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‘Song for the Sahel’ showcases region’s cultural heritage amid crisis

Noteworthy Sahelian musicians from across the region and beyond have joined the collaboration, lending voices and music to drive awareness

OCHA and Sahelian artists Vieux Farka Touré (Mali), Amadou and Mariam (Mali), Oumy Gueye (Senegal), Tal National (Niger), Songhoy Blues (Mali) and Bassekou Kouyate (Mali) today launched “The Sahel Song”.  The five-minute vocal and instrumental composition brings attention to the ongoing crisis in the Sahel, while highlighting the region’s rich musical…

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IOM Restores Community Theatre to Promote Social Cohesion in Sabha, Southern Libya

A public event was organized to celebrate the opening with music, traditional dance and poetry for members of Sabha’s Municipality

This Sunday (26 September), the People’s Municipal Theatre in the southern city of Sabha reopened after being fully restored and equipped by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with the Sabha Municipality, as part of the Japan funded Learning for Life initiative. The biggest hall in the city,…

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Audiomack Announces ‘Swahili Radio’ Podcast

Swahili Radio will feature live performances, exclusive interviews with the country’s hottest musicians, and much more

Today, Audiomack (www.Audiomack.com) presents the Swahili Radio podcast, a new show highlighting the musical talents hailing from East Africa. Hosted by certified on-air personality Lil Ommy, also known as the King of Interviews, Swahili Radio will feature live performances, exclusive interviews with the country’s hottest musicians, and much more. Tune…

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Audiomack partners with Ziiki Media to promote African artistes

Reiterates commitment to moving music forward

In line with its commitment to investing in and amplifying African music, Audiomack (www.Audiomack.com) has teamed up with leading entertainment provider, Ziiki Media. This partnership will see Audiomack propel the craft of artistes across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa through a couple of marketing campaigns. Through this partnership, Audiomack…

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Audiomack Activates (AMP Global) Audiomack Monetization Program Across the Globe

Now Live in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Latin America, South Asia, & The Caribbean

Preeminent artist-first music streaming platform, Audiomack (www.Audiomack.com) continues to level the playing field for independent artists by making its direct monetization program, The Audiomack Monetization Program (AMP), available worldwide on four continents. It is now open in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Mexico (LATAM), India (South Asia), Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti, and…

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Merck Foundation underscores their commitment to build healthcare capacity through providing training for 71 Mauritian doctors

Merck foundation calls for Application for 6 different awards for Media, Film, Fashion and Music fraternity in Mauritius

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with The Ministry of Health and Wellness, Mauritius, has underscored their commitment to build healthcare capacity through providing one year PG Diploma and two-year Master Degree in many critical and underserved specialities for doctors from Mauritius. Senator, Dr. Rasha…

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Merck Foundation and African First Ladies announce “More Than a Mother” Africa Song Awards 2021 to support girl education

In partnership with African First Ladies, other awards have also been announced such as; ‘Merck Foundation More than a Mother’ Film Awards, Fashion Awards and Media Recognition Awards

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany introduced their new award, the Merck Foundation Africa Song Award  ‘More Than a Mother’ 2021 in partnership with African First Ladies who are also  the Ambassadors of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother, for All African Singers, Musical Artists and…

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Merck Foundation CEO felicitates winners of ‘Merck Foundation More Than A Mother’ Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020 through a virtual award ceremony

6 new awards 2021 were announced by Merck Foundation in partnership with the 20 African First Ladies

50 Winners from 16 African Countries were celebrated at Merck Foundation Africa Media Recognition Awards Ceremony; 6 new awards 2021 were announced by Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation) in partnership with the 20 African First Ladies; During the online video conference, Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej welcomed the winners of the awards to…

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Basketball Africa League and Social Nation Africa partner to showcase Artists and Creative Industries from across the continent

Multiyear Partnership Will Spotlight Africa’s Vibrant Creative Culture

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (www.theBAL.com) and Social Nation Africa (SNA) (www.SocialNationAfrica.com), a new digital platform that showcases the African creative landscape, today announced a multiyear partnership that will see SNA promote African artists and support the continent’s creative sector through content production in art, culture, music and sports.  The…

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Reeperbahn Festival International Pan-Africa announces programme

The B2B music conference will feature panel discussions, keynote addresses, insightful digital company visit, matchmaking sessions

Reeperbahn Festival International (https://International.ReeperbahnFestival.com) in partnership with the Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) and supported by the German Federal Foreign Office (https://bit.ly/3fLIEUw), has released the programme for its Reeperbahn Festival International Pan-Africa digital event from 31 May to 3 June. The B2B music conference will feature panel discussions, keynote addresses,…