Arts & Culture

By IndepthAfrica
In Arts & Culture
Jul 22nd, 2012
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It’s a sad evening for Ghana today as a shocked country and fans of the BigBrother Africa Star Game had to say bye, bye to Keita. After an accelerated rise in the game, many people were expecting better luck for our home boy especially as he was up against weaker StarGame characters like Wati. Althou...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2012
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For the first time since the Big Brother star game show began, yesterday, Monday, May 21, 2012, occupants of the Upville were placed on the eviction spotlight with Mampi ending up with the highest nominations for eviction. The 25-year-old Zambian got six nominations, followed by DKB and Manetta with ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 18th, 2012
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The exit of Nigerian housemates in the 2012 Big Brother StarGame has come as a heavy blow to housemates. All housemates broke down crying uncontrollably as they watched their favorite friends and housemates pack their luggage and exit the show. Junia, who was Ola’s ‘wife’ in the Dow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 15th, 2012
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s constitutional affairs minister on Wednesday cast doubt on President Robert Mugabe’s bid to hold elections this year. A referendum on a proposed new constitution must take place before the holding of general elections. “My assessment is the earliest we can ...
By benim
In Arts & Culture
May 21st, 2011
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A yam-loving muppet and another who’s HIV positive romp about a set filled with an old drum of oil, a raffia basket and a heap of ubiquitous hot red peppers. Welcome to Sesame Street, Nigerian style. The local adaptation of the legendary children’s educational television series hits Niger...
By benim
In Arts & Culture
Mar 7th, 2011
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A month after a fire destroyed many of the lavish costumes of the Portela samba group, its members have rallied to put on a moving show at Rio’s carnival parade that more than made up for its material losses. The group strutted into Rio’s Sambadrome, then its 300-strong percussion section...
By benim
In Arts & Culture
Feb 7th, 2011
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It’s all about photography in two exhibits opening this week in the Tampa Bay area. The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts brings the face and form of Africa vividly alive in the exhibition, “Natural Fashion: Art and the Body Photographs by Hans Silvester,” opening Thursday and run...
By benim
In Arts & Culture
Feb 5th, 2011
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Surprises appear at every turn in ‘Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue Valley,’ coming to the Fowler Museum. Marla C. Berns wants to take you on an African river trip. No passport, sun hat or insect repellent is required. You won’t even get your feet wet. Just follow an undu...
By benim
In Arts & Culture
Jan 12th, 2011
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It was a horrible day for Mr. Nigeria 2010, Kenneth Okolie on the dusk of Tuesday, January 4, 2010 while driving along Festac road in Lagos, as unknown gun men ambushed him, robbed him off his jewelry and accessories worth N350, 000; and upon taking off shot at him seven times – burying 7 bullets [&h...
By benim
In Arts & Culture
Dec 27th, 2010
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Traditional African as well as marching-style drumming provides soundtrack for the festivities. “Habarigani,” came the call from Leon Mobley, the globe-trotting djembe drummer. “Umoja,” was the reply from the collection of local percussionists who had joined him in a spontaneo...