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AMAA 2018: Rwanda To Host Africa’s Biggest Movie Awards Event

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In line with its pan-African and Africa integration agenda, the government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Convention Bureau and Rwanda Development Board has accepted to host the 2018 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards in Kigali in September.

According to a statement issued in Lagos by the organisers, the event will hold at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018.

The 2018 nominees for the awards will be unveiled on July 21st at a media and industry event.

German filmmaker and Berlin Film Festival curator, Dorothy Wenner has also been announced as the President of the AMAA Jury for 2018.

It will be recalled that the awards which has been in existence since 2005 held the nominations gala event in Kigali in 2017 as part of the activities to expand the frontiers of unity and integration in Africa.

AMAA according to the founder, Ms. Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, remains the biggest and most credible jury-based reward system for filmmakers and professionals in the motion picture industry from Africa and Africans in Diaspora.

“It remains a fact that AMAA is the longest running Pan-African awards in the whole of Africa. Similar awards in film, music and virtual arts have come and gone. Since 2005 we have worked to keep and protect the integrity of the awards. This is why we can partner with Rwanda, a country where excellence and professionalism drive business and governance.

The interesting thing about AMAA this year is that visitors especially Africans will not struggle to have visa as all visas will be processed on arrival. We want to thank President Paul Kagame and other African leaders that are making people’s movement within our continent very easy while we call on other African countries to have Visa on arrival policy if we can’t remove visa completely. Our people will prosper and there will be shared prosperity when we can travel and do business and even for holidays easily within Africa,” she said.

Lagos State Government of Nigeria hosted the 2017 edition of the awards at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island while Bayelsa State, the oil rich state from the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria hosted the awards for straight 10 years.

AMAA recently hosted a social media training workshop in Kigali for young people as a Corporate Social Responsibility project sponsored by Osigwe Anyiam – Osigwe Foundation, Ecobank and Rwanda Convention Bureau which had with tech resource persons drawn from Nigeria and Rwanda.

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JRhyma’s New Album “Faith” Will Be Released On July 30th.

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To have complete confidence or trust in something is to define one’s FAITH. 

FAITH is the new album from JRhyma, a commercial dance-hall afrobeat reggae artist who is combining his influence with his personality, putting his twist on his music passion and preference. 

JRhyma is a multi-talented songwriter, producer, and music director born in Obalende Lagos Nigeria on June 9th, 1985; he is a West African, Nigerian artist and a native of the Edo state of Essan.

Aspirational musicianship pleases JRhyma, gives him hope, and provides benefits for his mental health and the well-being of others when entertaining audiences.

JRhyma’s musical influences include Timaya, 2Face, Wizkid, Davido, and DonJazzy; he has carved his niche singing for the past 20 years during which time he collected various awards including the best male artist of the year award.

JRhyma decided to further his education and pursue his music career, he relocated to the United States of America to achieve his dream in 2009. 

FAITH is JRhyma’s exclusive album release since his 2017 NEXT-LEVEL, he has also worked with SKALE producing the video for TINA which has tallied 5.9k views on YouTube and counting.

JRhyma’s 2017 concert at Minnesota’s Skyway Theatre where he shared the stage with Yemi Alade while participating at the IGBO Festival is his most notable performance to date. JRhyma’s next performance will be at the African Entertainment Award Show in New York City. 

JRhyma is the owner of Money In Da Bank Entertainment. 

Arriving July 30th, 2021 on all popular streaming platforms, Money In Da Bank Entertainment presents FAITH by JRhyma.

Discover FAITH by JRhyma:

https://jrhyma.wixsite.com/jrhyma

https://www.instagram.com/jrhyma/

https://audiomack.com/jrhyma

http://www.tiktok.com/@jrhymababa

https://triller.co/@jrhyma

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdljWM2q2a1mvf8KFdGpH1Q

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YAA PONO SET TO RELEASE A NEW PROJECT IN JULY

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After releasing Thug diaries late last year, the Uptown energy frontman Yaa Pono is said to release another album next month .

The Ghanaian rapper titles this one “sovran” a project of nine songs and it’s anticipated to make statement for the rapper .

Starbuzz Tv promise to bring y’all Details of the album with respect to release and a lot more . Just stay with us .

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Toni Amani Releases New Music “Do For You”

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Toni Amani is a rising Afrobeat artist, Ghanaian by Nationality but born and raised in the United States. His love for music started at very tender age with a lot of guidance and support from his parents.

Tony Amani – Do For You Cover Art

His latest single “Do For You” is a chill Afrobeat song where Tony affirms his affection for his baby girl and assures her he will go all out and do anything for her just like she does for him. The song was produced by The late Dokta Frabz.

This dance music will be peoples favorite just like Davido’s IF song.

Toni Amani’s career has always been inspired by Tekno, Davido and Kidi.

Stream “Do For You” Here: https://starbuzzmusic.lnk.to/DoForYou

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