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Watch Amanda Black's New Video for 'Egoli'

The South African singer shows up in top form in the new stunning visuals for her hit song 'Egoli'.

A week ago, Amanda Black, released her sophomore album Power. This week, the South African singer-songwriter brings us the stunning accompanying visuals for "Egoli"—what we reckon is one of the standout tracks on the 18-track project.


In "Egoli", Amanda Black sings about looking towards Johannesburg, the City of Gold, to pursue her dream of becoming a singer. The music video begins with her sitting in her bedroom and looking longingly at a picture of the city. The subsequent scenes then take us through her journey as she packs a suitcase, says goodbye to her mother and excitedly takes a taxi to Johannesburg. From playful shots in a beautiful field to the busy scenes of a popular taxi rank, she proclaims "Akekho ozonginqanda" (no-one is going to stop me) because she's been called to do this.

READ: In Conversation with Amanda Black: 'I've grown incredibly from the girl who wrote 'Amazulu'

The music video was directed by Kuda Jemba and the cinematography done by Motion Billy, two talented young men who've become the go-to for creating quality visuals for the music videos of many South African artists.

Power shows the Amanda Black's tremendous growth as a musician as well as a songwriter and comprises a range of electric sounds as well as actual instruments. The album is her first project following her departure from her previous label Ambitiouz Entertainment under which she released her award-winning debut album Amazulu.

Watch the music video for "Egoli" below:

Amanda Black - Egoli www.youtube.com

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Algerian Journalist Handed Three Year Sentence For Coverage of Political Protests

The Algerian government has convicted journalist Khaled Drareni for his reporting on the Hirak anti-government protest movement.

The Algerian judiciary has sentenced forty-year old journalist, Khaled Drareni, to three years in jail and fined him approximately 400 US Dollars for reporting on ongoing political protests since early 2019. This follows public dissatisfaction over President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's election in December.
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