Category: Arts & Culture

Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam…A Great Success

Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam…A Great Success

The Votes are in and the result is clear. The First edition of Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam (AFWA) from August 29th – 31st 2014 was a great success. Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam is so far the Biggest African Fashion Exhibition held in the Netherlands. AFWA was founded by young Cameroonian born designer Diana Tambe, known […]

Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam (AFWA) 2013 has been cancelled

Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam (AFWA) 2013 has been cancelled

Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam (AFWA) 2013 ‘Avant Premier’ (Preview) initially scheduled for November 1st 2013 at the World Fashion Centre Amsterdam has been cancelled. The news about its cancellation was revealed in a Press Release sent to African Celebrities Magazine (ACM). Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam (AFWA) founded and directed by young designer Miss Diana Tambe […]

Cameroonian Movie Wins ‘Best African film of 2013’ at AMA Awards

Cameroonian Movie Wins ‘Best African film of 2013’ at AMA Awards

For the first time ever in an Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) or Africa’s Oscars, a Cameroonian movie has won the Special Jury Award in order words, the award for Africa Movie Academy Awards Best African film of 2013. The Movie is this discussion is called ‘Ninah’s Dowry’ written, produced and directed by Cameroonian born […]

African Albinos are killed for their body Parts…(a tragedy of double discrimination & persecution)

African Albinos are killed for their body Parts…(a tragedy of double discrimination & persecution)

Every day, normal Africans get up and complain of either partiality, discrimination, unfairness, lack of love or partners, segregation etc etc. But what if you were born an Albino in Africa? Maybe with a little thought and consideration, normal Africans should look into the mirror and thank God for not being in the shoes of […]

Can African Women have it all?

Can African Women have it all?

Gender issues continue to dominate public discourse worldwide. Many advocates have called for women to have it all. Many women have over the years worked hard to have it all. What has been the result? Have many African women especially in their 30s been able to have it all? What I mean by having it […]

HOW THE MUSIC INDUSTRY WORKS IN CAMEROON

HOW THE MUSIC INDUSTRY WORKS IN CAMEROON

The music industry in Cameroon is quite an exciting one. Cameroonians love to dance, sing and have fun basically every day….it doesn’t matter whether it’s a Monday or the weekend. Most often, when Cameroonians have fun, it is accompanied by great music. The main brands of Cameroonian music listened to or danced to, are Mokossa, […]

We’re still here…the world hasn’t ended

We’re still here…the world hasn’t ended

After so much anxiety, fears, uncertainty and doubts in relation to the supposed end of the world today 21 December 2012, atlast we are still here. The so-called Mayan apocalypse which predicted that on this day, the Earth would be destroyed by an asteroid, Nibiru, or some other interplanetary object; an alien invasion; or a […]

Is Nigeria Still the “Twins” Capital of the World?

Is Nigeria Still the “Twins” Capital of the World?

In recent years, the town of Igbo-Ora was regarded as the ‘Twins’ (children) capital of the world. This trend doesn’t seem to have changed in recent studies. The question scientists are still trying to answer is the reason for the concentration of ‘twins’ in one area or country. Extensive studies on multiple births have been conducted, […]

Will the World End on December 21st, 2012 According to Mayan Calendar?

Will the World End on December 21st, 2012 According to Mayan Calendar?

Some people seriously believe that the world as we know it will end on the 21st of December 2012 (barely 19 days from today). As usual, the majority either does not believe it, do not care or even do not have a clue that there are people out who are expecting the world to end […]

African Holland Based Model & Fashion Designer Wows with Latest Designs

African Holland Based Model & Fashion Designer Wows with Latest Designs

Introducing Diana Tambe Blackpearl: Diana Tambe Blackpearl is a Holland Based Top model from Cameroon-Africa.  She is an up and coming young aspiring designer and also the CEO of Africa Fashion Week Holland (The Netherlands). Having had several successes as a Top model, the young and beautiful Cameroonian model has as well gone into fashion […]