Category: Rich List

Africa Press International (API) Launches Campaign to Save Journalists from Ebola

Africa Press International (API) Launches Campaign to Save Journalists from Ebola

Africa Press International (API) has launched an international campaign on the international crowd funding website: GoFundMe. The campaign’s goal is to raise €148,000 ($185,000) in order to provide protective equipments, communications gadgets and training guides to African Journalists in the three most Ebola affected countries in Africa (Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea). The campaign is […]

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 […]

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, […]

Sisters of Somalia: The Work of Humanitarian & Peace Activist Asha Hagi Elmi

Sisters of Somalia: The Work of Humanitarian & Peace Activist Asha Hagi Elmi

Sisters of Somalia is a documentary on the work of humanitarian and peace activist Asha Hagi Elmi. Asha is also the wife of current Prime Minister of Somalia Abdi Farah Shirdon. Asha is internationally recognized for her work helping to build peace in Somalia and defending the rights of women. In August 2012, just months […]

Sisters of Somalia: The Work of Humanitarian & Peace Activist Asha Hagi Elmi

Sisters of Somalia: The Work of Humanitarian & Peace Activist Asha Hagi Elmi

Sisters of Somalia is a documentary on the work of humanitarian and peace activist Asha Hagi Elmi. Asha is also the wife of current Prime Minister of Somalia Abdi Farah Shirdon. Asha is internationally recognized for her work helping to build peace in Somalia and defending the rights of women. In August 2012, just months […]

Zambian Born Scottish Singer Emeli Sandé Breaks ‘The Beatles’ 50 Year Record

Zambian Born Scottish Singer Emeli Sandé Breaks ‘The Beatles’ 50 Year Record

Zambian Born Scottish Singer Emeli Sandé has broken a 50 year music chart record for ‘the debut album to spend more consecutive weeks in the top 10 UK’s biggest-selling records’. Her record breaking debut album “Our Version of Events” has just entered its 63rd week among the UK’s biggest-selling records more than any other album […]

120 Cancer Doctors Accuse Drug Companies of Reaping off Cancer Patients

120 Cancer Doctors Accuse Drug Companies of Reaping off Cancer Patients

Following many media reports, as a result of the astronomical high cost of cancer medicines around the world, about 120 cancer doctors from 15 countries have written a commentary in a medical journal…”Blood” (the journal of the American Society of Hematology), in which they call for drug makers to lower their prices. The move seems […]

Samuel Eto’o and Didier Drogba Nominated For Golden Foot Award

Samuel Eto’o and Didier Drogba Nominated For Golden Foot Award

Just when African Football is at the verge of a transition, the names Samuel Eto’o and Didier Drogba so far still ring as the most powerful and most successful names in African Football currently. While this is not necessarily a position taken by African Celebrities Magazine, we do realize that world football is not in […]

6 Africans in Time Magazine 100 Most Influential People including Omotola J.

6 Africans in Time Magazine 100 Most Influential People including Omotola J.

Since Time Magazine published its annual list of ‘100 Most influential People of 2013’ on April 18, 2013, there has been so much buzz within African circles, especially by African movie fans about the unexpected featuring of Nollywood A-lister Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde in this year’s edition. In fact many have consciously or unconsciously cared less about […]

Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2013. Check out the winners.

Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2013. Check out the winners.

The 9th edition of Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) or “Africa’s Oscars” for film and cinema took place on Saturday 20th April, 2013 in the Nigerian town of Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State. This year’s edition of the prestigious award was tagged ‘Africa One’. The event was hosted by Comedian Ayo Makun and British/Ghanaian television […]