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Afro B's 'Shaku Shaku' Dance Video Will Jump Start Your Week

Exclusive: the new Afrowave banger gets a dance visual.

Afro B, the man behind the massive hit "Drogba (Joanna)," recently dropped his follow-up single "Shaku Shaku," which premiered with us last week.

The new track is yet-another banger from the Ivorian-British artist, one which sees him link up with frequent collaborators Team Salut, the production duo behind some of the biggest Afrowave hits coming out right now.

Afro B is now premiering the new dance video for "Shaku Shaku" exclusively here today with OkayAfrica.


"The Shaku isn't made just for anyone in particular, it's made for anyone that wants enjoy a piece of African culture and I just want my music to make people feel good and included," Afro B tells OkayAfrica via e-mail. "The video was so much fun to shoot, and the director, Visionaire done a great job, shout out everyone that was involved."

"I want listeners to get in their zone and element whilst listening to this and feel my authentic African vibe," the Afrowave hitmaker told us when we premiered the new single. "I didn't want it to be the exact same vibe as 'Drogba'—they're two very different sounding tracks. I also wanted to showcase this biggest dance of this year, the shaku shaku."

Watch the new "Shaku Shaku [Dance Video]" below.

Afro B Ft Team Salut - Shaku Shaku [Dance Video] youtu.be

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African Diplomats Kicked Out Of South Africa For Selling Booze Illegally

So far, Lesotho and Malawi diplomats were expelled after South African officials discovered that they had been involved in illicit alcohol trading.

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) of South Africa recently informed the Kingdom of Lesotho and Malawi that a number of its diplomats and their dependants were caught abusing their diplomatic privileges. The announcement also included the fact that the diplomats involved in this alcohol scandal have been declared Persona Non Grata in the Republic of South Africa and given three days to leave the country with their families.

Widespread media reports divulged how Lesotho and Malawi diplomats have been smuggling alcohol into South Africa without paying duty, and reselling it at local bars and restaurants. It is expected that over 200 diplomats from other countries accused of the same crime will also be kicked out in the coming weeks.

In response to the news, the Lesotho Ministry of International Relations announced that it condemned the actions of the diplomats, and was disappointed in the activities of its officers. It further stated that disciplinary action would follow once the officers returned to Lesotho.

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