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Malema tweets support for Burna Boy, assures of protection, AKA wants apology

South Africa's firebrand opposition politician Julius Malema has tweeted to reassure Nigerian music star Burna Boy of his safety if he visits South Africa next weekend.Looking forward to receiving and being entertained by my brother @burnaboy here at his...

Oscar disqualify Nigeria’s Lionheart for having ‘too much English’ dialogue

Nigerian film director and actor Genevieve Nnaji has protested against the disqualification of her film, Lionheart, from Oscar's Best International Feature Film category.The Academy dropped the Nigerian comedy "for having too much dialogue in English", which violates its rule...

Zimbabwean comedian Gringo nearly died of appendicitis

Zimbabwe's most famous comedian, Lazarus Boora nearly died of appendicitis had it not been for the solidarity of his countrymen who rallied around him and financed his surgery.After a successful surgery last week to remove the appendix, Lazarus Boora...

Update: Davido got me pregnant! The lady now say its a prank (Video inclusive)

A young lady has set social media buzzing with a claim that Nigerian music star, David Adeleke aka Davido whose fiance recently gave birth to a baby boy, impregnated her.According to her claim, she said that she had gone...

Ugandan siblings win 1st edition of East Africa’s Got Talent

Two Ugandan siblings Esther and Ezekiel Mutesasira were over the weekend crowned winners of the first edition of East Africa's Got Talent show, a contest that drew participation from four countries, according to BBC Africa. The siblings won a cash...

British-Nigerian rapper Dave Omoregie wins UK mercury prize

A 21-year old British-Nigerian rapper and school dropout, David Orobosa Omoregie, has won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his first album Psychodrama. Psychodrama was released in March, it entered the UK charts at number one and have sold 129,354, copies...

Rastafarianism is a religion! Kenyan judge rules

A Kenyan judge has ruled that Rastafarianism is a religion that deserves to be treated like any other. The ruling is part of a case involving a minor who was banned from school for having dreadlocks. The 15-year-old student at the...

Emir of Kano’s musician Naziru Ahmed charged for setting up studio at home

A popular Nigerian musician has been charged with illegally releasing songs and setting up a studio in his house. Naziru Ahmad was arrested by police at his home in Kano city on Wednesday evening. He appeared in court on Thursday and...

Star musician Davido confirms 2020 as year for his wedding

Nigerian music super star Davido has confirmed plans to officially tie the knot with his long time girlfriend, Chioma Rowlands in 2020. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 27-year-old singer had just concluded an introduction ceremony with...

Xenophopia: Zambia radio station bans South African musics

A popular radio station in Zambia has said it will no longer play South African music in protest against the xenophobic attacks that have been taking place in South Africa. "Hot FM will cease to play music by South African...
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