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Sony, C.S.A. Partner to Develop New Talent in Africa

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Sony Joins Force With C.S.A. to Develop New Talent in Africa

Johannesburg, June 22, 2020 – Sony Music Entertainment Africa (SMEA) and Celebrity Services Africa (CSA) have announced a new joint venture which will facilitate existing artist-brand opportunities and develop new talent on the continent.

The first of its kind in Africa, the collaboration plays off the strengths of both companies in developing a 360 solution for artist support & brand integration, further affording artists greater influence in the creative economy.

“We’re excited about the partnership. There has never been a service dedicated to commercialising opportunities for artists in the African music industry outside of traditional channels and this venture does just that. CSA has a great track record working with some of the world’s biggest brands & entertainers while Sony Music Entertainment Africa is at the forefront of the music culture on the continent, from developing new voices into household names and as well as taking established artists to the next level in their careers,” says SMEA MD Sean Watson.

Artists on the SMEA roster include Kwesta, Mlindo, AKA, Shekhinah, Distruction Boyz, DJ Maphorisa, Ndlovu Youth Choir, amongst many others.

With offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Los Angeles and Lagos, CSA is one of the continent’s leading entertainment-brand agencies. The company’s brand consulting division is a marketplace pioneer, having successfully launched the likes of Cîroc Vodka across Africa and works with such brands as Budweiser and Vodacom, to develop topline strategies which afford brands cultural relevance.

At the epicenter of popular culture, CSA’s talent division works with top names such as NBA basketball player, Emmanuel Mudiay, and Hollywood Oscar nominated actor Djimon Hounsou and also manages media personality Bonang Matheba.

“The joint venture has been years in the making and historically we have had a great relationship with Sony, who represent some of the continent’s biggest artists,” says C.S.A. Executive Director Davin Phillips. “We’re thrilled about the partnership which intends reworking the entertainment market-place for Africa, connecting artists across the continent and unlocking the ambitions of the creative industry.  We look forward to working with Sony to ring-fence further brand opportunities, with artist interests at the fore-front.”

CEO/Founder Investors King Ltd, a foreign exchange research analyst, contributing author on New York-based Talk Markets and Investing.com, with over a decade experience in the global financial markets.

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Military Storms Bobi Wine House After He Rejects Election Results

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Military Storms Bobi Wine House After He Rejects Election Results

Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, Ugandan presidential candidate in the just concluded presidential race, said the Ugandan military has surrounded his house and even jumped over the fence to take over the compound.

In a quick tweet, the opposition presidential candidate said “My home has been surrounded by soldiers, they’ve jumped over the fence, they’ve taken over my compound, they’ve arrested my security guard.

The invasion was after Bobi Wine had rejected election results and alleged that Thursday’s election was rigged.

He said “every legal option is on the table” to challenge the official results, including peaceful protests. He referred to himself as the “president-elect.”

None of these military intruders is talking to us. We are in serious trouble. We are under siege,” wrote Wine, who was arrested several times during campaigning but never charged while dozens of party members were detained.

Museveni government had cut internet access on the eve of the largely peaceful election day, and it remains off.

According to Uganda’s electoral commission, President Yoweri Museveni leads Wine 62 percent of ballots while Wine had 29 percent. The commission expects to declare the final results on Sunday afternoon.

“We secured a comfortable victory,” Wine said. “I am very confident that we defeated the dictator by far.” He was considering “peaceful and nonviolent protests” over the declared results and said “every legal option is on the table.” Candidates can challenge election results at the Supreme Court.

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Heartbroken American Mistress Displays Dangote’s Buttocks in a Viral Video

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Heartbroken American Mistress Displays Dangote’s Buttocks in a Viral Video

2021 started with Dangote trending across social media after an obvious heartbroken American mistress shared her relationship with the world’s richest black man.

Bea Lewis, a restauranteur based in Atlanta, Georgia, US, took to her Instagram @iambealewis to share her experience dating the richest black man alive and how he broke her heart into 1000 pieces.

In her words, she said “In my 33rd year, I dated the richest black man in the world. He broke my heart in 1000 pieces.” 

She explained that “I learned more from him than any person I’ve ever met. Communicating with a billionaire daily makes you see the world different than your humble beginnings in liberty city.

“I became more organized and finally am able to step away from the daily kitchen operations.”

Bea Lewis added that Dangote changed her perspective on work ethic and patience.

“Once my mindset changed, the universe gravitated me to people that uplifted me and increased my net worth mentally and financially,” she stated.

She then attached a picture of them together.

However, in another shocking revelation, another American with Instagram handle @allarounda1 posted a video of Mr. Dangote on a couch inside what seems like a luxury yacht after a back and forth argument with Be Lewis on who truly dated the world’s richest black man. It was unclear in which country the yacht was sailing when the mistress took the video, but it clearly showed she shot the video without his knowledge. See the video below.

 

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Tunde Thomas: FCMB Commences Review Into Allegations of Unethical Behavior Against MD Nuru

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Tunde Thomas: FCMB Commences Review Into Allegations of Unethical Behavior Against MD Nuru

First City Monument Bank (FCMB Group Plc) has commenced a review of unethical behaviour levied against its Managing Director, Adamu Nuru, who allegedly impregnated and fathered two kids with a married staff of the bank.

Investors King earlier reported that a group of people seeking justice had petitioned the Central Bank of Nigeria, and the board of FCMB concerning unethical behavior of Adamu Nuru and a former staff of the bank, Moyo Thomas, that led to the death of Tunde Thomas, the husband of Moyo Thomas.

Also read FCMB Group MD Links to Death of Tunde Thomas, Husband of Married Staff He Fathered Her Kids

However, in a statement to media, Diran Olojo, the Head, Corporate Affairs, Diran Olojo, FCMB Group, said the bank was aware of the allegations making the rounds against its Managing Director.

Olojo revealed that the financial institution had commenced a review into the matter, saying the outcome would be discussed in due course.

We are aware of several stories circulating across several media platforms about our bank’s Managing Director, Adam Nuru, a former employee Ms Moyo Thomas and her deceased ex husband, Mr Tunde Thomas,” the statement read.

“While this is a personal matter, the tragedy of the death of Mr Tunde Thomas and the allegations of unethical conduct, require the bank’s board to conduct a review of what transpired, any violations of our code of ethics and the adequacy of these code of conduct ethics. This will be done immediately.

“We enjoin all our stakeholders to bear with us as we conduct this review and to please respect the various families involved.

“Our Board of Directors are reviewing all aspects of this report and once they are done with their review, we will revert to you.

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