Somi to Perform in Kigali Tomorrow

[New Times] Jazz, classical and African music enthusiasts in Kigali will tomorrow be treated to an evening of live artistic and world-class Jazz by US-based Rwandan vocalist and songwriter Somi.

[New Times] Jazz, classical and African music enthusiasts in Kigali will tomorrow be treated to an evening of live artistic and world-class Jazz by US-based Rwandan vocalist and songwriter Somi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Museveni Tells Religious Leaders Not to Lecture Him

[Independent (Kampala)] Fort Portal -President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandan religious leaders to seek a “disciplined way of interacting” with him and stop provoking him.

[Independent (Kampala)] Fort Portal -President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandan religious leaders to seek a "disciplined way of interacting" with him and stop provoking him.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Masekela’s Journeys in Exile Shaped His Music and Politics

[The Conversation Africa] The world continues to pay tribute to the legendary Hugh Ramapolo Masekela who died on 23 January 2018. His journeys have reminded us that the itineraries of South African exiles — writers, journalists, performers, photograph…

[The Conversation Africa] The world continues to pay tribute to the legendary Hugh Ramapolo Masekela who died on 23 January 2018. His journeys have reminded us that the itineraries of South African exiles -- writers, journalists, performers, photographers, and political activists -- have much to offer transnational histories of anti-apartheid resistance.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boko Haram Releases Professors, Policewomen

[CAJ News] Abuja -THE International Committee of the Red Cross has facilitated the release of ten policewomen and three university lecturers after negotiations with the Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria.

[CAJ News] Abuja -THE International Committee of the Red Cross has facilitated the release of ten policewomen and three university lecturers after negotiations with the Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

AY Weds Rwandese Girlfriend Remy in Star-Studded Ceremony

[Nairobi News] Celebrated Bongo rapper AY, real name Ambwene Allen Yessayah, on Saturday said ‘I do’ to his long time Rwandese fiancée Remy at a colouful ceremony in Kigali.

[Nairobi News] Celebrated Bongo rapper AY, real name Ambwene Allen Yessayah, on Saturday said 'I do' to his long time Rwandese fiancée Remy at a colouful ceremony in Kigali.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why We Are Yet to Ban Olamide’s Science Student – Censors Board

[Daily Trust] The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) says it has yet to ban the controversial music album dubbed ‘Science Student’ because it wasn’t done to promote hard drug consumption and other crimes.

[Daily Trust] The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) says it has yet to ban the controversial music album dubbed 'Science Student' because it wasn't done to promote hard drug consumption and other crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Battle of the Shoes As Jah Prayzah Steps Into Tuku’s Shoes

[The Herald] It’s always noble to follow respected elders footsteps; even veteran musician Alick Macheso penned a song titled ‘Murondatsimba’ (loosely translated to following in the footprints) albeit furious that people were copying and emulating him.

[The Herald] It's always noble to follow respected elders footsteps; even veteran musician Alick Macheso penned a song titled 'Murondatsimba' (loosely translated to following in the footprints) albeit furious that people were copying and emulating him.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Tears’ As Zim First Lady Gives Up Parliamentary Seat – Reports

[News24Wire] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s wife has reportedly given up her seat as Chirumanzu-Zibabwe legislator to focus more on her role as the country’s first lady.

[News24Wire] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's wife has reportedly given up her seat as Chirumanzu-Zibabwe legislator to focus more on her role as the country's first lady.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe