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Florence Epee from Cameroon Scoops the Miss West Africa International 2014 Title

Florence Epee from Cameroon who wowed the crowd on the night of 21st December, left Nigeria with the Miss West Africa International 2014 title, succeeding the former queen Hawa Kamara, Miss West Africa International 2013. Miss West Africa USA, Lily Ogechi Udumukwu originally from Nigeria, scooped the 1st Runners up and Annarosa Traoré Assita, Miss […]

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Arizona’s Showcase of African Fashion Celebrates 10th year

Tucson, Arizona, USA’s Showcase of African fashion celebrates 10th year. The Sabbar Shrine Center will give way to high fashion and festive music Saturday as the Diaspora Showcase Africa returns for its 10th year. More than 300 fashionistas are expected to attend the event, which will feature the works of designers Allister “Pela” Burnett from […]

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MTV EMA Best African Act Nominees are Out

There is not much of a surprise with the names of African acts that are up on the MTV Europe Music Awards Best African Act 2014 list. The names that popped this year are indeed on the list with the exception of a couple of conspicuously and rather debatably absent names. 2014 Nominees Ok let’s […]

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From West Africa to Sweden and Beyond, BEAT100 Ultimate Musician, GrYoT, Spreads His Positive Message Through Music

Hailing from West Africa and now living in Stockholm, Sweden, hip-hop artist and songwriter, GrYoT, combines his African rhythmic roots and experience in European music with the lyricism of American hip-hop to create an exciting and upbeat sound. With influences including Jay-Z, Andre 3000, and Linkin Park, GrYoT says he loves “powerful music and sharp lyrics,” […]

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Q & A: Abbie & Courtney, 2 of Britain’s Biggest Afrobeats Adorers

We recently reported the impact that Afrobeats has been making on the UK and other European scenes lately. Click here to see the article. In the article, we mentioned 2 British caucasian girls (Abbie (Abroni) @huffsterrr and Courtney @courtneyadeniyi) who both were born and bred in the UK, and have now passionately embraced Afrobeats. Abbie is from the small […]

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Pageant Encourages Participants to Celebrate Africa-U.S. Ties

Lady Kate Atabond Njeuma was on a mission eight years ago to help young women who had moved to the United States from Africa to celebrate both their cultures. As a Cameroonian American, she valued her new country, but also wanted to make sure she paid homage to the land of her birth. She wanted […]

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African Music Event Helps MIF Celebrate 30 Years

The Mobile International Festival will mark their 30th anniversary with “Roots…The Journey” this fall, but the celebration begins on June 15 with “An Afternoon of African Music” at the Mobile Museum of Art. The free program showcases the 30-member Wake Up Choir of Light Missions Pentecostal Church in Eight Mile. The choir is comprised of […]

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Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes To Be Honored At The Miss Africa USA Pageant June 29 2013

Miss Africa USA Pageant Organization is proud to announce :  Miss Leila Lopes, Miss Universe 2011-2011 will receive An Award in Recognition of her Successful Reign as Miss Universe.  Miss Leila in responding to our invitation says she is very humbled and very excited at the same time. She has confirmed her attendance and will join […]

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1st African Diaspora World tourism Awards, Atlanta

by Wale Ojo-Lanre THE first ever African Diaspora World Tourism Award designed to honour and recognise trailblazers in black culture and heritage from all over the world will hold in Atlanta Georgia, USA between 26 and 28 April, 2013. The world event is packaged by AfricanDiasporaTourism.com. an online tourism magazine dedicated to exploring the culture […]

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Denver’s Afrik Lounge Radio brings talk, music to a world of African expats

From an Internet radio studio in the heart of Denver, young people with roots in Africa are reaching out to the world. A recent Sunday program was typical of Afrik Lounge Radio’s hour-long, weekly shows. Host Sulaiman Folarin, a sports broadcaster in Nigeria before coming to the United States in 2001 to study journalism, is installed at […]

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MISS WEST AFRICA INTERNATIONAL CROWNED

The Miss West Africa International judging panel has chosen the pageant’s new Queen. Maria Sawaneh is the new Miss West Africa International, the organisers have reported. The beautiful new Queen is from Gambia and lives in Germany. Maria’s runners up are first and second princesses Zalia Maiga, from Mali and Hawa Kamara from Sierra Leone, […]

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Adebayor showers dancer with cash at Ghana Meets Naija concert

Togolese footballer Emmanuel Adebayor decided to show the crowd at Ghana meets Naija concert how well paid he is by showering a dancer with cash. At the event, which was held at a location in Ghana, Adebayor, who also plays for top Spanish club, Real Madrid, got off his sit and rushed to the stage […]

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