July 30

  • Guinea: 24 Killed in Stampede at Concert Marking End of Ramadan

    VOA

    At least 24 people were killed in a stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital, the French news agency AFP reported. Read more »

  • Namibia: From Firewood Collector to Wood Sculpture Businessman

    New Era

    From the humble beginnings of collecting firewood, Jonas Johannes is now transforming old pieces of wood into lucrative breathtaking sculptures that he sells to members in his... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Umuganura to Showcase National Achievements

    New Times

    This year's national harvest day celebration, locally known as Umuganura, will be used to showcase the country's achievements across all sectors. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Teta Denies Suspension Rumours

    New Times

    Local musician Diana Teta has denied rumors which are circulating that she has been suspended from Gakondo traditional music group. Read more »

  • Liberia: Kathryne U. Stephens' Profile - 'I See Music As My Life'

    Inquirer

    Kathryne Ujay Stephens is a Liberian Gospel Artist born unto the Union of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Stephens from Maryland County. Read more »

  • Kenya: Stage Set for Machawood

    The Star

    THE Machakos county government is in the process of completing a modern stage at the amphitheatre at the people's park. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola - Jim Iyke Flees Liberia

    Vanguard

    Nollywood Actor, Jim Iyke has fled Liberia's capital city, Monrovia over Ebola outbreak. Read more »

  • Morocco: Secretary Kerry On Morocco's National Day [document]

    State Department

    STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY Read more »

  • Namibia: Search On for Unam's Ogongo Campus Queen

    New Era

    The search for the University of Namibia (Unam), Miss Ogongo Campus has begun with the crowning slated for August 9 in the Lyakandenge Hall in Ogongo. Read more »

  • Namibia: Children's Movies Continues At FNCC

    New Era

    Inspiring Young Imaginations - African Films for Children and Youth, AfricAvenir, Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre (FNCC) and I am the Key present Lezare and Zebu and the Photofish... Read more »

  • Kenya: Sh50 Million for Mombasa Cultural Festivals

    The Star

    DESPITE the insecurity at the Kenyan coast, Mombasa county has set aside Sh50 million for this year's Mombasa cultural festival. Read more »

  • Namibia: Eenhana Youth Club Concludes Schools' Tour

    New Era

    Eenhana's Ombetya Yehinga Organisation (OYO)'s dance group, popularly known as Eenhana Youth Club, recently embarked on a one week tour aimed at raising awareness on HIV and AIDS,... Read more »

  • South Africa: Competition Entries Open for Students to Create Google Doodle

    Biz-Community

    Google is inviting school students between the ages of 6 and 17 to create a Google Doodle depicting the "South Africa of My Dreams". Schools and individuals can now register to... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Why Isles People's Culture Must Be Protected At Any Cost

    Daily News

    WITH a lot of preaching during the Holy Month of Ramadan, about the need to observe religious teachings and shun forbidden acts, one would have expected a change among the youth. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Amani, Chameleone to Perform in Kigali

    New Times

    MTV Africa Music Awards Best female artiste, Cecilia Wairimu famously known by her stage name Amani is slated to rock Kigali next month. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Knowless to Perform in Canada

    New Times

    After successfully launching her third album, diva Butera Knowless is set to perform at the Afronation Caribana event in Canada. The event will include two shows in Toronto and... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Youth Festival Roars to Life

    The Herald

    The fourth edition of the Youth Cultural Arts Festival roars to life tomorrow in Masvingo with a number of cultural activities lined up. Musicians such as Shinsoman, Jibilika dance... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Gospel Artiste Set to Conquer Region

    The Herald

    Botswana-based Zimbabwsean musician Cecilia Chitsinde Mushininga is out to conquer the region as she spreads her musical wings beyond the country's borders. Mushininga who recently... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zima Invites Submissions

    The Herald

    THE Zimbabwe Music Awards has introduced a new online submission system for artists who are to submit their works for the awards which to be held in October this year. In an... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Goldfish Live for Vic Falls Fest

    The Herald

    South Africa's finest artistes, Goldfish Live together with Beatenberg of the "Pluto" (Remember You) fame will this year headline the third edition of the Jameson Vic Falls... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'Exposing Deception' an Instant Hit On Star Fm

    The Herald

    There was a scramble for CDs at Star FM early this week when scores of listeners stormed the popular radio station along Simon Mazorodze Road to grab copies of "Exposing... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Gospel Artiste in Street Album Launch

    The Herald

    Upcoming gospel singer, Itai Sandras will launch his second album at the corner of First Street Mall and George Silundika Avenue in a move that is meant to popularise his project... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Ammara's Emotional Account

    The Herald

    The environment was emotional and most people in the audience fought back tears when Ammara Brown, the stepdaughter to the late mbira exponent Chiwoniso Maraire, chronicled a... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Why I'm Going Into Politics - Desmond Elliot

    Leadership

    Movie star Desmond Elliot, a graduate of Economics from the Lagos State University, LASU who has since declared his intention to run for a House of Representatives slot in Lagos... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Reading Made Easy for Teens

    The Herald

    In these hectic times, getting teens to read involves a lot of effort unless it is reading for educational purposes. Normally this age-group would want some "adventure", commonly... Read more »

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