Africa

West Africa nations need to collaborate to tackle economic challenges, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that West African countries need to forge a closer collaboration to tackle economic challenges confronting the sub-region. This was stated on Tuesday by Buhari while receiving delegates from the West African Bankers Association (WABA) in Abuja. Femi Adesina, a presidential spokesperson, issued a statement to that effect. The president said African countries […]

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Africa should be providing global solutions, says AfDB

President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has stated that Africa must be a solution for food to countries around the world. This was stated on Monday by Adesina at a meeting with journalists ahead of the bank’s 2022 annual meetings in Accra, Ghana. He said the bank was ready with plans to avert any […]

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Seun Arowojolu positions ContentGram Studios for major productions in Africa

Nigerian filmmaker, Seun Arowojolu has revealed plans to position world-class production company, ContentGram Studios Africa, to rival any production studio around the world. As revealed by Arowojolu who has worked on some of Nigeria’s top movies, the film studio was inspired by a desire to produce high-quality films. The filmmaker in a statement released on […]

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Toyin Adekeye’s ‘Bigger Than Africa’ documentary set for Netflix debut

Nigerian-born and Los Angeles-based filmmaker, Toyin Adekeye has finalized plans for the Netflix release of his cultural documentary titled ‘Bigger Than Africa.’ According to a statement from his Motherland Productions USA, the cultural documentary will feature preeminent and most notable Yoruba culture aficionados, including the late Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi. Other traditional figures who […]

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I Am So Glad To Have Davido, The Richest Artiste From Africa As My Best Friend – Cubana Chief Priest

Popular show promoter and business tycoon, Pascal Okechukwu well known as Cubana Chief Priest has recently stirred massive sections on social media after he expressed his happiness having singer David as his best friend. Speaking in a recent post on Twitter, Cubana Chief Priest shared a photo of himself and Davido and said he is […]

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Africa witnessing longest period of COVID-19 decline, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that Africa is experiencing its longest-running decline in COVID-19 infections since the beginning of the pandemic. This was contained in a statement released on Thursday by the organisation. According to the organisation, the reported weekly cases in the continent have fallen for the past 16 weeks, while deaths have […]

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The Music Business Academy for Africa returns with training program

The Music Business Academy (MBA) for Africa, now in its second session, is back with a training program aimed at producing Africa’s next generation of music business executives. The MBA was created by iManage Africa in collaboration with Music Ally and Dr. Carlos Chirinos of New York University’s Music Business Department. This year’s version is […]

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Major highlights from Africa Magic’s ‘Come Play Naija’ TV show

The season finale of Africa Magic’s ‘Come Play Naija’ kicked off on the night of March 24, 2022, closing the end of an incredible run for the TV game show. The season finale had 38 contestants slug it out for the ultimate prize of a brand-new car, a cash prize along with other exciting prizes. […]

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Pheelz Delivers ‘Church Version’ Of Hit Song ‘Finesse’ With Glitch Africa Choir, Femi Leye (Watch)

‘Finesse’ is one of the creatively rendered songs with enviable productions driving the music world crazy right now. The song is about to get bigger with the support of Glitch Africa Choir and Femi Leye’s breathtaking input. Have you ever wondered what music producer Pheelz’s latest smash hit song, ‘Finesse’, would sound like when […]

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I’m worried about military coups becoming popular in West Africa: Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the sustainability of democracy in West Africa is key to resolving the challenges in the sub-region but expresses worry about military coups becoming fashionable. “I am worried that some members of the sub-region are beginning to opt for military intervention because of what they consider as the weaknesses and flaws […]

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Simi Makes History, Becomes First Africa Female Artist To Hit 100 million Streams On Audiomack

  Nigeria Singer Simi Ogunleye aka Simi has achieved a new milestone.   This comes after she becamed the first female artiste in Africa to reach 100 million streams on Audiomack.   Her achievement is part of the celebration of Women’s History Month, hosted by Audiomack.   The event which took place in Lagos, provided […]

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Singer, Simi becomes the first female artiste in Africa to hit 100 million play on Audiomack

Nigerian sensational singer, Simi Ogunleye has broken a record by becoming the first female artiste to get 100 million plays on audiomack. The “Duduke” crooner took to her Instagram page to share the good news with her family. She showed her appreciation to audiomack for the opportunity given to her to air her song to […]

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AfDB unveils $1bn plan to boost wheat production, avert food crisis in Africa

African Development Bank (AfDB) has stated that it is planning to raise $1 billion to boost wheat production in Africa to avert potential food shortages arising from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. According to AfDB’s president, the fund would help 40 million African farmers utilise climate-resilient technologies and increase their output of heat-tolerant wheat varieties and other […]

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South Africa denied my visa application but are now using my video to do promo at the NYC consulate – Content creator, Tayo Aina

Nigerian content creator and Youtuber, Tayo Aina has reacted after discovering that the South African Immigration authorities have been using his video for promotions. Apparently, someone saw a video of him playing at SA’s New York City Consulate office and thought it wise to snap and send it to him via email. According to Tayo, […]

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Nigerian Teenager Becomes West Africa Best Overall Candidate In WASSCE (Photo)

    Eighteen-year-old, Chinasa Nweze has outclassed about 1,500,000 other students in West Africa to become the best student in the May/June 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).   This was announced on Tuesday.   She’s a former student of Lagoon School, Lekki, Lagos State.   Nweze beat over 1,500,000 million candidates that […]

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South Africa Police Seize Drugs Worth Over N19M From Two Nigerians Found Hiding In Neighbour’s Ceiling

The suspects, Amandi Henry Ogbuonye and Amobi Christian Eze Two Nigerian nationals have been remanded in a correctional centre by the Vereeniging Magistrate’s Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on Monday, March 14, after they were arrested for their alleged involvement in illicit drugs. The accused, Amandi Henry Ogbuonye, 39, and Amobi Christian Eze, 30, were […]

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Burnaboy Is The Best And Biggest Artist In Africa Until I Pick Up The Mic Again

Cynthia Morgan and Burnaboy Female rapper, Cynthia Morgan, has said that Grammy winner, Burnaboy is the biggest artist in Africa for now, until she returns to the music scene.She stated this in a post she shared on her Instastories this morning while talking about how she almost lost her record for picking the African giant […]

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Russia-Ukraine war: Africa vulnerable to higher food and fuel prices

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated that the ongoing crisis in Ukraine threatens to undo Africa’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery. This was stated by Kristalina Georgieva, IMF managing director after a meeting with African ministers of finance, African central bank governors, and representatives from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to discuss the impact […]

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TNC Africa Wraps Up Principal Photography For Its First Yoruba TV Series ‘Ololade’

TNC Africa, the film and TV production company committed to telling original African stories has wrapped up principal photography for its first Yoruba TV series titled ‘Ololade.’ The TV series set in Lagos, tells the story of two friends, Shina, a down-on-his-luck high school teacher, and Lateef, a lousy, dishonest auto-mechanic playboy, who both find […]

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Nigerians Are The Most Clever Africans But They Have One Problem – Congolese Man (Video)

A Congolese man has declared that Nigerians are the most clever Africans in the world. He made the assertion while speaking with another man inside a car as he noted that the people of Nigeria however have one problem.The man said that the only ‘downfall’ the most populous black nation has is that Nigerian men […]

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