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Tiwa Savage, Angélique Kidjo and More Share Their Favorite Quotes by African Women for International Women's Day

Watch African influencers read their favorite quotes by Lupita Nyong'o, Chimamanda Adichie and more for International Women's Day via CNN Africa.

You've probably gathered, by now, that today is International Women's Day. To mark the momentous occasion, CNN Africa asked a group of influential African women to share their favorite quotes by other African women.

Tiwa Savage and Angélique Kidjo, were amongst the women who shared inspirational words from the likes of Lupita Nyong'o, Chimamanda Adichieand Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai— who was the most quoted woman, and for good reason, of course.

Check out some of the clips below via CNN Africa's Instagram page. For more on phenomenal African women, visit OkayAfrica's 100 Women list.


The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Femi Kuti, RIMON, Joeboy, Makhalanjalo, Tayc and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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