Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. announced during a press conference in Ghana that the institution is considering adding an Afrobeats category to next year’s 65th Annual Grammy Awards. But will they get it right?
Njuguna Ndung’u has the experience that suits Ruto’s bottom-up economics but lacks the political gravitas to appease voters.
Africa’s most famous funnyman and TV star, the South African stand-up comedian and author Trevor Noah, is leaving his job as the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in the US.
The new and old Kenyan MPs elected to the 13th parliament are united in demanding for a “just” pay for the tough work ahead of them. In past years, newly elected legislators have always agitated for higher perks than the previous ones, demanding pay hikes beyond the wildest imagination of the electorate.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma says he is willing to return to politics if the African National Congress (ANC) nominates him. Zuma says he is open to standing for a top position if nominated by party members at the ANC conference in December.
The council was conceived in warfare – could that also bring reform, including adding a seat for Africa?
From the award-winning romantic film ‘Rafiki’ to the grounding and thought-provoking documentary ‘I am Samuel’, the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) has stood firm against viewership and dissemination of queer content and has reiterated that it will maintain its prejudicial stance.
While there are legitimate political and economic headwinds, there are also reasons for optimism.
Hardi Yakubu recently visited the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa and paid a courtesy call to Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah. The letter assesses how the organisation that Nkrumah helped to create has fared since its formation and the trajectory the AU is on.