Author: African Celebs

Apply for the Yale Young African Scholars Program

The Yale Young African Scholars Program is a new initiative that is modeled off of the Yale Young Global Scholars Program. These sessions, in Ghana and Ethiopia, are the first sessions to take place outside of Yale’s campus in New Haven, Connecticut. These sessions are intended solely for African students attending secondary school on the African continent: http://bit.ly/1iwwRBU The 2014 inaugural Yale Young African Scholars programs will be hosted by Yale University in two locations: Ghana from 11 – 15 August 2014 Ethiopia from 18 – 22 August 2014 The application deadline has been extended to 16 May...

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11-Year Old Zuriel Oduwole Makes History On Forbes Magazine

Meet Nigerian Zuriel Oduwole, she has made history as the youngest person ever to be interviewed on popular magazine Forbes. The interview with the award winning documentary film maker, conference speaker and writer is featured in the August 2013 edition of Forbes Africa. Touted by some as the next Larry King, and ARISE News as the next Oprah Winfrey, Oduwole is reportedly committed to rebrand Africa by showing the positive things in about the continent, and making the case for education the Girl Child in Africa and Emerging Markets. As an invited guest to the recent African Union 50th anniversary celebrations in Ethiopia, she has in her quest of pursuing her goal interviewed leading African business, political, and sports personalities, including eight current African Presidents, Africa’s richest person, Aliko Dangote and Tennis super stars Venus and Serena Williams. Zuriel (which is Hebrew for God is my Rock) believes if she can walk a mile, then there are girls who on seeing her work and progress made, would walk a mile and half. What an...

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16-Year-Old Wiz Kid Graduates College While Still In High School

Grace Bush‬ accomplished an extremely rare task. Not only did she graduate from college at Florida Atlantic University, the teen earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice a week before she was set to receive her high school diploma. Grace has her sights set on becoming chief justice of the United States. She hopes to spend her summer preparing for the LSAT [The Law School Admission Test] before pursuing her Master’s degree this fall.Please SHARE to inspire young...

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Multiple award winning Gospel singer Sonnie Badu says he least expected his Ghana Music Awards win

Sonnie Badu  who picked two awards at the 2014 VGMA has expressed appreciation to Ghanaians, his management and fans for voting for him to win the Gospel Artiste and Male vocal performance awards at last Saturday’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. “I am thankful to God, to my fans and my management led by Mrs Selassie Ibrahim and the entire Smartty’s production and Management team. This is my third award here in Ghana. The first from MUSIGA and the two from the VGMA’s. I am grateful to God and to my fans. We did this together Team Sonnie Badu.” The Gospel singer is currently in US  preparing for his “Teach me How to Worship Conference” in New Jersey, New York and Baltimore, Maryland .The conference would start on 8 May through to 2 August 2014. Big congrats to...

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