Author: Ayana Vuthela

Nigerian tech entrepreneur, Chidi Nwaogu, has been invited to speak at the Leadership Academy for African Development (LAAD) Sessions at the Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, MI, on Friday, April 10, 2020. Chidi Nwaogu, who is the co-founder and CEO of Publiseer, a digital content distribution company, headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, has accepted […]

Joburg Theatre and Bernard Jay are excited to announce that their highly acclaimed, award-winning production of the musical The Color Purple will travel to the SAIC-Shanghai Culture Square Theatre in China for fourteen performances from July 29th to August 9th, 2020. The all-South African company, helmed by director Janice Honeyman, will move ‘lock, stock, and […]

After the success of Egoli, vocal powerhouse, Amanda Black, is ready to usher in Autumn with her new single “Vuka”  from her latest album POWER. Amanda Black ft Anthony Hamilton & Soweto Gospel Choir – Vuka (04:39) Composer:  Amanda Benedicta Antony/ Christer Kobedi/Vaughan Fourie/ Victory Chauke/ Loud Haileer/ Anthony Hamilton/ Milton Ndlakuse

The Marley family, Island Records, UME, and Primary Wave Music Publishing will honor the legacy of Bob Marley commemorating his 75th birthday milestone and his importance in the history of global music with a year-long celebration. The ONE LOVE celebrations will encompass all things music, fashion, art, photography, technology, sport, and film, providing fans unprecedented access to […]

By Sonia Elks LONDON, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019 – the latest accolade for her work. Time editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal said the 16-year-old had become “the biggest voice on the biggest issue facing the planet — […]

MTN Bushfire is more than simply a music festival. As Africa’s largest and most inclusive festival of music and the arts, MTN Bushfire has earned its global reputation as a distinctly African, yet globally-infused, festival experience. The musical line-up of the various MTN Bushfire stages reflects this diversity and includes both well-known and loved African and […]

2018 Idols contestant Nosipho “Nocy-Jay” Silinda released her debut single late 2019 and has been receiving massive love throughout the festive season with live performance across South Africa. Her debut single is currently charting on SA music top 100 charts at #18 and has enjoyed number #1 status on stations such as Gagasi FM and […]

  Three renowned soul sensations Lira, Syleena Johnson, and Berita guaranteed to bring some soul sizzle to audiences, for one night only, on 23 August 2019 at Carnival City Big Top Arena in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. Daveyton-born, South Africa’s very own diva Lira has wowed audiences both locally and internationally with her voice and artistry. This 11-times South African […]

By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – More than 21,500 Kenyans die each year from cooking with traditional fuels like charcoal and firewood, new government data showed, as authorities pledged to meet a global goal of universal access to clean cooking energy by 2030. The health risks were greatest in rural areas, where 90% […]

Botswana’s government appealed a high court ruling which decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison. The court’s ruling in June, which was praised by international organizations and activists, meant Botswana joined a handful of African countries that have legalized same-sex relationships. Attorney General Abraham Keetshabe […]


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