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Naomi Campbell calls for Grammy Award afrobeats category

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has criticised the organisers of the Grammy Awards after Nigerian afrobeats star Burna Boy failed to win at the weekend.Burna Boy was nominated for Best World Music Album for his 2019 record African Giant but lost...

Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo dedicates her Grammy to Burna Boy

The Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has dedicated her Grammy award to the Nigerian singer Burna Boy who was up against her to win the music prize.They were set against each other in the World Music category of the US...

Idris Elba homecoming (Sierra Leone visit) in pictures

Christmas came a week earlier for proud Sierra Leoneans who welcomed their son and world renowned actor Idris Elba who returned to his father's land for the first time in 47 years of his life.It was an activity packed...

Idris Elba first visit to father’s homeland – Sierra Leone

Renowned British actor and famed international show business personality Idris Elba is visiting Sierra Leone, the country of birth of his father, in what Tourism Minister Memunatu Pratt has described as a "homecoming".Despite this being a private visit, on...

Fall out of Cardi B’s Ghana visit fiasco

Ghana celebrities were enraged after Cardi B to choose to hang out by the pool side to enjoy a local delicacy Khebab, while they waited for hours for her to show up for a 'meet and greet' session.Enraged by...

Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi crowned Miss Universe 2019

Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi has been crowned Miss Universe 2019, at a colorful event at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, making her the 68th Miss Universe.The three-hour show which was hosted once again by award-winning comedian,...

BBC lists 5 African music stars to look out for in 2020

Musicians such as Davido, Wizkid and Burna Boy are now established mainstream stars around the world, and global interest in African music has never been higher.In 2019, Beyoncé hand-picked some of Africa's biggest stars to appear on her Lion...

Rapper Cardi B arrives Lagos, Nigeria for music festival

Popular American rapper Cardi B has arrived Lagos, Nigeria ahead of a planned weekend music festival.The rapper, who announced her arrival via Instagram, stated how excited she was to be visiting an African country for the first time.She shared...

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...
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Pirates attack Turkish ship off W. Africa; kill 1, kidnap 15

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