Nollywood Superstar Rita Dominic turns a year older, join us in wishing her an amazing birthday.

The award-winning actress was adored on her special day by her industry colleagues and followers around the world. Forever beautiful, Rita Dominic looks stunning and younger in fashionable photoshoot even in her mid 40s.

The actress and entrepreneur expressed her gratitude to God for her beautiful life and all the blessings bestowed on her. as a brand ambassador for LG, the actress in collaboration with LG decided to celebrate her birthday by giving out three lucky fans microwaves

Rita Dominic is not an exception when talking about the pioneers of Nollywood. Her originality in acting has landed her huge fan base as well as numerous honours in her possession.

Beginning her acting profession at a very young age, the actress has come a long way reaching the peak of her movie career. Alongside acting is her entrepreneurial gigs as a producer, model, and television presenter. She is a philanthropist as well.

During her secondary school days, Rita Dominic explored her talent and passion for acting where she played several roles in the school’s drama club. She furthered her education at the University of Port Harcourt to undertake a BA degree in Theatre Arts and completed in 1999. 

 

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She’s notable for roles like, a princess, wife, maltreated child, daughter of a president, romantic role among several mind-blowing movie characters. She has starred in a lot of movies.

Some of her best movies include, “A Time To Kill” which actually is her debut movie and paved way for her prominence in the eyes of the public and her most award winning movie, the Meeting and Shattered.

Subsequently, she took up some roles in movies like, Prisoner of Love, My Guy, Face of a Liar, Love You Forever, Lean on Me, Back from America, Love Temple, Love After Love, Never Too Far, More Than Gold, Love Story, Married for Money just to mention a few.

She owns her own production known as the Rita Dominic productions which has produces a lot of movies. Her unique personality has also earned her several brands promotion deals from businesses like Glo, LG and Afrexim Bank as an Intra African Trade Fair (IATF) Goodwill Ambassador.

Rita Dominic is the only actress from west Africa to have won 2012 Kenya’s Kalasha Awards for Best Actress.

The iconic actress and TV goddess has also won numerous awards including, Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actress in Supporting role English film in 2013, Best Actress at Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards in 2014, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best Actress in Lead Role film in 2013 and a lot more.

 

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Mother of Tanzanian multi-award winning Bongo Flava artist Diamond Platnumz celebrates yet another milestone.

Join us in wishing this beautiful woman an amazing day! We wish Mama Dangote Gods blessings always.

Mama Dangote (Sanura Sandra Kassim)  as affectionately called by her family and friends has been widely celebrated by the fans of her child Diamond Platnumz and significant others. She was surprised with a private party organised by her children at her residence.

Photo Credit: Diamond Platnumz

Excerpt from the celebration was displayed on her official Instagram page and as beautiful and still young looking, was seen in the video happily dancing with the family whiles singing the usual happy birthday song. She showed her appreciation to her family at the comment session of the video posted.

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She said: “Thank you @hotelverde_znz for the morning surprise, that is for me this is very big especially on this special day of my birthday … Again, thank you for the cake 🎂”.

 

Not forgetting her beloved and Tanzania’s pride, Diamond Platnumz’s special birthday message to his ride or die. Opening up on the special feeling for his mom, the artiste posted a throwback picture of her mum and himself with a lovely caption.

The caption reads: “Words can’t express how much i love you mom…. thank you for the life, thank you for me 🎂❤❤@mama_dangote ❤❤ 🎂

Talking about motherly love, Mama Dangote is second to none. She’s always captured in pictures and videos hyping her children especially, the Jeje hitmaker. She has been of great inspiration to the son with her uplifting words of encouragement to her son Diamond Platnumz.

Photo Credit: Sanura Sandra Kassim /Mama Dangote

Popular Nigerian veteran actor, writer and lawyer, Richard Mofe-Damijo also known as RMD marks his  birthday with stylish photoshoot.

The birthday which happens to be his 60th years was celebrated by family, work colleagues and netizens all over the world.

These loved ones took time off their busy periods to shower well wishes and blessings on the actor’s life as he continues to enjoy the path of life in strength and good health.

As a writer and actor, RMD celebrated himself in a brief but encouraging message to appreciate God for his life. He wrote:

“Finally! It’s dawn…And it’s my birthday…What an incredible journey…This has been Yet I won’t tire…Just super grateful…And thankful..Life like a Nollywood movie..To God be the glory!”

 

He also posted a video of himself dressed in his fashionable green embroidered agbada and beads necklace whiles he dances to a Nigerian traditional music. Under the video was another caption to show gratitude to God and his supports.

 

Born on July 06 in the 60s around the coast of delta state in Nigeria, RMD began his television career as an actor after graduating from the university. Prior to his acting career, RMD worked as a journalist, specifically reporting for former Concord Newspaper, Metro Magazine and the Guardian.

 

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Inspired by his early roles in the drama club, RMD continued his studies in Theatre Arts at the University of Benin and landed with a law degree at the University of Lagos in 2004.

He’s got impeccable skills in acting, writing and producing, which has earned him countless movie roles and accolades for his immense contribution in the movie industry.  

 

The superstar was also assigned a political role as the Special Adviser of Culture and Tourism under the administration of Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan in 2008. The following year, he was appointed the commissioner the Culture and Tourism of Delta State, Nigeria and served for a maximum of five years.

His relevance in the movie industry dates back from the late 90s playing insightful roles in movies like, Out of Bounds, Diamond Ring, The Price, Emotional Pain, Private Sin, Standing Alone, Darkest Night, Caught in the Middle, The Wedding Party, 10 Days in Sun City, just to mention a few.  

 

The legendary actor is also a producer and the CEO of RMD Productions with branches including, RMDtvng and RMDtheactor. His first movie produced by himself is dubbed, Out of Bounds. Other projects under his production umbrella include, Bed time with Granpa for kids, Made in Warri and several others

 

For about a decade now, the veteran actor has been teaching at Sunday school alongside his acting profession. The iconic actor is the founder of RMD Foundation, a charitable organisation with the aim of mentoring people to achieve their aspirations.

 

The legend has earned himself multiple honours such as Best Actor in a Leading Role, Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2005, Lifetime Achievement Award, Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2016, Overall Best Actor in a Leading Role in the movie, Cross Road, Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2018 among several others.

Join us in wishing this talented Superstar an awesome birthday!

 

What’s your favourite RMD movies and why? Drop your comments

 

Photo Credit: Richard Mofe-Damijo

 

 

 

Ace Nigerian musician known by his stage name, Burna Boy turns a year older today. Clocking 30 years today, the multiple award winning superstar has been surprised with a special birthday present from his family.

 

Burna Boy’s family displayed some decorative balloons and light that had his name and age to join him celebrate his special day. On the artiste’s Instagram story, he posted the videos of him entering his room and surprisingly saw the lovely gesture from his family who were singing a birthday song at the background as he approaches the balloons and light.

 

A week before his birthday, Burna Boy took to social media to share emotional message about how he felt as approaching his 30s in a week time. He as well celebrated his dad and wished himself better life as he looks up to him. Adding that, he’d like to celebrate a whole week in Miami for his birthday, tagging some friends along the post.

 

He said: “can’t believe I’m really turning 30 years old in a week.  My Father is Not rich at all but I pray that as this new phase of my life begins I can be even half the man that he is. I just want to be better and do better. I’m feeling emotional as fuck right now. lol. I wanna be in MIAMI on my birthday Smiling the whole week. @Diddy @Pharrell @KodakBlack1k @USMAN84kg @RickRoss @ZoeyDollaz im turning 30 in yo City! What we doing?”

 

Music lovers of Burna Boy also showered powerful well wish messages to express their love as he embarks on a new chapter and journey in his life.

 

Once again, happy birthday to Burna Boy!!

 

Today, July 1st 2021,   The royal family and the world  are remembering and paying tribute to the Princess Diana of Wales on what would have been her 60th birthday.

The People’s Princess – Diana, Princess of Wales. Gone but not forgotten

 

Princess Diana passed away in a gory motor accident in August 31, 1997. 

Remembering  her birthday,  a private ceremony was organised by the royal family with couple of memorable events such as the statue unveiling moment of the princess.

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The sculpture of the late princess at  Kensington Palace and was unveiled to the world by her two sons, the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William and the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry. 

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Princess Diana’s statue was commissioned in 2017, but the family officially revealed it today as part of today’s memorial. The monument is mounted at the entrance of the palace which has undergone massive replanting of trees and flowers particularly, the kind of flowers the princess loved in her earthly days. 

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The garden is also described as one of Princess Diana’s favourite places in the place. The statue has two statues of children at the edges with Princess Diana’s arms around the necks of the children, believing to depict her love and the benevolent works she stood for.

Prince William and Prince Harry paid a combine tribute, posted the picture of their mother’s statue on twitter with a caption that said;

“Today, on what would have been our Mother’s 60th birthday, we remember her love, strength and character – qualities that made her a force for good around the world, changing countless lives for the better.”

People around the world  joined  the tribute by pouring out love for the late Princess Diana

Friends and loved ones of the royal family were also at Kensington Palace in London with picture frames and banners of the late princess alongside touching and heartfelt messages in honour of her 60th birthday.

Bouquet of flowers and balloons were arranged and decorated in Princess Diana name and age to commemorate her birthday…

 

American music legend and American Idol Judge Lionel Richie is a year older today. Join us in wishing him an awesome birthday!

 

The longest serving music icon and television personality celebrated his 72nd birthday on Sunday June 20, 2021 which also happened to be Father’s Day. 

 

Whiles celebrating his father, Lionel Richie Snr. on his social media pages, he received double of the admiration from family and loved ones as a birthday celebrant and Father’s Day salutations.

 

He spent quality time with his family and was also well celebrated by fans and lovers across the globe. The children of the singer and songwriter gave him remarkable reasons to smile and feel so special by appreciating and celebrating their father with a cake made in his likeness.

 

A picture of his children happily admiring the birthday cake was displayed on the Instagram page by his youngest daughter  Sofia, with a  Father’s Day message at the comment session. Also, several pictures from the birthday celebration was posted on the daughter’s timeline to honour the musician.

 

America’s famous morning show, Good Morning America (GMA) also compiled a video that featured couple of videos of the singer’s music which included his hit song ‘all night long’ in celebrating the superstar on his special day.

Born on June 20 1949, Lionel Richie grew up in Tuskegee, Alabama in the united states of America. He started developing his passion for music in his early years whiles he was in college.

He co-founded a renowned R&B band dubbed, the Commodores where he wrote a lot of hits songs for the band. Some of the songs include, “Easy”, “Three Times a Lady”, “Still” and others in 1968.

He then introduced himself as a solo artiste around 1982 releasing his first solo album, Lionel Richie comprising of his major hit single, “Truly.” He was the co-writer of Michael Jackson’s “We are the world”.

Lionel Richie is one of the music icons in America and has been relevant in the music industry since his recognition. He’s produced a lot of hits and received several awards for his innovative flairs. He’s got in his possession, a total of ten studio albums, four live albums, seven compilation albums, and 42 singles.

He has won several Grammies alongside with other prestigious honours for his amazing contribution in the world of entertainment. Currently he serves as a judge for the singing competition platform American Idol.

Join us in celebrating this Living icon!

 

Happy birthday to East African superstar and owner of the Konde Gang Worldwide record label, Rajabu Abdul Kahali, popularly known as Harmonize.

Harmonize began his music career in 2011 but rose to fame in 2015 when he became the first artiste signed under Diamond Platnumz’ WCB record label.

He recorded his first single “Aiyola” in 2015 which was sold successfully. In 2016, the young and talented music icon followed up with songs including “Bado” and “Kwa Ngaru” featuring Diamond Platnumz.

His collaboration with Diamond Platnumz on the song “Kwa Ngaru” served as the breakthrough hit for his career in 2017. Some of the singles he released under the record label include, “Matatizo”, “Happy Birthday”, “Sina” among others.

Harmonize founded record label, Konde Gang Worldwide. His first album titled, “Afro East” was the main project embarked by the artiste since he started his music profession.

The album consisting of 18 songs was officially launched in March 14, 2020. A lot of energy was invested in his main project because he worked closely with expensive African artistes including those mentioned above.

Artistes signed unto Konde Gang Worldwide are seven including harmonize himself. On Thursday, march 11, 2021, a new artiste known as Angela was unveiled to work with the record label and was officially welcomed in an honourable ceremony held at the headquarters of the crew.

The welcome ceremony came after the main introduction by the leader and founder of the label, Harmonize in a brief press conference held on the same day at the Hyatt Regency in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

 

The newly signee gave her consent to work with the label in the presence of her parents.  For now, Angela is the only female artiste signed onto the label. She’s been labelled as Angela by Harmonize. Her label mates are Ibraah, Country Bwoy, Killy, Cheed and Skales.

Currently, Harmonize is in a relationship with Tanzanian actress Frida Kajala.

She has featured in movies like, Kigodoro, House Girl & Boy, Jeraha la Moyo, Vita Baridi among several others.

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Some of Harmonise’s  latest songs “Inabana” and “All Night” featuring his newly signed artist, Angela Tz.

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Retired Ivorian national football team captain and striker of the Chelsea FC, Didier Drogba turns a year older.

The greatest of all time, soccer player has been honoured greatly on his birthday by his fans across the globe and the various clubs he played a pivotal role in the world of football.

His soccer colleagues also paid tribute to the living legend on his 43rd birthday celebration for the never ending excellent skills displayed as a professional footballer.

 

Knowns officially as Didier Yves Drogba Tébily, was born on March 11 in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast. Drogba spent few years of his childhood age in France where he was raided by his uncle who was then a professional footballer.

Drawing inspiration from his uncle, he gained passion for football and decided to follow his passion at age five by making soccer his hobby and played almost every day at a car park where he lived. Later on, his parents moved to France.

Developing his professional skills, Drogba joined a French local sporting youth club, Levallois as an apprentice where he contributed exceptionally and impressed the team’s officials when he was just 15 years old.

At 21, he signed his first professional deal with Le Mans Club in Ligue 2, a France professional soccer league. He served the club from 1998-2002.  Drogba then moved to another club known as, Guingamp, between the years 2002 and 2003 where he scored 17 goals out of his 34 appearances.

In 2004, he stepped up his game by signing a prestigious contract with Premier League Club, Chelsea where he made remarkable impact on the team with his dribbling skills as the club’s striker.

Indeed, Drogba’s success in Chelsea gave room for the African continent in gaining international recognition in producing highly skilled young talents in the world.

It also inspired African players and served as a measure to explore their unknown abilities that earned them both local and international recognition.

Didier Drogba played a major role for Chelsea FC by helping the team to win its first Premier League Champions after 50 years while he made his debut appearance for Chelsea.

His subsequent roles for the clubs was such incredible that, he gained extraordinary titles in his name. He was recognised by FIFA for being the first Ivorian player to score a goal in the 2006 World Cup.

He is also the only African player to score highest goals for the club and 100 goals in Premier Leagues.  

Other soccer clubs the ace footballer joined include, Olympique de Marseille, Shanghai Shenhua, Galatasaray, Montreal Impact and Phoenix Rising. Drogba retired from his profession officially in 2018, at 40 years.

 

Aside his massive contribution in soccer, Drogba has taken up several social and philanthropic projects to help young ones in fulfilling their dreams through his Didier Drogba Foundation which was established in 2007.

 

Today we celebrate a true legend of Africa and the world at large. Happy birthday Didier drogba.

Curvy Ghanaian actress, socialite and media personality famously known as, Moesha Buduong celebrates her 31st birthday today, March 10, 2021.

As part of her special day celebration, Moesha Buduong showcased her beautiful curvy stature in adorable photoshoot on her social media platforms which has got most of her fans and Ghanaians crazy over the stunning pictures.

Displaying her greatest sense of fashion to the world, the actress was dressed like a queen in a colorful outfit in her Instagram posts.

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According her, life has not been easy but through it all God has been faithful to her in countless ways which is the main reason she chose to celebrate her birthday feeling like a princess in her own world of happiness. Much love has been showered all over social media on her memorable day.

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Moesha Buduong has encountered a lot of controversies in the entertainment industry following her interview with CNN host  Christine Amanpour where she made a contentious statement about Ghanaian women and later received unpleasant feedbacks and backlash from many Ghanaians, especially her colleagues in the movie industry.

Despite the negative impact the actress claimed the CNN interview caused on her career, it also served as a blessing in disguised by helping the model to gain popularity.

Moesha Buduong was born on March 10, 1990 in Kumasi, Ghana. She began her Basic Education in Kumasi at the Nhyiaeso Basic School and completed Accra Girls’ Senior High School at her secondary level.

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She continued with her Tertiary Education at the University of Ghana, Legon where she obtained a Diploma in Theatre, Music and Dance. As an actress, Moesha can boast of multiple Ghanaian movies and TV series like, “Pool Party”, “Amakye and Dede” and “Bloodline”.

Moesha also works with Viasat 1as the host of a popular television program known as HP.

 

She has carried out several charitable works under her charity foundation, the Moesha Foundation in her hometown, Tamale situated in the Northern part of Ghana by assisting students with learning materials, school uniforms and bags.

 

Join African Celebs today, as we wish the beautiful actress a blissful birthday!

Photo Credit: Moesha Buduong

 

We all know that Bob Marley is considered the godfather of reggae music. Over the years fans of Marley have used his birthday as a celebration of the life he led and his influence on the reggae music genre.

The month of February is known as the Marley mania which started in 1998 and has featured multiple parties from the beach to the streets becoming a norm following the reggae King’s death in 1981.

The annual bash features the friends, family, and fans of the reggae icon making a pilgrimage back to the yard as a way to honor the memory and legacy of Bob Marley.

The entire nation of Jamaica and reggae fans around the world have rallied together to celebrate the icon with a whole week of back to back parties.

This year’s Marley mania week will be a little bit muted due to the prevailing global pandemic. The Covid-19 pandemic has been ravaging the world and has taken a huge hit on international travel. Putting on hold many of the world’s festivities.

Bob Marley’s 75th birthday  in 2020 was celebrated all over the world with different concerts, tributes. Ziggy Marley celebrated his father with a virtual mini concert

Other events  held at J.J Bohemia featured Milele Roots from Chattanooga as the host. The festivities were themed as a celebration of Bob Marley, love, and the celebration of the alumni of Milele Roots chosen family.

Earlier this year Stephen Marley rounded up his father’s 75th with a mini virtual concert and interview on Ceek.com

This year’s celebrations mark what would have been the 76th birthday of the king of reggae.

In normal times the celebrations would have happened at the Bob Marley museum. However, in lieu of this year’s global pandemic, the festivities will be held virtually.

This year’s celebration will focus on the theme of “Survival” and will feature Bob Marley’s militant musical album. Despite the festivities being held virtually, they will follow the normal timeline starting at 7 Am ET.

Featuring performances from the second and third generation of Marley’s with messages from family members like Ziggy Marley being broadcast.

There will also be a Survival Cypher that will feature several artists like Kabaka Pyramid, Skip Marley, Agent Sasco, Tifa, Tanya Stephens, and Jo Mersa.

 The Bob Marley virtual celebration will be featured on Marley’s social platforms as well as other platforms.\

Bob Marley’s fans will have an opportunity to have bought “Songs of Freedom: The Island Years” available in 6LP and 3CD that will was released on the 5th of February.

Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio will play the reggae icons’ music all day in-between their regular programming.