Culture

South Africa:Khayelitsha’s Up and Coming Pantsula Dancer

October 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[GroundUp] Fast and slick foot movements, popping and locking, head-spinning, crawling and hat throwing. This is the art of pantsula dancing.

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Kenya:Firm to Train 10,000 Youngsters in Painting

October 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Nation] Japanese firm Kansai Plascon has launched a 10,000-painter training programme targeting the youth across Kenya. This is in a bid to fill the rising artisan skills gap.

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Africa:Connecting Africa Through Art

October 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Ethiopian Herald] “At the beginning there is culture. In the middle there is culture at there is culture”. This is one of the famous saying of Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who served Senegal as the first president.

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Nigeria:I Don’t Need Pornography to Spice Up My Sex Life – Uche Iwuanyanwu

October 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Vanguard] Beautiful mother of two, Uche Iwuanyanwu Nnannah is set for a great comeback to Nollywood after taking two years off to raise a family. Uche, who has taken up some raunchy roles in the past, is now a mother and a wife. In this interview she …

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Namibia:American R&B Singer Omarion Comes to WIndhoek

October 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Era] Windhoek -American R&B singer Omarion – one of the youngest veterans in the music industry – is coming to perform live in Windhoek next Friday at the Independence Stadium.

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Namibia:Old Mutual Praises Businesswoman of the Year Winner

October 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Namibia Economist] The prestigious Namibian Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2017 recently announced Nangula Kauluma, Managing Director of the Old Mutual Short-Term Insurance Business in Namibia as the overall winner this year.

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Namibia:Art Council Signs Ten New Partners

October 20, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Era] Windhoek -The National Art Council of Namibia (NACN) has signed an agreement with ten new partners to establish partnerships with a variety of organisations.

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Zimbabwe:Miss Albinism Pageant Scuttled By Lack of Funds

October 20, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[263Chat] Miss Albinism Zimbabwe beauty pageant set for the 17th of November 2017 at Reps Theatre in Harare is going to be a major milestone for people living with Albinism in the country as it will be the second in Africa after Kenya and the first in …

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South Africa:Theatre Review – the Man Jesus – a Cleverly Constructed Whodunnit

October 20, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Daily Maverick] You don’t have to be religious, thank God, to find yourself enjoying this play about Jesus. Not when the script of The Man Jesus is more of a cleverly constructed whodunnit, or whydunnit, than a paean to Christianity. By LESLEY STONES.

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Nigeria:M.I Sues American Rapper, Nas, After ‘Paying Him N18 Million for a Verse’

October 20, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Premium Times] Nigerian rapper, M.I Abaga, and his record label, Chocolate City, are suing American rap legend, Nas, whose real name is Nasir Jones, for allegedly failing to deliver a verse they paid for.

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