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YouTube Celebrates Rise of AfroBeats With Launch of Burna Boy Spotlight Story

YouTube on 26 March 2019 launched its Spotlight Story documentary on Nigerian Afro-fusion singer and songwriter Burna Boy. Having catapulted to fame with the...

Meet REFUGE, Nairobi’s Very Own Blues/Rock Band Made Of Six Students

They love blues, rock and jazz, and are committed to promoting authentic rock music to a new generation. REFUGE started in late-2016 when Patrick (guitar),...

Meet Brian Owengo, A Kenyan Passing On The Art Of Capoeira

On this week’s episode of African Voices CNN International meets Brian Owengo, a Kenyan passing on the art of capoeira to people in his country. Capoeira...

Kenyan Multi – talented Rapper Muthoni Drummer Queen Speaks To African Voices

On this week’s episode of African Voices, CNN International meets a multi-talented rapper from Kenya who is making a comeback at a festival she created...

Access Bank Partners With CNN To Put A Spotlight On African Arts

Access Bank is the inaugural sponsor ofCNN’s newest programme, Africa Avant-Garde, which will tell stories across CNN’s TV and digital platforms about contemporary African...

CNN’s African Voices Meets Kenyan photographer Mutua Matheka

On this week’s episode of African Voices CNN International meets Mutua Matheka, a Kenyan travel photographer who wants the world to see the continent...

Muthoni Drummer Queen Selected as a TED Fellow

Musician and cultural maverick Muthoni Drummer Queen has been selected as a TED Fellow, joining a class of 20 change-makers from around the world...

AFRIMA Mourns Oliver Mtukudzi

The International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, joins the African and global music community to mourn the death of African music...

Legendary Zimbabwean Music Superstar Oliver Mtukudzi is Dead

Mtukudzi's record label Gallo Record confirmed to Sowetan on Wednesday afternoon. Head of Marketing Carol Marabe from Gallo Records company confirmed the passing of legendary...

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