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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks & Music Videos Of The Week

Download and stream the best African music released this week in Weekend Burners.


Barron Claiborne's Saints Series Portraits [via Studio Africa]

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

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Nairobi House Songstress Inami's ‘Little Lost’ EP

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Asheru’s ‘Sleepless In Soweto’ LP

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SA Hip-Hop Laureate Tumi Heads To Nairobi For ‘Hello Hello Kitty’

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Jumping Back Slash ‘JBS 004′

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Introducing Joburg’s Ambient Beatmaker Hlasko

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SwamiMillion [LV Members] ‘Robots’

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Ajebutter22 'Celebrate In Advance'

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Paapa 'Now That I'm Here' ft. Jayso

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DEMON 'Luanda City Beats'

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William Onyeabor "Body & Soul" (Scientist Remix)

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KJs 'Klang'

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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