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Musa Okwonga
Poet, journalist, musician (one half of ).
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Louise O' Neill 3h
I’ve heard reports that turnout at polling stations is now slowing down. We need a major, *major* surge this evening to make this happen. This is not a drill. We only have one shot at this. Do not let up. Do not waver. Do not stop. Let’s go.
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Musa Okwonga 2h
Currently watching the great Fatoumata Diawara soundchecking for her album preview in tonight. Will be doing a Q&A with her later - what an honour. (Photo by Krisz Kreuzer.)
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David Preece 5h
In bakers. Women next to me reaches for a drink from the top shelf and in the process knocks off another bottle which I catch one-handed. “You should have been a goalkeeper.” she says. I imagine this is how Clark Kent regularly feels.
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Musa Okwonga 13h
1/ I have watched this in full. I hope this thread isn’t too long, but in short I am extremely disappointed and deeply concerned. Bannon ran rings round Maitlis, who looked extremely ill-prepared by her team and unable to cut through his bluster.
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Callie Beusman 5h
Ireland's abortion ban is indefensibly barbaric and treats women as less than human. because I read an insipid op-ed this morning lauding Ireland for its "pro-life" policies, here are a few cases that illustrate how monstrous the 8th Amendment is:
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@RRUNEWS 7h
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Musa Okwonga 7h
I was asked by to write a poem about brilliant forward and all-round wonderful human being Mohamed Salah, which was then performed by the citizens of Liverpool. You can watch it below:
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Musa Okwonga 7h
I was asked by to write a poem about brilliant forward and all-round wonderful human being Mohamed Salah, which was then performed by the citizens of Liverpool. You can watch it below:
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Musa Okwonga 8h
Replying to @okayafrica
Thanks very much team!
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OkayAfrica 8h
We talk to about fighting Xenophobia in an time when far-right and fascist groups are making a comeback across Europe—and the world.
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Musa Okwonga 9h
Many thanks to for asking my thoughts on race and immigration in the UK, Germany and Europe more generally, and for sharing my new music with :
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Musa Okwonga May 21
Some news: I will be writing a twice-weekly column for The New York Times’ World Cup newsletter. Called “Offsides”, it will examine the social, political and economic issues around this year’s tournament. The sign-up link is here: I hope you’ll enjoy it.
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Musa Okwonga 10h
Replying to @uersfeld
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Musa Okwonga 11h
Replying to @DianaKristinne
Thanks so much Diana X
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Musa Okwonga 11h
Replying to @GrantWahl
Thanks very much Grant! Really looking forward to your new book. Looks fantastic.
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Musa Okwonga 11h
Replying to @supriyan
Rosie! Thank you so much!
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Musa Okwonga 11h
Replying to @ronkelawal
Thanks so much. Means all the more coming from you.
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Musa Okwonga 12h
Replying to @nadeem1afzal
Thank you very much Nadeem, much appreciated
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Musa Okwonga 12h
Replying to @omeisy
All the very best to you. You have earned your rest. Thanks very much for your wonderful work.
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Jolyon Rubinstein 12h
NEW PODCAST: join me for on to talk Russian 💴 Money, The Royal 👑 Wedding 👰, Grenfell Tower & more. A great crew getting to grips with the news &regurgitating it as digestible fun 4 U all!😎
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