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Cinemafrique: Kenyan Political Thriller 'Veve,' The Golden Age Of Egyptian Cinema, A Namibian Retelling Of 'Icarus' + More

Okayafrica's Cinemafrique series looks at African film and TV news on Uzo Aduba's Emmy win, Kenyan political thriller 'Veve' and more.


Welcome to the latest installment of Okayafrica’s Cinemafrique series. Every other Thursday we highlight the latest film and television news from throughout Africa and the diaspora. This week we take a look at Kenyan political thriller Veve, a short film influenced by the Golden Age of Egyptian Cinema, a Namibian re-imagining of the classic Greek myth Icarus, Uzo Aduba's historic Emmy win, and films screening at this weekend's Chale Wote Street Arts Festival. Click on for the full scoop.

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Femi Kuti, RIMON, Joeboy, Makhalanjalo, Tayc 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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