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

Download the best tracks & African music videos dropped this week


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In Weekend Burners we highlight our choices of the best African 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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Olugbenga ‘Silver Pixie, Iyawo Mi’

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5 Reasons We Love Afrikan Boy’s ‘Hit Em Up’ Video

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Blitz the Ambassador x Nneka x Ty ‘Bisa’

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Sarkodie Heads To Dubai In ‘Illuminati’

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King Britt's Fhloston Paradigm: "Chasing Rainbows"

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Faarrow "Say My Name"

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>>>Stream: Mr.BEEF "Brief"

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Kobi Onyame "The Real (Remix) ft. Mickey Factz & Isaac Danquah

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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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