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The new queens of Afrobeat

In their respective new offerings, Nneka and Ibeyi present a beautiful fusion of styles reminiscent of the legendary Fela Kuti.

Good golly, miss Mali’s new rock legends at your own peril

Mali's Terakaft is not just another Saharan band.

Freedom’s voice rings out from a Malawi jail

Women and men in Malawi’s maximum-security, Zomba Central Prison, who call themselves Zomba Prison Project, are telling their stories through music.

Sahara rock stirs up sandstorm

Moroccan instrumentalist's new album proves gnawa music has staying power.

Finding Fela: A Celebration of Fela Kuti’s life

A doccie about legendary musician Fela Kuti's life and politically-charged music has just been released.

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Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

Secret meetings with Zuma could sink Mkhwebane

An alleged string of lies about Mkhwebane’s meeting with the former president in her contentious R3.2-billion Absa report has the public protector in a legal wrangle

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