Singer Tems debuts “Leading Vibe Radio” on Apple Music Radio
Jems launches a show on Apple Music Radio, Lizzo launches a brand of shapewear, Augustine Eguavoen leaves the Super Eagles. Stay in the loop with our Rave News Digest that rounds up five of the hottest global news you need to catch up on, saving you time and energy. Think of it as your daily news solution.
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1. Tems releases “Leading Vibe Radio” on Apple Music
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LEADER VIBE RADIO x @AppleMusic
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—TEMS (@temsbaby) March 31, 2022
Nigerian singer-songwriter, producer and alumnus of Apple Music Up Next Time announced ‘Radio Vibe leader‘, a new bi-weekly radio series airing on Apple Music’s global live radio station Apple Music 1. On ‘Leading Vibe Radio,’ Tems says she will be “to shine a light on women, artists and creatives who are finding their way, finding their voice and talking about how to be good soil – something greatness can come from”, and bring “Africa in the world.”
The show’s inaugural episode is an introduction to Tems, his co-hosts, and his new show. She answers questions from her co-manager Muyiwa and brother Tunji and shares details, stories and thoughts about his life, childhood, creative process and musical tastes. The trio expand on the episode’s overall theme “Leading The Vibe,” as we listen to honest, real-life conversations, accompanied by a personally curated playlist featuring some of Tems favorite songs and artists – old and new.
2. Lizzo launches inclusive shapewear brand Yitty
This is a dream of 5 years in the making…. Presentation @YittyOfficial: Shapewear that you can wear underwear, tracksuits, anywhere. For every fucking body. 6X to X. Are you ready for the YITTY RELEASE? Coming soon… pic.twitter.com/HEIw10o3Nx
– FOLLOW @YITTY (@lizzo) March 30, 2022
American singer Lizzo enters one of the most lucrative markets in the market, that of shapewear, with the launch of its brand Yitty. The multi-hyphenate star line is created in partnership with by Kate Hudson active lifestyle clothing brand Fabletique and celebrate the foundation of radical self-love and body positivity. The project has been in the pipeline for a few years and will include sizes ranging from 6XL to XS. The star aims to make shapewear more empowering with her brand.
Lizzo took to Instagram to post the announcement. She wrote an impassioned note outlining the idea behind it all. According to reports, Lizzo got heavily involved in the making of Yitty. The name itself is a tribute to his childhood nickname. Moreover, the inclusive brand aims to change the very essence of shapewear. Instead of being a tool to force people to change their bodies, it will promote body positivity and boldness.
3. South Africa: First African host for Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards announced
Seizing global opportunities that were just a dream for the 19-year-old NickMusic presenter Lerai Rakoditsoe quickly became a reality. The biggest kids’ choice awards are right around the corner, and it’s been announced that Africa will have its first-ever host, Rakoditsoe, for the 2022 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. Rakoditsoe is no stranger to the slimy limelight. because she was the first presenter from Africa. Last year. Twelve months later, she is stepping up a notch as the official presenter of the broadcast awards.
“It was a wonderful way to start the year; I am thrilled that my efforts have been recognized not only locally and across the continent, but have given me the opportunity to play a part in the global phenomenon that is the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. Rakoditsoe said in a statement.
4. Ghana’s opposition to the fight against the “unfair” electronic tax in court
A minority in parliament is taking the government to court over the ‘illegal’ adoption of the E-Levy. pic.twitter.com/YAA4mltUpY
— NewsDaily24 (@NewsDaily_24) March 30, 2022
The Ghanaian opposition has said it will challenge in the Supreme Court a law introducing a controversial new tax on electronic payments. The Electronic Transactions Levy (E-Levy) Bill was approved by Parliament on Tuesday 29 March. It was reviewed under an emergency certificate and passed at a reduced rate of 1.5% from the proposed 1.75%. Opposition MPs refused to take part in the vote and staged a walkout, calling the tax unfair. Minister of Finances Ken Ofori-Atta defended the bill, saying it would bring in projected revenues of $930m (£700m) a year.
President At Nana Akufo-Addo The government also said the move would help address Ghana’s high public debt. The government recently announced sweeping spending cuts to tackle the deficit. He blamed the worsening economic difficulties on the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
5. Augustine Eguavoen: Nigeria boss quits after failing to reach World Cup
The NFF also withdrew the contract offered to the coaches and terminated all appointments with the technical team. pic.twitter.com/yFT6ZI0Bw1
— Pulse Sports Nigeria (@PulseSportsNG) March 31, 2022
Augustin Eguavoen resigned as Nigeria boss after the Super Eagles failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup. Nigeria were eliminated on the away goals rule after a 1-1 draw with Ghana in Abuja in the second leg of their play-off on Tuesday. Eguavoen, 56, was named caretaker manager of the team in December following the dismissal of the longtime coach Gernot Rohr. He led the team to the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations this year and was later tasked with reaching the World Cup final in Qatar. Nigeria’s exit from West African rivals was met with an angry response from home fans, who bombarded the Ghanaian delegation with missiles, damaged canoes and billboards after staging a pitch invasion.
Former Nigeria international Eguavoen, who led the national team twice, is set to return to his position as technical director of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). Meanwhile, the rest of the Super Eagles coaching staff have been made redundant and offers of two-and-a-half-year contracts have been withdrawn.
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