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Radio Academy Chair: Radio must Diversify or Die

Dr. Yvonne Thompson, CBE, recently appointed Chair of The Radio Academy, is warning the radio industry must ‘diversify or die.’ She also set out her agenda for future of The Radio Academy, which included re-establishing the Academy’s profile as the…

No Comments / 1 View / November 10, 2018

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#BlackGirlMagic Celebrated In London

THE SECOND instalment of the Black Magic Awards was a star studded affair at the Criterion Theatre in London’s West End this week. Kicking off Black History Month with a melanin inspired evening of celebration, the ceremony honoured 16 inspirational…

No Comments / 0 View / October 13, 2018

Pioneer Radio DJ Tony Williams Passes Away

Pioneer Radio DJ Tony Williams Passes Away

PIONEER RADIO DJ Tony Williams, who once had his own reggae show on BBC Radio London between 1977-1987 and was also the creator of the British Reggae Industry Awards which highlighted the talent of many UK reggae artists, has passed…

No Comments / 6 View / May 15, 2018

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BBC Radio 1Xtra Gangs, Drill & Prayer (Documentary)

    How young Christians are using rap & drill music to lure gang members away from streets & towards God We join Enrique on his extraordinary journey from south London gangster rapper, to Pastor at just 21 years old….

No Comments / 4 View / May 15, 2018

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Meet the first Black Woman owner and operator of a nationally distributed vodka

Vanessa Braxton is the owner and CEO of Black Momma Vodka, a company that offers various unique flavors of handcrafted, gluten-free vodka. As the first African-American woman to own a nationally distributed vodka, she stays true to her motto of making…

No Comments / 7 View / May 15, 2018

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BBC Sweet sweet codeine: Nigeria’s cough syrup crisis

  In Nigeria, thousands of young people are addicted to codeine cough syrup – a medicine that’s become a street drug. The Nigerian senate estimates that 3 million bottles of codeine syrup are drunk every day in just two states…

No Comments / 5 View / May 4, 2018

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Rolande Kammogne: The Voice of VoxAfrica

She is the winner of the Trophées des Français de l’Etranger organized by lepetitjournal.com in the category “Former students of French high schools”. Meet. The founder of VoxAfrica, Rolande Kammogne, is one of the young African leaders whose voice speaks.Declining an…

No Comments / 8 View / May 3, 2018

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I was so badly affected by post-natal depression that I couldn’t even touch my own child

DJ Simone Riley, who has her own show on Legacy FM, Manchester’s African Caribbean community station, decided to share her story When radio DJ Simone Riley discovered she was pregnant, she could not wait for her baby to arrive. But…

No Comments / 4 View / May 3, 2018

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Zimbabwe: Online UK Reality Show Premieres

A new online reality show titled “Zimbabweans with Attitude, Glam & Style” premiered last week in London and it reflects on the glamorous life of UK-based Zimbabwean women and their love interests. Starring stylist and aspiring model Precious “Cookies” Matare…

No Comments / 9 View / May 2, 2018

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YANGA TV channel brand built from scratch

A new TV channel targeting the African diaspora has been designed by DADA and draws influence from traditional and contemporary African culture. A new TV entertainment channel YANGA has been designed from scratch and is targeting the African Diaspora. It…

No Comments / 4 View / May 2, 2018