Category: Politics & Government

Belgium: Liberian Ambassador Praises Journalist for Fighting for other Journalists

Belgium: Liberian Ambassador Praises Journalist for Fighting for other Journalists

The Liberian Ambassador to Brussels, Belgium H.E Jarjar Kamara has lauded the efforts of Journalist and Founder/Executive Director of Africa Press International (API), Larry Bate Takang drawing the world’s attention to the plight of Journalists in the three Main Ebola affected countries; Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. On Friday 12 December 2014, Ambassador Jarjar Kamara […]

The World Celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day

The World Celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day

On July 18, the United Nations and the world is celebrating Nelson Mandela International Day. The Nelson Mandela Day is an annual international day in honor of Former South African President and Human Rights Icon Nelson Mandela. It is celebrated each 18 July, the day Nelson Mandela was born. The day was officially declared by […]

African Monetary Fund (AMF) Finally Created…Headquarters, Yaoundé

African Monetary Fund (AMF) Finally Created…Headquarters, Yaoundé

The African Union has finally and officially adopted the statutes of the African Monetary Fund (AMF) whose headquarter will be based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The adoption took place at the end of the 23rd summit of African Heads of States and Governments in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea yesterday 28th of June 2014. This officially creates the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Netherlands: President Koroma of Sierra Leone Receives ‘Icon of democracy’ Award

Netherlands: President Koroma of Sierra Leone Receives ‘Icon of democracy’ Award

Sierra Leone’s President, H.E Ernest Bai Koroma has proudly received The Voice Magazine Achievers ‘Icon of democracy’ award in the Netherlands. President Koroma won the award in November 2013 but he could not attend the ceremony due to personal reasons. He therefore assured the organizers that he would personally receive his award and in April […]

President Mugabe Tells Opposition to “Go Hang”

President Mugabe Tells Opposition to “Go Hang”

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has told the opposition and “people not happy with the election results” to “go hang”. He was speaking on Monday 12 August 2013 at a rally to honour heroes of the Zimbabwe’s liberation Struggle. It was his first public address since the July 31 presidential and parliamentary elections.Mr. Mugabe said “Those […]

Why Robert Mugabe Won Zimbabwe’s 2013 Presidential Election

Why Robert Mugabe Won Zimbabwe’s 2013 Presidential Election

EDITORIAL: African Celebrities Magazine looks at two Zimbabwean political celebrities. Why did one win and why did the other loss. It should be reminded that Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF leader President Robert Gabriel Mugabe in power since 1980 just won the 2013 Presidential Elections against main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) by a […]