Tag Archives: South Africa

Celebs and Artists on Schools and Other Projects in Africa

If you put aside The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Hollywood stars and other major corporate charities and foundations, you will find that some of the outstanding charity work that is being done in Africa is by luminaries who believe they have a connection with the continent. The projects carried out by these individuals is […]

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The Parlotones Keeping Africa Rocking

If for some reason, you uninformedly get thrown into the middle of the crowd at The Parlotones’ concert, you will be forgiven for thinking that you are at a Greenday show. Unlike the “21 Guns” singers, The Parlotones is a South African pop rock group fronted by make-up wearing singer and rhythm guitarist Kahn Morbee. […]

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K’Naan Reaping Rewards: Globe Artist of the Year

There were Canadian artists who made more money and generated more online hits this year. But K’naan achievements stand apart. While his Wavin’ Flag flew on the global focus on soccer, the rapper himself used his greater fame to provide aid to charities around the world. The sequence of events certainly sounds familiar: Canadian indie […]

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Miss Africa USA Going Strong

Fatoumata “Fifi” Soumah is the reigning Miss Africa USA. 21 year old Fifi Soumah is a full time student at Montgomery College, majoring in Communications. She is originally from the Republic of Guinea Conakry in West Africa. Fifi has been using her title as Miss Africa USA 2010 to raise awareness and educate others about […]

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It’s MAMAs Night Tonight

The show is on at the Expo Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos tonight. More A-List artists have since been added to the list of tonight’s performers and hosts. According to PM News Nigeria, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of MTV Networks Africa announced that US female rapper, Eve will be hosting the […]

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Is Shingai Shoniwa of Noisettes Tracing Her Roots Through Music?

Noisettes lead vocalist Shingai Shoniwa seems to have fallen deeply in love with her African roots. After visiting Malawi with the group in May this year, the English singer who is also of Zimbabwean descent seems to have excited fellow group members into becoming fans of late South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba, […]

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Is Busty Makosi Bust?

A report in the Daily Star suggests that Zimbawean born former U.K. reality T.V. star Makosi Musambasi is broke. According to the article by Gareth Dorrian, “BUSTY Makosi Musambasi had her £10,000 fee for starring in Big Brother snatched by debt ­collectors”. The article goes on to state that, the debt collectors are demanding a […]

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Mugabe HANDS $US300000 to losing BB Africa Candidate

Supporters of Munyaradzi Chidzonga, the Zimbabwean former big brother Africa All-stars contestant were irate that he did not win the final prize of $US200000. Munyaradzi’s supporters took to the streets of Harare after learning that Uti Nwachukwu of Nigeria had been announced the winner. Munyaradzi and his fans felt cheated and luckily for Munyaradzi, there […]

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