Author: African Celebs

Kenyan pioneer female professional football star shines in Germany

Meet Doreen Nabwire , She is better known as Kenya’s first professional female football star and the first woman to play in an international league. But in 2013, Doreen Nabwire was a football ambassador in Germany. As a guest of DJK Sportverband, a youth sports association in Cologne, she worked to assist the organization to prepare one of the largest German youth football tournaments. This engagement is a clear indication of the impact that this young Kenyan has made on the German soccer scene. “I feel like the generation before me that had such good players and my generation have been wasted, but we have great potential in the generation coming after us, and it is saddening that they will get wasted if things do not change”. Doreen Well...

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Book of the Month for June 2014 by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The UNESCO World Book Capital Program has selected “This Child Will Be Great” by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as Book of the Month for June 2014. The program hopes to improve the reading culture, promote the featured books, and inspire discourse about books for the benefit of society. In her inspiring memoir, President Sirleaf explains her rise to power, her early childhood, her experiences with abuse, imprisonment and exile, and her struggle for democracy and social...

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Kwasi Enin: NY Teen Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Universities

It’s tough enough to get into one Ivy League school. But all eight? That’s what happened to Kwasi Enin a first generation American from Ghana student at William Floyd High School in Mastic Beach, N.Y., this week. The 17-year-old received acceptance letters from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania and Yale. So where will he end up? “I’m thinking of being a cardiologist or neurologist,” said Enin, who lives in Shirley. “A doctor is a community leader, a protector, someone who people turn to … when they need help. Kwasi Enin has confirmed he is...

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