Okwui Enwezor – One of the Most Powerful Authorities on Contemporary Art Worldwide

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Okwui Enwezor suddenly appeared in my life in 1994 at a Polish café in East Village, New York. I had never heard of him before. I was a reporter for Flash Art magazine in New York, and he was the chief editor of NKA Jo...

Meet Lee-Roy Jason: Nothing Else Comes Close

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Nothing Else Comes Close: A group photography exhibition presented by Between 10and5 and Nokia shot exclusively on the Nokia Lumia 1020....

They look like photos! But they are not- Kelvin Okafor wows with his amazing hand drawn pictures

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Middlesex Fine Art graduate causing a stir in the art world. Artist Nigerian Kelvin Okafor whose accurate drawings are often mistaken for photographs is making waves in the art world after scoping a number of national aw...

Okwui Enwezor – One of the Most Powerful Authorities on Contemporary Art Worldwide

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Okwui Enwezor suddenly appeared in my life in 1994 at a Polish café in East Village, New York. I had never heard of him before. I was a reporter for Flash Art magazine in New York, and he was the chief editor of NKA Jo...

NKIRU- The Legend of the Mami Water Short Film

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Directed by Bolaji Kekere-Ekun and produced by Nkechi Bakare of 37thSTATE, the short film delves further into the mystery of the legend of the Mami Water. Shot in a style reminiscent of the Hollywood urban legend ...

Sound Sultan ft Wizkid – Kokose

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O well you know how we feel about Wiz Kid and Legendary Beats----- well they are back with a feature on Nigerian artist Sound Sultan track Kokose single from Sound Sultan's 6th Album. This video comes with a new d...

Must Watch – Kevin Richardson “The Lion Whisperer”

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The GoPro production crew journeys to Africa to explore the danger and beauty of Kevin Richardson's passions for lions and their future. South African animal lover and animal behaviourist (ethologist) Kevin Richardson...

Part 2 :CNN- Inside Africa meets Botswana’s Metal Heads

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Intresting right - watch the second part of Meeting up with Botswana's 'metal heads" Meeting up with Botswanas"metal heads" Errol Barnett meets the metal heads of Southern African nation and see why they call Botswan...

Capso: My Wyclef dream came true

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South African local rapper Capso talks about the social commentary in his music and what it was like collaborating with Wyclef Jean on the song, "Firestars". The 29-year-old artist was born in Congo and raised in Joha...

DSTV AD: Stokvel “No one tells a story like African do” LOL

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Funny Ad from DSTV - Noboday tells a story like Africans: This is so TRUE!!! growing up in Africa, I found women especially even told better stories than the actual movies hahahahah we like!...

Pharrell Williams – Happy ” Cape Town” version

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Seems like Pharrell William's Happy song is not going away anytime soon. We featured the Benin Happy version and now Cape Town is doing the Happy song and dance their way - Lekker right:-) Video Credit Directed by: S...

Must Watch – Kevin Richardson “The Lion Whisperer”

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The GoPro production crew journeys to Africa to explore the danger and beauty of Kevin Richardson's passions for lions and their future. South African animal lover and animal behaviourist (ethologist) Kevin Richardson...

‘LADY IN THE WATER’-THE LEGEND OF MAMI WATA: REVEALED

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37thSTATE presents a documentary diving into the myth of Mami Wata in Nigeria, Africa, and beyond. Is she a benevolent force for good fortune, health, and endless riches—or is she a jealous force for evil, unleashing ...

CNN- Inside Africa meets Botswana’s Metal Heads

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Meeting up with Botswanas "metal heads" Errol Barnett meets the metal heads of Southern African nation and see why they call Botswana home Who would have thought if you are looking for serious heavy metal music with co...

Kelvin Joel from selling drugs to becoming a Role Model

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We are really enjoying this series by First National Bank SA (FNB You Can Help) focused on sharing stories highlighting people who are impactful in the lives of others in their communities. They have featured a good numb...

The interiew: Meet D’Banj- The most bankable African artist!

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Meet D'Banj, the most bankable African artist!- His infectious enthusiasm , his smooth way with words , his energy and no don’t his talent - just a few reasons why we absolutely love the Oliver Twist crooner - his latest...

One of Africa’s proud son’s “Telling the African Story” – RIP Komla Dumor

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Telling the African Story: Komla Dumor at TEDxEuston Dumor was born in Accra, Ghana. His father, Ernest Dumor, was a professor of sociology and his mother, Cecelia Dumor, had a Master's degree in Mass Communication. H...

Lupita Nyong’o on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 1

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Lupita talks about going from being a student at Yale to starring in 12 Years A Slave, to meeting people she's starstruck over like Leonardo DiCaprio at The Golden Globes. Jimmy Kimmel Live - The first part of Jimmy's...

Lupita Nyong’o on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 2

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Catch the 2nd part of Lupita's interview with Jimmy Kimmel Video Credit - Jimmy Kimmel Channel...

From Limosine driver to the Oscars – Barkhad Abdi’s incredible journey

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Coming out of nowhere, like Abdi himself. He's already nabbed Best Supporting Actor nominations from the Screen Actors Guild and the Golden Globes, which makes him an odds-on favorite for an Oscar nomination. Not bad ...

TEDxLuanda – Ikenna Azuike’s Talk

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Ikenna was invited to speak at TEDxLuanda in Angola - he gave a very personal account of what inspired him to create What's Up Africa and his drive to encourage more people to be more open to surprises instead of accepti...

The Plate Washing Series LOL – Clifford Owusu (Ghana)

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Oh my goodness Clifford has made us laugh so much it hurts - this one we DEFINTELY get it - One of the most annoying things that could happen to anyone on this earth!!! The feeling you get when you thought you were do...

For the Love of Sein- Lies you ladies tell

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You can count on the gorgeous Sein to speak the truth all the time and now she is telling it as it is - Women do you really go to bed with all that make up and your wig intact - LOL...

Buy one Get one Free!!!

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Hahaha our favourite comedian from Uganda is back ----this one is a Buy one Get one free kinda bonaza, but you know with Madam Kas it is always a different story hahahahaha About Anne Kansiime is a talented comedia...

Flash Mob Madiba Tribute – Woolies and Soweto Gospel Choir:

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A flash mob tribute happened at Woolworth’s for Nelson Mandela, by the world renown Soweto Gospel Choir. They broke out in praise even though they originally had planned, and rehearsed, up till the last minute, James Br...

Tiwa Savage Ft. Don Jazzy – Eminado

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The infectuious Eminado song by Tiwa Savage and Don Jazzy- Eminado means Good Luck Charm - Enjoy!...

D’Banj – Top Of The World

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And in true Friday fashion - we leave you with one of Africa's finest - The Koko master himself- very different sound from what we have come to know - But we like D’Banj premieres the visual to his monster hit single ...

TemiDollFace – “Pata Pata”

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TemiDollFace's Official Music Video for Debut Single, "Pata Pata": A melange of retro-referencing style, sass, humour, and inventiveness, delivered in TemiDollFace's inimitable style. The MUST-SEE Video Of The Year. D...

SA DJ Ganyani ft FB – Xigubu(pronounced shigubhu)

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MoNeOa – ISBHANXA

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Isbanxa-Beautiful song by MONEOA is a dancer by profession; but has followed her heart to singing, after her family and friends made her realize that her voice glides across chords as swiftly as her feet through a detail...

Radio & Weasel goodlyfe – Cant Let You go

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Radio and Weasel are a Reggae/Dancehall duo  from Uganda- East Africa . Before the two came together they had prominent solo careers in their homeland Uganda. Radio and Weasel came together from 2004 to 2008 to perfor...

AKUA – All Of Lust

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Montreal songstress AKUA links up with Your Truly to capture this hazy live performance of, the as-of-yet unreleased jam, “All Of Lust.” As AKUA tells, the song is inspired by a trip to Thailand and written from perspect...

Flavour – Baby Oku -Must Watch

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Oh flavor - another beautiful song titled Baby Oku-This man is everything :-), like a glass of warm milk when you can't sleep!!!...

Zimbabwe- The Beautiful Zimbabwean Face-Nyasha

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Meet Nyasha Matonhodze -ZIMBABWEAN model, statuesque grace personified , 5ft 11 tall and sweet-as-pie personality that's made her the new favourite of fashion royalty. This inspiring young model has debuted a spring seas...

Remi Adetiba- Behind the scenes with Oluchi: O3CTOBER: Big “Finish”

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Behind The Scenes of the cover/editorial shoot for the New African Woman October 2013 issue. Supermodel Oluchi Onweagba Orlandi joins fellow NYC creatives Borbay (painter) and Remi Adetiba (fashion photographer / creativ...

Kate Menson- Face of Africa Winner 2008

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The beautiful Kate Menson Video Credit 1085 Model Series by Paula Zapata is a series of profile videos of the models that 1085 Artist Management represents, the videos are intent to show the models personality and pe...

Mad about Fashion – Buhle gets it -EVERYTIME!!!

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South Africa The ever charming fashionista - Buhle tells us how she put some of those key items in her wardrobe to use- Buhle understands style and the whole mix and match concept  perfectly skill and she shares this ...

Uganda: The Beautiful Kiara

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Who is she? Top model in the 90's, Kiara Kabukuru was born in Kampala, Uganda. The separation from the homeland was particularly dramatic because of the difficult political situation, which was also regarding her family...

Ataui Deng -Sudan

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Vogue Italia Interview with the gorgeous Ataui....

The Promise – A Short Film by Akin Okunrinboye

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What better way to start the weekend , than pop corn and an African movie :-), The story line resonates with many young African women and really women all over the world -We really enjoyed this short film -Enjoy! The ...

South Africa’s Greatest Movie till date -SARAFINA

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]Taking from  SARAFINA THE MOVIE - Freedom Is Coming  Tomorrow-Apartheid story and musical The Movie Sarafina Sarafina! is a South African musical by Mbongeni Ngema depicting students involved in the Soweto Riots, ...

Lupita Nyong, producer of “In My Genes

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Lupita Nyong-o documents the lives of several Albinos living in Kenya. A participant of the African Film Festival 2009,Lupita Nyong-o documents the lives of several Albinos living in Kenya. A participant of the African F...

The Weaver Bird” by Kofi Awoonor

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Kofi Awoonor, a Ghanian poet, diplomat and academic, was among the victims murdered in a terrorist attack at a shopping mall in Nairobi. Awoonor's nephew Kwame Dawes, another renowned poet, was traveling with his uncle t...

Sapeurs – A Short Documentary by Guinness

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In this documentary we illustrate the brightly coloured and social affairs that bring the 'Sapeurs' together. Their bold choice to live an unexpected lifestyle is a source of celebrated originality and positivity. Their ...

Ghana: Chale Wote Festival 2013

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 Accra [dot] Alt presents the 2013 Chale Wote Art Festival. This is from Day 1 of the two-day festival which is along High Street in Accra. Music: Chale Wote performed by Backbone ft Kwabena Kwabena Filmed by Ob Aben...

Kansiime Anne meets her Husband’s Ex Girlfriend on Minibuzz

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SA: The Unhappy Husband 1 -Mdu Ntuli

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Mduduzi Leon Ntuli was born in 1982 on August 31 in a small town called Witbank in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Mdu as he is fondly called started drawing cartoons at an early age (he doesn’t remember when exactly), but lat...

The Unhappy Husband 2

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Charlies Magagula continues with his expoilts and decides on punishing his wife and friends -so hilarious - Watch out for Part 3 hahahahaha....

Nigerian Comedian BASKET MOUTH – “LOVE OR MONEY” -LOL

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The return of our fav Azonto dancers -PPV-

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PPV have managed to get a group of talented dancers, showcasing different styles of dance to Azonto / Alkayida music mixed by Dj Sawa. *DJ SAWA MIX LIST* 1. LETTER TO DA GOVERNMENT(SAWA EXCLUSIVE) - GASMILLA 2.A...

LOL- South African Idols Contestant gives Lauryn Hill a run for her money

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And another one - even funnier - We have never laughed so hard - South African Idols 2011 Lauryn Hill'S Killing Me Softly...

Mommy Breast Pump – TV Ad (TAKEALOT.COM)

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This  Ad from TakeAlot is hilarious -If you are a new mom - this Ad will definitely resonate TAKEALOT describe the ad - As a new mom, you've got better things to do than trawling the aisles at the supermarket. With th...

Fall in love with your Couch Ad

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We see DSTV is on a roll with really funny Ad's that capture the essence of a typical viewer- oI know for sure in our homes we hug our remote controls – hahahahahahha Fall in love with your couch this July....stay tuned ...

Snickers commercial with Joe Pesci and Don Rickles

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This Advert is seriously funny and if you watch any "Gangster Movies"- then you are no stranger to Joe Pesci and his quick tongue- it looks like it was shot internationally and seems to have aired a whaile agao - but its...

Ninjas Are Invading Ocean Basket

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Maria and the Ocean Basket Sushi Masters have come up with a range of delectable sushi creations that'll have your mouth watering for more. The sushi is so good the Japanese want the recipe, watch the video to find out...

SA- Share a Coke with Bobby

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Such a cute Advert - the look on Bobby's face---- Priceless This is a story about the fun and excitement on the streets in Johannesburg, South Africa, one very special day. Coca-Cola, one of the worlds most recognised...

Africa: Coca-Cola – Coke & Meals and the African LARGE family!

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Brilliant Advert from Coca Cola Africa  - as always  Coca Cola manages to capture the true esscence of The African - Directed by Frieze Films' Malo 8, Full House, conceptualised by Ogilvy & Mather, Cape Town. C...

Kick ‘but’ with Careers24.com

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Hilarious Ad from Careers24 -you kow when you have a job you kind off have to remain in character for  hahahahahah - clearly this is a fishy career and the lady in question is not ready to be in character ---PS Look out ...

Chicken Licken – Sold Out Ad

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Everytime we see this Advert from Chicken Licken - we totally crack up- directed by Director Jeremy Holden- This Ad is about a young man considered to be " Sold Out" after living in the U.S , but somehow all it takes is ...

Drogba, Messi, Henry,Kaka and Akon vs The African Kids – LOL

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We absolutely love this advert !Must See...

Nelson Mandela’s Life Story (July 18, 1918 – Dec 5, 2013)

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NELSON Mandela, who led South Africa out of apartheid and became the nation's first black president, has died at the age of 95. It is such a sad loss and we wish tata Mandela  a safe passage to our father-   No matter ho...

Gimme Hope Jo’anna – Eddy Grant- Nelson Mandela Tribute

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This song by Eddy Grant almost became the anti-apartheid reggae anthem in the 80s. Although it was banned by the South African government upon release, it was a huge hit in the country nevertheless. The song is a tribute...

Black President – Brenda Fassie -Tribute to Tata Mandela

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Brenda Fassie (3 November 1964 – 9 May 2004) was an anti-apartheid South African Afropop singer and sang this song as a tribute for late  Nelson Mandela- Such a profound song and listening it again and again after Tata's...

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Must Watch – Kevin Richardson “The Lion Whisperer”

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The GoPro production crew journeys to Africa to explore the danger and beauty of Kevin Richardson's passions for lions and their future. South African animal lover and animal behaviourist (ethologist) Kevin Richardson...

Sound Sultan ft Wizkid – Kokose

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O well you know how we feel about Wiz Kid and Legendary Beats----- well they are back with a feature on Nigerian artist Sound Sultan track Kokose single from Sound Sultan's 6th Album. This video comes with a new d...

Okwui Enwezor – One of the Most Powerful Authorities on Contemporary Art Worldwide

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Okwui Enwezor suddenly appeared in my life in 1994 at a Polish café in East Village, New York. I had never heard of him before. I was a reporter for Flash Art magazine in New York, and he was the chief editor of NKA Jo...

‘LADY IN THE WATER’-THE LEGEND OF MAMI WATA: REVEALED

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37thSTATE presents a documentary diving into the myth of Mami Wata in Nigeria, Africa, and beyond. Is she a benevolent force for good fortune, health, and endless riches—or is she a jealous force for evil, unleashing ...

AKUA – All Of Lust

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Montreal songstress AKUA links up with Your Truly to capture this hazy live performance of, the as-of-yet unreleased jam, “All Of Lust.” As AKUA tells, the song is inspired by a trip to Thailand and written from perspect...

Wizkid Performs ‘Joy/No Woman No Cry’ On BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Live Lounge

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Wizkid performs a cover of Bob Marley's 'No Woman No Cry' exclusively at Koga studios in Nigeria. All part of Destination Africa - 1Xtra in Lagos...

‘I Love Kuduro’ Documentary

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Kuduro (literally ‘hard ass’) is an urban cultural movement that was born in Angola in the last decade of the Civil War. KUDURO Kuduro (or kuduru) is a type of music and dance originally developed in Angola in the ...

William Onyeabor – When the Going Is Smooth & Good

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This song was everything back then- amazing till date still rings true -----Love it...

Sauti Sol – Still The One

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Sauti Sol single 'Still the One' will be featured in the band's forthcoming third album. 'Still the One' composed and performed by Sauti Sol Produced by Ulopa Bwanangoma and Sauti Sol Video directed by Enos Oli...

Controversial KFC South African Advert – Tastes Like Home

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There has been mixed reactions on KFC South Africa new advert "Tastes Like Home".  The ad shows a young South African girl trying to acquaint herself with her new life in Thailand, but coming up short. The clip starts...

They look like photos! But they are not- Kelvin Okafor wows with his amazing hand drawn pictures

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Middlesex Fine Art graduate causing a stir in the art world. Artist Nigerian Kelvin Okafor whose accurate drawings are often mistaken for photographs is making waves in the art world after scoping a number of national aw...

Buy one Get one Free!!!

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Hahaha our favourite comedian from Uganda is back ----this one is a Buy one Get one free kinda bonaza, but you know with Madam Kas it is always a different story hahahahaha About Anne Kansiime is a talented comedia...

Congo:FREDY MASSAMBA Nkembo

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Socially conscious Congolese crooner Fredy Massamba has unveiled the dapperly styled video to “Nkembo.” The Makasi standout, a nod to early 2000's crossovers, offers a dose of infectiously appealing R&B in its update...

Part 2 :CNN- Inside Africa meets Botswana’s Metal Heads

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Intresting right - watch the second part of Meeting up with Botswana's 'metal heads" Meeting up with Botswanas"metal heads" Errol Barnett meets the metal heads of Southern African nation and see why they call Botswan...

CNN- Inside Africa meets Botswana’s Metal Heads

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Meeting up with Botswanas "metal heads" Errol Barnett meets the metal heads of Southern African nation and see why they call Botswana home Who would have thought if you are looking for serious heavy metal music with co...