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Nigeria:New Pepsi Advert Features All Your Favourite Naija Footballers, Artists and DJ's

[Guardian] Pepsi takes Nigeria's game high with its new advertisement. The all-star advert features legends and some of the best Nigerian acts in the scene. The advert features Jay Jay Okocha, Wizkid, Davido, DJ Cuppy, Tiwa Savage, Alex Iwobi, Victor Moses, Ahmed Musa, DJ Spinall, DJ Xclusive. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:25 Universities' Contingents in Plateau As Theatre Arts Festival Begins

[Premium Times] Contingents from 25 universities have arrived in Plateau State University, (PLASU), Bokkos to participate in the Nigerian Universities Theatre Arts Festival (NUTAF), according to Emmanuel Dandaura, Chairman, NUTAF Board of Trustees. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:AB Rollings to Headline Third Open Mall Fashion Show 2018

[This Day] AB Rollings Clothiers, owned by Fashion entrepreneur, Abiodun Adenegan Odukoya, is set to thrill its clients with an out-of-the-world outing of new collections at the upcoming Open Mall Fashion Show. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange Showcases Best of Nigerian Culture in Paris

[Leadership] Lagos -Le Pavilion Dauphine in Paris was the scene of the Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange (NCAE) a couple of weeks ago and the platform was intended to open Nigeria for business to France and the world with a spectacular cultural exhibition through art, cuisine, fashion, film and food. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Shots Fired As AKA Releases New Single #Beyonce

[allAfrica] So AKA dropped some major files on twitter just in time for the release of his new singles, and Twitter went crazy.  When Rapper Kiernan AKA Forbes took to Twitter to express how he feels about love, we were not ready for what came next. Many speculated and some instantly knew that he was talking about his recent relationship with Bonang Matheba. Then he dropped a major rock, I mean bombshell. AKA claimed in his tweet that he found rocks tied up in a plastic bag in his bedroom.  So does this mean (AllAfrica)

Tanzania:ZIFF 2018 Announces Official Films

[Citizen] The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2018 edition has announced the official selection of films in competition for 2018 awards. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Jennifer Ferguson Slams Sunday Times for 'Unethical' Reporting On Rape Docket

[Daily Maverick] Singer Jennifer Ferguson says she will approach the Press Ombudsman over a Sunday Times report which contained graphic details of her alleged rape at the hands of South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan. The newspaper obtained the details from a confidential affidavit submitted by Ferguson to police as part of her case against Jordaan. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Bingeing On the Carol Burnett Show(s)

[Daily Maverick] Now that television is no longer necessarily linear, how contemporaneous a show is has become less important. Instead of watching the show that's on now followed by the one that comes next, we can YouTubeSurf to anywhere - and even any time - we want. So let's go all the way back to the Seventies and eavesdrop on what they'all were watching back then, when, for half of the decade, South Africa didn't even have TV yet. It's The Carol Burnett Show. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania:Nasty C Drops Two Singles Off His Upcoming Album

[Citizen] South African singer Nasty C, has today released two new singles 'King' and 'Jungle' ahead of his highly anticipated second album, 'Strings and Bling'. (AllAfrica)

Africa:#MeToo, Feminism Sparking Demand for Art By Women, Data Shows

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Women artists, long overlooked and under-respected, are the hot item to watch in art sales as the vigor of the #Metoo movement and fresh interest in women's rights strike the art world, according to findings released on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Kenyan Writer Kiprop Kimutai's Short Story Speaks About the Privilege of Wealth in a Queer Environment

[RFI] In his short story "The Man at the Bridge", Kenyan writer Kiprop Kimutai explores the conflicted feelings of a closeted gay man-- a story that has garnered the 2018 Gerald Kraak Fiction prize. RFI's Africa: Stories in the 55 speaks to Kimutai about his inspiration for this piece, as well as the state of homosexuality on the continent today. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Onyeka Onwenu, Bright Chimezie, Phyno, Other Stars Head for Enugu

[Vanguard] ... As Hi-life Fest grand finale holds! (AllAfrica)

Tanzania:Record Number of Films Submitted for Zanzibar Film Fest 2018

[Daily News] THERE has been a record number of films, across all categories in competition this year, at the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF). (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Nnenna & Friends - 10 Years After, I Didn't Know I Will Still Have Passion for Children - -Olayinka Ademo

[Vanguard] NNENNA of 'Nnenna & Friends', a subsidiary of Wale Adenuga Productions, actress Olayinka Ademo was full of memories during the week, when she recounted the amazing story of how she developed a strong passion for children and their educational well-being about 10 years ago. (AllAfrica)

Botswana:Govt Vows to Support Entertainment Industry

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government aims to provide adequate support for a structured environment conducive to the thriving of the entertainment industry, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has said. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Mannex to Spice Up Rhumba Nights

[The Herald] Reggae singer Emmanuel "Mannex" Motsi is set to spice up the weekly rhumba night at Food Nest with his vibes. The talented singer, who popularised his talent as Transit Crew lead singer before going it alone, has performed at various venues in the country and worked with musicians from various genres. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Prezzo's Secret Affair With Amber Lulu Exposed By Leaked Sex Tape

[Nairobi News] Just when the public thought controversial rapper Prezzo had split with Tanzanian video vixen Amber Lulu, it has emerged that the two have been actually keeping their romance private. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Shina Peters Celebrates 60th Birthday Party in Lagos

[Premium Times] Popular Afro Juju musician, Sir Shina Peters clocked 60 on May 30. He celebrated the landmark age at a high-octane event at Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:South Africa Should Turn to 'Creative Clusters' to Boost the Arts

[The Conversation Africa] Clustering has been successfully used by industrialists for centuries as a strategy to generate economic growth. Made popular by influential Harvard academic Michael Porter in 1990, and originally described by economist Alfred Marshall in 1890, industrial clusters are concentrations of interrelated organisations, firms, professionals and practitioners collaborating and competing in related industries. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Minister Slams 'Naked Dancing' in School Choir Competition

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga strongly condemns the naked dancing of teenage school girls on stage in the Eastern Cape leg of the ABC Motsepe SASCE that took place this week. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Listen - Nasty C Is Back With New Music Featuring A$AP Ferg

[News24Wire] Nasty C is readying his highly anticipated second album, Strings and Bling . (AllAfrica)

Angola:Over 10,000 Books Exhibited in Malanje Fair

[ANGOP] Malanje -Over ten thousand books on different topics are being exhibited since last Wednesday in Malanje City, capital of the northern Malanje Province, at the first fair of literature and art, organised by the Youth Literature Brigade (BJL) in partnership with a group of local secondary school students. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Season 2 of My Radio Show Will Be Taking Place in Ibiza - Black Coffee

[News24Wire] South African DJ Black Coffee presents a musical postcard and snapshot of the sounds and vibes of his 2018 Ibiza residency in the second season of his Apple Beats 1 Radio show. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Behind the Scenes of 'Rafiki' At Cannes

[East African] We got stopped on the road, people were saying thank you, everyone resonated with the film and said it was beautiful," says Samantha Mugatsia, who plays Kena, one of the two lead characters in the Kenyan film Rakifi that was showcased at this year's Cannes Film Festival in France in May. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Geraldine Robarts' Final Exhibition

[East African] For 60 years, Kenyan artist Geraldine Robarts exhibited her paintings. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Ammara's Night At Longcheng Plaza

[The Herald] Energetic afro-pop diva Ammara Brown will tonight hit the stage at Club 1+1 in Belvedere, Harare. Ammara, who is one of the best female musicians in the country, will headline the concert supported by DTL deejays. Dubbed "One Night Stand" with Ammara Brown, the event will have wheel spinners DJ Sachie, DJ Buttler, DJ Thando, Jerry Springer and DJ Simz. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Musician Eduardo Paím to Attend Afrokizomba Event in Geneva

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan musician Eduardo Paím is one of the artists invited to participate in the fifth edition of the Afrokizomba Festival of Geneva, Switzerland, scheduled to happen on 02 June this year. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Beef - Rapper Wangechi Doesn't Recognise Kalenjin Rap Queen Msupa S

[Nairobi News] Rapper Wangechi has thrown some shades to the new kid on the block and self-declared Kalenjin queen of rap Msupa S. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Celeb Buzz - Kenya's Queen of Rap Is Not Yet Born...or Is She?

[Nation] I laughed so hard when Msupa S said she was Kenya's queen of rap, and then I realised she was right. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:South African Dancer Johannes Radebe Joins the Cast of Strictly Come Dancing UK

[News24Wire] Strictly Come Dancing UK has announced that South African dancer Johannes Radebe is one of the new professionals added to the show. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Odinga Urges Films Board to Let People Watch Gay Film 'Rafiki'

[Nairobi News] Nasa leader Raila Odinga has urged the Kenya Films Classification Board (KFCB) to allow Kenyans to watch whatever they, like including banned gay film Rafiki. (AllAfrica)

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