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Afrographique: Using 'Visual Literacy' to Chart Africa


Data analysis just got a lot more colorful. Art Director Ivan Colic has developed "Afrographique,"a great blog dedicated to coupling imaginative design with information. The concept for his site is based on something Colic calls "visual literacy," which basically means turning complicated numbers into rad graphics about the African continent. For examples, "Africa's Top Ten Websites" infographic (above - where is Okayafrica.com?), and "South African Soccer Club Colors" (below).

We like Colic's work because it speaks to the changing global perception of Africa. He explains Afrographique at a TEDx talk in Stellenbosch, South Africa here.

 

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The 12 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Olamide, Khuli Chana, Kwesi Arthur x Vic Mensa, KiDi, Elaine, Ruger 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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Olamide Will 'Rock' Your World with His New Single & Music Video

Olamide's latest single 'Rock' is the first single from his upcoming album 'UY Scuti' which is set to drop this June.