Rebellion & Immorality

JJ Cornish joins the team for the latest African news that includes Berbers taking to the streets of Brussels to commemorate the Rif rebellion 100 years ago in Northern Morocco, a new Prime Minister for Burundi, and an immoral music festival in Uganda that had officials fearing that the event would promote “sexual immorality and homosexuality”.
20 Sep 2022 English South Africa Daily News · Society & Culture

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