Could this be the track that puts Khanyi Mbau’s music career on the map?

Khanyi Mbau is set to release her hotly-anticipated single this Friday, and it seems fans can barely wait to get their hands on this latest music offering, which will be made available on iTunes. Titled, Shake, the single boasts an infectious and upbeat reggae sound, judging from the teaser of the song shared online. A slew of fans have since taken More...

By afriknews On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Nigerians Remember Afrobeat Legend Fela Kuti

Afrobeat legend and activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti died 19 years ago on August 2.  More...

By afriknews On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

East Africa: Instagram Users Hit 500 Million

Instagram has announced that it now has more than 500 million monthly actives — and more than 300 million who using the app every day. Instagram made the annoucement on its [blog] on Tuesday June 21, 2016. More...

By afriknews On Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

The sound of young urban Africa is set to take over the world’s pop charts

London has long been one of the world’s most influential pop culture centers, particularly with fashion and music. It’s had everything from the Sex Pistols to the West Indian rhythms of Notting Hill Carnival More...

By afriknews On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

African animators get their big break with Walt Disney collaboration

The break for continental animators comes as a result of a collaboration between Triggerfish Animation Studios in South Africa‚ which has established a story lab that receives support from the Department of Trade More...

By afriknews On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

DJ Shimza blames Black Coffee for poor album sales

House and dance music sensation DJ Shimza has fallen out with his boss Black Coffee and his record label, Soulistic Music. According to a Sunday World report, a music official close to Soulistic Music, a recording More...

By afriknews On Monday, December 7th, 2015

Oscar Pistorius Convicted of Murder by Appeals Court

South Africa’s top appeals court has overturned a lesser judgement and convicted superstar athlete Oscar Pistorius of murder — agreeing with prosecutors who say he meant to kill when he shot dead his More...