CoolAfrican News

  • Greatest Drummer and Afrobeats Pioneer Tony Allen Dies.

     

  • TOP NHS DOCTOR & NIGERIAN IN DIASPORA DIES A HERO ON THE FRONTLINE

    Africa has lost one of its top medical doctors in the diaspora, Dr Saadu contracted #COVID19 while combating the virus as a consultant on the frontline. Until his demise, Sa’adu worked at Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust and was a former Medical Director of London Hospital. 
  • Angelique Kidjo bags the grammy for the 4th time.

    Angelique Kidjo Wins Grammy for the best world music in 2020. This is Kidjo's fourth Grammy win dedicating her win to Burna boy while paying homage to the late Afro-Cuban singer Celia Cruz, who Kidjo described as someone who "never shied away from her African heritage. 

     

  • Black History Month - Diane Abbott became the first black person to represent their party at PMQs

    A child of the Windrush Generation, Diane Abbott this week became the first black person to represent their party at Prime minister question when the shadow home secretary stands in for Jeremy Corbyn. 
  • Rwandan short film gunning for 2020 Oscars

    Rwandan filmmaker Philbert Mbabazi, 28, is eying the 92nd Oscars Academy Awards next year, following the recent qualification of his short film I Got my Things and Left, that won the City grand prize at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2019 in Germany, one of the biggest film festivals in Europe.
  • Featured on French KODD Lifestyle Magazine

    The Gospel of Africa and sustainability has reached the shores of France. We are excited to bring you the news our 2019 Spring/Summer LookBook as y...
  • Featured on the biggest African Blog - Bellaniaja & BellaStyle

    We are excited to bring you the news our 2019 Spring/Summer LookBook got featured on Africa's biggest fashion & lifestyle blog - BellaNaija .  ...
  • CANAL+ Acquires Nollywood Studio ROK from IROKtv to grow African film

    French television company Canal+ has acquired the ROK film studio from VOD company IROKOtv for an undisclosed amount. Founded by Jason Njoku in 20...