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Documentary: 'Zamrock Survivors' w/ Emmanuel Jagari of WITCH & Rikki Ililonga

This documentary tells the tale of Jagari Chanda and Rikki Ililonga the only two remaining musicians from Zambia music's 70s Zamrock scene.


Faces of Africa: Zamrock Survivors follows the tale of Zamrock, a derivative of Western psychedelic rock re-innovated by Zambian youth in the early 1970s. Emmanuel Jagari Chanda and Rikki Ililonga — members of two of Zamrock’s founding and most prominent bands, WITCH and Musi-O-Tunya — tell of their musical roots and journeys starting the Zamrock scene. From riots to the radio, this documentary delves into the inception of the unique sound and sheds light on its importance to Zambia, and to the continent as a whole.

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Ugandan Sports Maven Usher Komugisha Is Preparing To Spread Her Wings

After successfully commentating at the recent Basketball Africa League held in Kigali, award-winning sports journalist and analyst Usher Komughisha is dead set on pursuing a new challenge.

Most times, when we think of sports industry personalities, especially in Africa, the first name that springs to mind is usually that of a male. Women, however, are increasingly breaking barriers and taking up their rightful positions everywhere in society. And it's so inspiring to watch!


Usher Komugisha continues to defy the odds, and she is rising to become a household name in the sports industry in Africa. If you followed the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) competition that kicked off on May 16, 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda, then you definitely know who we are talking about. With great power, control and a unique voice, Usher commanded the attention of basketball lovers in the 215 countries it was broadcasted to.

Usher's bubbly personality, which shone through when I first contacted her telephonically, brought warmth, a sense of comfort and for a minute it felt like we'd been friends for eternity. Below, she lets us into her sport-filled world...

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