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Here’s a Playlist of Love Songs From South Africa’s New Wave

Listen to a selection of love songs from South Africa's new wave.

Throughout all eras and genres of music, the love song will always be a staple. Because love forms a huge part of everyone's life (for better or for worse).


In light of Valentine's Day, we present you a selection of love songs from South Africa's new wave of artists, from the emo rap of Shane Eagle, to the vocal jazz of Zoë Modiga and Thandi Ntuli, the R&B crooning of Una Rams, KLY, Shekhinah, Rowlene, TellaMan and more, to feast on as you celebrate your loved one(s) on Valentine's Day.

The songs in the playlist explore love in happy and sad settings, from when love is new to when it's fully-fledged and until it festers and eventually disappears.


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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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