The Side Eye: Zimbabwe Bans Second-Hand Underwear

The Zimbabwean government has recently banned “second-hand undergarments of any type, form or description – whether purchased, donated or procured in any other manner.” Finance Minister Tendai Biti even added: "If you are a husband and you see your wife buying underwear from the flea market, you have failed.” The bigger failure seems to be the necessity out of which folks in Zimbabwe have to buy second-hand knickers. It's likely that sh*t's not a choice.



The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, M3NSA x M.anifest, and more.

As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

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