Culture

Nigeria: Is Basketmouth Bringing Top U.S. Comedian Chris Rock to Nigeria?

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Vanguard] Ace comedian Basket mouth real name, Bright Okpocha, on Friday gave a hint on plans to invite Chris Rock, Top American comedian for a performance scheduled for June in Lagos.

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Tanzania: Vanessa Mdee’s Sister Launches Music Career With Debut Single “Shuga”

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Capital FM] Tanzanian songstress Vanessa Mdee’s sister, Mimi Mars, launches her music career with debut single “SHUGA.”

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South Africa: Country Gears Up for Metro FM Awards

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[allAfrica] The Metro FM Music Awards will be held at the iNkosi Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban.

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Tanzania: Diamond Platinumz Being Audited Over Drug Trafficking Links

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Nation] Bongo star and Wasafi Records chief executive Diamond Platinumz was on Wednesday summoned by the Tanzania Revenue Authority to table a report on his source of wealth and a statement on his tax returns.

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South Africa: Pearl Modiadie and Amon Mokoena to Host Metro FM Music Awards

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Metro FM] Metro FM is pleased to announce its hosts for the 16th edition of the METRO FM Music Awards.  The multi-talented Ms. Pearl Modiadie along with the bigger than life radio legend and personality Mr. Amon Mokoena have been tasked with the huge responsibility to hosting one of the most anticipated awards on the music industry’s calendar.  Ms. Modiadie and Mr. Mokoena host the midday show ‘The Great Escape’ on METRO FM.

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South Africa: 16th Metro FM Awards Finalists Announced

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Metro FM] Metro FM, The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)’s biggest commercial radio station, last night announced the finalists for the 16th Metro FM Music Awards (MMA16), with the theme, ‘WHAT’S NEXT IS ALL THAT MATTERS’.

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Kenya: Outrage As Us TV Show Uses Real Life Westgate Mall Attack Footage

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[News24Wire] A United States television series has sparked outrage in Kenya after is used real life footage from the east African country’s worst terror attack at the Westgate mall.

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South Africa: South Africans Battle to Save Ancient Brew from Extinction

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[VOA] Traditional South African beer, brewed for centuries by peoples such as the Xhosa, is in danger of disappearing, according to Slow Food International, an organization trying to revive local food cultures.

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Rwanda: Comedian Atome Returns to the Stage

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Times] Local comedian Diogene Ntarindwa, also known as Atome, is set to make his return to the stage after several months.

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Nigeria: Tonto Dikeh’s Estranged Hubby Signs Singer, Praiz

February 24, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Vanguard] Despite the crisis rocking his marriage, Tonto Dikeh’s estranged hubby, Olakunle Churchill, shocked many critics, Tuesday, when he unveiled popular singer, Praiz Adejo, as one of his foundation, Big Church Foundation, ambassadors for the 201…

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