Articles By: Larry Bate Takang (Editor-in-Chief). Email: editor@african-celebrities.com

FIFA Sanctions Cameroon’s Alex Song with $22,300 Fine

FIFA Sanctions Cameroon’s Alex Song with $22,300 Fine

Cameroonian footballer Alexander Song has been sanctioned by the World Football Governing body FIFA for elbowing Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic in the back during Cameroon’s 4-0 loss last Wednesday June 18th, 2014. Alex Song has been banned for three international matches and ordered to pay a fine of $22,300 (€16,401.6 or CFA10,763,300) Following an on […]

Is Cameroon’s Goal Keeper Itandje One of the Worst?

Is Cameroon’s Goal Keeper Itandje One of the Worst?

Cameroon is one of the most blessed countries in Africa that has produced some of the best goal keepers on the African continent. By this we can readily think of goal keepers like the greatest Thomas N’Kono, Joseph-Antoine Bell, Jacques Songo’o, Alioum Boukar, Souleymanou Hamidou etc. Like many other aspects of Cameroonian Football, many observers […]

Egypt to Release Al Jazeera Journalist on Hunger-Strike

Egypt to Release Al Jazeera Journalist on Hunger-Strike

Egypt’s prosecutor general has ordered the release of Al Jazeera Arabic journalist Abdullah Elshamy on medical grounds, ending almost a year of imprisonment without charge. A statement from the prosecutor’s office on Monday said Elshamy, who has been on hunger strike since January, would be set free due to “health conditions.” The statement said 13 […]

Samuel Eto’o Promises to Reply and Expose Critics after World Cup

Samuel Eto’o Promises to Reply and Expose Critics after World Cup

Samuel Eto’o: “I Will Not Yield to Blackmail” Cameroon’s top striker Samuel Eto’o Fils has promised to answer back at all his critics after the World cup. Appearing in a press conference on June 17, 2014 in the premises of the Amazonia Arena in Manaus, Brazil the captain of the team of Cameroon came face […]

Samuel Eto’o…The Next Victim of Cameroon’s Habitual Ungratefulness

Samuel Eto’o…The Next Victim of Cameroon’s Habitual Ungratefulness

If ever there was a God of football and can punish nations for their sins and ungratefulness, Cameroon could top the list of one of the most ungrateful nations on earth when it comes to how they treat their giants and messiahs of football. This article was inspired after reading online comments on June 16, […]

Egypt: African Celebrities Magazine Joins Call for Release of Al Jazeera Journalists

Egypt: African Celebrities Magazine Joins Call for Release of Al Jazeera Journalists

Following the detention and trial in Egypt of colleague Al Jazeera English Journalists: Peter Greste, Baher Mohammed, Mohammed Fahmy and Abdullah Elshamy, Netherlands based Africa Press International (API) and African Celebrities Magazine (ACM) have joined Al Jazeera TV Network; international Journalists and media organizations as well and several world governments in calling for their immediate […]

Ghana Witch Doctor’s Curse on Ronaldo Spoils Ghana’s Image

Ghana Witch Doctor’s Curse on Ronaldo Spoils Ghana’s Image

Ghanaian Witch Doctor Nana Kwaku Bonsam which translates as ‘Devil of Wednesday’, has claimed that he is responsible for spiritually causing injuries to the thigh and left knee of Portugal and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo with the aim of forcing the World’s best player of 2013 to miss the World Cup especially the match […]

Netherlands: South African Embassy Organize Exhibition on ‘20 Years of Democracy’

Netherlands: South African Embassy Organize Exhibition on ‘20 Years of Democracy’

To commemorate South Africa’s 20 Years of Democracy, the South African Embassy in The Hague, the Netherlands in conjunction with the Institute of Social History and members of the former Dutch anti-apartheid movements have put together an exhibition to celebrate the role played by the Netherlands in bringing about democracy in South Africa. The aim […]

South African Gov’t Satisfy over Voting Arrangements Abroad

South African Gov’t Satisfy over Voting Arrangements Abroad

In a joint statement issued by South Africa’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in Pretoria, South Africa, the Government has expressed satisfaction that all necessary arrangements have been made for South Africans living abroad to exercise their democratic right to vote in the upcoming 2014 General Elections. […]

South African Embassy the Netherlands Celebrates National Day

South African Embassy the Netherlands Celebrates National Day

The South African Embassy in The Hague, the Netherlands on 25 April 2014 celebrated South Africa’s national day. The celebration was marked by a Diplomatic reception hosted by South Africa’s Ambassador His Excellency Peter Goosen at the Bel Air Hotel in the city of The Hague. More than 300 guests were in attendance. They included […]