Stella Mwangi continues to outdo herself and establishing herself firmly as an African musician par excellence. Set it Off her latest offering has been picked as theatrical music score and trailer soundtrack on Hollywood film: A Bad Moms Christmas, which is set to premier in the USA on the 3rd November, 2017.
In May 2017, South African rapper Cassper Nyovest released his latest album, the 16-track Thuto. Uzoma Ihejirika says the album contains ruminations on the past, cheery predictions for the future, and a deep-seated appreciation for the present.
South Africa hosted Zafiko Music Festival, which took place on Durban’s Blue Lagoon beach from May 26-28 bringing artists from all over the world live on stage. Today we bring you some of the pictures taken by This is Africa during the festival.
A $250 million African themed water park, Kalahari Round Rock, is set to be built in Texas, USA making it the fourth waterpark of that nature.
Nigeria is a big footballing nation. After decades of mismanagement, its football governing body finally took a ‘big business’ approach to reforming the country’s premier league. This more conventional management and corporate structure has been a big determinant of the league’s recent success, says Promise Okwuchukwu.
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.
Today we meet, Thato Kgatlhanye (24) a young woman who is a goal getter and assured about what she wants. At the age of 18 she founded Rethaka, which produces recycled schoolbags that double up as solar-powered lights that children can use to study at night.