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2020 was looking promising, parties, concerts, movies lined-up and scheduled for the year but then in just a matter of days, everything fell apart. The coronavirus pandemic challenged the industry like never before. We grieved the deaths of Cameroonian jazz singer Manu Dibango, South African musicians Joseph Shabalala, Mshoza, and legendary actress Mary Twala. We also witnessed some artists exceeding, such as South African DJ Master KG having a stellar year with his hit song, Jerusalema featuring Nomcebo Zikode. The self-acclaimed African giant Burna Boy continues to reign on the music scene and shows his musical prowess to the world. Here are some of allAfrica’s coverage that had people talking.

  • Fuel trader and socialite Genius Kadungure, popularly known as Ginimbi, has been killed in a head-on collision. He was 36. His car veered off the road and smashed into a … Read more »

  • The South African hit song has gained huge international traction and has more than 125 million views on its official YouTube page. Since its release, Jerusalema has … Read more »

  • Senegalese-U.S. singer Akon is moving ahead with plans to create a futuristic pan-African city. Akon first announced his idea for the utopian city back in 2018,  and he … Read more »

  • A woman has accused celebrity D’Banj of raping her in December 2018. She demanded a public apology from the artist, who stayed silent on the accusations for a few days. D’Banj then … Read more »

  • Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan now says bongo star Diamond Platnumz is back in her life but just to provide for their two children. In a social media video Zari lashed out at people … Read more »

Entertainment in 2020 – Wow, What a Year!