The Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York was a convening spot for all things Afrobeats on August 19 when thousands of African fans came together, for the latest iteration of One Africa Music Fest, put on by Paul Okoye and his tireless team.
10-time Grammy Award winner, multi-platinum selling American artist John Legend will be returning to South Africa with his highly anticipated Darkness and Light Global tour. Legend’s latest album Darkness and Light has been a global smash hit with top 10 singles “Love Me Now” and “Penthouse Floor” featuring Chance the Rapper.
The 3rd edition of the Nyege Nyege Festival is one not to miss this year with several acts lined up. The festival will offer the best contemporary African music and a unique fusion of international and African sounds You cannot be anywhere else but at the source of the Nile River in Jinja, Uganda between 1 and 3 September.
Good morning Africa and Happy New Year. We take you to our first destination of this year in Nigeria. In the old city of Kaduna lies a castle that reminds you of King’s Landing, Kajuru Castle. This beautiful edifice is the perfect getaway destination.
Kenya sent its first female athlete to the Winter Olympics games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The presence of African athletes at this year’s Winter Olympics has been a source of celebration. Participants include Nigeria’s bobsleigh team, and skeleton athlete Akwasi Frimpong from Ghana. We wish the athletes the best.
Two Nigerian entrepreneurs are launching a range of sun protection creams specifically targeted at black people. Sisters Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa have created a community-driven beauty line, called Bolden made with Shea nuts produced from Burkina Faso. Kudos to the inspirational entrepreneurs on the remarkable initiative.
Good Morning Africa, today we wake up to the beautiful news of Funke Akindele’s role in the new Avengers: Infinity War. Funke is one of Nollywood’s top actresses. The news of her role as one of the Dora Milaje has left social media buzzing with excitement.