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.
Located within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) in Tanzania is the Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest, inactive, intact and unfilled caldera and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa.
Eliud Kipchoge is Kenya’s top marathoner and distance runner. Also known as the Philosopher, Kipchoge has won nine marathons and participated in five track events.
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.
Our WCW this week is Tabitha Chawinga, Malawi’s football star currently playing for Swedish side, Kvarnsveden. She emerged the best forward at the Swedish Football award on Monday.