Manchester attack: Salman Abedi named as bomber by police

Manchester attack: Salman Abedi named as bomber by police

Salman Abedi has been named by police as the suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people and injured 59 at Manchester Arena on Monday night. The 22-year-old was born in Manchester to parents of Libyan descent, the BBC understands. Three of his victims have been named – Saffie Rose Roussos, eight, Georgina Callander and John Atkinson, 28. Greater Manchester Police said the priority was to establish whether Abedi had worked alone or not. He is…

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Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played the famous spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and A View to a Kill. Sir Roger’s family confirmed the news on Twitter, saying he had died after “a short but brave battle with cancer”. The statement, from his children, read: “Thank you Pops for being you, and being so very special…

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Event: Women in the Media and creative Industries; A panel discussion

Event: Women in the Media and creative Industries; A panel discussion

The panel discussion event tagged “Women in the Media and creative Industries” by Alliance Française Lagos/ Institut français Nigeria held On Saturday 13th May 2017, at 4pm, at Art Afrique, featured guest speakers as Jumoke Sanwo from the Revolving Art Incubator, Bukola Oyebode of The Sole Adventurer and Stephanie Busari from CNN and moderated by Malaika Toyo. The event touched on issues ranging from gender bias on women, women not occupying key positions in organizations…

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SwishTv: Reminder – The Weeknd

SwishTv: Reminder – The Weeknd

Alternative R&B act the Weeknd — a solo outlet for vocalist Abel Tesfaye — surfaced in March 2011 with House of Balloons. A nine-track, 50-minute mixtape made available for free download on the Weeknd website, House of Balloons was based in morose ballads filled with drug references and sexual longing. Sonically, there were clear traces of radio-friendly contemporary R&B à la Trey Songz, Jeremih, the-Dream, and Drake, while also appealing to listeners who favored left-of-center,…

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SwishRadio: All On Me – @MizzleLive

SwishRadio: All On Me – @MizzleLive

Strong vibes from this super tune called “All On Me” from unsigned Afro-pop new kid on the block “Mizzle“. If you’re a lover of new age sweet African music you are going to love this track. A combination of mid-tempo vibey instrumentals, great vocals and sensual lyrics. The tune, produced by Mizzle and Midebeatz is sure to put you in the mood. Anticipate more works from the boy! be sure to give it a listen and drop a comment!

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Hot new Sammy Fariz song, KI LO GBA Breaks the Sophomore Jinx

Hot new Sammy Fariz song, KI LO GBA Breaks the Sophomore Jinx

Sammy Fariz, born Salman Al Fariz, in the city of Lagos, Nigeria is a New Age Afrobeat, Artist of repute, with a stint blend of Dance Hall & various Afrocentric sounds. This young new talent broke into public limelight in December 2016 under the Espee Entertainment imprint, with his hugely successful debut single “Eko Ni London” (still growing as at press time) has truly come a long way ever since that point. Getting massive play…

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AFRIMA 2017 Call For Entry

AFRIMA 2017 Call For Entry

The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA 2017 is officially open for entries from Artistes, Songwriters, Music/Entertainment Journalists, Video Directors, Music Producers, DJs, Dancers from across the African Continent and Diaspora. The AFRIMA awards is celebrating excellence in musical artistry in Africa and the Diaspora, featuring 33 categories across the five regions of Africa and music genre, with a reward of 23.9 carat gold AFRIMA plated trophy. Click here to read full guidelines Wish all applicants…

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