Gospel or Secular Music? . . . the Dividing Line Continues to Fade Away

[The Herald] In the early days of gospel music, the genre was more of a sacred art. It was supposed to be played by singers that were strict Christians and regarded as beings without blemish. They were regarded as holy brothers and holy sisters. Holine…

[The Herald] In the early days of gospel music, the genre was more of a sacred art. It was supposed to be played by singers that were strict Christians and regarded as beings without blemish. They were regarded as holy brothers and holy sisters. Holiness cannot be discerned by a human being (only God can judge), but it was a subtle requisite of being a gospel musician.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What You Missed At Davido’s Concert in Kigali

[New Times] Davido’s tour was organized by Sony Music, a global music label to which the singer is signed, and was brought to Kigali in partnership with Positive Production, a local event company which has brought big music stars in the past like Stromae.

[New Times] Davido's tour was organized by Sony Music, a global music label to which the singer is signed, and was brought to Kigali in partnership with Positive Production, a local event company which has brought big music stars in the past like Stromae.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

More Troubles for Chinese Oil Firm As Govt Moves to Retrieve $3 Billion

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has commenced legal proceedings against the Chinese-owned oil firm, Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd, over the company’s alleged under-remittance of $3 billion in taxes and royalties.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has commenced legal proceedings against the Chinese-owned oil firm, Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd, over the company's alleged under-remittance of $3 billion in taxes and royalties.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Touching Story of Woman Who Broke News of Boko Haram Attack, Her Abduction

[Premium Times] Hauwa Mohammed, a 25-year-old midwife who sent out a WhatsApp voice message from Rann that Boko Haram had invaded their camp was not lucky to escape the attack that officially claimed the lives of at least 11 persons.

[Premium Times] Hauwa Mohammed, a 25-year-old midwife who sent out a WhatsApp voice message from Rann that Boko Haram had invaded their camp was not lucky to escape the attack that officially claimed the lives of at least 11 persons.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nollywood Goes to Hollywood

[Vanguard] Two of Hollywood’s most illustrious institutions are partnering to present a weekend of screenings of some of the best Nollywood films in an event billed as the inaugural NOLLYWOOD IN HOLLYWOOD.

[Vanguard] Two of Hollywood's most illustrious institutions are partnering to present a weekend of screenings of some of the best Nollywood films in an event billed as the inaugural NOLLYWOOD IN HOLLYWOOD.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Constitution Already Caters for Land Redistribution – Opposition Party

[News24Wire] The Constitution adequately caters for land restitution and redistribution, and any programme on reform needs to be done responsibly, the Congress of the People said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] The Constitution adequately caters for land restitution and redistribution, and any programme on reform needs to be done responsibly, the Congress of the People said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dapchi Girls’ Abduction Exposes Your Weakness, Cleric Tells President Buhari

[Guardian] Akure -The Bishop of Owo Diocese of the Anglican Communion in Ondo State, Ayodeji Fagbemi, says the recent abduction of 110 secondary school girls in Dapchi, Yobe State has exposed the “incapacity and weakness of the President Muhammadu Buha…

[Guardian] Akure -The Bishop of Owo Diocese of the Anglican Communion in Ondo State, Ayodeji Fagbemi, says the recent abduction of 110 secondary school girls in Dapchi, Yobe State has exposed the "incapacity and weakness of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone