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Photos: The People Creating the World's Newest Country


Building a new country is a tough job, but somebody's gotta do it. Zed Nelson photographs the people helping create South Sudan, the world's newest country. Politicians, the middle class, newspaper editors, and rap artists are all captured in this unique photo essay of a country getting on its feet. We're curious about the accuracy of these figures - was anyone omitted? To see the whole gallery, click here.

(via The Guardian)

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The 9 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Burna Boy, Shatta Wale, The Big Hash, Buju, Emtee, Bosom P-Yung 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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Ubunifu Space Docu-Series Features Riky Rick, Sho Madjozi, Shekinah & More

Ubunifu Space's latest episode is narrated by Riky Rick and features cameos from Sho Madjozi, Shekinah, DJ Maphorisa, Moonchild Sanelly and YoungstaCPT.