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YouTube child star dies of malaria

A six-year-old YouTube star known in Burundi for his popular comedy sketches has died of malaria, his manager says. Darcy Irakoze, known as Kacaman, was a primary school pupil who performed online and in theatres. He contracted malaria on Wednesday and died one day later. Malaria has killed over 1,800 …

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Tekno arrested for traffic ‘strip dance’

Nigerian musician, Tekno, 26, has been arrested for dancing with “half-naked” women in a truck in the commercial capital, Lagos. The vehicle had glass sides at the back so people were able to see those dancing inside as they waited in traffic. The police confirmed that they arrested the star, …

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VGMA bans Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy

The board of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) has banned Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy indefinitely. In addition to the ban, they have been stripped off all the awards they won. The Song of the Year and Artist of the Year for last Saturday’s event have been nullified. In an earlier …

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Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale plead not guilty, granted ¢50k bail each

Dancehall artistes Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale have pleaded not guilty to Offensive Conduct to Breaches of the Peace. Stonebwoy, born Livingstone Etse Satekla, also pleaded not guilty to an additional charge of Display of a Weapon in a Public Place without permission. The charges were read to them during their appearance at …

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Stonebwoy apologizes to Ghanaians, Charterhouse over VGMA brawl

Dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy has apologized to Ghanaians and Charterhouse, organizers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards event, for the scuffle that marred the 2019 awards event held on Saturday. In a statement, Stonebwoy attempted to explain the condition that compelled him to react in the way he did. “I …

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Staying united secured our success – Daughters of Glorious Jesus

Legendary Gospel music group, Daughters of Glorious Jesus, have attributed their success in the industry to their ability to stay united. Speaking in an interview on the EWITHBECKS show with Becky, they noted that they managed to stick together for the past 30 years due to the unfailing love of the …

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TV station accidentally films proposal

Clinton Parkinson had planned to take his Chicago-native girlfriend Clohe Ludwig to the front of Wrigley Field to propose to her. While he anticipated the moment would be cause for celebration, he never expected it to make local news headlines. During a blizzard, a WGN camera crew set off to …

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