International Congolese award winning artist, Awilo Logombo will on the 24th of June be setting the atmosphere on fire as he headlines the United Kingdom’s Malawian’s biggest event, Malawi Achievers Award at the five-star Marriot Hotel in Leicester.
Faith Mussa will also be performing and a classy Disc Jockey and an outstanding UK-based Malawian event host will on standby. Organisers of the event promise that this year’s event will be much bigger than ever with an entertainment package that consists of the biggest name in the Malawian-UK entertainment sphere.
Quent Kalichero, Malawian Deputy High Commission to the UK will be the guest of honour as the High commissioner will be unavoidably absent.
Awilo encouraged Malawians to turn out in their numbers as he would be giving his best performance as he has always done across the globe.
With the aim of awarding men who have excelled in various areas such as business, education, arts, fashion, technology and communication, the 2nd annual EMYs Africa Awards is going to be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Kempinsky Hotel,
Below is the list of nominees…
MAN OF THE YEAR COMMUNICATIONS- THE PAV ANSAH COMMUNICATOR AWARD
Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey Santana
Seth Kwame Boateng
Louis Kwame Sakyiamah
MAN OF THE YEAR ENTERTAINMENT
MAN OF THE YEAR SPORTS
Yaw Ampofo Ankrah
MAN OF THE YEAR STYLE
Kofi Okyere Darko (KOD)
Too Sweet Annan
Lawyer Kwame Akuffo
FASHION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Elikem Kumodzi the tailor
Chocolate by Kwaku Bediako
Abrantie the gentleman
Tonyi Senayah- Horseman shoes
Fred Deegbe- Heel the world
DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR
Isaac Chwuku Udeh
Gilbert Ramy Carrey
Alex Adjei Bram
After acknowledging their error of listing two of South African rapper, Nasty C’s videos in the nomination list for this year’s award, organisers of the South African Music Awards have removed the videos because they do not meet the criteria for the Best Music Video category.
Nasty C was initially the artist with the highest nomination for the 2017 SAMAs but with the two disqualifications, Kwesta now has the highest number of nominations.
The SAMA organisers announced Tuesday evening that ‘Good Girls’ and ‘Don’t Do It’ were pointed out by fans as being non-compliant with the SAMA rule that all videos in Best Video category must have been aired on national television before January 31.
Nollywood star actress Mercy Johnson has just been appointed the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. Originally from Kogi state, her appointment will concern Entertainment, Art and Cultural matters.
This will be Mercy Johnson’s first government appointment and the she excitedly announced this on her Instagram page. See post:
I am gratified with the official notification reaching me on my Appointment as the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor of Kogi State on Entertainment ,Arts and Culture. I am humbled, as i duely acknowledge this attending responsibility to serve my great state with the modest experience I have gathered over the years. With depth of gratitude, I want to thank the Governor of Kogi State; His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and his wife, the first lady of Kogi state Her Excellency Mrs Rashida Bello for this unparallel opportunity to serve. My endless gratitude goes to my husband, Prince Odianosen Okojie for giving me his consent, knowing fully the sacrifices and adaptations he will have to put up with. To all my family, friends, colleagues and fans, thank you for all your prayers and well wishes, I am eternally greatful to Almighty God, to him be all the glory. Mercy Johnson Okojie
After months of knowing so little about the health status of veteran stand up comedian, Julius Agwu following his relapse after a supposedly successful brain tumor operation, we brought you reports that the comedian had bounced back.
Interestingly, Julius and his family are back in Nigeria and sources close to the family have assured that he can’t wait to get back on stage. Julius and his wife took to social media (Instagram) to share an adorable new photo of their family. See photo:
Sources further confirm that Julius’ lifestyle has also changed drastically as he has become more spiritual following his near death experience.
Multi -genre Nigerian vocalist, WAJE has sparked an Inspire Africa campaign with her latest single “Mountain” which features South African soul singer, Lira.