Lucy Ilado


Lucy Ilado is a Kenyan based music journalist and artist's rights activist. Currently, she is the content editor for Music In Africa's East African regional office.

Before joining Music In Africa, she worked for the Nation Newspaper as a music journalist, and a contributor for several publications on music include the as a podcaster.

She is also a member of the arterial network, a non-profit civil society network of artists, organisations and cultural practitioners engaged policy formulation, advocacy and research, all geared towards growing and strengthening the cultural and creative sectors in Africa.


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Check out the latest grants and residencies opportunities!

Updates with regard to the opportunities available for African music professionals amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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All live performances will be broadcast on Fridays and Saturdays at 6pm CAT

The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) is excited to announce its 2021 broadcast schedule of digital live productions supported through the Music In Africa Live (MIAL) initiative.
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Uganda goes to the ballot on 4 January.

Bobi Wine was the first musician in Uganda to be elected as MP in 2017. He is now the youngest presidential candidate in the upcoming general election on 14 January, when the 38 year old will be the...
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The Swiss Arts Council is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the head of the Pro Helvetia office in Cairo, Egypt. The successful applicant will work closely with the Pro Helvetia head...

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