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Africa:Sublime Soul Diva Who Demanded Respect, Which Will be Forever Given

August 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[The Conversation Africa] It is no coincidence that two of Aretha Franklin’s celebrated contemporaries who travelled to Detroit to see the singer in the last stages of her illness were Stevie Wonder and Jesse Jackson. It is hard to overestimate Frankli…

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Africa:Tribute – Aretha Franklin’s Feminist Anthems

August 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[This Day] In her 1998 single ‘A Rose is Still a Rose’ the late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin belted out: ‘Darlin’, you hold the power (what I am is what I am)’.

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Kenya:Former Ingwe Defender ‘Paco’ Launches Music Career in the U.S.

August 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Nairobi News] A majority of Kenyan football fans will recall Jonas Nahimana for his exceptional skills on the pitch and his calm nature off it.

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South Africa:Survivor SA Winner Announced As Host Nico Reveals 7th Season On the Way

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[News24Wire] The jury has spoken, the final votes have been tallied and South Africa’s sole survivor’s flame is still burning.

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Kenya:Was Huddah’s Jibe On Club Hosting Aimed At Rival Vera Sidika?

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Nairobi News] Was socialite Huddah Monroe’s jibe on club hostings targeted at her rival Vera Sidika?

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Namibia:Stop Killing! Gospel Artist Pleads With Single

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Era] Local Gospel singer, Rodney Seibeb, recently released a new single titled !Nab/ Guiba !Hoa, which means only light must speak, a head of his much anticipated album titled Focus On You, to be release next month.

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Namibia:Khakhane Fashion Promises a Pre-Summer Steamer

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

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Nigeria:Startimes to Crash Subscription By September 1

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Guardian] Startimes said it will reduce subscription fee for its Classic bouquet from N2,600 to N1,900 come September 1, with the inclusion of Ebony Life TV, ST Nollywood Plus and Fox and ST Kids to the bouquet.

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Nigeria:A Sleek Red Carpet Tribute Night for Late Ras Kimono

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[This Day] The magnificent COSON House in Ikeja will on Wednesday, August 22 witness a super classy event in honour of the great reggae toaster, Ras kimono, who passed on in Lagos on June 10, 2018.

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Nigeria:Music – Nigeria’s New Cultural Export

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[IPS] United Nations -It is a cold evening in Antwerp, Belgium’s second-largest city, famous for diamonds, beer, art and high-end fashion. Inside a small restaurant, a mix of the latest American pop and rap–clearly enjoyed by diners–is playing on a r…

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