Kenyas’ film ‘The Cut’ Scoops International Award

A film developed by beneficiaries of the Amref Dagoretti Child Protection and Development Centre has received an international film award. ‘The Cut’, a film about a young boy trying to save his younger sister from female genital mutilation (FGM) and a forced early marriage received the Award for Best Feature at the second edition of the Africa Diaspora Cinema Festival held in Florence, Italy from July 5 to 8, 2018. The Amref Health Africa in Kenya supported Dagoretti Film School partnered with a former beneficiary of the Amref Dagoretti Child…

Richard Quest explores our ‘World of Wonder’ in new CNN series

“Quest’s World of Wonder can be summed up in one sentence: We’re going to interesting places to meet fascinating people,” says Richard Quest, host of the new immersive travel series on CNN International. He continues: “We’re not tourists, we’re travelers. It’s a show about meeting the people who reveal the heart of the city and help you understand what makes the place tick, leading you to that ‘wow’ moment when you realize you belong.” Each month Quest will travel to a different destination to dig deep into its DNA, exploring what…

Digital artist Osborne Macharia reflects on working on Black Panther with CNN

  On this week’s episode of African Voices, CNN meets photographer and digital artist Osborne Macharia to learn more about his craft and his journey to success. Macharia explains to the programme how his photography career began: “Growing up, I knew I wanted to be an architect. Somewhere along the line, architecture became more [like] mathematics and engineering and I just lost interest because my passion was in arts. I’ve always been a quiet kid growing up… I daydream a lot. It’s within these times that I zone out and…

CNN meets Tetu Shani to learn more about his journey to success

On this week’s episode of African Voices, CNN meets Tetu Shani, a singer and songwriter from Nairobi who took a chance to focus on creating music in his city. Shani shares his journey to success and outlines his hopes for the future. Growing up, Shani showed little interest in music and only began learning to play instruments recently: “I’m a very late bloomer when it comes to music. I didn’t even know that I [was] musical for most of my life. I have no formal training in anything. I’m a self-taught…

Win a Rugby World Cup 2019 Trip to Japan

APO Group, the leading media relations consultancy firm in Africa and the Middle East will award one African national with a round trip flight to Japan during the Rugby World Cup 2019, accommodation, scheduled ground transportation, and more. APO Group is the main Official Partner of World Rugby’ African association, Rugby Africa. To enter, all you need to do is visit Africa Loves Rugby website. The contest lasts from June, 22 2018 to August, 25 2018, at midnight (CET). Participants must be African nationals and 18 years old or over…

Kwese Partners with Safaricom to provide world cup streaming services

By Nemuel Ondima Pay TV station Kwese  and safaricom have patnered to  launch a football streaming data bundles dubbed Giga Football Passes that will enable its customers stream live world cup matches on their mobile devices. This was aided through a pact signed by Kwese Iflix CEO Mayor Patel and Safaricom HOD consumer products and services Mr Franklin Ocharo at a colorful event at The Safaricom Michael Joseph Centre in Westlands Nairobi.