Africa Arts 

Ghana Honours Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman, Others

The Ghana Tourist Authority, together with the Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture and the Diaspora community in Ghana has actually honoured Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman who passed away recently after fighting with colon cancer. Holding a minute silence for fallen heroes at the unveiling of the seven pillars of the Beyond the Return in Accra Wednesday, September 9, 2020, Ceo of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Akwasi Agyeman stated “Might I respectfully request that all of us rise for a minute silence … for our forefathers who went through…

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Africa Arts 

Cape Town wants to host South Africa’s first major ‘coronavirus-safe’ event

The City of Cape Town has written to the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture requesting that it be allowed to host a major drive-in as a proof of concept for future events around South Africa. The request comes after Arts and Culture minister Nathi Mthethwa met with members of the events industry last week to discuss the reopening of the sector. As part of the meeting, the South African Communication Industries Association (SACIA) presented the stringent safety measures and protocols they plan have put in place to mitigate the…

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Arts 

30,000 Youths In Nigeria Applied For BBNaija 2020 Season 5

A sum total of 30,000 Nigerian youths have applied to feature as housemates for the fifth edition of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality show. The organizers, MultiChoice Nigeria, made the disclosure on Saturday. They were, however, silent on the number of housemates that will enter the BBNaija house in 2020. Thas is a deliberate attempt to ease the spread of coronavirus pandemic also known as COVID-19. Recall that the Season 4 edition in 2019 that had Mercy Eke emerging winner of the reality show featured a total of 26 participants…

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Africa Arts North America 

Stonebwoy makes Ghana proud; becomes the most-streamed artiste in USA

Stonebwoy’s fourth studio commodity rightly captioned “Anloga Junction” album continues to set standards in the music ecosystem as it topped Pop Vortex’s chart of the most popular and best selling new projects on iTunes chart – America’s chart rating service. On this well produced project, which was released on April 24 and boasts of top-notch collaborations with international artistes, including Grammy nominated American pop star, Keri Hilson, the Black Entertainment Tv (BET) award-winning artiste delivers a diverse string of songs that pull from various regional sounds and fuse afro-beasts, afro-dance-hall,…

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Africa Arts Technology 

Masaka Kids Receive YouTube Gold Creator Award – Online news from Uganda and the East African region

Uganda’s Teen dancing group Masaka Kids Africana have joined Eddy Kenzo in the YouTube Gold creator Award category after Surpassing one Million YouTube subscribers. The Masaka Kids Africana is composed of children aged 2 and above many of who are orphans. According to their website, “they represent all the children of the continent and they demonstrate the potential of African children to become strong leaders for a better future in their land”. Upon receiving the Award from YouTube the Masaka Kids praised God for the Award and thanked their fans…

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