Colors: Yellow Color

By Celestine Okafor (Editor-in-Chief)

At the height of the monstrous and Portuguese imperial regime in South Africa in the 1980s, several talents, mostly musical stars emerged on the global music scene, from the oppressed black people of South Arica. Among them, is Yvonne Machaka (a.k.a Yvonne Chaka Chaka). The evils of the racist Apartheid government in Pretoria, in which millions of black South Africans were hounded, jailed, exiled, maimed, and killed, however, brought inspiration to Yvonne, to make her mark in music.

  • * Acclaimed Nigerian Film To Premiere In Lagos On Sunday, April 18

By Sharon Ngozi Nwabiani (Senior Correspondent, in Lagos) @ZikaSharon

GDN Studios, part of The Guardian Group, has announced the premiere and cinema release of its debut film Eyimofe (This is My Desire), following an extensive tour of the global film festival circuit. The movie will have its Nigerian premiere on Sunday, April 18, just days before opening in cinemas on Friday, April 23.

By Sylvester Asoya

Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe still inspires a feeling of great admiration and love in Atani, his hometown in Anambra State. In fact, Osadebe is still loved and missed by many who benefitted from his kindness; that is why his generosity still echoes through the entire community. Nothing less than fond memories fit the larger-than-life image of this highlife maestro from appreciative people who remember him every day. As the Ezeafulukwe of Atani, a lot rested on Osadebe’s shoulders during his earthly journey.

By Sylvester Asoya

Sonny Okosuns was indeed a soldier: tough and independent-minded. He was also stubborn, reflective, strategic, courageous and rebellious. But he was remarkably creative, visionary and compassionate. Charles, Sonny Okosuns’ younger brother and longest associate and manager for over 35 years, brings a rare insight to the extraordinary life of his elder brother whom he describes as an exemplary musician, composer, producer, mentor, bandleader, activist and lover of humanity.


Author: Chuks Iloegbunam

Year Of Publication: 2019

Publishers: Eminent Biographies, Awka, Anambra State

Pagination: 300

Reviewer: By Dan Amor

"Life is terribly deficient in form. Its catastrophes happen in the wrong way. There is a grotesque horror about its comedies. And its tragedies seem to culminate in a farce." ⁃ Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).

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