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Nasty C. Photo: Sabelo Mkhabela.

Burna Boy, Nasty C, Stonebwoy, Nadia Nakai & More Win 2019 AFRIMA Awards

Check out the full list of this year's winners.

The sixth annual All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) took place last night at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria.

The yearly celebration—not to be confused with the Afrikan Musik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) which took place in October in Dallas—recognizes African musical talent from various regions of the continent. Several big name artists took home awards during last nights ceremony, which was hosted by Pearl Thusi and Eddie Kadi. Many nominees also performed at the AFRIMA Music Village Festival which took place on ahead of the awards show.

Burna Boy had a major night, winning Artist of the year and Best Male Artist in West Africa, while Tiwa Savage won Best Female Artist in West Africa. Nigerian newcomer, Joe Boy won Best Artiste in African pop. Ghanaian artist Stonebwoy won in the "Best Artist in African Reggae, Ragga or Dancehall" category.

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Meet the Women Behind Tunisia's New All-Female DJ Academy

We go to Tunis to see how women are making sure there's a place for them behind the decks.

There's a party at the ambassador's residence. People are schmoozing with drinks in hand and head bopping to electronic music. DJ Alpha, who plays a mix of Afro, pop and deep house, is on the decks with dark nail polish and a studded leather jacket. Next to her are three young women intently watching her hands and nodding their heads. I wonder if they feel the same inspiration I felt when I looked at her.

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