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Nigeria:Susan Eyo Ikpe Plans Evening of Fun With Awards

[This Day] Tomorrow, Sunday, September 30, 2018, the Red Carpet Event Centre in Oniru, Lekki, Lagos, will, once again, come alive, as top players in the fashion and beauty sector will converge to witness the celebration of some of their peers in the industry, as they are honoured for their outstanding works. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:CNN African Voices Showcases African Athletes

[This Day] The latest edition of the Glo-sponsored African Voices on Cable News Network (CNN) will feature three African athletes who against all odds are dominating their respective sports across the world. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Russian Culture Finds a New Home in Africa

[The Exchange] Russkiy Mir Foundation, a Non -Russkiy Mir Foundation, a non-government and non-profit organization, has created a number of initiatives aimed at strengthening the Russian language and promoting the country's culture could possibly be one way to improve overall image abroad including Africa. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Somizi to Host 2018 Feather Awards

[News24Wire] Local TV personality and Idols SA judge Somizi Mhlongo has been announced as the host of the 10th annual Feather Awards. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Dunoon Youths Get Opportunity to Become Film-Makers

[GroundUp] Short movie nominated for audience award in international project (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Actress Patricia Kihoro Speaks Out On Claims She's Lesbian

[Nairobi News] Actress and singer Patricia Kihoro wants everyone to know that she has no problem with people who think she is a lesbian. (AllAfrica)

Liberia:'We Want Justice for Missing Container'

[FrontPageAfrica] Paynesville -Says Musicians who sang "Bring Our Container Back" (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:DJ Naida Debuts at Lake of Stars in Malawi

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's top female disc jockey and performing artist DJ Naida is expected to make her debut performance at Lake of Stars Festival scheduled for this weekend. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Shoko Festival Kicks Off Today

[The Herald] The country's biggest urban culture festival, Shoko will kick off this morning with a series of workshops at Harare City Library. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Tryson Readies New Album 'Kana Mazogara'

[The Herald] Dendera musician Tryson Chimbetu is putting final touches to his upcoming album titled "Kana Mazogara" that is set to be released on October 11 2018. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Police Recognises Artists for Role in Fighting Crime

[New Times] A month-long countrywide community policing art and culture competition dedicated towards crime prevention ended yesterday with Rwanda National Police (RNP) rewarding the best artists. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania:Songbird Lady Jay Dee Makes Shocking Revelation of How She Almost Took Her Own Life

[Nairobi News] Tanzanian singer Lady Jay Dee has made a shocking revelation of how she came close to committing suicide on Tuesday in what the media has reported as a case of depression. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:South African Actress Shoki Mokgapa Dies

[allAfrica] Cape Town -A representative for Shoki Mokgapa's management firm, Nashoda Billy, confirmed the 34-year-old award-winning actress died. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania:Hamisa - I Was Ready to Share Diamond With Zari

[Nairobi News] Tanzanian model Hamisa Mobetto has revealed that she was ready to share singer Diamond Platnumz with fellow baby mama Zari Hassan. (AllAfrica)

Uganda:Politics, Cash Divides Artistes

[Monitor] Music is a powerful tool. It has been used in countries such as South Africa to bring to an end oppression. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Art X Lagos Fair Has Revitalised Nigerian Art - Mama Nike

[Vanguard] IT was indeed a celebration of the success story of ART X Lagos, West Africa's premier international art fair, as art collectors, gallery owners, artists, musicians, performers and other lovers of art testified of how Art X has revitalised the art business in Nigeria. (AllAfrica)

Africa:A Cinematic Event That Deserves Wide Audiences in South Africa and Abroad

[Daily Maverick] ELLEN: THE ELLEN PAKKIES STORY (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Weekend of Fireworks in Kadoma

[The Herald] Killer T and Jah Prayzah's collaboration, "Hondo", is among one of the best collaborations of 2018 and it is still making an impact in various social spaces. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Rafiki Screenings Tripled As Bookings Go Through the Roof

[Nairobi News] The high demand for tickets of lesbian-themed film 'Rafiki' has forced theaters to triple the screenings. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:TV Anchor's Fiance Arrested After Death of Woman in Kilimani

[Nation] Detectives investigating the murder of 28-year-old Monica Nyawira Kimani are probing whether the wound inflicted on the main suspect was as a result of a gunman's attack or a smokescreen. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:The Trailer for X-Men - Dark Phoenix Is Finally Here!

[News24Wire] 20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for the much anticipated X-Men instalment Dark Phoenix . (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Judas Priest to Tour SA for the First Time

[News24Wire] Event organisers Big Concerts confirmed on Wednesday that Judas Priest will be coming to South Africa to perform for the very first time. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Ammara Brown Postpones Ammartia Ignite Tour

[New Zimbabwe] The cholera pandemic has forced Afropop star Ammara Brown has postponed her Ammartia Ignite SADC tour launch which was scheduled for this Friday in Harare. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Concert Shrugs Off Cholera Fears

[263Chat] Despite two major gigs, RSVP and Ammartia Ignite slated for Harare being canceled due to the cholera epidemic, organizers of the Unplugged concert will this weekend proceed with their popular monthly music festival albeit in Domboshava. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:No Progress for the "Rainbow Nation" Without Redress, Says Artist

[GroundUp] In Things we lost in the Rainbow, artist Athi-Patra Ruga tries to reclaim the spaces from which he and many others have been historically exiled (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Love-Hurt Vera Sidika Packs Her Bags for Dubai Birthday Party

[Nairobi News] Socialite Vera Sidika is packing up her suitcases for her birthday party on Sunday to be held in Dubai. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Unite or Perish - a Pan-African Cry

[This is Africa] Kwame Nkrumah remained committed to the fight against capitalism and its effect: the underdevelopment of Africa. On the occasion of the commemoration of his 109th birthday, we should revisit his call for a united continent, says Adjei-Gyamfi Yaw. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Imams Slam Judge for Lifting Ban On Gay Film 'Rafiki'

[Nairobi News] Muslim leaders have condemned the temporary lifting of the ban imposed on lesbian-themed 'Rafiki' film by a high court. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Tuku - What Retirement? Artists Have No Term of Office

[New Zimbabwe] MUSIC legend and cultural icon Oliver Mtukudzi has ruled out retirement as he turns 66 years old. (AllAfrica)

Uganda:Desire Luzinda Talks About Her Regrets and Finding God

[Observer] Desire Luzinda is best known for her leaked nude photos that gave a whole new meaning to the word ekitone (talent) - also the title of her hit single which followed the scandal. (AllAfrica)

Uganda:Adong Judith Wins the Prince Claus Award

[East African] (One of this year's Prince Claus Award winners, Ugandan playwright and filmmaker Judith Adong, says she was inspired by the 1991 Zimbabwean film Consequences, directed by John Riber. (AllAfrica)

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