South Africans dance and chant in farewell ceremony for Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini
South Africa's Zulu people gather outside the gates of the royal palace to bid farewell to their departed king. Goodwill Zwelithini was the longest-serving monarch in Zulu history, reigning for half a century through years of apartheid and democratic transition. He died last Friday, aged 72, after weeks of treatment for a diabetes-related illness.
Japanese women dance for rights, against sexism
Japanese women dance during an event inspired by the global One Billion Rising campaign, a mass action to end violence against women, with #KuToo anti-high heels campaigner Yumi Ishikawa joining the team. The performance took place days after former Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori stepped down following his sexist remarks.
How I grew my social media followers - Isabella Ayomobi
On Popsicles this week, Isabella Ayomobi talks about her dance career and how she grew her social media followers through dance.
Dubai police extradite Hushpuppi and Woodberry to the US, Dr Dre's marriage to Nicole Young crashes after 24 years and more
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Music show: Elisabeth Elektra on her electro pop debut album 'Mercurial'
Releasing your debut album in the midst of a global pandemic is not something Elisabeth Elektra expected when she started making it. The Glasgow-based songwriter, who spent five years growing up in France, counts Prince, Kate Bush and Mylène Farmer among her influences. We caught up with her to discuss her effervescent electro pop debut album "Mercurial" and were treated to a live performance of her track "Sadie".
The Process behind White Board, Black Pieces: Race In The West
Tunji Joseph talks about Whiteboard, Black pieces: Race in the west. The stage play answers posers on what it means to be black in a predominantly white environment or if it is one of pain, suffering, and confusion?
Biggest entertainment and lifestyle events of 2019
As 2019 draws to a close, join Violet Johnson as she brings you a compilation of the year’s biggest entertainment news. Subscribe to the YouTube channel of Guardian Nigeria to watch this and more.
Nigeria's Dream Catchers
Screenwriter and choreographer Seyi Oluyole founded the Dream Catchers Dance Academy to help orphaned children off the streets and back into school. Oluyole takes care of their daily needs and currently has nine foster children. Her dance videos featuring her young students have even caught the eye of international stars.
Spotify releases list of biggest songs and artistes on its platform
With the decade coming to a close, streaming giant Spotify has released its biggest songs and artistes of the past 10 years. And one of the songs that made the list was Drake’s ‘One Dance,’ which featured Kyla and Nigerian Afrobeats star, Wizkid.
Dance inspired by dementia: How real life influences Philip Connaughton's choreography
Dance inspired by dementia: How real-life influences Philip Connaughton's choreography