Culture

South Africa: Musa’s Fun At Abantu’s Kids Zone

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[The Journalist] Musawenkosi Ama Xaba is just seven years old and to date she is our youngest contributor. She attended the Abantu Book Festival this weekend and wrote about Kids Zone.

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South Africa: South African Actress Pearl Thusi to Star in First African Netflix Series

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Pearl Thusi will star in Queen Sono, Netlfix’s first original series from Africa, Channel24 reports.

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Nigeria: Ikeogu Oke – the Poet Who Penned His Own Epitaph

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Vanguard] When news about the passing away of Nigeria’s celebrated poet, Ikeogu Oke, broke last week, not many people believed it was true considering that he was consistent in the public sphere as a celebrity since winning the 2017 Nigeria Prize for …

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Nigeria: Open Studio 2018 – a New Beginning for Duke Asidere’s Playspot

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Vanguard] In this era of unbridled materialism and entrenched culture of pre-occupation with mundane, trivial and sensual pleasures, it is rare to find visual artists who speak with their brushes and pencils as Fela Kuti speaks with his music and danc…

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Nigeria: I Was Beaten, Dragged On the Ground Because I Asked for Help, Actor Narrates Ordeal

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Guardian] The Lagos State police command has commenced investigation into the alleged brutalization of a Nollywood actor, Gideon Okeke, by officers of Maroko police station, Lekki.

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Uganda: Ugandan Author Is Joint Winner of Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Monitor] Ms Harriet Anena, Ugandan author and poet is a joint winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018.

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Kenya: DNA Releases Dis Track On ‘Bitter’ Dj Pinye

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Nairobi News] Rapper DNA has released a dis track that accuses legendary DJ Pinye of being a bitter man.

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Tanzania: Diamond Platnumz Safe After Dais Collapses During Wasafi Show

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Nairobi News] Bongo maestro Diamond Platnumz was on Saturday uninjured after a dais collapsed during a performance in Sumbawanga, a town located in western Tanzania.

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Zimbabwe: Mukanya Caps Fine Bulawayo Show

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Zimbabwe] United States of America (USA) based Chimurenga music guru, Thomas Mapfumo on Saturday dished out a lifetime scintillating performance during his first Peace Tour show at the large city hall in Bulawayo.

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Zimbabwe: Rachel J Launches Single in Style

December 10, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[The Herald] It was a glitz and glamour affair as songstress Rachel J unveiled her single, “Makwikwi” at Rainbow Towers Hotel on Saturday.

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