Culture

Nigeria: Coming2America – Feminism Served On Afro-American Themed Menu

April 18, 2021 | Source: This Day

[This Day] It’s not clear what critics were expecting to find in the sequel to Coming to America, a 1988 box- office hit produced by Eddie Murphy Productions. Dubbed Coming 2 America, the movie-upon its release last month had received mixed reviews, to…

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Nigeria: New Nollywood Comedy ‘Breaded Life’ Hits Cinemas

April 17, 2021 | Source: Premium Times

[Premium Times] It tells the story of a reckless young man, who wakes up to find that no one can recognise him except a local bread seller.

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Namibia: Bonganisoul Listed On Africa Music Challenge

April 16, 2021 | Source: New Era

[New Era] William Bongani //Garoeb, also known as Bonganisoul, was recently announced as one of five Namibian artists who will participate in the Africa Music Challenge.

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Egypt: Antiquities – Maintenance At Mummies’ Hall At NMEC Finalized

April 16, 2021 | Source: Egypt Online

[Egypt Online] The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) announced that maintenance and preparations of the mummies’ hall have been finalized after the mummies were transported to it in the marvelous golden parade on April 3.

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Zimbabwe: Digitalisation to Usher 12 New TV Stations, Improve Disaster Coping

April 16, 2021 | Source: New Zimbabwe

[New Zimbabwe] INFORMATION, Media and Broadcasting Services minister Monica Mutsvangwa says the transformation of the media landscape from analogue to digital terrestrial television broadcasting will improve signal reach and quality as well as promote …

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Botswana: Produce Local Content – Segokgo

April 16, 2021 | Source: Botswana Daily News

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone — Media graduates on attachment at the Department of Broadcasting Services (DBS) have been implored to strive to produce local content for the airwaves.

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Nigeria: YouTube Shuts Down Channel Promoting Televangelist TB Joshua’s Violent ‘Conversion Therapy’

April 16, 2021 | Source: Daily Maverick

[Daily Maverick] In response to openDemocracy’s enquiries about TB Joshua’s controversial exorcisms, YouTube terminated his channel. Facebook says it has removed certain posts, but a number are still visible, and MultiChoice, which broadcasts his 24-ho…

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Nigeria: ‘UK Remains Committed to Supporting Nigeria’s Culture, Creative Industries’

April 16, 2021 | Source: This Day

[This Day] The Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ben Llewellyn-Jones has restated the country’s commitment to Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage and her creative industries, in further enhancing the Nigerian-British relationship.

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Angola: Paulo Matomina Releases New Single

April 16, 2021 | Source: Angop

[ANGOP] Luanda — The Angolan musician Paulo Matomina has released, via digital platforms, a single entitled “Patroa”, whose song proposes a reflection on the value of women, going against the trend of approaches that reduce women to sex.

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Angola: Paulo Flores to Release New Album

April 16, 2021 | Source: Angop

[ANGOP] Luanda — The Angolan musician Paulo Flores is due to release a new album on April 30 in Portugal and digital platforms entitled “Independence”,.

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