Afrima Sixth Edition Sets to Reward New Generation of African Musicians


The African Union Commission in partnership with All Africa Music Awards has unveiled a program of events for the sixth edition of the awards in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. After five outstanding editions of AFRIMA from 2014 to 2018, the sixth edition of the awards will continue in the tradition of celebrating the musical culture of Africa by featuring Pan-Africa events

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Belgium Expresses Readiness To Partner With Nigeria To Boost Trade, Investment In Maritime


The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has concluded plans to partner with the Port of Antwerp in Belgium as part of efforts to boost trade and encourage foreign direct investment in the Nigerian maritime sector. Its Director-General, Peterside Dakuku disclosed this in Lagos when the administration played host to a team from the port of Antwerp in Belgium.

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Egyptian-Italian Star Actor Fabio Abraham Contests in Casablanca Festival with 2 Movies


Egyptian-Italian start actor and movie producer Fabio Abraham has affirmed his participation in the official competition of Casablanca Glimmering Festival in the featured films category with two English movies ‘The Truth is’ and ‘Mia Chan The Italian actor with Egyptian origin aims to contest in two categories ‘the Best Film and Best Actor Awards’ during Casablanca Festival. Abraham explained to

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Two Nigerians Writers Grace 2019 Caine Prize Shortlist

Caine Prize Shortlist

Two Nigerians writers were shortlisted ahead of other African writers in the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing. This was made known on Monday 20th in London. The stories accessed features stories that tackle “the ordinary in an extraordinary manner” and celebrate the diversity of the African short-story writing tradition for the 20th edition of the Prize. The shortlisted writers

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Kenya Joins Other Nations to Celebrate World Cultural Diversity Day

World Cultural Diversity Day

Kenya has joined the host of other African countries to celebrate the World Cultural Diversity Day. The international day which is been celebrated on 21st of May was declared by UNESCO. UNESCO declared it as an International day of observance in 2002, after the adoption of the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity’s resolution 57/249. This year’s theme is termed ‘Cultural

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Hollywood, Nollywood stars team up in new movie production – Shadow Parties

Shadow Parties

The likes of Nigerian popular Nollywood star, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Sola Sobowale, and two other Hollywood stars have joined forces in the production of the much-anticipated movie -Shadow Parties According to the producer, Omotola will be playing the lead actress alongside actor Yemi Blaq and vibrant actress Sola Sobowale. The Hollywood stars actors involved are Magdalena Korpas, Poland-born/Paris-based stage actress and

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President Kagame Attributes Africa’s Progress to ICT

President Kagame

President Paul Kagame of the Republic of Rwanda has attributed Africa’s progress and economic growth to the role that information and communication technologies are playing. Kagame made this statement while addressing participants who attended the Viva Technology Conference, known as “VivaTech” in Paris, France. The summit brings together global tech firms and startups. Quoting the president: “When you look at

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Nine African Heads Of States Sets To Attend U.S-africa Business Summit

africa Business Summit

In the 12th edition of the U.S-Africa Business Summit in June, nine African Presidents have been confirmed to attend. The Summit will bring together more than one thousand United States and African private sector executives, international investors, senior government officials, and multilateral stakeholders. The event themed “Advancing a Resilient and Sustainable Partnership”, will engage key U.S. and African government officials

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