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The Top 20 Comedians from West Africa in 2013

The Top 20 Comedians from West Africa in 2013!

The Top 20 Comedians from West Africa in 2013! Comedy is no joke!!! They make us laugh...sometimes they make us cry, and other times, well...Once...

Aki and Pawpaw Are Larger than Life!!!

One may be tempted to feel sorry for them. Others have called them midgets; another would have shied away from being identified with them....
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Yvonne Chaka Chaka- The “Umqombothi” Princess Of Africa!

“I wake up, every morning to see my people, umqombothi…” Now what 21st century adult does not know the first lines of Yvonne Chaka...

Genevieve Nnaji: Is She The ‘Julia Roberts’ of Africa?

Happy Valentine’s Day Africa!!! I trust we all have incredible acts of love planned for our families, friends and colleagues. Have a swell time...
Omawumi Boma Megbele

Omawumi Boma Megbele; Let’s Get in the Music!!!

“If you ask me, na who I go ask? The matter wey we see so, e tey wey e start, no be me go...
Sarkodie

Sarkodie – Africa’s Fastest Lyricist and Award winning Rapper

Born in the 1980s, Michael Kwesi Owusu Addo AKA Sarkodie AKA Obidi Pon Bidi is a Ghanaian recording artist, rapper, brand ambassador and a...

Tebogo Tebza Malope- For the Love of Storytelling

It started as a childhood pastime; the love for television sets and their remote controls. Tweaking and tuning became a daily affair for the...
Gabourey Sidibe

The Story of Oscar-Nominee Gabourey Sidibe; the Award Winning ‘Precious’ Lead Actress

Don’t look so perplexed; Gabourey’s father Ibnou Sidibe hails from Senegal, Africa and from where I sit, that makes her 100% African. Born May 6,...
TY Bello

TY Bello; Speaking Hope through Music & Pictures

Who has dark-eyes, full brows, big hair, raspy alto voice, uplifting songs and exceptional photography skills? The one and only TY Bello; a Nigerian...
Mona Ali Mohamed Zaki

Mona Ali Mohamed Zaki has got it all; Beauty, Brains and Talent.

She is fondly called the pretty face of the movies. Mona Ali Mohamed Zaki discovered her career path quite early in life albeit accidentally. As is common...
Femi Odugbemi

Femi Odugbemi: Nigeria’s Prime Documentary Producer and Advocate

The length of one’s life is not as important as the value and contribution of the life to its community,” words on marble by...
Jackie Appiah Agyemang

Jackie Appiah Agyemang; “Impossibility Does Not Exist in my Dictionary…”

The movie industry in Africa is on the rise, and with it, Africa’s reputation in the world of filmmaking. Personally, I believe it is...

‘I was Terrified, but Determined to give it My Best’: The Story of Grammy...

"This is no ordinary love, no ordinary love…" If you can recollect the soothing and captivating beat that accompanies the lyrics of this song, congratulations....
Faten Hamama

Faten Hamama – The Timeless Queen of the Arabic Screen

Little wonder she is called The Lady of The Arabic Screen, it’s a well deserving name for a lady who has become an icon...
P-Square

P-Square: They Just Keep Running Things!!!

They have dropped score after score of wave-making music year after year after year. No P-Square album or single goes by unnoticed. They seem...
Timi Dakolo

Timi Dakolo; The King of Soul and His Great Nation

“Here we stand as a people With one song: with one voice We're a nation: undivided and poised We will take our stand: and build our...
Abraham Abramz Tekya

Abraham ‘Abramz’ Tekya : Redefining the Hip-Hop Culture in Africa

Just when you thought hip-hop artistes and rappers were tattooed, women-loving, booze-quaffing shysters, Abramz Tekya does the unthinkable. He literally breaks out of the...
Egyptian Mohammed Sohbi; A Thespian and Humanitarian

Egyptian Mohammed Sohbi; A Thespian and a Humanitarian

Famed Egyptian actor, Mohammed Sobhi, has created a legend for himself in the Egyptian Film Industry as a consequence of his stellar acting abilities,...
Oumou Sangare

Grammy Winner, Oumou Sangare says “Hard Work Pays!!!”

Oumou Sangare is a Malian singer and song writer who discovered her talent and practised it at a very young age. For her, growing...
Chineze Anyaene

Chineze Anyaene: Writer, Producer and Director Of Award Winning Film, ‘IJE: The Journey’

I have a dream…that one day I shall be producing and directing world-class movies…and I have another dream, that the first dream will not...

Cobhams Asuquo; He May be Blind, But He’s Got It Going!!!

As a child, I watched Stevie Wonder play his piano, and sing his soulful music, and I was genuinely perplexed. ‘How can he do...
Tony Kgoroge

Tony Kgoroge; South Africa’s Multi Award-Winning Lead Man

What do Hotel Rwanda, Invictus, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Cold Harbour, Blood Diamond, Lord of War and The First Grader have in common? Tony...
Mariam Doumbia & Amadou Bagayoko

Mariam Doumbia & Amadou Bagayoko; A Tragedy, A Love-Story & Lots of Music!!!

Apart from a few exceptions like Nigerian Producer, Cobhams Asuquo and a few others, it is a rarity to see a visually-impaired person attain...
Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela; The Award-Winning Jazz Maestro

He is a Grammy award nominee. He has also received the  African Music Legend award at the Ghana Music Awards in 2007, Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2005...
Ceo_Dancers

Here are the CEO Dancers

Do you know the CEO Dancers? Let me lift their resume straight from their facebook page CEO Dancers are Britain's Got Talent 2013 semi-finaists and all-female...
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