ in Marvel’s film trilogy (1998-2004), ‘Blade’.

The most notable movies he has been on till date include ‘New Jack City’, ‘Passenger 57’, ‘U.S. Marshals’, ‘The Expendables 3’ and ‘The Player’.

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Snipes joins other international celebrities such as Kanye West, Trey Songz, Big Sean, John Boyega, Chance The Rapper, and Lil Baby who have lent their voices to the trending  #EndSARS movement.

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