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The Stories You Need To Know: South Africa’s Name Might Change, Fraud In Mining Sector Costs Tanzania $84 Billion, And More

SA Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa says he will lobby for the ANC to consider changing the country’s name to Azania and other stories.

SOUTH AFRICA–Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa says he will lobby for the ANC to consider changing the country’s name to Azania. Read the full story here.


EGYPT–An agreement for the capital Cairo to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia passed an Egyptian parliamentary committee on Tuesday. Read the full story here.

TANZANIA–Fraud in the mining sector since 1998 has cost the country $84 billion, according to an investigating commission. This was blamed on foreign companies failing to declare revenues. Read the full story here.

ZIMBABWE–According to News24, the Zimbabwe Communist Party (ZCP) says it’s working towards the “equal sharing of the country's wealth,” after it “successfully” held a meeting of its steering committee members in Midrand over the weekend. Read the full story here.

 

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Ikenna Nwagboso (BANKU MUSIC)

Mr Eazi and J Balvin Cross Continents to Bring Us 'Lento'

This sizzling afropop and reggaeton hit is surely a collab sent straight from heaven.

In an end of year collaboration sent straight from heaven, Nigeria's Mr Eazi and Colombia's J Balvin join forces and cultures to bring fans "Lento." The two continue their delectable cross-continental bond on the brilliant and infectious new hit.

The sizzling new single has something for fans of afropop, reggaeton, and everything in between.

The two music giants manage to perfectly bridge and melt their musical worlds together on an unmistakable Nigerian beat, courtesy of bad ass producer KILLERTUNES. All the while exchanging lyrics in Spanish, Yoruba and English, with a nod to Elvis Crespo's merengue classic "Suavemente."

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