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Africa: MTV Africa Returns Continental Flagship Awards

[This Day] MTV Africa and MTV Base announced the return of the continental flagship award show in 2021. The Iconic MTV Base celebration, MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA), which showcases the ultimate in African culture, music, and creativity, will be hel…

Nigeria: The Perils of Mixing Music and Politics

[The Conversation Africa] Musicians play a prominent role in Nigeria’s dynamic political landscape, especially since the country became a democracy. Politics and music have always enjoyed a symbiotic relationship, even during austere military regimes. …

Sudan: Ensaf Fathi – A New Tone in Sudanese Melody

[SudaNow] Khartoum — Critics are hopeful that rising singer – melodist Ensaf Fathi may make a difference in artistic production as compared with her other fellow young artists now on stage in the country.


Maize, Soya Meal Export Will Destroy Poultry Farming, Warns Fipan

[This Day] Feed Industry Practitioners Association of Nigeria, (FIPAN), has warned that the continued exportation of maize and soya bean is endangering livestock farming in the country, stressing that if the trend is not checked many more poultry farms…

APC, PDP Bicker Over Rising Defections

[This Day] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday exchanged brickbats of allegations that some opposition bigwigs are planning to join the ruling party.