Adrian Dzvuke: The Zimbabwean Voice Rocking Australian Airwaves and Festivals

16th December 2020 BY Gerald Muchandiona

There is already quite a buzz around Zimbabwean born singer and songwriter, Adrian Dzvuke. He is an award winning RnB and afro-fusion artist killing it Australia. His start story is close to unbelievable of how him and his friends believed so much in their abilities that they saved up to start a band and the journey has been amazing ever…

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Bogobiri House Hotel – Staycation

13th October 2020 BY Ivor Moyo

With almost 50,000 reported cases of COVID -19 in the Nigeria, the respiratory disease that is spread via close contact has changed the way we carry out activities, socialise and live our lives in general. Planning a summer vacation has become almost impossible with restrictions on international travel to many destinations, this has driven people to explore the option of…

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Vee Mukarati; the Vanguard of Zimbabwean Contemporary Jazz Music

22nd August 2020 BY Gerald Muchandiona

Vera Nazarian once said that “If music is a place… then Jazz is the City, Folk is Wilderness, Rock is the Road and Classical is a Temple.” Indeed Jazz is a special genus and one of those dazzling diamonds of the creative industry that aids human beings to make sense out of life calamities and contextualise life. Vee Mukarati, the…

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Jade Macpepple-Jaja X Nike

9th August 2020 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Dedicated to the strength and beauty of Black women. There is nothing I love more in this life than seeing black women winning in every single category of life – I love seeing black women succeed in this industry that we love to call fashion and collaborating with huge ass brands like NIKE! Around two weeks ago for their latest Nike…

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7 Things You Know About The Democratic Republic Of Congo

7th July 2020 BY Ivor Moyo

If you want to boost your knowlegde about the Democratic Republic of Congo, we’ve prepared 7 facts about DRC that you may find interesting. Location –          Democratic Republic of Congo or simply known as Congo is a country located in Central Africa. It is the 11th largest country in the world and has population of 84 million people –          Kinshasa, the capital, is…

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Noella Musunka On A Mission To Get Quality Education for Girls in Africa

29th June 2020 BY Ivor Moyo

Noëlla Coursaris Musunka, a Congolese/Cyriot philanthropist and international model, is the Founder & CEO of Malaika, a grassroots nonprofit that works to educate and empower girls and communities in her home country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Fiercely proud of her African heritage, her determination to help improve the lives of Africa’s youth has made her an international…

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Live-In Pan-African and Diaspora Library Opens in Ghana

22nd June 2020 BY Ivor Moyo

A landmark residential library dedicated to the work of African and Diaspora writers from the late 19th century to the present day has opened in Accra, Ghana.  The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora (LOATAD) is a literary oasis and is unique in Africa. Its expansive collection features books by writers from almost all African countries and Black authors…

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Cartoon Network’s first 100% African animated shorts

17th March 2020 BY checkoutafrica

Cartoon Network Africa’s Shesha Fest did not hold back as viewers got to see. For the first time, a melting pot of highly innovative shorts, wholly produced in Africa. The block fest, an on-air stunt showcasing local animation, not only captured the imaginations of our African audiences. But made history by outperforming some of Cartoon Network and Boomerang’s favourite shows in the…

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OP-ED: La Sape Congolaise, The Fashion Makers.

8th August 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

La Sape’ is a lifestyle built on a simple set of values: dress sharp, act with integrity and inspire others. A Congolese sapeur is a happy man even if he does not eat, because wearing proper clothes feeds the soul and gives pleasure to the body. The current wave of African artists and creatives is pioneered by creative inspiration that is simply not…

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