Archive | October 21, 2013

‘Mandela’ trailer features new U2 song

U2 fans anxious for fresh music can now hear the group’s first new song in three years — at least some of it. A little more than a minute of a song called Ordinary Love is included in the trailer for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, a biopic about South African leader Nelson Mandela. “The sea wants to kiss the […]

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All Eyes on 5th International African Festival Tubingen 2014,Germany

Tübingen  will once again host the International Africa festival 2014. The 5th Edition will bring you the best in African diversity, culture, music from the continent and beyond. Save this date now, and join us in Tübingen for world-class performances, unbeatable atmosphere, meet and make new friends.  We welcome you to the African Village in Tübingen […]

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Fuse ODG Wins MOBO Award for Best African Act

Fuse ODG walked onto the MOBO stage to claim his prize on Saturday night, as Antenna played in the background. The stage was warmed up for him by comedian Eddie Kadi who announced the winner. Shock was written all over Fuse’s face as he swagged to the podium in an partly African printed suit alongside […]

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Europe meets Africa at JazzFest Berlin

This year’s JazzFest Berlin focuses on African music, with performers including Joachim Kühn, Pharoah Sanders and Jack DeJohnette Now in its 49th year, the long-running JazzFest Berlin returns this autumn with an emphasis on African music. Founded in 1964 and originally known as Berliner Jazztage, JazzFest Berlin 2013 will run for four days from 31 […]

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Naeto C, AKA to host 2013 Channel O Africa Music Video Awards

Nigerian superstar Naeto C and South African airwaves hotshot, AKA, have been announced as the co-hosts of the upcoming tenth annual Channel O Africa Music Video Awards. The two will bring a one-two star punch to the star-studded live show, taking place on Saturday, 30 November at Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown Soweto. Naeto C […]

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