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Chiedza and Ellinah: Entrepreneurs transforming Unplugged into global standard festival

“Unplugged Zim” is a Zimbabwe-based arts organisation founded in 2013 by young entrepreneurs Chiedza Danha and Ellinah Chipumha, and its flagship music event property “Unplugged” has quickly grown into the country’s premier monthly entertainment event. The organisation’s work spans arts infrastructure development, event management and artist development. This is Africa caught up with the founders of the organisation.

Frances Tiafoe, at just 21, has become the latest sensation on the tennis court. He however lost to Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open yesterday. Photo: Facebook/Frances Tiafoe
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Meet 21 year-old rising US. tennis star with Sierra Leonean roots: Frances Tiafoe

Frances Tiafoe is just 21, and the rising American tennis star whose parents are from Sierra Leone is motivated to get more black people playing tennis. The fourth youngest player ranked in ATP’s top 50, Tiafoe is an inspiration to other younger people. Although he lost to Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals, at this year’s Australian Open, Tiafoe’s star is just beginning to shine brightly. #BigFoeOnTheComeUp