September 19

  • Ghana: African Literature Presents Awards/Launches Book [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    Three persons were, yesterday, presented with awards in Accra by the Bill Burt Literary Award Foundation. Read more »

  • Kenya: Sauti Sol Nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

    Capital FM

    With only a little over 53 days left, Kenya’s Sauti Sol has officially been nominated for the upcoming MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA). Read more »

  • Tanzania: Dance 100 Percent Showcases Hidden Talent

    Daily News

    THE ongoing Dance 100% competition has been hailed as an ideal platform that gives youth a chance to showcase their talent. The competition's semifinals last Saturday saw five... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Tanzania Top Model Takes Off Without Sparkle

    Daily News

    WITH a lacklustre atmosphere the second season of Tanzania Top Model was launched on Wednesday night at JB Belmont Hotel in Dar es Salaam. Compared to the launch of the first... Read more »

  • Rwanda: East African Motion Capture Studio Opens in Kigali

    New Times

    Africa Digital Media Academy has opened only East African motion capture studio in Kigali. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Christopher, Knowless in Kenya for Video Shoots

    New Times

    Songstress Knowless and Christopher are in Malindi, Kenya where they are filming their latest music videos 'Umutima' and 'Agatima', respectively. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mukanya Ready to Drop New Album

    The Herald

    Dr Thomas Mapfumo's much-awaited album "Dangerzone" is set to drop on October 15, his record label Chimurenga Music Company has said. Read more »

  • Nigeria: P-Square Releases Double Trouble Album


    Arguably Africa's most popular pop duo, P-Square has added another feather to its cap with the release of its latest album, Double Trouble. Considering the publicity and the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Ready to Fly in BBA . . . Meet Zim Housemate Dj Butterphly

    The Herald

    Radio personality Tariro Mharapara - affectionately known as Butterphly - will represent Zimbabwe in the Big Brother Africa Hotshots. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Sulu Honours Dad

    The Herald

    Dendera musician Sulumani Chimbetu will tomorrow night perform at Mushandirapamwe Hotel in Highfield in a "Black and White" party show that is meant to honour his late father. Read more »

  • Namibia: 'Hotshots' Housemates Revealed


    Big Brother Africa fans across the continent got a long-anticipated dose of excitement when Mnet and Endemol announced that they will reveal three contestants each day until the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Tiwa Savage's 'Dress Sense'


    Honestly, Tiwa Savage is good at what she does. As an actress, model and musician, her introduction into the Nigerian music industry gave female musicians hope that they could... Read more »

  • Nigeria: I Don't Bite More Than I Can Chew - Ali Nuhu

    Daily Independent

    Ali Nuhu is a graduate of University of Jos, and one of the most influential people in the Northern Nigerian movie industry, which many know as Kannywood. The Gombe-born actor has... Read more »

  • Mali: Mali National Day Message [document]

    State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States of America, I send our best wishes to the people of Mali as you celebrate your Independence Day on September 22. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Omotola, Joke Silva, Kenneth Nnebue Get National Honours

    Premium Times

    Three Nollywood stars, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Joke Silva and Kenneth Nnebue, are among the 307 Nigerians and friends of Nigeria selected to receive national honours from the... Read more »

  • Angola: Affirmation of Portuguese Language Hihglighted


    The Portuguese language in Angola has had a course of affirmation of the shared heritage as since the early days until the most critical moments of their history, Angolans turned... Read more »

  • Angola: Veteran Singer Calabeto Encourages Youths to Develop New Styles


    The Angolan veteran singer António Miguel Manuel Francisco "Calabeto" last Thursday, in Luanda, encouraged young people to create new music rhythms, but without moving away... Read more »

  • Angola: Cidadela Stadium Hosts Closing Ceremony of Cultural Festival


    Twenty and five years after hosting the first edition of the National Culture Festival (Fenacult), the "mythical" Cidadela Stadium, located in Luanda, will host on Saturday the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Red Hill Showcases the Best of Contemporary African Art

    The Star

    It is through art collection -- private or public -- that we get to see a glimpse of various artworks collected over the years and maintain some sort of heritage and history of the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Ghanaian Stars Sing an Ode to Vera's Assets

    The Star

    Top Ghanaian rappers D-Black and Joey B have unleashed an ode praising Vera's assets. It is not clear yet if the song is directed towards Kenyan socialite, Vera Sidika, who is... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenyans Designers Shine At Africa Fashion Week New York

    The Star

    Africa Fashion Week has always been a great platform to celebrate and showcase Africa's brightest designers and their enthralling designs across the world's fashion capitals -- New... Read more »

  • Nigeria: I Am Nigeria's Sexiest Man, Benson Okonkwo Boasts


    CONTROVERSIAL and down-to-earth Nollywood actor, Benson Okonkwo has bagged another sexiest man award after winning the first runner-up prize of the Vanguard's Sexiest in Nollywood... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: New Dancehall Riddim in Mbare

    The Herald

    All is set for the Mad Level riddim launch scheduled for tomorrow at Mbare Netball Complex. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Madamombe Was a Shining Star [column]

    The Herald

    Colleen Madamombe (1964 - 2009) was one of the country's finest stone sculptors. Madamombe was a short woman of great energy and girth who at her peak could out-carve any man in a... Read more »

  • Nigeria: MUSON Gets New Artistic Director As Annual Festival Approaches

    Premium Times

    As preparation for the 18th edition of the annual MUSON Festival hits top gear, a new Artistic Director, Tunde Jegede, last week, assumed duties at Nigeria's prime art facility,... Read more »

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