President Emmanuel Macron became the first president to enter a venue synonymous with marijuana smoke, sexy backup dancers and protest music. The shrine contains a photo gallery of Fela and records regular stage performances by his sons, Femi Kuti and Seun Kuti.
Emmanuel Macron's Visit Confirms Afrikan Shrine Is the Place to Be - Femi Kuti
Vanguard, 4 July 2018
Ahead of French President, Emmanuel Macron's visit to the New Afrikan Shrine today, as part of activities to mark the launch of the 2020 Season of African Cultures in France,… Read more »
President Emmanuel Macron to visit Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti's nightclub.
Macron's Visit Will Open New Vista of Cooperation Between France, Lagos - Ambode
President of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday night made a historic visit to the Afrika Shrine, home of the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, describing it as an… Read more »
Fela Kuti - Nigerians Wants Govt to Brand Legend to Boost Tourism
Some Nigerians on Twitter have called on the Federal Government to properly brand Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's story and legacy in order to increase tourists influx in the country. Read more »
Femi Kuti, Banky W, Yemi Alade, Joke Silva, Others Thrill Emmanuel Macron At Afrika Shrine
Femi Kuti, Afrobeat musician and son of music legend Fela thrilled French President Emmanuel Macron and guests alongside dance hall singer Yemi Alade at the New Afrika Shrine on… Read more »
11-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Draws President Macron On the Spot
Premium Times, 4 July 2018
Kareem Olamilekan, 11, artistically drew a portrait of president Emmanuel Macron of France during his visit to the New Afrikan Shrine in Lagos. Read more »
Emmanuel Macron At the Afrika Shrine
The President of France, Mr Emmanuel Macron, was at Fela Anikulapo Kuti's iconic Afrika Shrine in Ikeja Lagos. Read more »
French President Macron to Visit Fela's Afrika Shrine
Premium Times, 1 July 2018
The French leader, Emmanuel Macron, will visit the Afrika Shrine, a nightclub in Lagos founded by Nigerian music legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, on Tuesday, the state government has… Read more »
Macron's Visit to Nigeria Will Boost Inbound Tourism, Say Stakeholders
Vanguard, 3 July 2018
Some tourism stakeholders on Monday said that the planned visit by President Emmanuel Macron of France to the African Shrine in Lagos would further boost inbound tourism in the… Read more »
Macron to Commission Alliance Francaise Complex Tomorrow
Guardian, 3 July 2018
A new complex of the French cultural organization, Alliance Francaise, will be commissioned for use in Ikoyi, Lagos State by visiting French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday. Read more »
Macron's Visit - Lagos Announces Traffic Diversion in Alausa, African Shrine Axis
This Day, 2 July 2018
Ahead of the historic visit of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron to Lagos, the state government yesterday announced traffic diversion and restricted movement from 12noon to… Read more »
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