Audio

Tracka de Day: Total Warr "Sidibabaoué"


July heat waves beam down this exclusive single "Sidibabaoué" from Parisian indie-afroists Total Warr. In today's Tracka De Day, the filter soaked beat-driven guitar radiates a sun drenched symphony- a tune that could be described as a South African inspired melody. Listening to this track feels a lot like swimming with these manatees pictured above or the perfect fire hydrant waterfall soundtrack. Enjoy the sunny vibes.

[audio:http://www.okayafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/Sidibaboué.mp3|titles="Sidibaboué" by Total Warr]

News Brief
Photo credit should read SEYLLOU/AFP via Getty Images

Senegal Denies Release of Former Chadian President Hissène Habré

The Senegalese judicial government has refused to release Chad's imprisoned ex-president Hissène Habré on the alleged basis of his health concerns.

The Senegalese judiciary has refused former Chad president Hissène Habré's request to be released from prison. Habré faces life imprisonment for crimes against humanity including rape, kidnapping, slavery and executions. The decision by the Senegalese judiciary comes after the 79-year-old former statesman's lawyers reportedly filed for his release on the basis of health concerns.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

popular.

Wild Cape Town Fire Mostly Contained

A 35-year-old man has reportedly been arrested on charges of arson. This, after firefighters had been battling to put out the Cape Town fire that caused extensive damage.