September 28

  • Nigeria: President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria to Wed

    This Day

    Recently the President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, (AGN), Ibinabo Fiberesima, revealed she had gotten engaged. She however did not reveal the identity of the man she is about... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Brilliant Artist to Whom Painting Makes Him Forget Darkestmoments

    New Times

    He shifts his wiry frame in front of an easel that's plastered with a white canvass he intends to paint something. Read more »

  • Angola: Célsio Mambo Meets Young Talents of Benguela


    The Angolan singer Célsio Mambo met on Saturday in the central province of Benguela, with new musical talents to encourage them on gospel music. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopian Festivity

    Addis Fortune

    It was last year at this time that the Ethiopian Meskel festivity was registered under UNESCO for being the largest religious and cultural celebration of the foundation of the true... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Hip Hop Star for Dar es Salaam Fiesta

    EA Business

    It has been confirmed that the US superstar, T.I. will be one of the artists who will perform during this year's Serengeti Fiesta in Dar es Salaam. Read more »

  • Nigeria: A National Honour for Kalango [opinion]

    This Day

    Expect the literati to rejoice with Mrs Odo Claire "Koko" Kalango. This is because the vivacious woman, who founded the Rainbow Foundation and to whom the credit of making the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: MUSON Festival Comes of Age

    This Day

    The annual MUSON Festival of the Arts returns for its 18th edition. Although, the Musical Society of Nigeria was founded in 1983, its concerts have matured in frequency and quality... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Alobam Designer, Myro Steps Out Solo


    HE first came to limelight after he designed Phyno's Alobam merchandise shirts, but today, Ozah Oghenemairo otherwise known as Myro has resolved to start a solo career in music.... Read more »

  • Nigeria: CEPTAC Donates Tourism Books to Varsity

    This Day

    The Centre for the Promotion of Peace, Tourism, Art and Culture (CEPTAC) has donated tourism and historical books to the Ignatius Ajupu University of Education (formerly Rivers... Read more »

  • Tunisia: Tunisia Awards - First Large-Scale Event of Celebrities in Yasmine Hammamet

    Tunis Afrique Presse

    Celebrities and politicians, professionals of tourism and media have flocked, Saturday evening, to the Medina of Yasmine Hammamet to attend the Tunisia Awards ceremony. Read more »

  • Nigeria: 12 Years After Wife's Death, U.S.-Based Socialite, Niyi Obodo, Marries Again

    This Day

    He is a popular socialite, who ruled the social firmament in the late 80s through the 90s. He became very famous when most artistes, especially K1 the ultimate, dedicated albums to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Tunde Kelani - Moving Yeepa! From Stage to Screen [analysis]

    This Day

    Yinka Olatunbosun reports on a recent encounter with ace cinematographer and owner, Mainframe Films and Television Productions, Tunde Kelani, at the studio location of the upcoming... Read more »

  • Nigeria: How Collaboration Has Helped the Entertainment Industry


    If the truth should be told, it will be clear that foreign individuals and organisations, in the form of collaboration, have helped our entertainment industry to grow into one of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: SLCF Holds Creative Writing Workshop

    This Day

    Nigeria swarms with many young untapped talents. All they need is guidance. And that exactly is what Splendid Literature and Culture Foundation (SLCF) offered through its Creative... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'As Actors, We Have Responsibilities to Society' [interview]

    Daily Trust

    The desire to earn a living and to put a smile on people's faces are what made Lawal Muhammad Gellesu a.k.a Gundura join the comedy train of the Hausa movie industry. A trained... Read more »

  • Nigeria: The Rise of Osas Ighodaro

    This Day

    Since she made her debut in Nigeria's entertainment industry last year, former Miss Black USA, Osas Ighadaro, has become the most sought-after event host in the country. The Tinsel... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Mudi Scores Another First

    This Day

    High creative and multiple award winning fashion designer, Clement Mudiaga Enajemo, popularly known as Mudi Africa, is known for innovation, class and outstanding designs. No... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Piracy - Artists Urged to Be Innovative

    New Zimbabwe

    STAKEOHOLDERS in the arts industry have agreed that innovation, consistent use of new Information Communication Technologies (ICT) and rigorous implementation of Intellectual... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ita Giwa's Daughter's Fairy-Tale Wedding

    This Day

    The wedding that could be described as one of the most glamorous in the year 2014 took place two Saturdays ago when Kokoeka Ita-Giwa, daughter of Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, and her... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Rethinking Nollywood in Nigerian Project [opinion]

    This Day

    There is no doubt that today, Nollywood has become a national brand. It has become the foremost signifier of our cinematic energy as a creative people. Nollywood began small, but... Read more »

  • Nigeria: King Sunny Ade the Legend At 68

    This Day

    Legendary musician, better known as King Sunny Ade, lives as large as his title going by his sprawling country home in Ondo suggests. Nseobong Okon-Ekong recently had a rare... Read more »

  • Africa: Big Brother Africa Reveals Hotshots

    This Day

    More than 30 movies from 15 countries curated around the theme, 'Legacy' are set to show at the fourth edition of The Life House's 'Lights, Camera, Africa' Film Festival will run... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Between Nike Oshinowo and Agbani Darego

    This Day

    They are pretty statuesque, finely chiseled and angelic. Whenever they smile, the smiles lighten up dark rooms, but behind these smiles, there are lots of pains and anguish they... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Out in Abuja - Night of the Spoken Word

    Premium Times

    Going to the Abuja Literary Society's, ALS, open mic night is one of my favourite things to do in Abuja. It takes place on the first Friday of the month at Transcorp Hilton and on... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nollywood Movie Review - Being Mrs. Elliot

    Premium Times

    This movie brings to mind a mantra I have been hearing a lot lately: Show but don't tell. According to the people who mouthed this mantra, it is the trademark of a good... Read more »

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