Apr 16th, 2014
Lidwien Kapteijns: Love Songs at the Dawn of Somalia Lidwien Kapteijns is a professor of history at Wellesley College. A few years ago, she contacted Afropop Worldwide to say she was a co-trustee of a large collection of rarely heard songs from Somalia. These songs date from between about 1955, when ...
Jul 26th, 2012
Jacob Wince In this world everybody has his opinion and judgement on everything that happens. There is a saying that when one walks, those at the back see that person better than himself. Who liked Atta Mills more than the Rawlings. The man we are all blaming now imposed the demised person on his par...
In World Entertainment
May 1st, 2012
Michael Jackson had a secret fling with Whitney Houston at the peak of her fame, and even dreamed of marrying her. He fell in love with the diva after a series of romps at his Neverland ranch and never got over her when she ended it, The Sun reports. Their affair came six years after she slept [&hel...
In Central Africa
Jan 21st, 2012
The son of the leader of Equatorial Guinea asked a court to dismiss attempts by the Obama administration to seize some $71 million worth of his assets, denying charges that they were obtained with allegedly corrupt funds taken from his country. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the son of longtime Presid...
In Movie & Music
Dec 21st, 2011
There is no doubt that the Nigerian movie industry known as Nollywood has grown to be a force to reckon with in the world today. Behind this emerging and powerful industry lies the exceptional actress whose face has helped to make the industry very more attractive. Genevieve whose talent and amazing ...
Nov 30th, 2011
Prosecutors in Los Angeles are preparing a legal fight to have Dr Conrad Murray sent to higher category prison for killing Michael Jackson. District Attorney Steve Cooley says he is considering an appeal after Murray was ordered to serve his sentence for involuntary manslaughter in a county jail. Tha...
In Movie & Music
Mar 28th, 2011
Onyekachi Gilbert Elizabeth, popularly known as Yeka, has won the first ever Nigerian Idol. The 26-year-old Abia state born singer, who grew up in a music conscious family, walked away with the grand prize of N7.5 m, a recording contract and a brand new car after she was announced winner on Saturday,...