Category: Archives

Africa Day Celebration by African Embassies in Netherlands in Photos

Africa Day Celebration by African Embassies in Netherlands in Photos

All African Diplomatic Missions (Embassies & High Commisions) in the Netherlands this year gathered in the city of The Hague to celebrate Africa Day 2013. The event was characterized by speeches, traditional dances, gropu dance and other presentations. African Union Day or Africa Day is celebrated every 25th of May. See a photo slideshow of what happened this […]

France: Hollande in, Sarkozy out. What it means for Africa

François Hollande has beaten Nicholas Sarkozy in a run-off to win the French presidential election on Sunday 6 May 2012. Hollande captured more than 51 percent of the votes as opposed to Sarkozy’s 48.1 percent who has held the French presidency since 2007. Hollande now becomes France’s new president. François Hollande is 57 year old, […]

Sarkozy’s Defeat…a very Personal Issue for François Hollande’s Family

Of course former French President or better put France’s outgoing president Nicholas Sarkozy was just beaten in an elected last Sunday 6 May 2012 by Mr. François Hollande. But what many people do not realize is how very personal this election and the subsequent victory have been for François Hollande, four of his children and […]

Swazi Princess Sikhanyiso (Pashu) Graduates from Australian University

Swazi Princess Sikhanyiso (Pashu) Graduates from Australian University

HRH Princess Sikhanyiso Dlamini of Swaziland has finally graduated from Sydney University in Australia. The 24 Year old Princess also referred to as Princess Pashu, graduated on Friday 4th of May 2012. Her graduation ceremony took place at the Quadrangle, University of Sydney at 4pm. One day later on Saturday 5th of May 2012, select […]

Boston City Councilor Charles Yancey Welcomes Tony Award-Winning ‘Fela’ to the City

Boston City Councilor Charles Yancey Welcomes Tony Award-Winning ‘Fela’ to the City

Boston City Councillor Charles C. Yancey has welcomed the critically acclaimed, Tony Award-winning musical, FELA!, to the City of Boston. FELA! is a musical, which tells the important story of legendary Nigerian musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Fela was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, a musician and composer, the pioneer of Afrobeat music, human rights activist, and a […]

Wife of South African Ambassador Thanks National Day Invitees

Wife of South African Ambassador Thanks National Day Invitees

The wife of South African Ambassador to the Netherlands, Mrs Claire Goosen has expressed much appreciation to invitees at the residence of the South African Ambassador Mr. Peeter Goosen in commemoration of the South African National Day (Freedom Day). Speaking to the Editor-in-Chief of African Celebrities Magazine she expressed her gratitude for the response by […]

Cameroon’s Former Prime Minister Arrested for Embezzlement

Cameroon’s Former Prime Minister Arrested for Embezzlement

The arrest took place on Monday 16 April 2012 in Yaoundé, Capital of Cameroon. Both are being detained in security cells in Yaoundé. The two have been accused and implicated in shady financial transactions in relation to the purchase in 2003 of a faulty presidential plane, named Albatross, for Cameroon. That incident has since been […]

Congolese Born Painter/Sculptor Preserving African Traditions through Art

Congolese Born Painter/Sculptor Preserving African Traditions through Art

Rhode Bath-Schéba MAKOUMBOU is a Congolese born female painter and sculptor resident in Belgium. Her works represent daily activities in Africa, especially women activities. She describes her work as a personal expression of one of the richness of her continent…Africa. The artist emphasizes on the social activities of African women. She uses a unique approach […]

Swazi Princess Sikhanyiso now lives and studies in Sydney, Australia

Swazi Princess Sikhanyiso now lives and studies in Sydney, Australia

 23 Year old Princess Sikhanyiso Dlamini of Swaziland also referred to as Princess Pashu, is according to her Office currently living and studying for a Masters degree in digital communication and culture at the Sydney University in Australia. Princess Sikhanyiso Dlamini is the eldest daughter of King Mswati III of Swaziland. In Sydney, she is […]

African Celebrities Magazine Supports African MTV Music Awards

African Celebrities Magazine Supports African MTV Music Awards

African Celebrities Magazine (both online and the print versions) supports African MTV Music Awards. We monitor and cover the MTV Africa Music Awards from our unique perspective and angle bringing you some of the aspects and impact you would not notice from TV. The African Music Awards celebration consists of fun-filled stage performances that bring […]