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Weekend Burners: The Best Tracks & Music Videos Of The Week

Stream the best African music tracks and videos that came across our desks this week.


Kinshasa, DRC Artist Francis Mampuya. [via African Digital Art]

In Weekend Burners we highlight our choices of the best African music tracks, videos, and mixes that came across our desks throughout the week. Stream & download them below, straight from the Okayafrica bunker, and click on the track titles for more info:

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Afrikan Boy x Seye’s Music Video For ‘Dear Mama (Going For Gold)’ [Prod. by The Very Best]

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Analog Africa's ‘Ghana Mixtape’ By Déni Shain

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Sound Sultan x Wizkid ‘Kokose’

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Cape Town Electronic Outfit Original Swimming Party’s Debut EP

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Afro-Brazil 2014: Gilles Peterson Collective Sonzeira's 'Brasil Bam Bam Bam'

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Ice Prince x Sarkodie ‘Shots On Shots’

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Buraka Som Sistema Producer Branko’s ‘Control’ EP

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LV’s ‘Music To… Soundtrack Your Journeys’ Mix For i-D

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Timaya x Sean Paul ‘Bum Bum Remix’

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Cape Town Producer Fever Trails S/T Debut

News Brief
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Zambian President Edgar Lungu Collapses During Televised Ceremony

Secretary to Cabinet, Simon Miti confirmed that the head of state experienced sudden dizziness during a commemoration ceremony in Lusaka on Sunday.

"His Excellency the President of The Republic of Zambia Dr Edgar Changwa Lungu, this afternoon experienced sudden dizziness while officiating the 45th Defence Force Day Commemoration and Investiture Ceremony. His Excellency recovered immediately and walked to the official car and returned to his residence at The State House," said Secretary to Cabinet Simon Miti in a statement.

This is not the first time the 64-year-old has collapsed during a public engagement. In 2015 President Lungu was rushed to hospital after collapsing during a Women's Day event, according to a report by The Mail and Guardian. After being discharged from Maina Soko Military Hospital in his home country, he was forced to receive specialist treatment in neighbouring South Africa.

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