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Akin Mabogunje: Nigerian urban geographer who mapped the origin and trends of African cities
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Politics and Society Akin Mabogunje: Nigerian urban geographer who mapped the origin and trends of African cities

Akinlawon Ladipo Mabogunje was Nigeria’s first professor of geography. He has died at 90. He served as a consultant to the Nigerian government and several states in urban and regional development, helping politicians and bureaucrats to understand how research institutions could influence and shape policy. Mabogunje’s legacy stretches far beyond his seminal book.

Women behind the decks: The rise of South Africa’s female Amapiano DJs
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Arts, Culture and Sport Women behind the decks: The rise of South Africa’s female Amapiano DJs

A new music genre, originating from South Africa called Amapiano meaning ‘the pianos’ in Zulu language has taken the world by storm. Its popularity has also simultaneously witnessed a significant rise of female DJs in South Africa. We take a look at some of the female DJs making history in Amapiano.