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Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Keche, Efya MzVee, Perform At The COVID-19 Hope For Africa Benefit Concert This Sunday On GOtv

MultiChoice Africa in partnership with One Africa Global Foundation will broadcast a special COVID-19 Hope For Africa concert to help raise funds for medical practitioners and support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa. The concert scheduled to air Sunday, May 31 at 6pm GMT on Africa Magic Family (DStv channel 154 and GOtv channel 102).

Some of the leading African acts will be performing at the concert. The star-studded line-up includes: Sarkodie (Ghana), Efya (Ghana), Keche (Ghana), 2Baba (Nigeria), Adina (Ghana), Akothee (Kenya), Bombshell (Zambia), Betty G (Ethiopia), CIC (Liberia), Cobhams Asuquo (Nigeria), Davido (Nigeria), DJ Spinall (Nigeria), DJ Vivian (Uganda), Eddie Jay (Senegal), Falz (Nigeria), Flavor (Nigeria), Jose Chameleone (Uganda), Ladipoe (Nigeria), Lij Micheal (Ethiopia), Mr 2Kay (Nigeria), Nandy (Tanzania), Nsoki (Angola), , Scientific (Liberia), Shadaya (Zambia), Stonebwoy (Ghana), Tekno (Nigeria), The Ben (Rwanda), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Waje (Nigeria) and Yasirah Bhelz (South Africa).

The Managing Director, MultiChoice Ghana, Cecil Sunkwa-Mills explained why MultiChoice has partnered with One Global Africa Foundation to broadcast the concert. He said, “As Africa’s biggest storyteller, we are committed to giving back to the communities where we operate. We are passionate about the development of the African continent as we continue to use the power of entertainment to give hope, enrich lives, and bring people together especially during these uniquely difficult times.”

The One Africa concert will also feature goodwill messages of hope and encouragement by community leaders, health workers and COVID-19 survivors, and will be hosted by Mawuli Gavor, (Ghana) Dakore Egbuson-Akande (Nigeria), Osas Ighodaro (Nigeria), and Wanjira Longauer (Kenya)

All proceeds from the Hope For Africa Benefit Concert will be used as special interventions for accessible, functional medical equipment, COVID testing stations and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to minimize exposure to the virus.

Don’t miss this historic concert that will see Africans unite for a just cause. Stay connected by visiting www.dstvafrica.com or www.gotvafrica.com and download MyDStv or MyGOtv Apps for other self-service options.

For more information about the COVID-19 Hope For Africa Benefit Concert, please visit www.OAGFoundation.com and follow One Africa Global Foundation @oagfoundation on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using the hashtags #OneAfricaGlobal #HopeForAfrica.

Summertime Fun: Imagination Lands On Emirates.com As Airline Keeps Kids Entertained Over The Holidays

Leisure travel is suspended and schools are out, but imagination has landed on emirates.com . The family-friendly airline has launched a special activity page on its website to keep kids entertained over the summer holidays.

The Emirates Fly With me Animals, have been digitised so families can take advantage of colourful puzzles, stories and activities featuring friendly, familiar faces – all from the comfort of their own home. Decades of making air travel fun for little passengers has given the world’s largest international airline a wealth of experience in keeping children happy and occupied.

Parents and kids can download and print out a 16-page Fly with Me Animals colouring book to get re-acquainted with Lewis the Lion, Peek U the Panda, Ernie the Penguin, Savannah the Elephant, Brett the Bear, Mia the Manta Ray and ChaoChao the alligator.

Connect with family and friends by sending a special message to those near and far, using one of the easily downloadable postcards or keep your most treasured snaps in a downloadable photo frame featuring the much-loved animals.

Kids can learn to bake a tasty treat with a yummy banana cake recipe or go on an adventure with the Animals in a series of videos for children.

The Fly with me Animals activity magazines are also available to download and each issue is filled with puzzles and games making learning fun. Those missing the cuddly travel companions, can still visit the Emirates Official Store to purchase the toys and take them home.

The curated activities were launched just in time for the summer holidays and are the perfect chance for kids to get extra creative and discover ways to make home-learning enjoyable. 

In the last year, Emirates presented 4.4 million ‘Fly with me’ kids’ toys and Lonely Planet bags and 3.7 million ‘Fly with me’ magazines and sets of colouring pencils on board, reaffirming its position as the preferred airline worldwide for family travel.

Nestlé Brand MAGGI To Launch Unique Cooking Website In Central And West Africa

Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, will hold a press conference to launch the first-of-a-kind Website in Central and west Africa along with the launch of the Season 2 of Yelo Pèppè its popular online nutrition education drama series, showing.

What? The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting consumer behaviour.  As such, they are increasingly looking online for cooking ideas, recipes and tips to live a healthy life.

In response to this demand, Nestlé, present in more than 187 countries with more than 2000 brands, is launching a dedicated African Cuisine Website, the first of its kind in Central and West Africa, which will provide over 40 African Recipe cuisines served along nutrition information to help consumers adopt a healthier diet.

The website was built in collaboration with top African chefs, expert nutritionists, and local food influencers, giving helpful tips on balanced dishes to adopt healthier diets. Do not miss the chance to inform your readers about this new platform.

Along with the launch of its website, Nestlé brand MAGGI launches, on 8th of June 2020, Season 2 of Yelo Pèppè, its popular online nutrition education drama series showing on YouTube.

Following the great success of Season 1 of Yelo Pèppè, which reached more than 20.3 million views online, you now have the unique opportunity to join an online discussion with stars of the show about what to expect from Season 2; and to meet with ‘Nutrition, Health and Wellness’ experts from Nestlé who will connect virtually to unpack important information on Africa’s first ever cooking platform created to boost healthier living across the continent and to make Africa’s most delicious recipes available globally.

Where? Live online to enable journalists across sub-Saharan Africa to participate and ask questions.

When? Wednesday, 3rd June 2020 at 2pm GMT, (Click on this to see what time it will be in your country: https://bit.ly/2TEC5Ja)

Duration: 45 minutes.

Language: English.

How it works: Journalists only need a laptop or phone with internet access to join the online press conference. Please note this streaming will not consume a lot of data.

REGISTER via this link to receive log in details & accreditation for your attendance: https://apo-opa.com/opcen/

List of Speakers

Dominique Allier, Business Executive Officer for the Culinary Business of Nestlé Central and West Africa Ltd. Oversees the MAGGI Brand business across 25 countries within Central and West Africa.

Akua Kwakwa, Nutrition, Health and Wellness Regional Manager, Nestlé Central and West Africa.

Anita Erskine, Ghanaian Journalist and Communications Professional, Actress in Nestlé’s Pan African series, Yelo Péppé.

Ade Laoye, Actress and Versatile Performer.

BBNaija Pepper Dem Reunion Airs June 1 On Africa Magic

MultiChoice has announced the return of Big Brother Naija Reunion Show starring the housemates of the Pepper Dem Season on Monday, June 1 on Africa Magic Urban (DStv Channel 153) at 7pm and Africa Magic Family (DStv Channel 154 and GOtv Channel 129) at 7:30pm.

Fans of the popular reality TV show will be treated to the most epic reunion show yet that promises to be filled with emotional outbursts, wild surprises and other OMG moments served by the BBNaija Pepper Dem gang. The show will also let viewers in on the lives of the BBNaija alumni seven months after the show’s finale.

This is no spoiler alert but there will be laughter, tears and confrontations as the ex-housemates along with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the show’s host, revisit the events that rocked Biggie’s house last season. Fans and viewers will also hope to get answers to some burning questions and perhaps witness the end to the rivalries between some of the ex-housemates.

The Big Brother Naija Pepper Dem Reunion will premiere Monday, 1 June and will air Mondays through to Thursdays on Africa Magic Urban at 7pm and Africa Magic Family at 7:30pm, available to customers on DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access and GOtv Max and Plus.

To not miss a moment of the drama, visit www.dstvafrica.com or www.gotvafrica.com and download MyDStv or MyGOtv Apps to pay your subscription or switch your package.

Meanwhile, auditions for BBNaija season 5 is still on. Interested persons can log on to www.africamagic.tv/BBAudition to fill out the online registration form and upload a 2-minute video of themselves stating why they should be picked to be a Housemate in the upcoming season. 

The online audition is free and open to interested male and female participants, who are of Nigerian nationality with a valid Nigerian passport, and must be 21 years of age by June 1, 2020.

Keep up to date with news and information on the Pepper Dem reunion show by following the Big Brother Naija social media fan pages on Twitter @bbnaija, Instagram @bigbronaija and Facebook www.facebook.com/bigbrothernaija, with the hashtag #BBNaija.

Vitamilk Donates To Chief Imam To Support Eid-Ul-Fitr Celebration

The goodwill of the management of Vitamilk Ghana has been extended to the Muslim community as they celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr.

A special package of assorted Vitamilk products were donated to the Chief Imam secretariat in appreciation of the loyalty and commitment of all Muslims as they mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

The Brands manager of Vitamilk , Mr. S. Boateng indicated that, after a strenuous 30 days of fasting and self-denial, one may need nutrient rich foods and beverages fortified with essential minerals and multi-vitamins like Vitamilk to invigorate and revitalize. He also entreated all Muslims to continue praying for Ghana and to promote modesty, self-control and charity as prescribed by the Holy Prophet Mohammed.

Upon receiving the items, the spokesperson for the National Chief Imam expressed their profound appreciation and prayed for Allah’s blessing for Vitamilk Ghana and all their loyal customers.

Furthermore, the Vitamilk Brands Manager advised all Ghanaians that, the current Covid-19 dispensation in which we find ourselves, requires us to carefully select diets with high nutritional value which can boost ones immunity and also enhance our total wellbeing. He recommended that, all the essential nutrients like proteins, potassium, calcium, omega 3,6 &9, multivitamins and minerals are all found in Vitamilk.

Vitamilk comes in its Regular soymilk, Vitamilk Double Choco, Vitamilk Energy, Vitamilk Banana and the delectable all new low sugar Vitamilk Strawberry. Vitamilk indeed is a Happy meal for Everyone.

He used the opportunity to wish all Muslims Eid Mubarak. May Allah Bless us all.

Miss Ghana 2010, STEPHANIE KARIKARI Launches Her Vlog

With ten years after she won the Miss Ghana crown, Miss Stephanie has chat the course of her life by sharing her experiences from lifestyle to health to beauty and so much via her skin care brand and now she is ready to launch her vlog: SK DIARIES’ MIDDAY THRILL on IGTV, a platform where she will be engaging the world on matters that are dearest to her heart.

The vlog will cut across social issues which have to do with our daily living, thus, the maiden edition is on ‘Toxic Masculinity’.

In the edition, SK would be looking at masculine norms that can be harmful to men, women, and society overall; the touch-on is not intended to demonize men or male attributes, but rather to emphasize the harmful effects of conformity to certain traditional mindsets.

She promises that her avant garde style to go hard, raw, tough in expressing her views without attaching emotions which may or may not ride along with some or many – but the take-home reflections would be of course, food for thought.

No issue is too serious or unserious to be discussed on the SK DIARIES’ MIDDAY THRILL.


Following the success of the fourth season of the biggest and most viewed event on African television, Big Brother Naija, MultiChoice has announced that the fifth season of the show will premiere in July 2020.

For its fifth season, the BBNaija show will run an online audition process started Wednesday, May 20 till Saturday, May 30. Potential contestants are expected to record a two-minute video of themselves stating why they should be picked to be a Housemate in season 5 of Big Brother Naija.

Following this, they are to log on to www.africamagic.tv/BBAudition to fill out the online registration form and upload their videos. The online audition is free and open to Interested male and female participants who are of Nigerian nationality with a valid Nigerian passport and must be 21 years of age by June 1, 2020.

Speaking on the return of BBNaija, the Chief Executive Officer of MultiChoice Nigeria, Mr. John Ugbe said, “Big Brother Naija has been widely regarded as one of Africa’s biggest entertainment exports, being the biggest showcase of Nigeria’s diversity outside of core Nollywood. This fifth season promises to be more adventurous, exciting and entertaining, and will undoubtedly be the biggest thing on African television in 2020.”

With the Big Brother Naija reality show, MultiChoice Nigeria is committed to providing premium content and entertainment on its DStv and GOtv platforms. As the new edition draws near, fans and viewers can get ready for the excitement and entertainment this season will bring as they enjoy weeks of unending drama, intrigue, romance, Friday night games, the famous Saturday night parties and an overall battle of wits as the Housemates vie for the ultimate prize.

Mr Ugbe added: “The timing of the show is also particularly important, given the dominance of the COVID-19 pandemic; auditions for the fifth edition will now hold online and viewers and stakeholders alike can rest assured knowing that global best practices, precautions and preventive measures will be followed throughout the show, even as we guarantee the premium entertainment BBNaija is renowned for.”

The Big Brother Naija reality TV show continues to produce some of the country’s biggest TV personalities and pop culture influencers since its maiden edition in 2006. Some of these personalities include Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Gideon Okeke and more recently, Mercy Eke, Mike Edwards, Miracle Ikechukwu, Tobi Bakre, Cynthia “Cee-C” Nwadiora Bamike “BamBam” Olawunmi, Tunde “Teddy A” Adenibuyan, Efe Ejeba, Bisola Aiyeola and Tokunbo “Tboss” Idowu.

For more information on the fifth season of BBNaija, please visit www.africamagic.dstv.com/BigBrotherNaija . You can also follow the Big Brother Naija social media fan pages for news and updates with #BBNaija on Twitter @bbnaija, Instagram @bigbronaija and Facebook www.facebook.com/bigbrothernaija

Stonebwoy Shines The Spotlight On Africa During Africa Month

Grammy nominated, multi award-winning Ghanaian Afro Dancehall and Reggae superstar, Livingstone Etse Satekla better known as Stonebwoy shines the spotlight on Africa during Africa Month with his newest album release, Anloga Junction.

Stonebwoy’s Anloga Junction album was created with the premise of connecting Africa together through music and using it as a vehicle to connect Africa to the rest of the world.

His standout collaborations with the likes of Keri Hilson, Diamond Platnumz and South Africa’s very own Nasty C, opens up the conversation about cross culture collaborations and the borders and barriers that music breaks down.

You can listen to Stonebwoy’s Bow Down featuring Nasty C here: https://youtu.be/I-VBpYohdY4 and enjoy the full Anloga Junction album by streaming or downloading it here: https://kv-online-talent.lnk.to/AJ20

Just shy of a month since its release, all eyes are on Africa with the phenomenal milestones that Stonebwoy has achieved with his Anloga Junction album.

From hitting 10 million streams in just 10 days on Audiomack alone, to entering the US Billboard charts at no #19 for his single Nominate featuring Keri Hilson, to receiving press coverage globally with notable traction in the US, UK and France; Stonebwoy continues to be a beacon for Africa.

‘The Adventures Of KOO The COVID Prefect’ Series Launched To Help Fight The Covid -19 Pandemic

Strategic Communications Africa Ltd (Stratcomm Africa), today released a COVID-19 cartoon education series -The Adventures of KOO the COVID Prefect  – designed to contribute to Ghanaians staying informed so that they can stay safe in the midst of this pandemic.

The series is developed around a wise community character, Koo, who identifies behaviours that run contrary to the guidelines provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as well as Government’s directives and educates members of the public about why they should comply willingly. 

He also identifies situations in which the guidelines are being practiced and celebrates them. The series seeks to promote knowledge, ownership, acceptance and sustained meaningful practice of the behaviours associated with the COVID-19 prevention guidelines.

Koo, the little wise one, helps to remind each of us what is required of us. The series consists of short still and video clips with cartoon characters designed for digital and traditional media.

The series will be available on the Stratcomm Africa website (https://stratcomm-africa.com/the-adventures-of-koo), and the following social media pages- Instagram (@stratcommafrica), Facebook (@Stratcomm.Africa), Youtube  (Strategic Communications Africa Limited – https://youtu.be/l66XwmEsTkE), Twitter (@stratcommafrica) and through WhatsApp.

Families, communities, businesses, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Community Based Organisations (CBOs) and Media houses etc. are invited to use the material to generate discussion and dialogue about COVID -19 prevention. The series is not only in English but is also being developed in local Ghanaian languages.

Mr. Kofi Baah-Boakye, Business Development Manager of Stratcomm Africa says, “the role of effective communication in fighting this pandemic is clear; we all have to get the message  and understand the personal and collective benefit to us of practising the behaviours – hand washing, sanitizing, social distancing, wearing face masks, avoiding stigma and discriminatory behaviours, and so on. Let us really make these behaviours part of our way of life now. COVID-19 is real and we need to act and stand together to overcome!”

All persons interested in using the material for public education including social  behaviour development / change purposes may contact Stratcomm Africa via e-mail at Stratcomm@stratcomm-africa.com or by whatsapp on  (+233) 559327333. A thirty minute orientation on in the use of the material is also available on request.

Nadia Nakai’s Got The Bragga Rights As Moziak Magazine’s Latest Cover Star

A birthday cover edition, Nadia Nakai celebrates her birthday on the latest cover of Moziak Magazine.

“I’ve reached a point in my career where I don’t really have anything to prove anymore – I don’t even have to compete for the title of being ‘the best’ anything. My track record speaks for itself,” shares Nadia Nakai in her in-depth exclusive interview with Moziak Magazine.

In the exclusive, Nadia Nakai opens up about paying her dues in the industry, and finally being in a space where she is now focused on herself, her creative vision and her goals.

“There was no overnight success, but years of blood, sweat, and tears,” adds Nadia Nakai.

Cover credits: Executive Editor: Sheila Afari / Marketing Wiz: Ninel Musson / Creative Producer: Blue Mbombo

Read her full cover story here: https://moziak.africa/nadai-nakais-got-the-bragga-rights/

“Nadia Nakai is unapologetically herself and that’s what we love about her. She looks absolutely stunning on our latest cover and opens up beautifully in her cover interview. We are proud of her success. From all of us at Moziak, we wish her a very Happy Birthday!” expresses Blue Mbombo, Creative Producer at Moziak Magazine.

The cover image was shot at Nadia Nakai’s home where she is now creating a space to produce her own content.

“I’ve got a lot I want to explore. I am working on sharpening my content-creation skills,” reveals Nadia Nakai.

Nadia Nakai’s cover follows the highly successful release of Davido’s Moziak cover – whose cover story was picked up globally in the territories such as the US, Canada, UK, France and Australia, amongst several other African countries just to highlight a few.

Moziak Magazine is an online culture publication standing out across the continent and making a mark globally as a go to resource for authentic African content across lifestyle, fashion, beauty, entertainment, business and much more.