Best African podcasts we could find (Updated November 2018)
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Welcome to Research at the National Archives and Beyond! This show will provide individuals interested in genealogy and history an opportunity to listen, learn and take action.You can join me every Thursday at 9 pm Eastern, 8 pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6 pm Pacific where I will have a wonderful line up of experts who will share resources, stories and answer your burning genealogy questions. All of my guests share a deep passion and knowledge of genealogy and history.My goal is to reach ind ...
 
The Pan-African Journal is an audio news magazine that is broadcasted from our studios in Detroit and through remote locations around the United States and the world.
 
The most well-rounded African Music podcast on the internet, serving you with sizzling Afrobeats, Afrobashment, Afro Hip Hop, House, Afrotrap, Afropop and everything considered African popular music. Every African country gets to have a say. African music is going global so why not tag along for the ride? We dare you.
 
The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Africa. In every Faculty and Division across the University there are active research programmes focused on the continent. The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside the vibrant doctoral programmes, the MSc in African Studies, inaugurated in 2006, is already recognised as Europe's most pre ...
 
African in American is the raw in depth look into everyday life from the eyes of the single black female living in the present day African diaspora. In this podcast you will receive "real talk" on the behind the scenes of what goes on in the mind of the woman who is culturally aware of herself, and how to make that fit into the day to day. African in American is bringing to light to money, love, family, nothing is off limits. This is about what affects US. This is about what is relevant to U ...
 
One of the few shows in Colorado focused on the music of Africa.
 
Discussion centred around the African music industry and where it is headed. The host TR 'MJ' Majaya talks to different industry professionals to discover the behind the scenes make up of the industry in Africa
 
GIVE ME SOME AFRICAN MUSIC AH BEGG!! A podcast where we discover dope African music, artists and have conversations about anything and everything African. I will be inviting up and coming artists and friends to discuss various random topics.
 
Daily news, Insights and analysis of the African business landscape across 54 countries. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/africabusinessradio/support
 
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African.youth
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16.Gemini. African💕youth I speak my mind..I am alot..
 
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That South African
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Welcome, this podcast seeks to inform people of important issues and concepts that affect South Africa, the people and the future of this beautiful dynamic country that you can definitely not get bored in.
 
A podcast on all things African food!
 
A regular podcast series from African Defence Review, focusing on news, features and analysis of developments in peace and security on the African continent.
 
The show where we look at African football both what's happening around the continent and what African players are doing overseas.
 
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James Murua
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I explore the African literary scene.
 
The African Tech Roundup podcast delivers digital, tech and innovation highlights from across the African continent. The show is produced by broadcaster and entrepreneur, Andile Masuku (www.andilemasuku.com), and co-hosted by marketing maven turned investor and startup founder, Musa Kalenga (www.kalenga.me).
 
African Rhythms has been on the air for over twenty three years. Your Host, David Love Jones, plays a heavyweight selection of classics from the past, present, and future. This includes jazz, soul, hip-hop, Afro-Latin, funk, and eclectic Brazilian rhythms. There are also interviews with local and international artists. Truly, a radio show with international flavor.Genre: Dance
 
Listen to “The African History Network Show” with Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network on 910 AM The Superstation WFDF in Detroit on Sundays, 9pm-11pm EST with host Michael Imhotep. CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at (313) 778-7600. POST YOUR COMMENTS. WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR. Listen to The African History Network Show with Michael Imhotep, Sundays, 9pm-11pm EST on 910 AM in Detroit or around the world online at www.910AMSuperstation.com or by downloading the 910AM App to y ...
 
The Swahili word safari means "long journey." Originally from the Arabic سفرة (safra) meaning a journey. The verb for "to travel" in Swahili is "kusafiri", the noun for the journey is "safari".The Safari Experience is a series of mixes that has been created to allow you to travel through different layers of Deep House music including Deep, Afro, Ancestral, Tribal & Tech House from the African continent, Europe, USA and worldwide. Our podcast includes new, old and unreleased materials for all ...
 
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ODWIRA
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ODWIRA [oh-jee’-rah] is a term from ancient Khanit and Kamit (Nubia and Egypt) meaning ‘purification’. This term is found in Akan culture with the same meaning, as the Akan are directly descendent of the ancient Khanitu (Nubians). ODWIRA, purification, operationalizes Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African) Ancestral Religion. NANASOM, Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African) Ancestral Religion, in its varied expressions (Akan, Yoruba, Ewe, Lozi, Hoodoo, Juju, Voodoo, etc.) animates Afurakani/Afuraitka ...
 
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New Breed African
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This podcast is about my life, my personal views my personal opinion past present situations and random questions. I will have questions that will be discussed, debatable and just argumentative. Sometimes I will have co-hosts, family’s and friends to have a discussion about a topic. Thank You and I hope you Enjoy.
 
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Excuse My African
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"Life through the eyes of a misrepresented and misunderstood African Girl Abroad" - This is a weekly podcast hosted by Stella Damasus, an award winning Actress and Entrepreneur. Through this platform, she will share her experiences and challenges, as well as her thoughts on different topics; ranging from Politics to Religion, Sex, Business, Entertainment, Human Rights and everything about life as we know it.
 
Our biweekly discussions are centered around highlighting Africans who are making silent moves in their community; the unsung heroes. Our eyes are not only on those in the spotlight but also on those who are creating it.
 
Compiled by an American missionary, West African Folk Tales by William H Barker is a delightful collection of folk tales from Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania and other countries along the west coast of Africa. These stories spread in various forms to other countries like the West Indies, Suriname, the Netherland Antilles, etc and can be still heard today among the people of these countries. West African Folk Tales is a wonderful read for both young people and older readers alike. The storie ...
 
Interviews with Scholars of African America about their New Books
 
Interviews with Scholars of Africa about their New Books
 
The podcast features discussions and interviews on hip hop music and culture produced by African artists in Africa and in the Diaspora. The podcast is produced by Dr. Msia Kibona Clark and students in the Department of African Studies at Howard University. You can access all of our podcasts and blog posts on hip hop in Africa at www.hiphopafrican.com or get in touch with us at feedback@hiphopafrican.com.
 
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Wahaala Boys
Weekly
 
Two West Africans stuck in London mumbling and moaning about life abroad and back home. If you want to hear relevant and irrelevant conversations about life from the perspective of these two weirdos then subscribe.
 
This weekly podcast from Primedia Broadcasting presented by Lee Kasumba features both mainstream icons and esoteric talents from the worlds of art, entertainment and pop culture. Expect the list of celebrated guests to reveal their fears and inspirations, what makes them tick - in a frank, uncensored fashion. Africa State of Mind's guest will share how they are representing the African continent in a positive light – and how we could all be doing it too! Follow on Twitter: @AfricaStateMindEn ...
 
The Beijing International Christian Fellowship podcast featuring the latest messages of BICF African @ 21st Century (AOM - African Outreach Ministry) to equip and encourage the Church in China.
 
The Cook and the Gooch are two friends navigating life through motherhood, love, news, inspiration, and hood-rat shenanigans...
 
Radio Kunakirwa is dedicated to promoting Zimbabwean music through engaging and captivating podcasts. We are spreading the word about Zimbabwean entertainment and music across the globe because we believe in its uniqueness with so much to offer. By bringing Zim music to the masses we benefit both fans and artists alike. We facilitate the promotion of this Zim music by building a platform for artists to market themselves beyond Zimbabwe's borders. It's not about 'household' names, it's about ...
 
Various people in the know tell us the truth about what’s going on in South African politics. Fired up by Nando's.
 
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Pan-African Connect
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Rosie Motene is a Pan-African media proprietor. Her podcasts are focused around her three passions in life: women, Africa and the arts. Listen as she unpacks issues that all have a Pan-African feel.
 
An Pan-African Political Talk Show. It seeks to education, inform, enlighten and expose information and activities of interest to Africa and African People
 
Various people in the know tell us the truth about what’s going on in South African politics. Fired up by Nando's.
 
Black Politics Today is the prolific political conscience of the African American community, and the heartbeat for “What’s At Stake” with public policy impacting the social, economic, and political affects on the African American community.
 
The Podcast about African History, Culture, and Politics
 
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Pod Save Africa
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Great conversations with Africans of various walks on African issues of various kinds with a focus on progress.
 
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Ufahamu Africa
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Ufahamu Africa is a podcast hosted by Kim Yi Dionne and Rachel Beatty Riedl, professors of African politics at UC Riverside and Northwestern University, respectively. Each episode features an in-depth conversation with a thinker, maker, or innovator. New episodes are released every Saturday.
 
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No Borders
Weekly
 
K.F. Jr and Darryl endeavour to tear down the artificial borders of an Africa once united on their show No Borders. The hosts of the hugely popular Zim Conversations take their discussion to the rest of Africa in solidarity to Pan-Africanism and the sharing of knowledge and wealth on the continent. No Borders seeks to take a conversation to every African, focusing on day to day matters and topics that affect the 21st Century individual. From continental Politics, Current Affairs, Music, Arts ...
 
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Mat's Pod!
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Relationships | African Cultures | Sports analysis | OK.... And any other thing you suggest.
 
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Myths and Legends
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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
Business Headlines daily from across Africa.Live on Africa Business Radio Monday to Friday 8:00cat.www.africabusinessradio.com
 
BLACK EMPOWERMENT, ADVANCEMENT , AND LIBERATION THROUGH SOCIAL, CULTURAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL MEANS
 
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Revision Path
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Revision Path is an award-winning design podcast that showcases the world's Black designers, developers, and digital creatives. On each episode, host Maurice Cherry explores the stories, processes, experiences, insights and inspirations of these awesome creators.
 
This podcast is about all the interesting experiences I've had since I moved from Nigeria to America- the good, bad, and the embarrassing! Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/drozi/support
 
A source for alternative and progressive issues, marginalized history and provocative hip hop.
 
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Episode 52: Adé and I celebrated our wedding Anniversary a week ago, and on this episode of the podcast we share with you what marriage has been like for us in the last year. Enjoy! Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/drozi/support
 
Histories of rights have too often marginalized Native Americans and African Americans. Addressing this lacuna, Native Land Talk: Indigenous and Arrivant Rights Theories (Dartmouth College Press, 2018), expands our understanding of freedom by examining rights theories that Indigenous and African-descended peoples articulated in the eighteenth a ...…
 
In this episode, we speak with Vernon Keeve III about his book Southern Migrant Mixtape (Nomadic Press, 2018), a collection published by Nomadic Press. Memoir comes in many forms, be it poetry or prose. Keeve’s work is a bridge between both worlds. In a manner that is simultaneously universal and intimate, his...…
 
CliffCentral.com — Following a heated week in the world of politics, Gareth relies on journalist Ivo Vegter to break down some of the biggest stories that grabbed headlines. Amongst other topics, they touch on Barbara Hogan's testimony and Malusi Gigaba's resignation. Imagine if voters had the right to recall ward councillors? And what would ha ...…
 
CliffCentral.com — Following a heated week in the world of politics, Gareth relies on journalist Ivo Vegter to break down some of the biggest stories that grabbed headlines. Amongst other topics, they touch on Barbara Hogan's testimony and Malusi Gigaba's resignation. Imagine if voters had the right to recall ward councillors? And what would ha ...…
 
Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show discussed an update to the story out of Mississippi involving the U.S. Senate Race. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant ignores anger over Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s ‘public hanging’ remarks and distracts with ‘Black Genocide’ Abortion comment. Claims he brought Trump to Civil Rights Museum to help ...…
 
Billie Holiday is one of the most iconic jazz performers of all time. Her voice is certainly unmistakable but for many her religious sensibilities may be invisible. In Religion Around Billie Holiday (Penn State University Press, 2018), Tracy Fessenden, Professor in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at...…
 
How does one show empathy towards someone across racial lines? In her new book Black for a Day: White Fantasies of Race and Empathy (University of North Carolina Press, 2017) Dr. Alisha Gaines analyzes the history of sympathetic whites “becoming” temporarily black (often going beyond simple “blackface”) to understand (and explain to their...…
 
A fairy tale from Ireland with a genre savvy queen who has one request for her husband: don't let his surely evil next wife get anywhere near her three sons. Of course, things don't really go as planned. The creature this week is hook girl! Don't bug hook girl, or hook girl will bug you...and by "bug you" I mean "tear you to tiny pieces." -- Sp ...…
 
During election season, voting becomes the #1 topic of conversation. Who are you voting for? What amendments do you want passed? This is what is buzzing. We are going in depth with the question, is voting the answer? We’re also talking growth, after you make positive changes for the better, what comes next? Tune in to the talk! Become a support ...…
 
Listen in as Cook is joined by @Nicju of What's The Tea Podcast. This week the ladies discuss the 2018 midterm results, hard knock lessons, white terrorism, #Niggerfish, and more penis in the sky. As always like, comment, share, and subscribe!
 
Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show on 11-13-18 discussed Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith R of Mississippi who joked about attending a “public hanging” during a campaign where her opponent is an African American man. Mississippi had the highest number of lynching in the U.S. between 1882 – 1968. Donate to The African History Network ...…
 
In his book Colonial Buganda and the End of Empire: Political Thought and Historical Imagination in Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2017), Dr. Jonathon Earle illustrates the rich and diverse intellectual history of Buganda, an East African kingdom that came to be incorporated into the modern state of Uganda. Earle constructs the intellectual...…
 
In this podcast - the second episode in our three-part miniseries on digital assets - Andile Masuku chats with two gifted distributed ledger proponents who are co-architects of the African Digital Assets Framework - ADAF (http://adaf.io). ADAF is the first open-source software platform to create transnational standards for digital assets and di ...…
 
I met Nicholas Johnson this year at the AIGA Awards Gala, and after just a few minutes of speaking with him, I knew I had to have him on the podcast. Nicholas is committed to more representation for designers of color, and that's reflected both through his work and in an upcoming book project. We talked about where Nicholas' desire for represen ...…
 
The number of prostitutes in Ghana is increasing especially girls from Nigeria. The Ghanaian police has started to crack down on several prostitution rings especially those from other African countries. The police have arrested four (4) Nigerian women believed to be trafficking young women from Nigeria to Ghana to work as prostitutes. According ...…
 
Following a historic election, we return again to the question of turnout. Who turned out in large numbers to shift power in the House back to the Democrats? What we know about the past is that there are substantial gaps in turnout between different groups. White Americans have turned out...
 
Listen to the Sun. Nov. 11, 2018 special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our regular PANW report with dispatches on the ongoing struggle for the governor's race in the state of Georgia amid allegations of voter suppression; the bre ...…
 
This Week on 'Africa On The Move, - ' Part II: This Is How They Do It ... The Game Being Played!" Join us on Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 7 - 9 PM EST. You may listen or call in at (323) 679-0841, or go online at: www.blogtalkradio.com/africa-on-the-move . s
 
In this episode of Ufahamu Africa, we talk about a new West African currency, media freedom in Tanzania, and an Ethiopian satellite that will launch soon. This week’s featured conversation is with Dr. Anthonia Kalu, a professor of comparative literature and gender and sexuality studies at UC Riverside. In our chat we talk about kola nuts, cross ...…
 
This episode, Osarumen talks to us about his new venture, subtext.io. He evaluates companies and technology for a living and he now shares many of his thoughts on technology and companies via this new medium. You can signup for this at thesubtext.io I am personally a huge fan of the manner in which he delivers his thoughts and I strongly recomm ...…
 
“The Bone and Sinew of the Land: America's Forgotten Black Pioneers and the Struggle for Equality”, tells the long-hidden stories of America's black pioneers, the frontier they settled, and their fight for the heart of the nation. It courageously unveils the lost history of the nation's first Great Migration. In building hundreds of settlements ...…
 
Listen to the Sat. Nov. 10, 2018 edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our regular PANW report with dispatches on the problems associated with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC); there have been widespread claims of voter ...…
 
Playlist: Jupiter Okwess- Hello - Kin Sonic Oneness Of Juju- Kazi - African Rhythms Letta Mbulu- Kilimandjaro Take Us Higher - Mothers Garden The Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1975 1984 Mona Finnih- Ani Kewa Jo - Mothers Garden The Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1975 1984 - voicebreak - Akofa Akoussah- Tango - Mothers Garden The Funky Sounds Of ...…
 
WE continue our journey into Jazz Dance and explore Modern Jazz Soul and go back to our roots..By david@africanrhythmsradio.com (CiTR 101.9 Vancouver).
 
Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show on 11-9-18 discussed a number of topics including Trump demeans 3 Black Women Reporters; Midterm Elections results; Trump fired AG Jeff Sessions, appoints Acting AG with huge conflicts; PowerNomics by Dr. Claud Anderson; The Black Agenda & Elected Officials; Some Black people don't want t ...…
 
In the latest episode of Africa State of Mind with Lee Kasumba, Efosa Ojomo, research fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and founder and president of Poverty Stops Here talks about possible ways of eradicating poverty.
 
Following a sunny Johannesburg lunch al fresco, Nendo (https://nendo.co.ke) Founder and CEO Mark Kaigwa and Andile Masuku chat about a few consumer tech issues that are currently trending in their lives.Listen in to learn why the music streaming service Boomplay is thriving in Africa, how Transsion's African digital domination strategy seems to ...…
 
On this week's show we talk more about women’s football as it’s just one week to go to the AWCON finals in Ghana. The Confederation of African Football held a symposium on women’s football at the start of this year, but has it really achieved anything? And lots on the EPL as the Manchester derby is on this weekend, and we find out more about Nu ...…
 
Playlist: 1. Neto Furtado - Cabo Verde (CABO VERDE), 2. Runtown - Unleash feat Fekky (NIGERIA), 3. Jizzle - Talk Talk (GAMBIA) 4. Sauti Sol - Tu Jiangalie feat Nyashinski (KENYA), 5. Ramou - Ziguidi Tata (BENIN), 6. Flavour - Time To Party feat Diamond Platnumz (NIGERIA), 7. Shan'l - Serre Serre (GABON)…
 
Dan Shyti is an author, professional speaker, and leadership mentor. He is the founder of 4 Power Leadership, a company dedicated to teaching leadership principles. Dan is the author of two books: • 4 Power Leadership: Your Pathway to Leadership Success • Ten Timeless Rules for Life: Things Every Young Person Should Know for a Perfect Launch Da ...…
 
Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment, and Development in Rural West Africa (Oxford University Press, 2015) is a book about change. The Jola, a people living in Guinea-Bissau, have long cultivated rice and formed their social identity around its growth, but recent changes in climate, economic, political and social...…
 
Episode 51: What's Your BIG Idea?.This episode is dedicated to EVERYONE or ANYONE who has a business idea and is currently sitting pretty on it. My guest talks about how she started her business, the hurdles she faced and the BEST advise she can offer to aspiring business owners. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/drozi/support…
 
CliffCentral.com — The week that was has been nothing short of hot and spicy - that's why it's necessary to have editor of Business Day, Tim Cohen, to discuss some of the biggest political stories. Listen in as he breaks down the latest on the SAA saga, Dan Plato, the new Cape Town mayor, catching up on South Africa’s parliament, and keeping an ...…
 
CliffCentral.com — The week that was has been nothing short of hot and spicy - that's why it's necessary to have editor of Business Day, Tim Cohen, to discuss some of the biggest political stories. Listen in as he breaks down the latest on the SAA saga, Dan Plato, the new Cape Town mayor, catching up on South Africa’s parliament, and keeping an ...…
 
On African in American this week we are having thourough, patient dialougue about what it means, and what it takes to build a nation. We are going into some real talk on why we can not accept homosexuality into our communities and exactly why it is destructive to our people. Something else that often gets swept under the rug, which is how to co ...…
 
David Coplan (Wits, Emeritus) takes us on a journey from New York to Soweto and into the making of his ethnographic studies of music and popular culture in West and South(ern) Africa. Coplan then turns to his recent book about The Bassline jazz club in Johannesburg. The interview concludes with insights from his new research on African borderla ...…
 
Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restaging America’s Past (Rutgers University Press, 2018), edited by Renee C. Romano and Claire Bond Potter, is a collection of essays about Lin Manuel Miranda’s hit musical, Hamilton. The show has taken Broadway and much of the United States by storm and is...…
 
A story from the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala, about revenge, letting go, and moving on. Also why you shouldn't mess with babies that can whisper threats at three months old and survive way more things than you could. -- Sponsors: Check out http://www.linkedin.com/myths for $50 off your first job posting. Post your job where millions of ...…
 
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