Worldreader.org and Amazon Bring Africa’s Libraries to the World

“Worldreader, the non-profit that distributes e-readers to developing countries to improve literacy, has struck a deal with Amazon and African publishers. They are digitizing and offering African analog books for sale as e-books. The first of thousands of books by African writers and from African publishers are available now at the Amazon Kindle store. The…

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Banky W, Fally Ipupa, Tear Gas & Daddy Owen to Perform at MTV Africa Music Awards

MTV released last month a list of three African musicians that will perform at the third annual MTV Africa Music Awards with Zain (MAMA). We are waiting to hear about even more artists. In the meantime, the artists so far are: Banky W, Fally Ipupa, Teargas and Daddy Owen. See press release below for more…

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Nigeria’s ‘Storm 360′ Executives Featured on AllHiphop.com- Obi Asika, Olisa Adibua, Nkiru Asika

Ladybrillemag.com salutes Storm 360/Storm Music executives Obi Asika, Olisa Adibua and Nkiru Asika who are all featured in an indepth and excellent writeup on Allhiphop.com. Allhiphop.com is  one of the most widely read hip-hop site in the world, reaching millions of unique visitors per month. The site according to Russell Simmons, a fan,  is “simply…

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The Launch of North Africa’s First Offshore Financial Center

The Governor of Central Bank of Tunisia Mr. Taoufik Baccar and The Executive Chairman of Gulf Finance House Dr. Esam Yousif Janahi Cordially invite you to attend a presentation followed by a reception on “The launch of North Africa’s first offshore financial centre” This event will take place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel 1150-22nd Street N.W….

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Rita Dominic Celebrates Nigeria @ 50 in Kenya

On October 1st, 2010, Rita Dominic was in Kenya celebrating Nigeria’s independence day. The Nollywood actress made press appearances, met fans and is collaborating on new projects with Kenya’s filmmakers. Below is what her team sent us about her visit to Kenya. _________________________ “In recognition of her enormous contributions to film making in Africa, Nollywood…

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