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    African music Festival

    The African Cultural and Music Festival is again taking place this year at Federation Square on Saturday 12 December from 11am – 9pm. This is a free, family friendly event showcasing vibrant music, diverse arts, cultural performances and authentic tastes and smells that will transport you to Africa. For any enquiries, contact the organisers at http://www.amcf.org.au/

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  • AMA awards 2015

    AMA awards 2015

    The nominations for Africa Media Australia Awards 2015 are officially closed. This year it’s a double awards program including VACA (Victoria African Community Awards) and the National African-Australian Persons Of The Year (NAPOTY) awards to cover exceptional achievements of Afro-Australians from all states and territories, who are making a significant contribution to the wider Australian society.  The Current list of Victorian nominees includes: 1. Temi Ajayi (Business success) 2. Zione Walker (Charity) 3. Doris Imalenowa (Professional success) 4. Fred Alale […]

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  • RKM PROJECT GENESIS FASHION SHOW

    RKM PROJECT GENESIS FASHION SHOW

    RKM Fashion show happening on JANUARY 28, 2016 RKM on the runway with a new collection taking African prints to the next level. Models include Derrick McWhorterer, Erick Mahumbu, Olivier Musus

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  • Abdul Safi recognises AMA’s community work through the VACA event

    Abdul Safi recognises AMA’s community work through the VACA event

    Abdul Safi, the manager of Newforce recruitment, one of the most successful African Australian businesses recognises the work that AMA does in the community and speaks of his support to the Victorian African Community Awards 2014.  

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  • Lamine Sonko holds the African colours at the White Night Festival in Melbourne

    Lamine Sonko holds the African colours at the White Night Festival in Melbourne

    The White Night Festival took place in Melbourne for the second time in late February 2014 and Lamine Sonko was the main representative of the  African music  and culture on the Night. AMA’s Agum Maddit was present to capture the rythms and colours of the night and spoke to the multitalented Sonko.

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  • A great South African play premiers in Australia

    A great South African play premiers in Australia

    New South African play premieres in Australia   Solomon and Marion by Lara Foot   Best New South African Play Fleur Du Cap Award (2011)   This delicate and intimate South African drama heralds another Australian debut of exceptional new international writing.   Solomon and Marion is the story of two injured souls searching for redemption in the fragile, post-apartheid South Africa. Marion has watched her life drain away. Children and husband gone, she ekes out an existence in a country […]

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  • Famous Nigerian comedian Usofia Owoh in Melbourne

    Famous Nigerian comedian Usofia Owoh in Melbourne

    Usofia Owoh, one of the funniest and most famous Nigerian comedian and actor, visited Melbourne a couple of months ago and AMA caught up with him to bring him closer to you. 

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  • Africa’s biggest stand up comedy export Trevor Noah speaks to AMA’s Maximus Po

    Africa’s biggest stand up comedy export Trevor Noah speaks to AMA’s Maximus Po

    Trevor Noah, one of the funniest and most famous stand up comedian Africa has ever produced is in Melbourne for the Melbourne stand up comedy festival. Maximus Po caught up with him to get him to open up for the African Audience in Australia.

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  • Is there enough African entertainment in Melbourne?

    Is there enough African entertainment in Melbourne?

    Jane Dakowah and Maximus Po talks about African entertainmnet in Melbourne.

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  • Trevor Noah touring Australia

    Trevor Noah touring Australia

    Trevor Noah is the favourite South African comedian who has sold more DVDs than any other standup in Africa. Fans recite his performances verbatim, share his clips globally, and have joined him in legions on Facebook and Twitter.  Trevor Noah is a fascinating and funny new voice on the nature of race, thanks to his unique perspective on the world. He was born in the apartheid era to a black mum and a white Swiss father – even though such […]

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  • Meet Akech Manyiel, a young basketballer who is making a difference in the community

    Meet Akech Manyiel, a young basketballer who is making a difference in the community

    Akech Manyiel is a talented basketballer who travelled the world and ended up in Australia. Despite his talent, Akech who tried to sign up for NBA before coming to Australia, could not make it to the big league due to injury and other personal circumstances in his life. However, he turned his personal misfortune into an opportunity to serve the community and has been coaching young people from a South-Sudanese background to strive for and achieve excellence in sport. 

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  • Stephanie and Jane talks about the upcoming show from famous Nigerian band Bracket

    Stephanie and Jane talks about the upcoming show from famous Nigerian band Bracket

    Bracket is a musical duo from Nigeria that has had success around the world with their first album, which included songs featuring mega artists P-Square, J Martins and more. They are known for their songs such as “YORI YORI”, “My Girl” featuring Wiz Kid, “Me and You”, “No Time”, Mua Mua|, and many more. Their current second album entitled “Cupid” was released in September 2011 and features 2Face Idibia, Flavour N’abania, and more. Bracket is being brought to you by Nano […]

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  • The Usofia Owoh and Michael Blackson stand up comedy show in Melbourne has been cancelled

    The Usofia Owoh and Michael Blackson stand up comedy show in Melbourne has been cancelled

    NO VIDEO AVAILABLE  FOR THIS POST. JUST A FLIER (ADVERTISEMENT) The stand up comedy show featuring two Nigerians comedians (Michael Blackson and Osuofia Owoh) that was scheduled for tomorrow Saturday 29 December 2012 has been cancelled. AMA is still waiting for more information on the reasons behind this last minute cancellation and whether there is any new date for the gig. We will keep you updated as soon as we know.  For any additional information please call 0437724469.

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  • Grey Bull, a young Hip Hop Artist comes to AMA

    Grey Bull, a young Hip Hop Artist comes to AMA

    Watch Grey Bull, a young South Sudanese-Australian artist talk about himself, his music and some of the things he sees in the Australia society. 

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