‘Jumia Games’ Launched in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

Technology company Mondia and e-commerce platform Jumia have today announced the launch of Jumia Games, an entertainment category on the JumiaPay App. In its first phase, the fully branded gaming portal is available in only five of Africa’s major economies, including Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco, Kenya and Ghana, with plans to expand the service to Jumia’s … Continue reading ‘Jumia Games’ Launched in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

SA Hit ‘Jerusalema’ by Master KG Latest African Single to Clock 100 Million YouTube Views in 2020

South African musician Master KG‘s ambition of clocking 100 million views on YouTube with his mega hit, Jerusalema (featuring vocalist Nomcebo) is now a reality, making him the first artist on the continent to do so this year. Jerusalema joins the ranks of Burna Boy‘s On The Low, Yemi Alade‘s Johnny and Davido‘s Fall which all enjoy the … Continue reading SA Hit ‘Jerusalema’ by Master KG Latest African Single to Clock 100 Million YouTube Views in 2020

Kenyan Film makers Wanuri Kahiu and Sam Soko to Feature on 2020 Durban FilmMart Panel

Award-winning Kenyan film makers Wanuri Kahiu (Rafiki) and Sam Soko (Softie) are set to feature on the virtual edition of the 11th Durban FilmMart Institute (DMI) which takes place from 4th to 13th September this year.  This year’s Durban FilmMart (DFM) theme is “Brave New Cinema” and will look to bring together leading and emerging … Continue reading Kenyan Film makers Wanuri Kahiu and Sam Soko to Feature on 2020 Durban FilmMart Panel

REVIEW: Burna Boy is indeed ‘Twice as Tall’ in Bold new Album

There’s no better way to set the stage for what is a definitive next-level moment in the career of Grammy-nominated artist Burna Boy, with his new Diddy-produced studio album, than the first track ‘Level Up’ which features the incomparable vocals of Youssor N’Dou. ‘And If you’re feeling like you cant level up omo make you … Continue reading REVIEW: Burna Boy is indeed ‘Twice as Tall’ in Bold new Album

NEW MUSIC: Sauti Sol’s ‘Insecure’ Talks Body and Relationship Issues

Over the past few years, Kenyan afro-pop group Sauti Sol have mastered the art of visual and vocal harmony, often misjudged for the manner in which they address their subject matter, largely perceived as some form of social structure discordance, but largely applauded for their artistry and ingenuity. Their new song ‘Insecure’ seems to follow … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Sauti Sol’s ‘Insecure’ Talks Body and Relationship Issues

Coke Studio Sessions Launched by Coca-Cola and BeApp

BeApp, a new live music streaming platform, and Coca-Cola today announced the launch of Coke Studio Sessions, an exclusive collaboration featuring a diverse line-up of musical performances for fans to enjoy over the next 60 days. Live performances from more than 100 artists across the globe, including Katy Perry, Anitta, DJ Khaled, Bebe Rexha, Miguel … Continue reading Coke Studio Sessions Launched by Coca-Cola and BeApp

Exclusive First Looks at PlayStation 5 Game Play

Official game-play footage of the first games on PlayStation‘s next generation new console, the PlayStation 5 (PS5) have been unleashed, and what realistic, yet mind-bending experiences these are to watch. In October 2019, Sony announced that the next generation console was coming, with further technical and hardware component updates made from April this year, which … Continue reading Exclusive First Looks at PlayStation 5 Game Play

Ubisoft Unveils First Look at ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’

French video game company Ubisoft has unveiled the first look trailer of its upcoming title ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ which is adding Vikings, thus fully adopting a Norse-inspired setting. The game’s first cinematic trailer gives us a glimpse at the game, exploring its “heartless, godless barbarians.” Assassin’s Creed Valhalla takes place toward the end of the … Continue reading Ubisoft Unveils First Look at ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’

High Court Upholds KFCB Ban on Wanuri’s Film, ‘Rafiki’

The High Court of Kenya on Wednesday 29th April 2020 upheld the Kenya Film Classification Board‘s screening ban on the controversial same-love romance themed film ‘Rafiki‘, starring actresses Samantha Mugatsia and Sheila Munyiva, stating that the ban did not breach Freedom of Expression, Article 33 of the Constitution of Kenya. In a court session conducted … Continue reading High Court Upholds KFCB Ban on Wanuri’s Film, ‘Rafiki’