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3 African Born UFC Champions – African Celebrities Who Inspire Us

The African image has been projected on the map of mixed martial arts through the above greatest fighters hailing from the continent. Nigerian-American MMA artist Kamaru Usman became the first African to win the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title for the welterweight category. Nicknamed “the Nigerian nightmare” under the blessing of former Nigerian-American footballer Christian Okoye, Usman dominated his opponent UFC champion, Tyron Woodley in 2019 for the groundbreaking record as the first African born fighter to become the new UFC champion. Born on May 11, 1987 in Nigeria, Usman grew up in Nigeria and then moved to Texas...

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Francis Ngannou – African Celebrities Who Inspire Us

Francis Ngannou is a Heavyweight Mixed Martial Arts Champion who hails from Cameroon. He was born in September, 1986 in Batié, a village located in the western province of Cameroon.   Raised in the same village, Francis Ngannou went through the roughest road in life due to financial constraints which even affected his education. He was just six years old when he went to live with extended relatives.   The precarious situation made him find himself on the path of life where he had to hustle and make ends meet as well as being independent at an early age....

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African Celebrities Who Give Back : Mercy Johnson-Okojie

 We love seeing African Celebs giving back to the community! ”Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done~ proverbs 19 17”  TBT: Mercy Johnson-Okojie and husband prince odianosen okojie  invited several widows to celebrate Easter with them in Ajah, Lagos. The couple blessed them with Clothes, Food Items and Money… In addition to the above, She has been helping less privileged people in her community. For such act of kindness God will surely continue to bless Mercy Johnson and her family, this is even biblical… Deut. 24: 19 …’It shall be...

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African Celebrities who give back: UNFPA Ambassador Stephanie Linus Visits Congo on International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

WCW: UNFPA Ambassador Stephanie Linus Addresses African Ambassadors In The DRC, Donors, Regional Director of UNFPA… As part of her commitment to raising awareness on maternal health issues, the UNFPA Regional Ambassador for West and Central Africa Stephanie Linus visited the Democratic Republic of Congo in commemoration of the International Day to End Obstetrical Fistula. The theme of this year’s commemoration was tagged “hope, healing and dignity for all”, and it featured several activities aimed at giving hope to girls and women around Africa. From 23rd to 25th May, Mrs. Linus participated in a span of activities which included...

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African Celebrities Who Give Back : Nigerian Boy Left For Dead Rescued By Good Samaritan Anja

TBT: Be Inspired: No Situation is Hopeless! Charity worker Anja Ringgren Lovén, is a true example of: ”As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”~ Audrey Hepburn “If we all do one random act of kindness daily, we just might set the world in the right direction.”~ Martin Kornfeld “The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.” ~ Albert Schweitze The little Nigerian boy in the above photo was branded ‘a witch’  and left to die. Anja took care of Hope and he is now well and attending...

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