The Weekender Africa by Morebranches

We thought of many ways to apologise about all the errors in Tuesday’s newsletter and nothing sounded better than giving you a Friday night party, for free. ’90s Babies Are Now Alté kids’, our first official playlist curated by Publisher – Korede Ogundiya juxtaposes the revolution of Naija’s music landscape and it’s worth your 220 minutes. Best served with chilled palm-wine and cashew nuts.

Family & Friends

If you’re in Lagos this weekend, this exhibition courtesy Wafflesncream – a community of skateboarders and BMX riders will spotlight Africa’s rising creatives and we guess Skepta may be there.

In The News

While we wait for African leaders to fix roads, humanity has launched a historic mission to first visit the sun.

Keep Reading

The Independent Electoral Commission extended the voter registration exercise by 2 weeks, so we published a guide to help you get one without stress (LOL). They also claim to have registered  12 million voters.

This week on More branches, we covered stories about Serena & Virgil’scollaboration for the U.S open, how hfactor is elucidating a music culture taken for granted in the middle of Lagos Island, Mali’s president-elect, Victor Moses retiring from international  football (he’s tired of the naira shhhh…), Nasty C on ‘Sway in the morning’, the Jollof Festival in Lagos this weekend, and how the city ranked third worst place to live in on earth again.

More branches @ 1

For some reason, I guess you already know about our media co. turning 1 in September, it’s a weekend celebration and we’re calling on brands and collectives to be part of it, simply means the art of requesting for a rate card.

 

WE ARE HOSTING #SAFESPACE AT OUR STUDIO TOMORROW

ALTERNATIVE GOSSIP

We heard NATIVE is back on twitter and Culture Custodian is pulling a drive to a PVC registration center in Lekki tomorrow, so make sure you hop in. Wizkid sold out at his recent pop-up…..New York city behavior and Ajebutter 22 is hinting a Ghana bounce remix. This is where it ends, have a great weekend!

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Richard Ogundiya

Journalist & Techpreneur. Africa, communications and data.

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