July 29

  • South Africa: A Crack in the Crucible - a Review of 'I, Afrikaner' [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    The behaviour of Steve Hofmeyer and the fans that sang Die Stem along with him a few weeks ago has cast Afrikaners as an angry breed, out of touch with the new South Africa. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Maskiri's Obert Mpofu Jest Line 'Disappears'

    New Zimbabwe

    HE has always been known as the bad boy king of controversy and he has always lived up to his antics. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Davido Again Beats Wizkid

    Independent

    For the second time in three months, wave making artiste, Davido, has another reason to celebrate as the Aye singer won African Artiste of the Year at the AFRIMMA 2014 making it... Read more »

  • Uganda: Mrs Bebe Cool Packs Pleasant Surprises

    Observer

    Former Miss Uganda contestant and now Mrs Bebe Cool, Zuena Kirema, is a presenter at NTV. Read more »

  • Uganda: Pablo Live Brings New Twist

    Observer

    Not all is lost, after all. If you are among those tired of recycled jokes and too much focus on tribes and sex in stand-up comedy, there is still hope. Read more »

  • Uganda: Big Mike's Absolut Valhalla

    Observer

    Music genres have over the years dominated the dance floor, from the likes of reggae and dancehall, to techno and reggaeton. Read more »

  • Uganda: Inema, Inspiring East African Arts

    Observer

    Their mushanana contrasts with the vests and necklaces. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Akon, Wale Perform At Wizkid's Concert in New York

    Independent

    Ayo Balogun better known as Wizkid performed last Saturday thrilled his fans at his concert held at Irving Plaza, New York City but thrilled them even more when he brought on stage... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Aregbesola's Life Story Hits Cinemas

    Independent

    A movie on the true life story of Governor Rauf Aregbesola will be unveiled Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Ilesa, Osun State. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Obazele Plans Big for Legends of Nollywood

    Independent

    The third edition of "Legends Of Nollywood", an annual award ceremony aimed at recognizing and honouring great individuals that have shaped the Nigerian movie industry is scheduled... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Cynthia Mare Big Brother 'Fudge' Exposed

    New Zimbabwe

    SHE was heavily tipped by the grapevine as being suitable as a candidate to represent Zimbabwe in Big Brother Africa's freshest season which hits the continent's screens come... Read more »

  • Uganda: TV Drama to Solve Language Barrier

    Observer

    Ugandans hardly speak or understand Chinese, yet a big number of the country's businesspeople trade in China and majority of the commodities on the local market come from there. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Diamond Studios Go Digital

    The Herald

    A local recording stable Diamond Studios have moved from analogue to digital recording. The studio which was established at Ashdown Park last week will start working this week. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Judd Mupfurutsa Releases Rousing Video

    The Herald

    Tendai Mupfurutsa Jnr has released a rousing video for his first hit single "Angel" which is likely to send tongues wagging. Read more »

  • Angola: Colloquium On Agostinho Neto At Fenacult2014 Agenda

    ANGOP

    The holding of a colloquium on Agostinho Neto and the Angolan literature is part of the 2nd edition of National Culture Festival (Fenacult2014), set for August 30-September 20 this... Read more »

  • Angola: Jea and Iacam to Sign Agreement On Exhibition of Environmental Films

    ANGOP

    The Angolan Ecological Youth (JEA) and the Angolan Institute of Cinema, Audiovisuals and Multimedia (IACAM) are to sign this Tuesday, in Luanda, an agreement of partnership for the... Read more »

  • Angola: Kilamba Centre Honours Guitarists Marito and Zé Keno

    ANGOP

    The guitar-players Marito and Zé Keno will be honoured on Sunday as part of the August edition of Muzongué da Tradição programme, happening at Luanda?s... Read more »

  • Angola: Historian Launches Book On Zombo Region

    ANGOP

    The Angolan historian Patrício Batsikama will launch on Saturday, August 2, in Maquela do Zombo Municipality, northern Uige Province, his latest book entitled "Maquela ma... Read more »

  • Kenya: Juliani On Familiarisation Trip

    The Star

    Contemporary rapper Juliani has taken up the fight for our elephants. He has joined hands with the Hands Off Our Elephants campaign and thus he will make a trip to Amboseli to... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kick Debuts in Style

    The Star

    When you have a blockbuster film like Kick starring Salman Khan releasing around Eid you have got to make the most of it. The Lions Club Nairobi Dagoretti sponsored a charity film... Read more »

  • Namibia: Namibia Loses Iconic Artist

    Namibian

    INTERNATIONALLY renowned visual artist Susan Mitchinson passed away last Monday, 21 July. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Upcoming Artistes Undergo Training

    The Herald

    11 upcoming artistes benefited from a week long workshop on vocal and performance arts training held at Lake Chivero last week in a bid to improve music quality in arts industry. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Alaafin Accuses Europeans of Destroying Other Cultures, Traditions

    Leadership

    The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has accused Europeans for deliberately setting out to destroy other people's cultures. Read more »

  • Kenya: Hollywood Actress Opens Community Centre in Kibera

    The Star

    Visiting Hollywood actress, Connie Nielsen, officiated over the opening of a community centre named Kibera Town Centre that provides water services to the residents of Kibera. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: ZIBF Champions Mother Tongues

    The Herald

    Zimbabwe International Book Fair opened its flagship edition in Harare yesterday with special emphasis on revitalising African languages. Read more »

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