Author: African Celebs

Wendy Luhabe: 10 years of service honoured at royal award ceremony at Buckingham Palace

Wendy Luhabe’s 10 years of service was honoured on 11 July at royal award ceremony at Buckingham Palace. South African entrepreneur Luhabe told of small talk with Prince Charles and the beautiful classical music that went with it as she recounted her investiture at the London palace.  Luhabe was honoured by the British Royal Family with an award, Honorary Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order, for her 10 years of service with the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.  Luhabe reminisced of how she waited with 100 other recipients of the award at Buckingham Palace. She was called up, after the...

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Terrence Jenkins screening of Think Like A Man in Tanzania

Host of E! News Terrence Jenkins is currently in Tanzania, he landed in  Dar es Salaam few days ago for the screening of Think Like a Man 2. Terrance announced on E! News  that he was excited to be jetting off to Tanzania. Terrence Jenkins aka  Terrence J, is an American actor and television personality and model best known as the host of BET’s popular music video countdown show 106 & Park from 2006 until 2012. He is now a co-anchor of E! News. Think like a man is a must see...

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Ex-Ghana star Tony Baffoe makes history, becomes first African in World Cup final

Ex-Ghana defender Tony Baffoe made history on Sunday when he became the first blackman to lead out two teams in a World Cup final as he led Germany and Argentina onto the pitch in the final match of the tournament in Brazil. Baffoe, who is the FIFA general coordinator for matches at the Maracana in Rio during the 2014 World Cup, led the two teams onto the pitch minutes before the kick-off. The Ghanaian subsequently gave the directives to the referee to kick-off the match with millions of people watching the game worldwide in the world biggest sporting event. He becomes the first blackman and...

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Former NFL Star Adewale Ogunleye marries girlfriend Dr. Amira Baker

Congrats! The traditional wedding ceremony  between Former NFL player Adewale  Ogunleye and longtime  girlfriend celebrity dentist Dr. Amira Baker  took place this weekend July 12, 2014 in Washington D.C.  Celebrities who  attended  the Nigerian traditional wedding  includes Gabrielle Union and fiancé Dwyane Wade, Amare Stoudemire and wife Alexis...

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Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka Is 80 Years Old Today

Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright and political activist who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. Wole Soyinka wrote his first important play, A Dance of the Forests, in the late 1950s. It satirizes the fledgling nation by showing that the present is no more a golden age than was the past. The Nobel-winning writer sometimes writes of modern West Africa in a satirical style, but his serious intent and his belief in the evils inherent in the exercise of power are usually present in his work....

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