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Nana Mensah (left) in 'Queen of Glory'. (Pic: Peter Hurley)
‘Queen of Glory': Q&A with Nana Mensah
March 4, 2015 Posted by :
  Hot on the heels of the successful web series An African City in which she plays a leading role, actress and director Nana Mensah brings us her ...
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Phiona Mutesi plays a game of chess with her colleagues at the chess academy in Kibuye, Kampala. (Pic: AFP)
From the slums to the silver screen: Uganda’s chess prodigy
March 2, 2015 Posted by :
Phiona Mutesi happened upon chess as a famished nine-year-old foraging for food in the sprawling and impoverished slums of the Ugandan capital. “I was very hungry,” said ...
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African Blogger Awards open for entry
February 13, 2015 Posted by :
Entries to the 2015 African Blogger Awards are now open to all African bloggers, Instagrammers, Twitter influencers, and YouTubers with the competition expanding this year to include ...
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Angelique Kidjo, winner of the Best World Music Album Award for 'Eve', at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on February 8. (Pic: AFP)
Grammy Awards: African artists deserve more than a ‘World Music’ category
February 12, 2015 Posted by :
The annual Grammy Awards took place last week, and the usual happened:  selfies were taken, everyone raved about the dresses and some stars possibly got wildly drunk ...
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Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera with an issue of 'Bombastic'. (Pic: AFP)
Gay Ugandans launch magazine to ‘reclaim stories’
February 9, 2015 Posted by :
Since her university days, Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, an openly gay woman and activist in Uganda where homosexuality is illegal, has been a victim of vicious tabloid gossip. ...
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