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Nigeria: Patoranking’s Third Studio Album Is ‘Three’

August 8, 2020 | Source: This Day

[This Day] Patoranking’s new body of work, ‘Three’, which comes exactly one year and three months after his sophomore album, holds a lot of meanings to the reggae/dancehall superstar.

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Nigeria: P Diddy Is Executive Producer of Burna Boy’s Latest Album

August 8, 2020 | Source: Premium Times

[Premium Times] American rapper and business mogul, P. Diddy, has been announced as one of the executive producers of Burna Boy’s next studio album dubbed ‘Twice As Tall’.

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Nigeria: Quickraiz Partners Actors Guild to Rescue Sick Actors

August 8, 2020 | Source: This Day

[This Day] To help cater for the well-being of entertainers, an online crowd-funding platform, quickraiz.com, has partnered Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) to raise N50 million for ailing actors and aged actors.

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Namibia: Artists Welcome Virtual Namas Ceremony

August 7, 2020 | Source: New Era

[New Era] The Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) finale will be hosted live, virtually over an eight full weekend period, starting from 15 August to 14 October 2020.

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Namibia: Shady Blacc Explains His African Abilities in ‘My Soul Is Afro’

August 7, 2020 | Source: New Era

[New Era] Versatile artist Shady Blacc, in his latest mixtape, titled ‘My soul is afro’, sheds light on the hitches black people go through.

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South Africa: The Bookery Celebrates 10 Impactful Years While Fighting for Its Survival – and That of School Libraries

August 7, 2020 | Source: Daily Maverick

[Daily Maverick] The Bookery was in the process of establishing three libraries when lockdown happened, executive manager Cosmas Mabeya explains during a Zoom interview. Had they been completed, it would have brought the total number of school librarie…

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Namibia: Die Eintlike Vibe Back for Season 2

August 7, 2020 | Source: New Era

[New Era] ‘Die Eintlike Vibe’, a show dedicated to engage artists, getting deeper into conversation with them through their creative processes, and finding out what inspires them and touch into their personal lives, is back for the second season.

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Namibia: Meet Maniak the Conscious Rapper

August 7, 2020 | Source: New Era

[New Era] Conscious rapper Maniak, also known as Tukondjeni Iita, hails from Damara location and has a unique way of creating awareness and imparting knowledge through his music.

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Nigeria: Lockdown Violation – FCT Court Convicts Naira Marley, to Pay ₦200,000 Fine

August 7, 2020 | Source: Vanguard

[Vanguard] Abuja — Ordered to publish apology in a national daily

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Kenya: Jalang’o ‘Snitches’ on Betty Kyallo’s Relationship With ‘Somali Guy’

August 7, 2020 | Source: Nairobi News

[Nairobi News] Comedian Jalang’o seems to have let the cat out of the bag regarding the nature of the relationship between Betty Kyallo and her alleged ‘Somali Guy’ Alinur Mohammed.

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