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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 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, M3NSA x M.anifest, and more.

As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

Follow our GHANA WAVE playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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The 7 Best East African Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Nandy, Juicee Mann, Alikiba, Diamond Platnumz and more.