Category Archives: Arts

Big Brother Africa rejects Ghana contestants over Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter   Organisers of the Big Brother Africa competition have allegedly rejected the candidates selected to represent Ghana [...]

al Shabaab assassinates Somalian Musician MP

By Staff Reporter Saado Ali Warsame, who spent much of the civil war in the US, continued to perform after becoming an MP Popular Somali mus [...]

Nadine Gordimer, white South African author who exposed “apartheid”, dies at 90

By Staff Reporter South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer has died in Johannesburg aged 90. The writer, who was one of the [...]

Happy 80th birthday Wole Soyinka!

By Staff Reporter President Jonathan felicitates with the globally-renowned academic, dramatist, poet and literary icon as he celebrates the [...]

“King of Pop” racks in more cash 5 years after death #LongliveMJ

By Staff Reporter The star of US music legend Michael Jackson on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles,CA is ador [...]

Hip hop’s Legend, Jay Z tours Africa

By Staff Reporter Hip hop’s Legend, Jay Z announced his world tour yesterday which includes seven stops in Africa, according to Billboard. [...]

Dangerous yet beautiful’: South Africa’s fascination with the AK-47

By Staff Reporter Zimbabwean craftsmen made replica guns from wire and beads for Ghosts, a new exhibition opening in Cape Town this week A p [...]

As EU hosts Africa,52 journalists are rotting in cells #PressFreedom

By Staff Reporter #FreedomofSpeech is a #HumanRight 52 journalists are in jail on African continent (CPJ) Eritrea-28 and is 3rd highest glob [...]

#Kartel found guilty of murder and faces life in prison #Jamaica

By Staff Reporter Dancehall reggae star and three co-defendants were found guilty of killing an associate, Clive Lizard Williams, in a row o [...]

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wins National Critics Book prize

By Staff Reporter Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie moved to the US at the age of 19 to study Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has won the US [...]

Lupita Nyong’o does Africa proud by winning Oscar on her debut

By Staff Reporter Lupita Nyong’o triumphed on her Oscars debut but, says Tim Robey, the star of 2014 is poised for even greater things [...]

South Africa aims to break the barrier again-bid for 2024 Olympic Games

by Staff ReporterJohannesburg , South Africa Costs of hosting Olympic Games is skyrocketing Russia’s bill for winter Olympic Games is [...]

Chez Ntemba nightlife name in Africa

                            Chez Ntemba By Gregory Mthembu- Salter in Kinshasa, Johannesburg and Cape Town GROOVING TO THE CR [...]

Toure, Drogba and Mikel for African player of the year

 Developing and Uniting Africa through sport The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announces the top three player for the 2013 Africa [...]

Egypt killed 6 Journalists in 2013

Egyptian military junta continues to clamp down on dissent and freedom of expression as it killed more journalists than any African country [...]

Morocco in Pictures

  A Journalism student’s trip to Morocco in pictures Source-benjaminfurst.wordpress.com Related articles Morocco: Tea and Olives [...]

The Mandela Years: Reflections from Two Pluto Authors

With Nelson Mandela’s death last week, we asked two Pluto authors for their reflections on the lionised leader of the ANC. In contrast t [...]
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