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African Celebrities Birthdays: Happy Birthday To Sola Sobowale…

Nollywood veteran screenwriter, director, actress and producer Sola Sobowale is a year older today. Join us in wishing this talented lady an awesome birthday. The Toyin tomato star was born on 26th December, 1965 in Ondo State, Nigeria…. She has starred in over 100 movies/tv shows some of her movies/shows includes: Ohun Oko Somida, Toyin Tomato, Dangerous Twins, The Wedding Party 1&2, Family on Fire, seven and half dates, Christmas is coming, Holy wife, King of boys and more.   Celebrities took to their social media handles to wish Sola Sobowale an awesome birthday! View this post on Instagram National treasure Fantastic Actor Most importantly an amazing...

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African Celebrities Who Give Back: Ivory Coast University Professor helps a nursing mother writing exams by…

TBT: Be inspired: A professor from Université de Bouaké in Ivory Coast’s photo has gone viral as ‘Hero Of The Week’. Being a professor he knows the importance of education and wanted to help a young determined mum concentrate on her exams, he helped his student by carrying her baby on his back so she can write her exams… Now that’s a real man! More Inspirational stories The prof’s act of kindness reminds us the following: Leadership is about helping other people to succeed –  ‘A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.’ ‘Be the...

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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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