Omuwafu: Uganda’s ‘oldest’ tree dies at 150 years
It was under the tree that King Kabaka Muteesa wrote a letter to the Queen of England marking the beginning of arrival of British missionaries in Uganda.
Afrobeats hybrids: The new sub-genres changing Africa's sounds
Nigerian stars Burna Boy, Rema, and Fireboy DML are examples of artists who have renamed their music from Afrobeats.
Adekunle: The Afrobeats star, sickle cell and the inspiration
On social media, fans have hailed Adekunle for his openness and how he continues to remain a powerful inspiration to them all.
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The tree chose me: Ugandan sets world record for longest tree hug
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Chelsea club hold ‘historic’ Ramadan dinner
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How Djibouti’s once hidden music archive compels us to decolonise history
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Travel diary: Yaounde, an Eden-like, cosmopolitan city
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The voice to Ghana’s autistic children
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