Archive | October 13, 2014

Deezer Partners with Vodafone’s African arm

Deezer has entered into a partnership with Vodacom, the African division of UK telecoms giant Vodafone. Billboard reports that Vodafone will offer wireless customers access to Deezer “in a year-long exclusivity deal.” Both companies have reportedly declined to comment. The agreement gives Deezer access to over 32 million Vodacom customers in South Africa and gives […]

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Simphiwe Dana, Tumi and the Soil Play at the Apollo Theater

Two Festivals Meet With Dual Cosmopolitan and Political Sensibilities. Musicians who have emerged in South Africa since the end of apartheid, only 20 years ago, greatly respect the struggles of their elders. That was one clear message at “Africa Now!,” a triple bill of South African music on Saturday night at the Apollo Theater. The […]

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