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Aspiration is a Beautiful, Expensively-Packaged Scam

PEARL BOSHOMANE TSOTETSI ‘Just because aspiration is given a Black face, that doesn’t mean it’s for us, cares about us or has our best interests at heart,’ writes Pearl Boshomane Tsotetsi. This essay is part of OkayAfrica’s SA Reframed series, featuring personal…

Make-Up Artist Paints Her Face To Look Like Davido (Photos/Video)

By Shalom A Nigerian lady has gained a lot of attention from fans on Facebook after she shared an epic makeover which she did on herself. The beautiful make up artist identified as Richard Jane on Facebook, tested her make-up…

Davido’s ‘A Good Time’ album becomes most streamed African album ever

By Gift Ama Less than a year after the release of Davido’s ‘A Good Time‘, the album has officially crossed one billion streams across platforms. This great achievement was announced by Columbia Records UK via Twitter where they congratulated Davido on this…

All For Grooming Future Leaders

By Motlabana Monnakgotla Katlego Thwane has had to dip into his own savings, with the Covid-19 crisis, to fund his noble cause, teaching the underprivileged in a South African township. He is in his twenties, yet turning around the destiny…

Nigerian Police Drop D’banj Rape Case

NOBANTU SHABANGU Seyitan Babatayo and D’banj will reportedly settle the rape case outside of court as the two-year investigation now comes to an end. Nigerian police in charge of D’banj‘s ongoing rape case have decided to discontinue the investigation into the rape…

Scaleup Africa Launches Flagship Virtual Pan African Business Festival On August 6th

By IOL Reporter  ScaleUp Africa, an innovative women-led B2B Enterprise Education and Development Organisation is launching its first flagship virtual Pan Africa Business Festival on called “IGNITE” on Thursday August 6th. The organisation which offers advisory and growth support services for…

Trevor Noah honoured as the ‘The Daily Show’ receives 6 Emmy nominations

By Entertainment Reporter Congratulations are in order as South Africa’s golden boy Trevor Noah scores six Emmy nominations including Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series. Noah expressed his gratitude after “The Daily Show” was recognised…

Nigeria: Just in – AfDB: Independent Review Panel Clears Adesina of All Allegations

An Independent Review Panel has completely exonerated the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, of any ethical wrongdoings. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the Independent Review Panel was set up by the Bureau of Governors of the Bank, following a complaint…

South Africa’s DTIC to focus on clothing masterplan

The department of trade, industry and competition (DTIC) of the South African government will focus on implementation of four masterplans, including one for the clothing and textiles industry, minister Ebrahim Patel said in his address to the National Assembly during…

Ami Faku Evokes Visceral Emotions in New Music Video for ‘Imali’

NOBANTU SHABANGU Ami Faku releases an emotional music video for ‘Imali’, aptly capturing the despairing economic landscape of South Africa. Ami Faku has recently premiered the raw music video for her hit single “Imali” which featured on her titular album of the same…