Monday, February 26, 2024
South African pay TV company MultiChoice Group and U.S. media conglomerate Comcast have come together to provide African subscribers live English Premier League soccer package as part of its plan to revamp its Showmax video...
John Kani
Renowned South African actor and playwright, John Kani, has recently been honored with the prestigious Order of the British Empire (OBE), a recognition of his outstanding contributions to the world of arts and culture. Kani's...
Maliha Mohammed
Kenyan chef, Maliha Mohammed, has surpassed Hilda Baci’s record for the Guinness Worlds Record longest cooking hours. Nigerian celebrity chef, Hilda Baci, was officially announced as the new record holder for the longest cooking marathon after...
Food4Education
Nairobi County in conjunction with Kenyan charity Food4Education are on the verge of launching Africa's largest school-feeding programme. According to reports, the $8.6m (£6.7m) initiative is set to launch in August with the aim of...
Afribeats/Spotify
Digital music service Spotify has a new website dubbed Afrobeats: 'Journey of a Billion Streams’, which will track all things related to the genre. Spotify will track the growth of the genre, which has grown by...
Grammys add Best African Category
The famous Grammy awards announced the introduction of a new category for the 2024 GRAMMYs which focuses primarily on African music, Wednesday, June 13th. The Recording Academy added three new categories to the 2024 award ceremony...
Hilda Baci
Guinness World Records has confirmed that 26-year-old Nigerian chef Hilda Effiong Bassey, better known as Hilda Baci has officially broken the record for the longest cooking marathon (individual), with a time of 93 hours 11...
2023 NBA All-Star Weekend
The NBA announced Burna Boy, Tems, and Rema will headline the NBA All-Star Game halftime show in Utah this Sunday for an Afrobeats-focused set. The NBA also tapped Kenyan-American DJ Poizon Ivy as the official DJ for the All-Star...
DJ Poizon Ivy
Ivy Awino, aka DJ Poizon Ivy, has been named the official All-Star DJ for the 5th time at the 72nd NBA ALL-STAR GAME, set to go down this weekend in Vivint Arena in Salt Lake...
Tems
Nigerian artist Temilade Openiyi aka Tems made history becoming the first Nigerian artist to be nominated for an Oscar for her work on “Lift Me Up”, a song she co-wrote with Rihanna, Ludwig Göransson, and Ryan Coogler. "Lift Me...