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Kenya: Samidoh, Wa Mama Suffer Loss As Sh9.4m Deals Are Cancelled

Two Mt Kenya region music stars, Joyce wa Mama and Samuel Muchoki, aka Samidoh, have suffered a loss in a combined Sh9.4 million showbiz deal they had signed with a Murang’a-based entertainment joint. Wa Mama was supposed to…

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Rwanda: The Top 10 Richest Artistes in the Country

EVER SINCE NEW MUSIC GENRES such as R&B, pop and Afro Beat were introduced in Rwanda, Rwandan artistes have made a huge impact on music and have created a fortune for themselves. Some of the richest musicians in…

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Nigeria: BBNaija – Maria, Pere Survive First Live Eviction Show As Biggie Reveals Two Wild Cards.

The game has now shifted gears as both Maria and Pere are now officially in the Big Brother Reality show to win. The Big Brother Naija host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, took on the first BBNaija Shine Ya Eye live…

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Malawi: Legendary Artists Need to Be Accorded National Recognition – As Tributes Pour in for Late Eric Mabedi

As tributes pour in for late Eric Mabedi, one of Malawi’s legendary drama actors, kind thoughts have been shared on social media that Malawian legendary artists need to be accorded ‘deserved’ national recognition. Mabedi — whose stage name…

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Namibia: Ml to Start Record Label

Maria Lisa Immanuel, popularly known as ML, continues to uplift the youth and empower those who do not have a lot. She recently decided to, from next year onwards, take an upcoming artist in under her company called…

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Malawi: Reggae Great Gramps Morgan Confirmed As Sand Festival Headliner

After keeping their fans guessing, Sand Music Festival finally unveiled reggae icon Gramps Morgan as the Saturday headliner for this year’s event taking place from 1 to 3 October at Sunbird Nkopola in Mangochi. Gramps returns to Malawi…

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Tanzania: Zanzibar Film Festival Lives Up to the Hype

The just concluded annual Zanzibar International Film Festival at the Old Fort Amphitheatre in Stone Town lived up to its billing and had more women-led entries and films, which made up for last year’s canceled event. Both Tanzania…

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Liberia – Musicians Union Executives Resign

By Lincoln G. Peters Two ranking executives of the Liberia Musicians Union, in persons of McDonald Parcular (MC Parcular), Vice President for Administration, and Ms. Miatta L. Kamara (Lady Love), Vice President for Operations, announced their resignations over…

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Nigeria: Popular Nigerian Socialite, Laide Oropo, Is Dead

The deceased was reportedly billed to celebrate his 80th birthday on November 6 Popular Nigerian socialite, Laide Oropo, who ruled the social scene in the 1960s and 70s, has died Sunday evening, two of his employees have said.…

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Nigeria: Hushpuppi – FBI Writes Nigeria Police Over Kyari’s Indictment, IG Orders Investigation

Abuja — The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Thursday wrote the Nigerian Police detailing the allegations levelled against Deputy Commisioner of Police, Mr Abba Kyari. It also served the police the indictment processes with regard to…

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