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Nigeria: Keyamo Denies Paying Charly Boy for Atiku Diss Song

[Guardian] The spokesman of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign team Festus Keyamo has denied paying a leader of #OurMumuDonDo Movement and singer Charly Boy for a song. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: I Wear a Ring to Scare Off Ladies - Tsotsi

[The Herald] Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Lifestyle Writer (AllAfrica)

Namibia: Cultural Festival Calls for Exhibitors, Performers

[New Era] The newly initiated Windhoek Annual Cultural Festival (WACF) is calling for interested exhibitors to apply for stalls, and artists who are interested to perform during the festival to apply. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Musicians in 'Cyclone Relief Concert'

[The Herald] Local musicians have joined hands with various arts associations, City of Harare, private companies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to mobilise resources for victims of cyclone Idai which ravaged parts of the country over the weekend. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Musicians Failed Cyclone Victims, Says Weutonga Ahead of Charity Concert

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe Afro Jazz artist, Edith Weutonga on Tuesday blamed fellow musicians for letting the nation down through failure to use their artistic talents to raise awareness and possibly minimise the damage caused by the recent deadly tropical Cyclone Idai in Manicaland and Masvingo. (AllAfrica)

Liberia: Patrice Juah to Launch Book of Poems On Saturday

[Observer] Entrepreneur and poet Patrice Juah is always on the move. If she is not working to empower girls through her "Sexy Like A Book" initiative, she is creatively tinkering with Liberian country cloth, globetrotting on public speaking engagements or, in this case, working tirelessly to promote her highly acclaimed debut book of poems. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Rapper Xtatic Seeking Help to Clear Baby Daddy's Hospital Bill

[Nairobi News] Kenyan rapper Xtatic is seeking help from well-wishers to offset a Sh3 million hospital bill for her ailing baby daddy, video director Mushking. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Okey Bakassi Denies Ties With Illuminati

[Guardian] Versatile Nigerian actor and comedian, Okey Bakassi has denied having any ties or business with the Illuminati. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Burna Boy Comes Through With '34' and 'Innocent Man' Featuring DJDS

[Guardian] OluwaBurna is on a roll with his EP titled "Steel & Copper". (AllAfrica)

Tunisia: Prime Minister Inaugurates 'Ksar Said Palace of Letters and Arts'

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Prime Minister Youssef Chahed inaugurated, on Thursday in Bardo, the Ksar Said renamed "Ksar Said, Palace of Letters and Arts", now open to the public. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Heroes and Villains - Nobody in Nigerian Music Is a Saint

[Guardian] Ubi Franklin and Iyanya have shared a story that is shocking to Nigeria. Over the past two weeks, the former business partners, have had a number of revelations about what crashed their business partnership at their record label - Made Men Music Group (MMMG). (AllAfrica)

Sudan: Sudanese Wins Prince Faisal Prize for Arabic Poetry

[SNA] Jeddah -Three poets from, Sudan, Egypt and Iraq have won the prize of Prince Feisal for Arabic Poetry in Saudi Arabia Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Your Language, Your Human Right

[] It is said that when a language dies, a way of understanding the world dies with it. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Promote Indigenous Languages This Human Rights Month

[] Government has used this year's Human Rights Day to draw attention to the importance of indigenous languages and the need to preserve, revitalise and promote them. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Noti Flow, Colonel Mustapha Caught On Camera Making Out

[Nairobi News] Kenyan rapper Noti Flow is back to her usual naughtiness, this time after sharing a video which captured her sharing a steamy kiss with her ex-boyfriend Colonel Mustapha. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: #BBNaija - We Genuinely Love Each Other - Teddy A, Bambam

[Vanguard] Lovebirds and BBnaija ex-housemates, Teddy A and BamBam got people emotional when they shared the secrets to their long standing romantic relationship. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: #BBNaija - Why Our 'Romantic' Pairings Crashed - CeeC, Lolu, Nina

[Vanguard] Tension hung in the air as Anto, Lolu, Cee-C, Tobi and Nina shared reasons why the romantic relationships with their on-screen partners fell apart during the ongoing BBnaija #Doublewahalareload and reunion show on Wednesday night. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Nigerian Edition of Marlon James 'Black Leopard, Red Wolf' in the Works

[Guardian] We are pleased to announce the April 1, 2019 release date for the Nigerian edition of Black Leopard, Red Wolf, a novel by Marlon James. This is the first book in a trilogy, which the author has described as an African "Game of Thrones". (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: 2Baba Versus Blackface - a Timeline of Brotherhood Gone Sour

[Guardian] For anyone who pays attention to the Nigerian music scene and its intricacies, it would be hard to deny the obvious animosity between Tuface and Blackface. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: 2Baba Conferred With OAU Honorary Music Fellow

[Premium Times] Nigerian music legend, Innocent Idibia, has been honoured with the award of the Fellow of the school of music by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Prezzo Dumped Again By Tanzanian Girlfriend After Recent Reunion

[Nairobi News] Rapper Jackson Makini, popularly known as CMB Prezzo, has been dumped for the second time by his famous Tanzanian socialite and video vixen Amber Lulu, barely six months after they reunited. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Charly Boy Alleges Deji Adeyanju Wanted Part of Money From Festus Keyamo

[Guardian] We early reported that the former co-convener of the "Our Mumu Don Do Movement", Deji Adeyanju alleged that Charly Boy collected money from Festus Keyamo to stop attacking and criticising the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. (AllAfrica)

Namibia: Multichoice Opens African Digital Hub for Film-Makers

[Namibian] In a venture aimed at connecting African creatives, Multichoice Talent Factory (MTF), an initiative forming a part of MultiChoice Africa, officially launched a new digital hub continent-wide yesterday. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: For the Love of Books

[] Libraries across the country are celebrating SA Library Week, which aims to promote a reading culture in South Africa. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Romping Rhinos Cause a Stir As Nairobians Show Love for Nature

[Nairobi News] A picture of rhinos mating at the Nairobi National park has aroused mixed reactions on social media. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: 3 Nollywood Films Selected for Hollywood Screening in U.S.

[Vanguard] Three Nollywood films - 'Up North', 'Lionheart' and 'King of Boys' have been selected for screening at the second edition of the 'Nollywood In Hollywood' on Friday and Saturday in the United States. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: World Poetry Day - Celebrating Kenyan Queens of Verse

[Nation] You cannot start a story about poetry without a bit of poetry. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Mo Abudu's 'Chief Daddy' Makes Netflix

[Vanguard] Following the success of Fifty and The Wedding Party, Chief Daddy, the much anticipated EbonyLife Films production, is finally available on Netflix. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Sex Without Orgasm a Waste of Energy - Actress, Uche Ogbodo

[Vanguard] Most celebrities usually shy away from discussions on sex and sexuality but the daring actress, Uche Ogbodo, has never been the type. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: #GNLD - Nigerians Share Hilarious 'Job Scam' Experiences

[Premium Times] Popular network marketing company, GNLD, on Wednesday trended on Twitter for funny reasons. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: I'm Walking Away Before I Die - Babes Wodumo

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Enough is enough - Bongekile Simelane, popularly known as Babes Wodumo, has revealed that she no longer wants to stay in an abusive relationship with Mampintsha. (AllAfrica)

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