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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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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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Sho Madjozi Drops New Upbeat Mixtape 'What A Life'

Sho Madjozi drops her latest mixtape 'What A Life' featuring Manu WorldStar, Dr Thomas Chauke, Makhadzi and many more.