Wednesday, June 16, 2021
J Cole
American rapper J. Cole has signed to play for Rwandan Basketball Team Patriots BBC in the inaugural season of the Basketball African League. The 36-year-old rapper arrived in Rwanda...
Dr Paula Kahumbu
Kenyan conservationist Paula Kahumbu has won the prestigious Whitley Gold Award for 2021. Dr. Kahumbu, who is the WildlifeDirect CEO and host of “Wildlife Warriors” that airs locally, bagged the...
Basketbal Africa League
The NBA's Basketball Africa League (BAL) will debut on May 16th, with all 26 games this season taking place in Kigali, Rwanda, per ESPN. The league was set to begin in 2020 but was...
Daniel Kaluuya
British actor Daniel Kaluuya has won an Oscar award for his role in Judas and the Black Messiah.  Kaluuya, who is born to Ugandan parents, portrayed the late Fred Hampton,...
Covid vacine
A leading Egyptian pharmaceutical has signed a production deal for the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which is tasked with marketing Sputnik V, will work...
My Octopus Teacher
My Octopus Teacher, a South African documentary, won a British Academy Film Award (BAFTA) on Sunday, Apr. 11. The production showcases the relationship that develops between a diver and an...
RwandaAir
Rwandan carrier, RwandaAir, has set the pace for its African counterparts, by becoming the first in the continent to vaccinate every employee against coronavirus. The move distinguishes the airline as...
Burna Boy
The 2021 Grammys were held on Sunday, Mar. 14, and although the 63rd ceremony was not as jam-packed as usual, due to coronavirus restrictions, it was still an exciting night, especially for stars...
Super Sema
Actress Lupita Nyong’o has once again graced our screens, this time around, as part of the voice-cast of a new superhero show. The series, Super Sema, premiered on Monday on...
Coming 2 America
Def Jam Africa has released the official tracklist for the Coming 2 America film. The Album, dubbed Rhythms of Zamunda: Music Inspired By Coming 2 America features high-profile artistes such...