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Kendrick Lamar to headline London’s BST festival

Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar will give British fans a taste of his new "rock" album when he headlines the BST Hyde Park festival in July. The star will play...

Photos: Ghana signs 5-year deal to host Afro Nation annually

The Ghana Tourism Authority, on behalf of the Government of Ghana, and Event Horizon, Organisers of the Afro-Nation Festival, on Monday, 20th January 2020, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for...

Black Panther wins top prize at SAG awards

Superhero film Black Panther has won the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild awards (SAGs). The box office hit picked up best ensemble cast award in a motion picture,...

Influencers ‘being offered thousands for sex’

Top social media influencers are being propositioned daily by strangers with offers of thousands of pounds in return for sex, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. One said...

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston celebrate together at SAG Awards

Brad Pitt and his former wife Jennifer Aniston both had reasons to celebrate at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where they briefly reunited backstage. Pitt was named best supporting actor...

Singer-songwriter David Olney dies on stage during performance

Singer-songwriter David Olney has died at age 71, after falling silent and dropping his head in the midst of a performance at the 30A Songwriters Festival in Santa Rosa...

Charterhouse gears up for 2020 edition of VGMA

Charterhouse Ghana, organisers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, one of the biggest events on the entertainment calendar, has begun preparations for the 21st edition of the awards. Last...

Eminem criticised for lyric about bomb at Ariana Grande gig

Eminem has been called "disgusting" and "pathetic" after rapping about the Manchester Arena bomb attack, which killed 22 people in 2017. The lyric comes in a new song, Unaccommodating, in...

Grammys chief removed 10 days before ceremony

The chief executive of the Recording Academy, which organises the Grammy Awards, has been removed from her position just 10 days before this year's ceremony in Los Angeles. Deborah Dugan...

Music industry unfair to married women – Lousika

Being a female artiste in the Ghanaian music industry can be quite challenging; add in marriage and childbirth and the journey becomes even more difficult with some calling time...

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Africa

Africa’s richest woman plans to sue Angolan government

Africa's richest woman, Isabel Dos Santos, has denied fraud and plans to sue the Angolan government. Ms Dos Santos in a statement on Thursday said...

Nigerians ask for selfies instead of money – Dangote says

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has disclosed that, people only ask for selfies with him instead of money when they see him. Mr Dangote, speaking...

World

EU presidents sign UK withdrawal deal ahead of Brexit day

The presidents of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, and the European Council Charles Michel, have signed the Brexit deal agreed in October and...

US imposes visa restrictions for pregnant women to limit ‘birth tourism’

The US Government is introducing a new rule to try to stop pregnant women travelling to the country to give birth for purposes of...