Uncelebrated International Stars

[The Herald] The saying “a prophet has no honour in his land,” ably suits some musicians and music outfits that have continuously raised the country’s flag high in foreign lands where they command a huge following while back home they rarely receive ai…

[The Herald] The saying "a prophet has no honour in his land," ably suits some musicians and music outfits that have continuously raised the country's flag high in foreign lands where they command a huge following while back home they rarely receive airplay or attract just a paltry crowd to their shows. One such artiste is Blessing Chimanga popularly known as Bled. He is a drummer of repute and astute composer. His globe-trotting has seen him perform in US, Norway, Germany, Turkey and India among other nations. He is a

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Youssou N’dour Dedicates Over D6 Million Prize Money to Senegalese Artists

[The Point] Senegalese music icon, Youssou N’Dour, has dedicated his 75 million CFA, equivalent to D6,150,000, prize money that comes with the Japanese Imperial Nobel Prize for Art to the musicians of his country.

[The Point] Senegalese music icon, Youssou N'Dour, has dedicated his 75 million CFA, equivalent to D6,150,000, prize money that comes with the Japanese Imperial Nobel Prize for Art to the musicians of his country.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

All Set for Malawi Sand Festival, Awilo Headline Artist – Lucius Banda

[Nyasa Times] All roads will this weekend lead to the Central Region Lakeshore District of Salima specifically at the Sunbird Livingstonia Beach Hotel where the 7th edition of the annual mega Sand Music Festival will be hosted.

[Nyasa Times] All roads will this weekend lead to the Central Region Lakeshore District of Salima specifically at the Sunbird Livingstonia Beach Hotel where the 7th edition of the annual mega Sand Music Festival will be hosted.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Former IPEX Director Given Suspended Sentence

[AIM] Maputo -The Maputo City Court on Tuesday sentenced Cecilia Candrinho, the former general director of the Mozambican government’s Export Promotion Institute (IPEX) to a suspended sentence of one year and ten months imprisonment for abuse of her of…

[AIM] Maputo -The Maputo City Court on Tuesday sentenced Cecilia Candrinho, the former general director of the Mozambican government's Export Promotion Institute (IPEX) to a suspended sentence of one year and ten months imprisonment for abuse of her office.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Proscription – IPOB Asks Judge to Recuse Self From Case Over Alleged Bias

[Vanguard] THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has asked the Chief Judge of Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati, to recuse himself from the proscription case of the group over alleged bias and conflict of interest.

[Vanguard] THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has asked the Chief Judge of Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati, to recuse himself from the proscription case of the group over alleged bias and conflict of interest.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Restructuring Must Address Cost of Governance – Sanusi

[Vanguard] Lagos -The Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido, yesterday, lent his voice to the growing calls for restructuring of the country, saying Nigeria should be restructured to reduce cost of governance.

[Vanguard] Lagos -The Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido, yesterday, lent his voice to the growing calls for restructuring of the country, saying Nigeria should be restructured to reduce cost of governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judiciary’s Corrupt Because Larger Nigerian Society Is Corrupt – Orbih, SAN

[Vanguard] Ferdinand Orbih, SAN, is one of the most experienced legal luminaries in the country, having put in over 37 years of practice to the profession. He is also a rights advocate and defender of the poor. In this interview, he spoke on the human …

[Vanguard] Ferdinand Orbih, SAN, is one of the most experienced legal luminaries in the country, having put in over 37 years of practice to the profession. He is also a rights advocate and defender of the poor. In this interview, he spoke on the human rights situation in the country, corruption in the judiciary and other issues affecting the country's judicial system.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Our Son Was Recalled to Help the Change Agenda, Says Maina’s Family

[Vanguard] The Presidency and family of sacked director in the Ministry of Interior, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, were, yesterday, locked in a war of words over his sack by President Muhammadu Buhari.

[Vanguard] The Presidency and family of sacked director in the Ministry of Interior, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, were, yesterday, locked in a war of words over his sack by President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Maina’s Family Confirm Premium Times Report, Say SSS Provide Him Security

[Premium Times] The family of the embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, on Wednesday confirmed that the State Security Service, SSS, helped the fugitive into the country and provided security f…

[Premium Times] The family of the embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, on Wednesday confirmed that the State Security Service, SSS, helped the fugitive into the country and provided security for him.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

$5.5bn Foreign Loan – Govt to Settle Debts With $3bn – Adeosun

[Vanguard] Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, said, yesterday, that the Federal Government would apply US$3 billion in refinancing the legacy debts of the immediate past government.

[Vanguard] Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, said, yesterday, that the Federal Government would apply US$3 billion in refinancing the legacy debts of the immediate past government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria