Culture

Africa: I Am Samuel – an African Love Story Against All Odds, Yet With Further Obstacles and Divisions to Navigate

December 6, 2021 | Source: Daily Maverick

[Daily Maverick] Although banned in Kenya — its country of origin — queer documentary ‘I Am Samual’ aims to present new perspectives and understanding. Its makers hope the documentary will serve as a catalyst for dialogue across the country.

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Swaziland: Protest Artists in Eswatini Refuse to Be Erased

December 6, 2021 | Source: New Frame

[New Frame] Creatives in different mediums, from filmmaking to fine art, are documenting and depicting their experiences in the beleaguered country for all the world to see.

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Kenya: Koffi Olomide Performs in Rwanda After Nairobi Concert Is Cancelled

December 6, 2021 | Source: Nairobi News

[Nairobi News] The last-minute cancellation of Koffi Olomide’s concert in Nairobi at the weekend didn’t appear to affect the Congolese musician, as he instead headed to Kigali to entertain his fans.

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Nigeria: Wizkid Makes History at Mobo Awards 2021 –

December 6, 2021 | Source: Premium Times

[Premium Times] Wizkid made history as the most awarded African act in history after winning the Best International Act and Best African Act awards.

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Nigeria: Wizkid Makes History at Mobo Awards 2021 –

December 6, 2021 | Source: Premium Times

[Premium Times] Wizkid made history as the most awarded African act in history after winning the Best International Act and Best African Act awards.

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Nigeria: Guinness Book of Records – Nigerian Record Holder Kicks Off “480-Hour Read Aloud Contest”

December 6, 2021 | Source: Premium Times

[Premium Times] The participants, who are drawn from different geo-political regions in the country will attempt to read for 480 hours in the Longest Marathon Read Aloud category.

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Nigeria: Guinness Book of Records – Nigerian Record Holder Kicks Off “480-Hour Read Aloud Contest”

December 6, 2021 | Source: Premium Times

[Premium Times] The participants, who are drawn from different geo-political regions in the country will attempt to read for 480 hours in the Longest Marathon Read Aloud category.

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Sudan: Sudan Mourns Death of Singing Genus, Kabli

December 6, 2021 | Source: SudaNow

[SudaNow] Khartoum — A hospital in the U.S State of Michigan on Thursday saw the death of Sudan’s singing icon, integrative artist and poet Abdelkareem Alkabli, who passed aged 89.

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Nigeria: AFRIMMA, YouTube Black Voice to Celebrate African Music Stars in Virtual Award Show

December 6, 2021 | Source: Vanguard

[Vanguard] African muzik magazine awards, AFRIMMA, has collaborated with YouTube black voice to host the 8th edition of the annual music award show .

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Somalia: Mogadishu Book Fair Resumes After Covid-19 Lockdown Postponement

December 6, 2021 | Source: VOA

[VOA] Mogadishu, Somalia — Somalia’s annual Mogadishu International Book Fair has resumed following the suspension of the event last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Restrictions were applied to the invitation-only event this year in order to pre…

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