Viacom Africa’s Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story, Now Set to Air on BET (Dstv 129)

Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story is the first in a new format of African star biographical TV retellings by Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa). Originally set for broadcast in September, production and casting delays behind-the-scenes since April has seen the 6-episode Ochre Media produced Viacom-project pushed back to November 2019. The series will recreate the rise to fame

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Nigeria’s Burna Boy Wins ‘Best Africa Act’ Award At 2019 MTV EMA’s

Burna, who was nominated alongside fellow Nigerian, Teni the Entertainer, South Africa’s Prince Kaybee and Nasty C, Harmonize from Tanzania and Togo’s duo TooFan, took home the prestigious award at a star-studded event held in Seville, Spain on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. With his 2019 MTV EMA win, Burna Boy joins an exclusive list of Nigerian superstar artists who have

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Late Nigerian Ben Enwonwu’s Painting Auctioned in London For For £1.1m 

A painting by the late Nigerian master painter and sculptor Ben Enwonwu this week sold ($1.4m) at an auction in the British capital, London. The painting, simply titled “Christine”, is of Christine Davis, an American hairstylist who moved to Lagos with her British husband and struck up a friendship with the painter. “Christine” was completed in 1971. Another work by

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Senegalese Multidisciplinary Artist and Creative Mathematician Dumped Wall Street for Fashion Vocation

Diarra Bousso is a fashion designer with a unique edge merging art and Math through the use of algorithms to create designs for her line – DIARRABLU. With no prior experience in fashion designing, the creative mathematician and multidisciplinary artist left a career of trading on Wall Street to venture into fashion designing. Bousso, a graduate in mathematics, was born

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Futuristic-sounding tech could help vehicles see around blind corners

Researchers have taken many different approaches in trying to make the “superpower” of seeing around corners a reality. For example, in 2015, researchers showed they could use lasers to see objects around corners by firing light pulses at surfaces near the items. Those surfaces could act like mirrors, scattering the laser pulses onto any hidden objects. By analyzing the light

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UK TV reality show “The British Tribe Next Door ” elicits flaks from Africans

A UK television reality show “The British Tribe Next Door ” that cast a wealthy British family living next door to a Namibian tribe has been drawing flaks and other reactions from viewers.  The new show which features the former Gogglebox star living alongside the Himba community in the Namibian tribal village, in a replica of her parents’ house in

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