'Sampa the Great' ready to drop her debut album

There are few songwriters across any genre of music that can match Sampa the Great’s penchant for songwriting. Her words are thoughtful, emotive and powerful. 

“The very first time I ever wrote a song was in primary school when my…

Zambian Superstar Roberto Heading To Rwanda

AfroBeats musician Robert Banda a.k.a Roberto is set to light up Kigali early June for a silent disco gig after 4 years since his last performance in Rwanda. 

The Amarula hitmaker who attributes his fame to disc spinner and musician…

BOLA NI 90! Zambia UK FC heading AFCON UK 10th edition

The Zambia UK FC is the official UK Zambian community football team that is represented by UK Zambian footballers drafted from various local league divisions and academies with a very special place in every aspect of bringing the UK Zambian…

All-female shortlist to compete for global literary prize

Five regional winners have been chosen and will vie for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Five short stories penned by female authors tackling issues including war and love, abuse and neglect have been announced as the regional winners competing for…

'Mama K's Team 4' creator set to bring story of 4 brave female teens to life

Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, this week announced its first original African animated series, "Mama K’s Team 4," produced by Cape Town-based Triggerfish Animation Studios and leading London-based kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE. 

"Mama K’s Team 4" tells the…

Bastille's Dan, the marathon man

On Friday, Bastille revealed the title track of their third album: A foreboding, state-of-the-world pop sermon called Doom Days. 

"We wanted this song to be really direct in addressing our modern anxieties," says frontman Dan Smith. "Phone addition, porn addiction…

Barclays-Absa opens L'Atelier competition for Ghanaian artists

Barclays gives emerging Ghanaian artists a lifetime opportunity through the Absa L’Atelier competition 

Counting some of Ghana’s most prolific artistic talent among its past entrants, Barclays Bank Ghana’s parent company, Absa Group, has announced the opening of entries for the…

Netflix to launch all girl superhero animation series from Africa

As part of its growing acquisition of content from Africa, Netflix has announced its first original African animated series – Mama K’s Team 4. 

The series is produced by award-winning South Africa based studio, Triggerfish Animation, and London based kids…