Author: African Celebs

Ato Ulzen-Appiah: GhanaThink Foundation

Meet Ato Ulzen-Appiah, a young but vibrant Ghanaian youth. Ato Ulzen-Appiah  studied at MIT and Stanford in civil engineering and management disciplines. He currently works at Rancard as product manager building new revenue services off its platform. He’s the director at the GhanaThink Foundation which mobilizes and organizes talent for the primary benefit of Ghana. He’s a member of the Global Shapers Accra Hub, part of the World Economic Forum community. He worked at Google as a program manager building sustainable tech communities in Africa. He co-founded Museke.com. ‘We are building a movement of networked changemakers, doers and entrepreneurs’ Ato...

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Former Liberty goalie Luis Quainoo wins award in US

Former Liberty Professionals goalkeeper Luis Quainoo has won the best goalkeeper at Atlanta’s Copa Alianza tournament. He currently plays for SRP Club from Atlanta Silverbacks League and came out on top among dozens of goalkeepers in Denver’s Copa Alianza tournament to win the Allstate “Buenas Manos” Portero Award. Copa Alianza tournaments, presented by Alianza de Fútbol, bring together and showcase the top soccer talent in the country across various age group....

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More Nigeria kidnapping yesterday

Bringbackourgirls More Nigeria kidnapping yesterday: 60 girls and women, 31 boys said to be abducted… As we go about our day to day activities let us remember all the children who have been kidnapped in our...

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She Leads Africa launches competition to empower tech savvy ladies

She Leads Africa, an initiative empowering women in the continent’s entrepreneurial tech scene, is launching a business pitch competition seeking talented women in West Africa. The platform seeks to connect promising individuals to mentors, business funding and new market opportunities. She Leads Africa’s Pitch Competition for Female Entrepreneurs (cash prize of $10, 000 for Top 10 Finalist) She Leads Africa’s Entrepreneur Showcase is a platform that introduces the continent’s most promising female entrepreneurs to investors, accelerators, and mentors looking to invest in the next generation of African talent. She Leads Africa is Looking for early stage startups that want...

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Lupita as the new face of Lancôme

Lupita Nyong’o was announced as the new face of beauty brand Lancôme in April.  The first African woman to front the French brand, Lupita and Lancôme are both hyped about the partnership. “I am truly honoured to join the Maison Lancôme, a brand with such a prestigious history and that I have always loved,” said the actress. “I am particularly proud to represent its unique vision for women and the idea that beauty should not be dictated, but should instead be an expression of a woman’s freedom to be herself....

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