Year: 2020

MOVIES

Golden Movie Awards 2020 Africa: Full List of Nominees

Sixth edition of the Golden Movie The nomination announcement of the sixth edition of the Golden Movie Awards Africa came off at The Under-bridge on November 19, 2020. The ward scheme was established to reward actors, cinematographers, and filmmakers across Africa for their outstanding role in telling the African story. Golden Movie Walk of Fame […]

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DEVELOPMENT
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AfroChampions To Contribute Sustainable Economic Development

to promote policies that foster private-public collaboration for Africa’s economic transformation. The goal of the initiative is to engage leaders in business, governments, the African Union, and other regional economic communities through dialogue and potential partnership building in applying geospatial technology and solutions. This new partnership with AfroChampions seeks to contribute to sustainable economic development […]

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President Paul Kagame of Rwanda is an example of leadership Excellence

Victor Kgomoeswana KIGALI – Rwanda will remember the Covid-19 lockdown for many things, but none more than nabbing two fugitives in the space of three months. Paul Rusesabagina was bagged in Dubai after being on the run since 1996. Mr Hotel Rwanda joins Félicien Kabuga, who was arrested in Paris on May 16. Rusesabagina, former […]

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ENERGY
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Nigeria developing sustainable energy due to the Pandemic.

The pandemic offers an opportunity to accelerate access to clean energy across Africa – and Nigeria is taking advantage. The country’s plans include building 5 million new solar home installations and mini-grids. This strategy could also promote greater economic resilience and hundreds of thousand of new jobs across the country. This blog is part of […]

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FASHION
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Developing African fashion industry 2020

(MENAFN – Caribbean News Global) COVID-19 AFRICA – The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic on global value chains and its impact on African businesses is already evident. As factories close their doors and border closures and travel restrictions interrupt supply chains, the workers – the most vulnerable and lowest paid people in the fashion supply […]

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African Legend Fela Kuti’s music is still alive in the music of young African musicians

Decades after his death, Fela Kuti, Nigeria’s most famous musician continues to live on through his art. Afrobeat a genre he pioneered, has transcended generations after him, existing in varying forms. Contemporary African pop stars are sampling his work in new records.ADVERTISEMENT Much of that music is called “Afrobeats” today, (the ‘s’ is important) A new […]

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Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2020 Highlights

The annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards culminated on Saturday in honour of various entertainers in the music industry. The country’s most anticipated entertainment event was held virtually in respect of protocols to guard against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Prior to the main event, Ghanaian actor James Gardiner and TV presenter Regina Van-Helvert hosted […]

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New Wave of African Music Sweeps France

The internet has opened new frontiers of music for people looking for something other than popular Top 40 radio fare. In France, for instance, the music scene is soaking up some new sounds from the African continent. Elhame Lecoeur reports.

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How to be an ally for Black lives

The dominating presence of racism, with its harmful effects on both mental and physical health, has been an undeniable reality for Black people for centuries. Despite the election of a Black president, the election of Black members of Congress, and the appointment of Black Supreme Court Justices, the detrimental effects of racism on the health […]

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Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s 2nd Term in Office AFDB 2020

Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina has been re-elected to serve a second 5-year term as President of the African Development Bank Group by the Board of Governors of the Bank. Accelerate Africa’s development Dr Adesina, the globally renowned development economist and World Food Prize Laureate and Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate was re-elected after distinguishing himself in […]

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