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The Stories You Need To Know: Helen Zille Apologizes For Colonialism Tweets, Resurgence In The Killing Of People With Albinism In Malawi, And More

Western Cape premier and former leader of the opposition party Democratic Alliance finally apologized for her offensive tweets about colonialism.

MALAWI–There’s been a resurgence in the killing of people with albinism. Since 2017, approximately 117 people (both children and adults) have been killed. Nine people have been attacked this year so far. Read the full story here.


KENYA–A seven-storey building collapsed in Kenya leading to several people going missing. The building was evacuated after it developed cracks. Read the full story here.

SOUTH AFRICA–Western Cape premier and former leader of the opposition party Democratic Alliance finally apologized for her offensive tweets about colonialism. Read the whole apology below.

 

SOUTH AFRICA –Former COO of the public broadcaster SABC Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been dismissed for putting the SABC into disrepute and causing irreparable damage. Read the full story here.

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The ‘Coming 2 America’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack & ‘The Rhythm Of Zamunda’ Are Out Now

Featuring Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga, Alpha P, Davido and many more.

It has been more than 30 years since the premiere of the beloved classic comedy Coming to America. Its highly anticipated sequel promises to be greater than its predecessor. The film will be accompanied with two albums—Coming 2 America original motion picture soundtrack and Rhythms of Zamunda, whose tracklist is inspired by the movie. Both albums, which are currently available on all major streaming platforms, feature African music royalty Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga and Alpha P, who joined a select group of artists from around the continent to produce these tracklists.

Still blazing charts after the success of his debut album Old Romance, Tekno has a growing list of impressive collaborations with artists like Davido, Drake, Beyonce, to name a few. The singer does not have not one, but two of his hit songs featured; "Waka Waka" is featured on the official soundtrack and "Skeletun" on Rhythms of Zamunda.

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