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.

King of rap music Sarkodie is a year older today, Join  us in wishing this LEGEND an awesome birthday.

Sarkodie has been an inspiration to many people especially the young talents in the music industry.

His perseverance and resilience in the world of music influences and throws light on hard work and consistency if you want to achieve your dreams and climb the ladder of success.

Sarkodie has contributed greatly to the rise of African music internationally  and his choice of using the Ghanaian language (Twi) for his rap songs.

His enthusing rhythmic tunes and positive energy put out on stage performances has earned him huge population of die-hard fans across the world making Sarkodie a household name.

Fans who couldn’t wait on today to shower birthday blessings on the artist, began celebrating him yesterday with lovely birthday wishes.

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As an internationally recognized hip hop artiste today, Sarkodie didn’t sleep on his talent. He started rapping at a very young age.

Sarkodie rose to fame when he won the competition for his community as the Best Rapper. He gained attention from Ghanaians and also inspired rappers who were upcoming at the time to build their rapping skills through the programme.

The successful win of the rap battle paved way for features on high quality music stars’ music including Edward Nana Poku Osei popularly known by the stage name, Hammer.

After his collaboration with hammer, Sarkodie released his debut studio recording album “Makye” which featured stars like, Kwaw Kese, J-Town, Sway and Paedae of R2Bees.

Along the line, he also worked with local and international artistes including, Castro, Edem, Efya, Stonebwoy, Joey B, David, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Banky W, Burna Boy just to mention a few.

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Sarkodie can boast of eight albums including EPs and a joint album with Paul Jayso. They are, “Makye” (2009), “Rapperholic” (2012), “T.M. G” (2013) with Jayso, “Sarkology” (2014), “Highest” (2017), “Black Love” (2019), “Mary” EP (2015) and “Alpha” EP (2019).

He has released a lot of singles and hits like, Adonai, Mewu, Ilumnati, Azonto Fiesta and You Go Kill Me which was accompanied with the Azonto dance invented by Sarkodie, Lucky, Can’t Let You Go among others.

In addition to the above, he has also earned several awards for his hard work which include, 2012 BET award for Best International Act and 2019 BET hip hop award for Best International Flow, Best Rapper and Hip Hop Artist of The Year.

2016 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA), Best Hip Hop Artist 2019 for African Entertainment Awards USA, VGMA Artist of The Decade in 2019 and a lot more.

 

 

 

Join us in wishing Honorable Kennedy Agyapong Member of Parliament for Assin Central,  God’s richest Blessings and also get to know him better.

Meet Ghanaian Business tycoon, Politician, (NPP) and a philanthropist!

Who’s Honorable Ken Agyapong?

Kennedy Agyepong is a Ghanaian business tycoons who’s contributing immensely to Ghanaian economy through his businesses.

He and  his wife Stella Agyepong own the KenCity Group of Companies, (13 in all) ranging from real estates, media.

Hollywood Shopping Center, the Supercare Group of Companies, cold stores,Ash FM, Net 2 Television station, Oman FM and Spice FM and oh did we mention shares in Assin Farms and Several other investments? Yes guys hard work pays…

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Honorable Kennedy Agyapong is not only known for representing Assin North in parliament for the NPP (New Patriotic Party) and speaking against corruption in Ghana, but also for giving back to the community.

”Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done~ proverbs 19 17”

It is widely known in Ghana that he even donates his salary to the needy people in his constituency.

He has provided Scholarships to over 2500 to students in Ghana from primary right us to higher education. Made donations to some hospitals in Ghana and also outside Ghana.

Ken Agyapong has been recognised as one of the 1st Africans to donate towards global humanitarian concerns, he was quick to help the Haiti victims during that horrible disaster in 2010.

For his many humanitarian contributions in Africa and the diaspora, he has received numerous Special Achievement/Lifetime Awards.

‘A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected.’

Even though Honorable Ken Agyapong does not count on recognition to contribute to humanity we are pleased that his good works are being recognised over and over!

Address by Honorable Kennedy Agyapong on his ‘Lifetime Achievement on Philanthropy and Public Service Award from 5th GOD Awards’

“I want to thank the team that has come here today to announce the award that will be given to me on August 4,” 

“All I want to say is a big thank you for recognising my work, I hope we can do our best to make sure we go with good impression.”

“I will select three people from each region of Ghana to benefit from the scholarship. Let me say that I will not give it to people from my constituency only,”

Speaking to the media he also encouraged other philanthropist not to give up in helping humanity…

Keep up the good work!

 

Happy birthday to African Kennedy Agyapong. Join us in Hon. Kennedy Agyapong an amazing day!

 

‘There’s nothing more rewarding than giving back and making a difference in the lives of people… Until we next time check out 👇 👇 👇 👇 👇  👇

 

 

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Award winning Nollywood Actress Tonto Dikeh is a year older today. Join us in wishing Tonto an amazing birthday

 

 

Tonto Dikeh has starred in numerous movies. Some of her movies includes: Dream Maker, The Bride Is Mine, Love My Way, Wild and Dirty

 

Keep Me Alive The Princess of My Life, Men in Love, For the Promise, Heavy Heart, Secret Shadows, The Torment, Sexy Ladies, Sisters on Fire,The Punisher , Royalty Apart, Across the Enemy Line, Celebrity Marriage, Garden of Love and Tears, 

 

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It is no news that Tonto is one of the best Nollywood actress in Nigeria today. 

 

 

The beautiful woman continues to stay strong and focuses on her acting career that has given her all the fame.

 

 

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What’s Your Favourite Tonto Dikeh Movie/s?

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Handsome Nollywood actor Frederick Leonard is a year older today! Join AfricanCelebs in wishing Frederick an amazing birthday!  What is your favourite Frederick Leonard movie? 

Frederick Leonard has been in the movie industry for more than a decade , he has appeared in numerous movies both Nigerian and Ghanaian movies…..

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Some of his movies includes, Great Betrayal, The Indian doctor, Disclosure”, a hit TV series  Family Man, Deadly plot, Message to Mary…..

 

Wishing Frederick Leonard More Success, Happiness and GoodHealth.

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Nollywood Superstar, Amnesty International Activist, founder of Omotola Youth Empowerment Programme, Model, Singer and Director Omotola Jalade Ekeinde aka Omosexy”  turns a older today!  Join African Celebs in wishing this phenomenal woman Omosexy  a wonderful birthday, more Success, Happiness and Good Health!

Even though Omotola first starred  in the movie “Venom of Justice” in 1995, it was the film “Mortal Inheritance” that made her an instant hit!… Since then she has appeared in more than 300 movies…

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Named by TIME magazine as “100 most influential people in the world”….

Omotola is definitely making history around the world. The stunning and gorgeous actress, who is currently celebrating over 20 years in the movie industry.

She has been listed among Yahoo’s  ‘The Highest-Grossing Movie Stars you’ve Probably Never Heard of’ List.

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Omotola’s husband Capt. Matthew Ekeinde is a pilot, the couple have four great kids!

Thank you for impacting Africa’s image positively! We are very proud of you Omosexy! Keep up the good work!

Credit: Omotola Jalade Ekeinde 

 

Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Award winning Yvonne Okoro,

 

Yvonne Okorothe stunning and gorgeous Actress, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist is a year older today! Join African Celebs in wishing Yvonne a wonderful birthday!

Yvonne Okoro graduated from University of Ghana, and a diploma from the Uuniversite of Nantes in France in 2009.

Yvonne Okoro has over the years played different roles in movies here in Ghana, Nigeria and France and has a plethora of accolades, with several awards and nominations under her belt such….

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The first Ghanaian actress to have been interviewed on BBC focus for Africa and appeared on the radio breakfast show Newsday on BBC radio as  fast rising entrepreneur.

She’s been involved in several charitable causes and has to a degree been able to fulfil some of her social responsibilities….

 

We wish you Happiness, more Success and Good Health!

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What is your favourite Yvonne Okoro Movie/s? 

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Ghanaian football Legend Asamoah Gyan is a year older Today! Join us in wishing this talented International football icon Gods blessings!

 


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Asamoah Gyan aka Baby Jet is a Ghanaian International football player who plays internationaly and for the Ghana Black Stars.

We can say with confident that, he has his used his status as a famous footballer to put Ghana and African on the map. And has in so many ways giving back to most communities in Ghana…

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He made his international debut at forward for Ghana at age 17. He scored his first goal against Somalia in 2003 in a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier, making him the youngest player ever to score for Ghana and went on to score 4 goals in 7 games …

 

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Giving back to the community, be it in a form of money or time, is one of the most important and precious things anyone can do!  Asamoah Gyan gives back to the community through charity and more

We are very proud of you Gyan!

 

Photo credit: Asamoah Gyan