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Video: Introducing Ikenna - What's Up Africa?!

Introducing Okayafrica's new weekly video blog of all that's popping (and kinda weird) on the continent. Whether it’s music, fashion, design, or general news, What's Up Africa has got it covered. The show is the brainchild of Nigerian/British frontman and comedian Ikenna Azuike, and supported by Radio Netherlands Worldwide.


Told through an African lens, WUA is the first video blog focussed on a lighthearted, fresh and critical look at goings-on in West, East and Southern Africa. You can check out new episodes every week right here on Okayafrica!

In this episode: Busta loves the grandma's, Israeli anti-immigrant ridiculousness, and Derey's rockin' new vid. (Check after the jump for the full video.)

From Darey's new album Double Dare, "Banikidi" (which means "give me the beat.")

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Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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