Category: Who and Who

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

President Obama Congratulates Four African Leaders for Progress in their Nations and Extraordinary Work

President Obama Congratulates Four African Leaders for Progress in their Nations and Extraordinary Work

On March 28, 2013, The US President Barack Obama called for a meeting with the four African leaders whom he met in the Cabinet Room of the White House to congratulate them for the progress in their nations and to thank them for their extraordinary work. The four leaders were made up of: the Prime […]

Cape Verdean Prime Minister Honored By Boston City Councillor Charles Yancey

Cape Verdean Prime Minister Honored By Boston City Councillor Charles Yancey

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Cape Verde, José Maria Pereira Neves, was honored by Boston City Councillor Charles Calvin Yancey during the prime minister’s visit to the city of Boston (United States of America) on March 31, 2013. The visit took place at the Dorchester House in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Prime Minister Neves was […]

Is the World Ready for a Black African Pope?

Is the World Ready for a Black African Pope?

Since the surprise announced resignation of Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) on Monday February 11, 2013 that he will step down as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church on February 28, 2013, there have been a storm of speculations as to who will be elected as the next Pope. It should first of all be […]

Africans Mistaken about which Female First “Ruled as President” in Africa

Africans Mistaken about which Female First “Ruled as President” in Africa

By Larry Bate Takang (Editor-in-Chief) editor@african-celebrities.com If the title of this article had been “Who is the very first female president to have ruled in Africa?” many readers might have glanced and waved it aside as ‘repeating what many people already know’. By this I mean that many would say…of course it is the president […]

John Dramani Mahama has been re-elected president of Ghana

John Dramani Mahama has been re-elected president of Ghana

John Dramani Mahama, the incumbent president of Ghana has just been re-elected as president of Ghana under the banner of his party the National Democratic Congress (NDC). The declaration was made by Ghana’s Electoral Committee despite widespread technical glitches with the machines used to identify voters and protests by the country’s opposition, which claims the […]