Monthly Archives: April 2015

Desperate Housewives Africa premieres with private screening

April 30, 2015 What’s up folks! And so this Tuesday, Ebonylife TV held a private screening of the most anticipated TV series this year at the Muson Center, we’re talking about desperate housewives Africa. The new series which puts an African sin on the award-winning hit TV series has been met with an incredible amount ... Read More

Ekeng Bassey set to launch debut album with live and unplugged concert

April 30, 2015 And behold! Our very own EL Now host and singer Ekeng Bassey is set to launch his debut album titled “Live & unplugged” at Liberty House, Lekki, Lagos by 4PM on Sunday. The album lunch also includes a free Unplugged Concert featuring top Nigerian inspirational artists including Nikki Laoye, Wole Emmanuel, PITA, ... Read More

New video alert: Asa – “Eyo”

April 30, 2015 Celebrated French-Nigerian indie-pop singer Asa drops the video to her acclaimed track “Eyo” off her 2014 album “Bed of Stones”. Boasting of dramatic camera angles, the video captures a typical hustle and bustle of the heart of Lagos through the eyes of Asa. The video was directed ... Read More

New video alert: Tonto Dikeh – “Sugar Rush”

April 30, 2015 And here comes Nollywood actress cum singer, DB Records’ first lady, Tonto Dikeh playing the role of a mischievous lovesick waitress in the video of her single “Sugar Rush”. Making cameo appearance is DB Records’ boss D’banj as well as fellow DB records artists 2Kriss and DeeVee.

Sudan concludes presidential elections

April 30, 2015 2015 is election year for many African countries; one of them is Sudan. Elections held on Monday the 27th of April and saw incumbent President Omar Hassan al-Bashir win a landslide election victory for himself and his ruling party. The National Election Commission announced that Bashir took 94.05 percent of votes in ... Read More

Immunization drive for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

April 30, 2015 With the threat of Ebola considerably abated, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are commencing nationawide immunization campaigns for childhood diseases. The routine immuniations were put on hold while health workers and authorities focused on addressing the Ebola crisis. Guinea launched a nationwide measles campaign on April 18 targeting 1.3 million children aged ... Read More

Kenya’s Safaricom plans big push

April 30, 2015 In Kenya, telecommunications company Safaricom has its sights set on mobile financial services and Internet access as the next big areas of growth after calls. To this effect, the company’s chief executive has announced that it is building up its 3G and 4G networks. Bob Collymore says  “Customers’ needs are changing rapidly, ... Read More

Asisat Oshoala nominated for BBC Women’s footballer 2015

April 30, 2015 Five ladies have been shortlisted for the inaugural BBC Women’s footballer of the year award and Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala will be repping the continent for the award. She is up against contenders such as Veronica Boquete from Spain, Scotland’s Kim Little,  Brazilian forward Marta and Nadine Kessler from Germany. The winner will ... Read More

Net newspaper names top 15 most powerful women in Nigerian entertainment

April 29, 2015 What’s up El Now Fans! So, prestigious Nigerian Entertainment Today newspaper has named the top 15 most powerful women in Nigerian entertainment industry and topping the list is our very own EbonyLife TV CEO Mo Abudu. Also on the list is founder of the prestigious African Movie Academy Award Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, founder ... Read More

Burna Boy & AKA failed to turn up for Di Don Gordon concert in Ghana

April 29, 2015 Over now to the anticipated performance of Nigerian dancehall star Burna Boy and South African rapper A.K.A which never happened at the Di Don Gordon Concert that went down in Accra International Trade Fair Centre, Ghana on Friday. The two top African stars were expected to headline the Di Don Gordon Concert, ... Read More