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African Celebrities Who Inspire Us

ZOLA MASEKO The Swazi director is known for his documentaries about Xenophobia. Born in 1967 when his parents were in exile, he spent his childhood and teenage years in the UK. His first documentary Dear Sunshine was released in 1992. Moving to South Africa shortly after that, he experienced severe attacks of Xenophobia. This inspired him to portray the issues in South Africa through documentaries. His documentary about Sarah Baartman, a woman of Khoisan descent who was taken to London as a performer because of her ” unusual looks”, received critical acclaim. He also won the Best African Documentary...

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African Celebrities – IRENE UWOYA, SHILOLE, FANTANA, JOKATE MWGELO…

Editors Choice Today SHILOLE The full name of the Tanzanian singer is Zena Yusuf Mohammed. She was born in December 1987 in Igunga. After losing her mother at a young age, she had to work and study at the same time. Chasing her dreams, she started a music career in R&B and quickly became one of the most distinguished female artists of Tanzania. Not only was she nominated several times at KTMA with her songs Namchukua, Paka La Bar, and Lawama, but she was also the first Tanzanian female artist to reach 1 million followers on Instagram. Her success...

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African Celebrities Who Inspire Us: Stephanie Linus

TBT: Filmmaker & Entrepreneur, Nollywood Actress, Brand Ambassador (Multiple) Stephanie Linus SNEPCo/NNPC Partners With Extended Hands Foundation To Bring Free Medical Surgery To Women Suffering From Obstetric Fistula In Sokoto A total of 25 women formerly living with Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) have received free repair surgeries, giving them a chance to live normal lives again. This life-changing event was carried out courtesy of a recent Extended Hands Foundation’s pool effort in Sokoto state sponsored by SNEPCo/NNPC.   Since its inception, the goal of the Extended Hands Foundation founded by star actress and producer Stephanie Linus, has been to...

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Oti Mabuse – African Celebrities Who Inspire Us

African Celebrity Woman Of The Day Is Otlile Mabuse The Mabusa family are famous for all being in the dancing spotlight. The three beautiful siblings have each achieved great success in their respective dance fields. The have also represented their country either in international contests or Tv shows in Germany and the UK. Oti was born in 1990 in Pretoria. While studying civil engineering at the University of Pretoria, she took a special interest in Latin dance, which caused a shift in her career.   MORE AFRICAN CELEBRITIES WHO INSPIRE US   Since 2014, she joined and won South...

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Motsi Mabuse – African Celebrities Who Inspire Us

African Celebrity Woman Of The Day Is Motsi Mabuse! Some families have talent running in blood. When it comes to dancing in South Africa, the Mabusa family has the lead. The three lovely siblings have each achieved great success in their respective dance fields. Not only that but they also represented the country either in international contests or Tv shows in Germany and the UK. The are Motsi Mabuse, Otile Mabuse and Phemelo Mabuse   Motsi Mabuse was born in April 1981 in Mankwe, South Africa. She moved to Pretoria with her family at the age of five. This...

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