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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

A list of Okayafrica's favorite songs and videos from the week.


Gerald Machona - People from Other Places

In Weekend Burners we highlight our choices of the best 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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 Blitz The Ambassador- African In New York

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The Very Best & Seye - Maso Luso (cover of Mumford & Sons - Below My Feet)

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A K U A- Nothing Compares 2 U

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John Wizards - Lusaka By Night

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Boddhi Satva- Ancestral Soul Interpretations Pt.2

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News Brief
Image from Zandile Ndhlovu's Black Mermaid website.

Zandile Ndhlovu Dives Deep To Change Narratives About Black People And the Ocean

Meet Zandile Ndhlovu, South Africa's first Black female free diver who aims to make the oceans more inclusive for Black youth, and transform South Africa's disenfranchised Black communities through her Black Mermaid Foundation.

Zandile Ndhlovu is currently the only licenced Black South African woman free diver instructor. However, that title is not enough. The Johannesburg-based diver has taken to Cape Town's shores to change the lives of Black youth who otherwise would not have the opportunity to dive. Ndhlovu's Black Mermaid Foundation project has recently been spotlighted in the news for its initiative that calls for the ocean diving community to be more inclusive.

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