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Celebs who give back: The Majid Michel Foundation

Award winning Ghanaian Superstar Majid Michel, is not only handsome but has a good heart as well! Majid has numberous to his credit… he first starred in ‘Things we do for love’… Majid Michel gives back to community  through his foundation ‘The Majid Michel Foundation (M.W.F) his foundation helps  the deprived, needy  and the rejected. The Majid Michel Foundation  has  partnered with various reputable and credible Non-profit Organisations in Ghana and other parts of the world to make a difference in humanitarian causes. This includes the provision of potable water and the issues around sanitation and hygiene especially, in the rural communities in...

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Celebs Who Give Back: Sophie’s Voice Foundation

Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker  founded Sophie’s Voice Foundation in 2008, in honor of their daughter Sophie who was diagnosed with Spina Bifida at birth. The couple have  dedicated themselves to a healthy lifestyle and also found ways to address not only their daughters mental, physical and medical needs but also the needs of their entire family.       More about Celebs who give back...

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Celebs who give back: Dikembe Mutombo Foundation

Meet Congolese American Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques aka  Dikembe Mutombo. Dikembe  is a retired basketball player who use to  play for the Houston Rockets of the NBA. Dikembe Mutombo is a well known humanitarian in his native DR Congo. He started the Dikembe Mutombo foundation to improve the living conditions in his country…  he received the Goodermote humanitarian Award for his relentless efforts to reduce polio globally and improve the health of the neglected and undeserved populations in his country…For more on  this amazing man click here. Dikembe explains why he founded ‘Dikembe Mutombo foundation’  Such a great inspiration! Nous sommes...

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Celebs Who Give Back: Akon Expected In Rwanda

Akon Lighting Africa project: Akon is expected in Rwanda today to promote his Akon Lighting Africa Solar Power Initiative.  The Senegalese-American R&B/hip hop superstar, who spent much of his childhood in Senegal has seen firsthand that Africa has had little help to try to remedy its electrical situation….   The Smack that singer will be travelling 10 African states with his business partners (Malian entrepreneur Samba Bathily, and Senegalese Thione Niang) to see what progress has been made on projects and to identify new areas for electrification so far. The ‘Akon Lighting Africa project’, which has been in operation in less than a year...

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Celebs who give back: Angelique Kidjo Dedicates Grammy to women of Africa

YahooNews: Congratulations to Angelique Kidjo!  Angelique the 54-year-old singer is known for her activism, on Sunday won her second Grammy for World Music album for “Eve,” a tribute to the continent’s women.  She has pressed for action on climate change and for a more sustained effort to improve public health in West Africa in the wake of the Ebola crisis. Angelique is one of the biggest African musicians on the world stage, The Beninese singer in accepted her award at a ceremony in Los Angeles said “This album is dedicated to the women of Africa — to their beauty and resilience,”...

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