AFRICAN HEADLINES

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She's Got That Juice: Shenseea Wants To Conquer The World

During the golden era of dancehall in the 1990s to early 2000s, we had fearless and versatile female emcees such as Patra, Lady Saw, Tanya Stephens, Sister Nancy, Lady G, Cecile amongst othe ...

2020-05-08

Tazmanian Devil: A Story About Living With The Consequences Of Choices Every Day, Good Or Bad

After he was discovered when he starred in “Beast Of No Nations”, young Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah also was exceptional in Bryan Singer’s film, “Out of the village”, w ...

2020-05-07

Life Off The Court: How Former NBA Player, Pops Mensah Bonsu Is Pushing Limits To Impact The Game

Africa has also produced giants for the NBA. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Hakeem Olajuwon is the first African player to earn global recognition for his skills. Dikembe Mutombo from Congo wa ...

2020-05-05

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