Radio Phoenix Founder Erroll Hickey Dies

Zambia’s private radio station pioneer Errol Hickey has died. Information reaching Zambia Reports show that Hickey died this morning after an illness. The late businessman is respected in media circles for being the pioneer of commercial radio stations. Hickey founded … Continued

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Zambia’s private radio station pioneer Errol Hickey has died. Information reaching Zambia Reports show that Hickey died this morning after an illness. The late businessman is respected in media circles for being the pioneer of commercial radio stations. Hickey founded Radio Phoenix in the mid 1990s and immediately changed the course of the country’s broadcasting industry. The arrival of Radio Phoenix paved the way for the emergence of other private, commercial and community stations. Hickey’s media career includes stints at the Times of Zambia where he worked as a photographer before branching off into private business and established Hickey Studios. The post Radio Phoenix Founder Erroll Hickey Dies appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

From Modeling to Blogging, the Story of Linda Ikeji

[This Day] Arguably, Nigeria’s most influential blogger, Linda Ikeji is as surprised as everyone else at her astounding achievement. A couple of years ago, she was a struggling model. Her effort to wear the Miss Nigeria crown was a flunk. She felt like…

[This Day] Arguably, Nigeria's most influential blogger, Linda Ikeji is as surprised as everyone else at her astounding achievement. A couple of years ago, she was a struggling model. Her effort to wear the Miss Nigeria crown was a flunk. She felt like a failure. However, her life changed dramatically for good as she crossed the threshold of her 30th birthday. It's been seven years since success engaged her in an enduring embrace. Nseobong Okon-Ekong writes on her transformation from a lone blogger to ownership of a

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Leader Says Will Lead Protests Against Govt Corruption

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera has warned that he will be forced to lead a mass protests against worsening corruption in government, accusing President Peter Mutharika of giving corrupt big wigs amnesty from corruptio…

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera has warned that he will be forced to lead a mass protests against worsening corruption in government, accusing President Peter Mutharika of giving corrupt big wigs amnesty from corruption crackdown.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

How Foreign Names Worsen Nigeria’s Identity Crisis

[Guardian] In most African cultures, a lot goes into the making of a name. There is a belief that a name says a lot about the roots, lineage, future, and in some cases, a person’s destiny. The circumstances of birth and the impact such births have on t…

[Guardian] In most African cultures, a lot goes into the making of a name. There is a belief that a name says a lot about the roots, lineage, future, and in some cases, a person's destiny. The circumstances of birth and the impact such births have on the family are reflected in the newborn's given name.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

In Latest Phone Calls – … Buhari Tackles Mischief Makers

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, called to speak with the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, from London, one month after he left the country on medical vacat…

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, called to speak with the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, from London, one month after he left the country on medical vacation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

When Did AIDS Disappear From Tanzanian Radar?

[Daily News] Have you noticed these days not much is seen on TV, heard on radio or talked about in public regarding the AIDS epidemic? Maybe it is no longer a major economic and social problem but it has certainly disappeared from the radar.

[Daily News] Have you noticed these days not much is seen on TV, heard on radio or talked about in public regarding the AIDS epidemic? Maybe it is no longer a major economic and social problem but it has certainly disappeared from the radar.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania