AFRICAN HEADLINES

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Back In The Spotlight: Chantel Riley Set To Release EP Album

In 2011, Jamaican-Canadian actress Chantel Riley landed her first gig in Hamburg, Germany where she played “Nala” in Disney’s The Lion King after she attended an open call in Toronto ...

2020-04-29

The Second Wave: Is The Azonto Fever Revival Dead On Arrival?

Dance is an essential part of the entertainment culture.  A few to rock the African continent include the Bobaraba dance with an erotic appeal from the Ivory Coast.  We also have Shoki, Kuke ...

2020-04-28

Egyptian Portraits: Adham Ragab Celebrates The Simple Souls Among Us

Today, Muslims across the world begin the Holy Month of Ramadan. Though he is yet to graduate as in fine arts, 25-year-old, Adham Ragab’s latest collection, “Egyptian Portraits” &ldq ...

2020-04-24

Out Of My Way: Rimon Brings Back Year 2000 Vibes In A Playful Hard To Get Situation

Growing up, Rimon dreamt of being a musician, but she thought it was impossible until, during her teenage years, she dropped the fear and took a bold step to follow her passion. Rimon broke into the s ...

2020-04-21

Positive Result Or Recipe For Disaster: Ghana Sets Sail As The First African Country To End Lock Down

In a televised address last night, Ghanaian president, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo eased restrictions and lifted the country’s three-week partial lockdown in two major regions which took e ...

2020-04-20

Stay Home, Or Dance With Us: How The Coffin Dancers From Ghana Became A Global Sensation

The thought of death terrifies many people, but one thing is inevitable, we will die someday. The Coffin dancers from Ghana have rapidly gained popularity amidst the coronavirus epidemic to the extent ...

2020-04-18

Out Of The Game: Egyptian Rap Genius Marwan Pablo Drops The Microphone

Early this year, Egyptian rapper, Marwan Pablo revealed he will quit music. Well, many thought he was not too serious about his statement until recently, to our utmost surprise, Marwan deleted all his ...

2020-04-16