Africa Utilities 

In Mathare, clean water is music, as Billian shields the Kenyan slum against COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Kenya, the government has actually taken stringent preventive procedures to contain its spread. A few of these procedures consist of obligatory wearing of masks all the time while in public places, washing hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds a number of times a day, preserving a distance of at least 1.5 meters from others and all companies have to supply soap and water, or alcohol based sanitizers to their customers. Failure to follow these procedures will result in a…

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Mali Music releases live performance of ‘Let Go’

Three-time GRAMMY® nominated artist, composer, and producer Mali Music has released a new live performance video for his single “Let Go.” It’s available today as part of Vevo’s Ctrl series and premiered on Mali’s YouTube channel. “Let Go” is the first single from his forthcoming album entitled Book of Mali, which will be released in a partnership between his imprint K Approved Enterprises and RCA Inspiration in the summer of 2020. Mixing his signature sounds of R&B, hip-hop, and gospel on hit songs such as “Beautiful,” “I Believe,” and “Still,” Mali Music continues to showcase his…

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Africa Covid19 

Burundi president becomes world’s first head of state to die of Covid confirm medics

The Burundian president died from the coronavirus, according to medics at the hospital where he was flown to following his death. The country’s government had announced Pierre Nkurunziza’s cause of death as from a heart attack. A medical source at the Karusi hospital where Nkurunziza died, has confirmed the president was in ‘respiratory distress’ before his death. Medics at the Kamenge university hospital in Bujumbura told AFP that the head of the institute of public health requested their hospital’s only ventilator and the head of our reanimation service ‘in the name…

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I did not target the entire music industry in my counsel to Gospel Artist Kings Malembe Malembe

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has clarified that he did not target the entire music industry in his counsel to Gospel Artist Kings Malembe Malembe. Mr Lusambo says it is unfortunate that his counsel to one musician he considers a brother has been mistaken to have been targeted at the entire music industry. Speaking in an interview, the Lusaka Province Minister said by advising Kings Malembe Malembe, he is not in any way infringing on anyone’s freedom of speech in Zambia. “I can choose to speak to Kings Malembe in…

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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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