Tanzania's Arts Council a Headache for Artists?
The national arts council has been in the thick of things. Artists have expressed mixed views about a new regulation and fees structure. And the council recently stopped Diamond Platnumz from leaving Tanzania because he failed to obtain a licence from the body to perform outside the country.
Nairobi News, 28 July 2018
Bongo flava artiste Diamond Platnumz has been left counting losses of millions of shillings after the Tanzanian government barred him from leaving the country for an overseas trip. Read more »
Citizen, 13 July 2018
Artistes and artists have expressed mixed views over the new fees structure introduced by the National Arts Council (Basata). Read more »
Nairobi News, 5 July 2018
Tanzanian songbird girlfriend Vanessa Mdee and his musician boyfriend Juma Jux are in hot soup after recently kissing on stage. Read more »
Citizen, 20 June 2018
Mbeya Urban MP Joseph Mbilinyi, popularly known as MC Sugu is planning to sue the National Arts Council popularly known by its Kiswahili acronym as Basata over the body's recent… Read more »
The popular singer has become the first African artist to be signed by the international music distributor, Universal Music Group. Vanessa took to Instagram to thank them for their ... Read more »