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13 Nov 2017
Seyi Shay slipped and fell while performing her hit track Yolo Yolo on stage at the AFRIMA 2017 Awards Ceremony. The event held yesterday at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Lagos. Dancing barefooted, the singer, who was dressed in a black outfit, slipped as she moved on the stage. Her composure was amazing and the…
9 Nov 2017
No matter what country he goes to in Africa, whether it's in Guinea, Nigeria, Mozambique, Botswana, Kenya or Sierra Leone, pop star Davido gets the same reaction: teeming crowds and adoring fans. The 24-year-old icon is one of the favourites for Best Artist at this year's All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), which takes place in…
20 Oct 2017
Every day for the last three weeks or more, I have seen huge posters of music stars from all over Africa on the median strip of major roads around the Lagos metropolis.
22 Sep 2017
Following the African Union (AU) awarding of the 2017 host country rights of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) to Nigeria, Lagos State government as host city is gearing up to welcome thousand of visitors to the 4th edition of the annual all Africa awards holding from November 9 to 12, 2017. 
12 Sep 2017
The African Union (AU) has awarded the hosting right for the Pan African Music Initiative, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), to Nigeria for another three years (2017-2019), following its successful hosting of the 2014-2016 editions.
2 Sep 2017
A total number of 18 Africa artistes currently working on the 2017 Coke Studio project are among stars nominated for this year’s All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) billed for November.
26 Aug 2017
As practitioners and stakeholders in the African showbiz industry gear up for this year’s All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA), the International Committee for the award has confirmed that Morocco, South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria have shown strong interest in hosting the continental showpiece.
29 Jul 2017
Tayorault, through his country, occupies the AFRIMA Jury slot for Western Africa. Similarly, Joett, a well-known songwriter and vocal coach in Tanzania will take up one of the Jury slots for Eastern Africa by replacing Uganda.
4 May 2017
The African Union Commission, AUC, has formally unveiled the 2017 All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, calendar on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at The Maslow Hotel, Sandton, South Africa.
11 Feb 2017
Other officials were also elected during the final round of elections held on Monday, January 30, 2017, at the 28th Ordinary Session of Heads of State Summit at the AUC Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
6 Nov 2016
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has hailed Nigerian musicians for putting the country’s name on the global map ...
19 Oct 2016
AFRIMA has lined up African music stars for pulsating and emotive tribute performances in honour of Manu Dibango, King Sunny Ade and late Papa Wemba, three of Africa’s renowned music legends.


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The mother of former speaker of Kano state House of Assembly Hajiya Zainab Danja who was kidnapped at gunpoint has regained her freedom. Hajiya Danja, who was abducted at her family house at Gezawa town, Gezawa local government area of Kano on 12th of January 2022, was released early Tuesday after payment of N40 million…
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Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has denied media reports saying that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has zoned its national offices ahead of the February 26 convention. Buni, also the chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the APC, said on Wednesday that the party did not zone any national office. The…
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A prominent Ugandan author accused of insulting the country's ruling family was freed on Wednesday after being detained despite a court order for his release, his lawyer said. Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, whose case has triggered international concern, was "dumped" by the military at his country home in eastern Uganda after being held at a military police…
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The Police Command in Anambra has declared 21 persons wanted over their alleged involvement in the killing of two indigenes of Ogwuaniocha in Ogbaru Local Government Area. In a statement issued on Wednesday in Awka, the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, also accused the persons of complicity in the disappearance of Igwe…
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The German government is considering a ban on encrypted messaging app Telegram after it was repeatedly used as a channel for spreading anti-vaccine conspiracy theories and even death threats. The app has also played a key role in mobilising turnout at some of the most violent protests in opposition to the German government's Covid-19 policies…