Author: African Celebs

Black Mambazo’s Lifetime Achievement Award

This week marked a milestone achievement for South Africa’s talismanic a cappella group, LadysmithBlackMambazo, after they were decorated with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual South Africa Music Awards on Monday. According to Black Mambazo was South Africa’s way of showing gratitude for flying the flag high for over 50 years.  Big congrats to...

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Renowned Ghanaian designer Kofi Ansah dies

Ghanaian designer Kofi Ansah was one of Ghana’s few designers who gained international recognition. His vibrant, creative and edgy collections have helped pushed African Fashion to glorious heights. Kofi Ansah is credited for designing the Ghana @ 50 anniversary fabric. He also designed the costumes for the performers of both the opening and the closing ceremonies of the CAN 2008 African Cup of Nations which was hosted in Ghana. He was a founding member and a past president of the Federation of African Designers. He owned Artdress, a design and creative concept company through which he developed the art of clothing design, concept collections, and consultancy to develop products and company promotions, and the marketing of their products through fashion shows. Kofi Ansah – was such an inspiration to the fashion world.Africa has lost a great...

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Congrats! Motown Records’ New President Is A Young ‪Ethiopian‬ Women

Ethiopia ‪‎Habtemariam‬, 31, SVP of ‪ MotownRecords‬, has been promoted to President of the famous music label following a major reorganization at Universal Music Group (UMG). Under the new arrangement Ethiopia, who was formerly a senior Vice President of Motown Records and head of urban music at Universal Music Publishing Group, will become president of the historic...

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