2014 Kalasha Awards: Kenya’s Film And TV Awards Last Friday (July 25th) the Kenya Film and TV fraternity held the 2014 KALASHA Awards at the Nairobi National Museum. The awards were a glitzy affair attended by the who’s who in the Kenyan media. The awards, in their 5th year, are pioneered by The Kenya Film Commission. They aim to recognize stakeholders in the film […]
African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) Winners The AFRIMMA (African Music Magazine Awards) were held on Saturday night (July 26th) in Dallas, Texas. Back in June we announced the nominees and promised the full list of winners. It came as no surprise that Nigeria was the biggest winner of the night, winning 12 of the 19 awards. Here are the winners. Best Video […]
Bebe Cool New Video: LOVE YOU EVERY DAY Ugandan reggae musician Bebe Cool released his latest video just yesterday. The video is high quality and the song is as sweet as its title, and Bebe Cool’s cool voice manages to work it all into very easy listening. Here is “Love You Every Day”.
Carnegie Mellon University Rwanda Graduates First Class Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) announced the graduation of its first class in Africa. CMU Rwanda awarded masters degrees in Information Technology (IT) to 22 graduates. The ceremony took place at the Serena Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. Carnegie Mellon University and the Government of Rwanda committed to educating engineers and entrepreneurs working to make an economic […]
Burundi To Pass Law Limiting Church Congregation In many East African countries people turn to the church for answers. A bill was passed by the lower house of parliament in Burundi that seeks to limit the number of churchgoers. According to a Government survey done in Burundi, there are approximately 557 denominations in the country. The proposed bill seeks to decrease a congregation […]
Radio & Weasel UK Ban Lifted Ugandan music duo Radio & Weaselare all smiles after a ten-year ban imposed on them by the UK was lifted after only half the time period. The lifting of the ban is timely, as Radio & Weasel are set to feature in a musical drama touring the country next month. The Ebonies musical drama Entunnunsi will be staged at The Troxy Theatre in London […]