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The 20 Best Ghanaian Songs of 2019

2019 was definitely an exciting year for Ghanaian music. Right from the top of the year, we saw both new and established make their mark with songs that would soundtrack the nation’s airwaves, functions, and nights for months to come. In 2019 we got t…

Cynthia Erivo Earns Golden Globe Nomination for ‘Harriet’

Award-winning actress, Cynthia Erivo has earned a Golden Globe nomination for her portrayal of abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman in Harriet. She’s earned a nomination for Best Original Song for ‘Stand Up.”She’s nominated in the “Best Performance by a…

CNN Names Ethiopian Innovator Freweini Mebrahtu This Year’s ‘Hero of the Year’

Last night, Ethiopia’s Freweini Mebrahtu was been named CNN’s “Hero of the Year”. The award was in recognition of her work on menstruation and keeping girls in school as well as fighting to end the cultural stigma still attached to menstruation. Mebra…

‘Chalk Back’ Sees Kenyan Women Fighting Back Against Street Sexual Harassment

Kenyan women and girls living in Kibera, one of the largest informal settlements on the continent, are fed up with being sexually harassed daily on the streets by men. In a campaign dubbed “Chalk Back”, women and young girls are using chalk to documen…

Watch AKA’s Music Video for ‘F.R.E.E’ Featuring Riky Rick and DJ Tira

AKA’s single “F.R.E.E” is one of the most played songs on South African radio at the moment. The song, which has topped many charts on the country’s stations, features fellow rapper Riky Rick and house producer, artist and disk jockey Tira.The hit sin…