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Zambia blocks S.Africa’s Zodwa Wabantu’s planned visit

Zambia said on Thursday it will not allow a controversial South African musician to enter the country as her idea of performing without panties was alien to the country's morals. Zodwa Wabantu, the Durban-based singer and YouTube celebrity known for...

Lost Ben Enwonwu masterpiece found in London sold for $1.4 million

A portrait of a Nigerian princess that was lost for more than 40 years and found in a London flat was sold at an auction for 1 million pounds ($1.4 million) on Wednesday . “Tutu”, an art work by Nigeria’s...

Ghanaian musician dies in auto crash

Three people, including budding Ghanaian musician with the stage name Ebony Reigns died early Friday in a car collision in Ghana, police have confirmed. Police said the crash happened near Sunyani, 400 km north of the capital Accra, where the...

Legendary South African Jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Legendary South African jazz musician, Bra Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78. According a story from Timeslive, Bra Hugh's family issued a statement on Tuesday to confirm the news. The statement read in part, "After a protracted and...

Angola 2018 carnival takes to streets in February – Culture Minister

The 2018 edition of the Angolan Carnival takes to the streets in February, with all its size and grandeur, despite the financial constraints resulting from the crisis facing the country, said on Thursday in Luanda, the Minister of Culture,...

Egyptian singer gets 2 years in jail over music video

An Egyptian court jailed a little-known singer for two years on Tuesday for inciting debauchery, judicial sources said, after she appeared in a music video in her underwear and suggestively eating a banana. Shyma’s song, titled “I have issues”, sparked...

Fight against music piracy boosted in East Africa with unified laws

East African Community (EAC) member states are set to harmonize their laws to boost cooperation in the fight against music piracy, an official said on Monday. Kenya Film and Classification Board (KFCB) CEO Ezekiel Mutua told a media briefing in...

Ivory Coast’s African art museum gets new lease of life

It has been buffeted by the pendulum swing of domestic politics and suffered looting that left it without some of its most precious items. But Ivory Coast's Museum of Civilisations is now back, and determined to recover its place as...

Ethiopia police stop singer Tewodros Kassahun’s album launch

Authorities in Ethiopia have stopped singer Tewodros Kassahun, popularly known as Teddy Afro, from launching his much-acclaimed album, Ethiopia. On his Facebook Page, Teddy Afro says police asked him to have a permit for the launch that was to be...

Zimbabwe Invites celebrity at carnival ‘if she wears panties’

Popular South African celebrity Zodwa Wabantu has been invited invited to grace Zimbabwe's week-long Harare International Carnival in September, on the condition that she wears panties. Zodwa Wabantu, known for her ostentatious skimpy dressing, has been asked by Zimbabwe's Tourism Authority (ZTA)...
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Russia calls for talks in Libya after Haftar calls on forces to advance

Russia’s foreign ministry on Friday called for dialogue between hostile groups to resolve the crisis in Libya, the Interfax...
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Cameroon MPs debate autonomy for the Anglophone region

Members of parliament in Cameroon are debating whether to grant more autonomy to the country's Anglophone regions where thousands of people have died in...

Omar al-Bashir’s wife summoned over finances

The wife of ousted Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, Widad Babiker, has been summoned for questioning over possession of land and bank accounts, Arabic-language website...

Ex-Algeria PM elected president as thousands prepare to protest

Former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was elected Algeria’s new president after a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil, but demonstrators who...

UK’s Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Conservatives secure majority in British election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain’s Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election...