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Weekend Burners: The Best Tracks of The Week

Watch and download the best African music tracks and videos release this week.


Photography by Joe Penney.

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

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Black Vulcanite x Youngsta x Kita Keetz x Driemanskap x ill Skillz x DJ Hellblazer "12th Hour"

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An Introduction To St. Lucia

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Spoek "Awufuni"

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Cape Town’s Busiest MC: Youngsta

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Dirty Paraffin "Download This"

Jesse Jagz x Femi Kuti "3rd World War"

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Camp Mulla "Look At Me Now ft Kanja, & M.Anifest"

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Jumping Back Slash "Never Cower (feat Spoek Mathambo)"

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Wizkid "Love Music (Outro)"

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News Brief
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Pregnant Tanzanian Girls Now Have Hope Of An Education

In the past, Tanzania's pregnant girls of school-going age were banned from accessing an education. However, things are about to change!

If a young girl of school-going age happened to fall pregnant in Tanzania, it usually spelled the end of her schooling career — and the death of any prospects she may have had for a bright future. In Tanzania currently, an estimated 5 500 girls are forced to leave school each year due to pregnancy, according to the World Bank.

The Tanzanian government has announced a new programme aimed at addressing the plight of young girls who have been impacted by this discriminatory ban. Tanzania's Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Leonard Akwilapo said young girls will now be offered an opportunity to further their schooling at alternative colleges.

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