June 5, 2020WAO 73

WE ARE ONE AFRICA! THE BIGGEST VIRTUAL CONCERT BRINGS AFRICANS TOGETHER.

Last Saturday on the 23rd of May 2020, the world got to experience the biggest virtual concert take place from Nairobi, specifically live from NRG Radio studios!!! The much anticipated show went live at 10PM EAT for a two-hour night to remember! Hosted by Mwalimu Rachel, DJ Xclusive and Ibu Nene, they also had a surprise guest with Betty Kyalo stepp …

May 31, 2020WAO 97

LIFE AFTER CORONAVIRUS PREDICTIONS.

Almost everyone has thought of what the world will be like after COVID19 especially because of the major changes that have occurred during this pandemic. What will be the new normal? How will human beings and animals adapt? There have been a few predictions made by experts and observers on what the new future may look like. Heavy adoption of the digit …

May 25, 2020WAO 79

ARTISTS ROLE DURING COVID19

Art and Artists have never mattered more than during this time in a worldwide pandemic. COVID19 is set out to keep people apart with social distancing, self-isolation, curfews and lockdowns, it’s a great task to artist to keep us connected. It’s a blessing that we are in an era of technology which has allowed artists to swap events and museums for Y …

May 25, 2020WAO 126

WE ARE ONE AFRICA VIRTUAL CONCERT- THE WARM UP EDITION.

We are one Africa had their long awaited virtual concert yesterday on the 23rd of May 2020. The event which took off at 10pm went live on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram with Africans watching from all of the world. NRG Radio pulled all the stops having their superstars, presenters, DJ’ s and a surprise guest, Tanasha Donna hosting the event. This was …

May 25, 2020WAO 93

IMPACT OF THE MEDIA IN A WORLDWIDE PANDEMIC.

COVID19 pandemic is the first and hopefully the last that most of the people in the world now have ever lived through. This is definitely causing a lot of fear and anxiety around the globe. This also means that everyone is looking at the media to find out what is really happening and to fully understand coronavirus and its impact to the world. We are …

May 20, 2020WAO 57

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, ANOTHER PANDEMIC.

Lockdowns have been administered in most countries in the world to minimize the spread and fight the COVID19 virus. Due to this, most people are home with their families. For some people home is not a place of love but of domestic violence especially towards women, children and members of the LGBTQ community. Corona virus has led to an increase of un …

May 20, 2020WAO 53

COVID19 IN PRISONS

The virus does not discriminate and is said to affect everyone of any age, race or gender. It’s because of this that prisons are not an exemption. With our prisons overcrowded and crimes still being committed there is heightened movement of people moving in and out of jails and prisons. Most government have resulted to releasing prisoners; women that …

May 18, 2020WAO 81

MUSIC IS THE REFUGE DURING COVID19.

Everybody is turning to music as a sense of refuge during this season. With lockdowns and curfews,music streaming sites are packed as well as the occasional community sing-alongs in apartment blocks. As is the African way, music has always been our form of communication and our sense of community so it’s not a surprise that we have all turned to musi …

May 18, 2020WAO 61

HOMESCHOOLING. A REVOLUTION ON EDUCATION.

Due to closure of school indefinitely during this pandemic, it has forced most if not all children to be homeschooled. This in turn has forced teachers to be innovative and creative in how they can deliver the form sort of education virtually using digital platforms. The ripple effect has been the great use of google classrooms, online courses and pr …

May 18, 2020WAO 47

NATURE’S RESPONSE TO COVID19 VIRUS.

Whilst we are locked up in our homes due to the ongoing pandemic, we are all curious to know what this time away from the outside is affecting Mother Nature. With less people poaching animals, cutting trees, dirtying the ocean and less fumes in the air, is the earth healing? The news all over is that wild animals are going wild with this new sense of …

May 18, 2020WAO 39

COVID 19 BREEDING ENTREPRENEURSHIP.

Due to the pandemic that has disrupted all our lives, it has also disrupted business and the economy at large. With people forced to stay home for their safety, there has been pay cuts and laying off of employees. Majority of people in Africa work minimum wage jobs that earn them exactly what is needed for their daily bread. With little to no constr …

May 1, 2020#WeAreOneAfrica 1210

The War Cry of the African Sound

In Africa art is a way of life that lives deep in the essence of our motherland. The African beat in our walk, our talk, our gait, the way we bounce, the way we dance, and the way we connect. From Benga to Kwaito, Bikutsi to Bongo, Kizomba to Taarab, Ndombolo to the Afrobeat music is in our DNA.   Our continent is a harmony of musical talent str …

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