A film and television relief fund worth R8.3-million has been established by Netflix in partnership with the South African Screen Federation (SASFED) and supported by the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO). The fund aims to provide short-term financial relief to ‘below-the-line workers whose livelihoods have been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Many of those affected are paid hourly wages and...
Adidas and Manchester United today present the fresh, new 2020/21 season home kit, inspired by the club's iconic crest. Inigo Turner, Design Director at Adidas, said: "For this season, we researched the values and iconography that connect athlete and fan, and looked to fuse these with modernity and innovation, to create something that connects the people and stands for unity. "We...
Sony Pictures Entertainment will make strides towards more sustainable productions as it seeks to rid single-use plastic and cut a quarter of its greenhouse gas emissions across business functions by 2025. The newly announced steps add to Sony’s Road to Zero initiative, the company’s plan to reach a zero environmental footprint from business affairs by 2050. Road to Zero will...
Didier Drogba drew a large crowd on Saturday eager to watch him submit his candidacy before the deadline for next month’s Ivory Coast Football Federation elections. The 42-year-old former African Footballer of the Year is one of four candidates seeking the presidency of the West African country’s football association. But he is still not certain to be on the ballot for...
The first African coach to take a team to the European Champions League, Ndubisi Egbo of Albanian side KF Tirana, has spoken of the racial abuse he received this season on his way to making history. KF Tirana was last weekend confirmed as winners of the Kategoria Superiore, the top tier of Albanian men's football His achievement was even more remarkable...
Tanzanian giants Young Africans FC (Yanga) have sacked their Belgian manager Luc Eymael for derogatory remarks he made in an extraordinary rant last week. In a widely circulated recording, the 60-year-old is heard calling Tanzanian fans dogs and comparing them to chanting monkeys. He was talking after some supporters in the stadium showed displeasure to changes he made during last Wednesday's 1-1...
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on the entire sports industry, causing thousands of competitions and professional leagues to be cancelled or postponed. Despite the efforts of broadcasters, club owners, and sponsors to minimize consequences of cancelled matches and empty stadiums, the coronavirus lockdown is still expected to produce a costly financial hit this year. According to data...
Bankulli, Nigeria’s talent manager and music mogul, announced today his invitation to the Recording Academy (The Grammys) to become one of its members. Recently, the Recording Academy announced that it has extended membership invitations to more than 2,300 established artists, songwriters, producers, and other music professionals from all races. Academy members can vote in the annual Grammy Awards, submit their...
History has been made today in Germany’s football following the appointment of Daniel Thioune as Hamburger SV’s new coach. Thioune is the first German-born Black coach in any of German football’s professional divisions. Thioune was born in Germany to a Senegalese father and German mother and holds dual citizenship. The 45-year-old joins on a two-year deal from fellow 2. Bundesliga side...
The organisers of Big Brother Naija (BBN) reality TV show have retained ace TV presenter, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu as host for the fourth season which will be on screen in less than fifteen days This was made known on Twitter by Ebuka who took to the social media platform to share the news with his teeming fans. Ebuka who started hosting the show...

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