Africa Reps at the Superbowl


This Sunday, Mathias Kiwanuka, the New York Giants' linebacker, will compete in his hometown of Indianapolis against the New England Patriots for the NFL championship. But he will have his home country, Uganda, on his mind.  He'll also be thinking of his grandfather, Benedicto Kiwanuka, Uganda's first prime minister after the country won self-government in 1962 from Britain. Benedicto was assassinated by Idi Amin in1972 - an event that, according to the New York Times, may have set back progress in East Africa for years.

Mathias, on Uganda: “How much does Uganda mean to me? It means everything.”






The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, M3NSA x M.anifest, and more.

As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

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The 7 Best East African Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Nandy, Juicee Mann, Alikiba, Diamond Platnumz and more.