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BIG GAME – Short Animated Film (SA)

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Bobo, a lonely monster, is set to spend yet another birthday alone, until a cunning hunter throws him a killer surprise party. BIG GAME is an animated short film, created by 6 students from The Animation School in Ca...

Coca-Cola Mother’s Day TV Ad – #CoolestMom

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Beautiful advert from Coca Cola South Africa - Happy Mothers Day -To all the mothers who have tirelessly dedicated their lives to their kids... My Ma Umamami My Mommy My mother You're the coolest moms in the wo...

Dr Wangari Muta Maathai -The First Black African Woman Laureate Tribute Film

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Kenya Some months ago on one of those lazy weekends in my pyjamas there I sat - a “Couch potato” – and when you do have a lazy day you know having YOUR  remote control for your DSTV box  is all part of the Lazy cod...

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

The “SONG”- It is almost the national anthem for Azonto – Sarkodie ft E.L – You Go Kill me

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Anytime you hear this song- or beats you just know you are suppose to be in an Azonto position - hahahahaha Its a song titled You Go Kill Me by Sarkodie featuring E.L

Casket in a Taxi! Laugh your heart out!

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15-Year-Old Sierra Leonian with “Big Dreams” blows MIT away

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It is always interesting to read inspirational stories that come out of Africa – These days success stories are not limited to the old and elderly alone but even the young with limited life experiences are already imp...

South African “Oreo Princess”- Such a cute Ad

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Just the cutest Advert we have seen a while and it is from Oreo South Africa. If anything we are definitely Oreo addicts here and just like this cute little thing we have to break into two and start with the yummy ins...

Kenzo new collection features Eritrean model Grace Mahary

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Eritrean model Grace Mahary was recently featured in Dawn In Luxor, the latest fashion film from French luxury house Kenzo‘s S/S 14 collection. Kenzo has tapped Kahlil Joseph – the director behind Flying Lotus coll...

Lupita Nyong’o favourite hobby? — Braiding Hair and she shows us how this is done

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And like she is not cool enough ? --- The Oscar-winning actress demonstrates her favorite pastime with her six best friends.

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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 ...

Must watch Halls Ad – Klein Kimmie

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South Africa This is a Halls Menthol sweet Ad! It is a brilliant and funny Ad with Kimmie -Kimberly as an aspiring Rapper. Her Afrikaans accent and her lines combined totally rock this ad! My boss is like a bald...

Songhoy Blues’ Nick Zinner-Produced ‘Al Hassidi Terei’

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Songhoy Blues grew up with the vast influences of hip-hop, R&B, Jimi Hendrix and national idols like Ali Farka Touré. Hailing from Gao, the group were displaced from their home due to the growing unrest of early 2...

Songhoy Blues’ Nick Zinner-Produced ‘Al Hassidi Terei’

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Songhoy Blues grew up with the vast influences of hip-hop, R&B, Jimi Hendrix and national idols like Ali Farka Touré. Hailing from Gao, the group were displaced from their home due to the growing unrest of early 2...

Okmalumkoolkat – Allblackblackkat

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Future Mfana takes us on a journey through the lens of Chris Saunders, the prolific Johannesburg-based photographer/director Saunders and self-proclaimed “demagod” Okmalumkoolkat bring Holy Oxygen I to spiritual li...

ENVY – Am I Wrong

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Another brilliant music video shot in Africa- we just really really love it , when we see a video shot somewhere in Africa , I mean besides the obvious facts like a guaranteed beautiful landscape , beautiful people, u...

Ibeyi – River

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Ibeyi, made up of Cuban-born, Paris-based twin sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz, is an electronic doom soul duo who are forging a new spiritual sound with their debut EP Oya. In 2013 the 19-year-old musicians signed...

Arieta Mujay – Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week Africa 14

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We catch up with self acclaimed "global ghetto girl"- Fashion and Brand Consultant Arieta Mujay (@ArietaWho) at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week  Africa in Johannesburg- she chats to us on Designers we should watch out ...

Marriane Fassler – Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week Africa 2014

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The Queen of African Fashion talks about her recent outing at MBFW Africa and her slogan Same Same. "There is Fashion and then there is Fassler” - Charl Blignaut, Mail and Guardian Marrianne Fassler Marianne Fa...

Deola Sagoe/Clan – Runway – Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015

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Deola Sagoe is a true visionary, she stands out with her strong signature designs, elegance and attitude. Deola Sagoe designs are a couture experience of east meets west. Drawing inspirations from traditional Nigerian...

Songhoy Blues’ Nick Zinner-Produced ‘Al Hassidi Terei’

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Songhoy Blues grew up with the vast influences of hip-hop, R&B, Jimi Hendrix and national idols like Ali Farka Touré. Hailing from Gao, the group were displaced from their home due to the growing unrest of early 2...

Amadou & Mariam – “The Blind Couple from Mali- SABALI

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Researching various topics and lives throughout Africa really has opened our eyes and hearts to the unbelievably beautiful stories, more than we ever imagined  – It is truly a journey of discovery …   S...

Dr Wangari Muta Maathai -The First Black African Woman Laureate Tribute Film

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Kenya Some months ago on one of those lazy weekends in my pyjamas there I sat - a “Couch potato” – and when you do have a lazy day you know having YOUR  remote control for your DSTV box  is all part of the Lazy cod...

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! T...

Watch ‘Soweto Rising,’ A Mini-Doc Dialogue On Johannesburg Street Culture

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Soweto Rising is a cutting edge urban street culture film which tracks the influence of Soweto as a former “township” space on the pulse of contemporary street culture in Johannesburg. The film provides a fast pace...

Dara Ju – A short Film by Anthony Onah

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We really enjoyed the Afrinolly Short Films and think it is truly a brilliant intiative and to see such budding talent from our continet excites us -The winner of the Afrinolly Competion Anthony Onah's short film -...

“Scapegoat” – A South African Short Film

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ScapeGoat is the Award Winning 10 minute Short Film hailing from Cape Town, South Africa. The film tells the story of a young man, Coby, who is traveling in Africa, when suddenly he accidentally hits and kills the goa...

HALF OF A YELLOW SUN : Nigeria – Nollywood’s Most Expensive Film Ever?

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Well we think so- Half of a Yellow Sun - is definitely our most anticipated movie at WAKOYO HQ for 2013 maybe even 2014.... The first time we saw this trailer - Oh thy goose bumps spread thru...Do yourself a favour...

Big Man (NIG) – A Short Film by Julius Onah

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Short Movie: Uzoma loves playing games with his little brother, in spite of his father's warnings. And sometimes, simple games have serious consequences.

‘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 t...

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