Africa is a Radio: Episode #14

Cafe Bahia, The San Joaquim Market, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.

2015’s last episode of Africa is a Radio features a snippet from an extended interview with Pakistani-American journalist Rafia Zakaria, as well as a selection of tunes from Africa and the rest of the Atlantic world.

Check it out below, and see you in 2016!


1) Raury – Devil’s Whisper
2) Burna Boy – Soke
3) Oliver Mtukudzi – Ndima Ndapedza
4) Gah Gah – Kasbah
5) Interview with Rafia Zakaria
6) Booba – Mon Pays
7) Nasty C – Juice Back Remix feat. Davido and Cassper Nyovest
8) Ziminino – Intermitência
9) Nega Gizza – Filme de terror
10) Santos Junior – N’Gui Banza Mama
11) Fabregas – Mascara
12) Franko – Coller la petite
13) VVIP – Dogo Yaro feat. Samini
14) Kafu Banton – Vivo en el ghetto
15) Lokassa Ya Mbongo – Bonne année

Further Reading

Stop selling out

Ugandan activist and politician Dr. Stella Nyanzi challenges a new generation of women to take up the struggle for political freedoms and revolution.

Soft targets

What was behind the assassinations in the 1980s of two key anti-apartheid figures: Swedish Prime Minister, Olof Palme, and senior ANC official, Dulcie September?