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Cassper Nyovest, Banky W, Wax Dey, Simphiwe Dana And More Collaborate On 'Viva Mandela, Tata Madiba'

Cassper Nyovest, Banky W, Wax Dey, Runtown, Simphiwe Dana, and Shaydee connect on the Nelson Mandela tribute "Viva Mandela, Tata Madiba."


South African rapper Cassper Nyovest, Nigeria's Banky W, Cameroonian singer Wax Dey, Runtown, Simphiwe Dana, and Shaydee get together for the Nelson Mandela tribute track "Viva Mandela, Tata Madiba." The song, which is currently only available on MTN Music Plus and MTN caller tune downloads in South Africa, will be officially released on July 18 for International Mandela Day, with part of the sales proceeds going to a charity picked by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Stream a preview of "Viva Mandela, Tata Madiba," produced by Angola's O'Magic, below. For more, revisit our Nelson Mandela: A Life In Music feature and BLK JKS member Tshepang Ramoba's 67-minute Mandela Day mix.

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South African Soldier Shoots Man For Not Wearing A Mask

A South African soldier has been arrested after shooting a man for not wearing a mask in a mall.

According to TimesLIVE, a South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldier shot a 27-year-old man for allegedly not wearing a mask at a mall. The incident is alleged to have taken place at a mall in the province of Limpopo. The man was reportedly shot after an argument with a soldier about not wearing a mask as required under COVID-19 regulations.

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