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The Chicken Connoisseur switches the format of his hit show the Pengest Munch but makes a big mistake.
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Tomi Lahren tried it on Twitter after getting wind of Wale saying her first name wrong (on purpose) in his…
Sketchy "businessmen" attempted to smuggle plastic rice manufactured in China into Lagos, but customs services stopped them.
Keeping Ancient Rock Art Alive Across Africa
There are an estimated one million ancient rock art sites on the African continent. These people want to document all of them.
Artists Explore Postcolonialism In Britain’s First Colony At Ireland’s Biennial
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This Rap News Webcast Is Keeping It Real By Using Ivorian Street Slang
Two Ivorian rappers, Nash and Smile, host Journal Gbayé in Nouchi, the street dialect of Abidjan.
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We touch down in Senegal on April 15 for a new edition of Electrafrique with Rancido, DJ Cortega & African Headshake.
The African Leaders Named In The Panama Papers And Their Crimes
The biggest data leak in history reveals how global elites hide their money. These are the Africans mentioned so far.
Inside Senegal’s Most Addictive New Video Game
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Go Inside Electrafrique Dakar With DJ Cortega & DJ Moma
DJ Cortega and DJ Moma take us inside Okayafrica's Electrafrique weekend in Dakar.
Maya The Poet Speaks On Microaggressions As Light As The Rain
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South African producer DJ Spoko reworks the lead single from Senegalese star Baaba Maal's upcoming album 'The Traveller.'...