Category: People

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The Ivorian athlete Murielle Ahouré is the distinguished guest of the 18th meeting Gabriel Tiacoh that will be held on 26th April 2014 at Félix Houphouët Boigny stadium (Ivory Coast). The silver double medal-holder of 100 and 200m in world championships 2013 was welcomed on Tuesday evening in Abidjan by executives of sports in Ivory Coast. T ...
The Beninese singer, Angélique Kidjo belongs to the list of the most famous African women who make move Africa. The success of her song artist career made of her a major personality on the continent. Forbes Magazine recently appointed her as the most influential woman of Africa. She is one of the rare African singers to win prizes and distin ...
Lupita Nyong’o could not expect better. 2014 is year of glory of the young Kenyan actress. She was just elected the world most beautiful woman by People magazine. This new distinction is added to Oscar of the best feminine hope for her role in 12 Years a Slave. The Kenyan, requested for the casting of the seventh section of «Star Wars», was ...
Even in his resting place, the painter and poet of Ivory Coast Frédéric Bruly Bouabré is drawing attention. The author of Bété alphabet died on 28th February 2014 at Yopougon (Abdijan) will be honored by his peers on 24th April 2014 at the museum of Civilizations of Ivory Coast. A preview of the exhibition "Life and Works of Bruly Bouabré" the ...
Selfies are great trendy! And the Nigerian former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, is making buzz today on the web with this selfie taken with two young Naijas and posted by Nokia Nigeria. Atiku Abubakar, his former vice-President also made a selfie with his son and his daughter-in-law during their wedding with title: «We welcome Mariana in ...
Too happy, he did not waist time to share the great news on his Twitter page:  the Liberian Idris Elba announced he is father for the second time. His beloved wife Naiyana Garth gave birth to a little son named Winston. « My son Winston Elba was born yesterday. Really wonderful» This is the first child of the couple, so is of Naiyana. ...
Cheb Khaled: committed singer but not for politics! The artist is trying to calm things down. His support for  Abdelaziz Bouteflika who was just reelected President of Algeria, aroused numerous reactions from his fans. He insists on a strong conviction: "Today in Algeria and all over Africa, young people want to live in peace, travel, sha ...
The Algerian outgoing president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was reelected at the head of Algerian republic for a fourth mandate. It was not really a suprise. Algerian Interior Minister, Tayeb Belaiz, has announced his re-election with 81, 53 % of the votes. His main challenger, the former prime minister Ali Benflis, arrive at the 2nd position ...
After Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta who lowered of 20 % his salary, Moncef Marzouk, the president of Tunisia announced last Friday his intention to lower his salary of two thirds. "We are facing a financial and economic crisis. The State has to be a model (...) and that is why I decided to lower the president Republic legal salary and to reduc ...
She is Malian and is 44 years old. She is the financier the most influential of the continent. She has been vice-president Western Union Africa since 2006, the giant of world money transfer! A sacred post! Aîda was born in Dakar of a Malian father, professor at the University of Abidjan and a mother of Niger, diplomat at the United Nation ...
The former president of Olympic of Marseille (OM) is supporting to Senegalese local footbal. The candidate for Marseille city hall agreed to be the sponsor of the 4th edition of Sargal Foot Pro, the gala evening that rewards Senegalese local football actors. Diouf was welcomed last Wednesday at Léopold Sédar Senghor airport by Amsatou Fall and ...
This is the news that is making buzz this week on social networks in Africa. Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has entertained with great ceremony to offer to his daughter Faith Sakwe, a sublime wedding. Fairy's dress, glittering reception hall, nothing was neglected. The wedding ceremony of Faith and Godswill Osim Edward was also broa ...
Senegal will accommodate from November, 29th and 30th 2014, the 15th summit of Francophony. The organizing country is planning to make of this international meeting "a popular success". It was in this context that Friends Group of Francophony (GAF) organized last Sunday a ramble that crossed several streets of Dakar. "I call on everybody to ...
The Peace Trophy 2013 was awarded to the president of Republic of Togo, Faure Gnassingbé. This prize was awarded by the foundation Issa Hayatou - chairman of Confederation of African Football after a vote of NGO, famous sportsmen and African media. "As UEFA and FIFA are already doing it, the peace prize is thus awarded to any African guid ...
She is not afraid of words and she is so beautiful that we can only approve... "I am an electrician of profession and besides, top model in my country. I believe that God created me perfect as a real pure and natural African woman." Flaviana Matata was born on 9th June 1988 in Tanzania. She was the winner of the first edition of Miss Univ ...
He is known worldwide. He is considered as an American "pure blood" but Akon, of his real name Aliaune Thiam, is an American - Senegalese singer and producer of RnB. He was born on 16th April 1973 in Saint-Louis in Senegal. His father was a famous percussionist of jazz. Akon comes from musician family. He left Senegal at the age of 7 years t ...
Jackie was born on 5th December 1983 in Canada. Last one of a family of five children, she spent the first ten years of her life in Canada before settling down with her mother in Ghana. She was first married at 22 years old with a businessman, Peter Agyemang. The couple has a son, Damien. She started her actress's career in Ghana at the a ...
Initiator of the first agricultural grant of Ethiopia, the economist Eleni Gabre-Madhin is planning to extend the project to other countries of Africa. This grant conceived for small traders of informal sector allows farmers and traders to be connected to the global economy, by modernizing Ethiopian agriculture. The success of the Ethiopian ...
The Minister-adviser of Senegalese president Macky Sall never misses the opportunity to value the genius that slumbers in him. After he had brought out a  song peace in Central Republic of Africa, Youssou Ndour just launched on 4th April, historic date of Senegal "Fattéliku" (Memory in English), an album of four titles full of nostalgia. The ...
Mali has a new Prime Minister: Oumar Tatam Ly presented the resignation of his government and was replaced by the Minister of Town planning and Urban affairs, Moussa Mara. An official communiqué indicated: "The president of Republic (…) has put an end to the functions of the Prime Minister, Oumar Tatam Ly, on presentation of the government res ...
"20 years ago, Rwanda had no future, only a past". It was with emotion that President Kagame spoke about this sinister history page of his country that made 800.000 deaths in hundred days. Half of Rwandan population was born after the genocide. In the presence of eight African heads of state and of about thirty foreign delegations, he express ...
Mehdi Jomaâ, Tunisian Prime Minister was received by Barack Obama last Friday by the United States President, Barack Obama in the White House. And he left with a 500 million dollar loan gauarantee. Barack Obama evoked Arab Spring, considering that "Certain countries had hard time in this transition". "But in Tunisia where these popular revol ...
It is a piece of news from our partner site Africa Top Sports.com: Didier Zokora, Ivory Coast international football player got married on Thursday with Dorcas Séry (Miss Ivory Coast 2005) who has become his new wife. The ceremony took place in the luxurious Hotel Kempiski Palace of Istanbul, at the heart of the Turkish capital. He had to ...
Lancôme new muse! Lupita Nyong'o, the actress who was recently Oscar-winner of the best feminine hope for her role in 12 Years a Slave, should join the casting of the seventh section of "star Wars'" that will be produced by J.J. Abrams. She has become ambassadress of the famous brand. Lupita who made buzz some few days ago in posting ...
He was Guinea-Bissau president from 2000 to 2003: Kumba Yala died from a cardiac arrest at the age of 61 years. He was nicknamed "Red Cap" because of the color of the cap he often puts in public. Government announced that "the former president Kumba Yala died from a cardiac arrest". Kumba Yala felt faint Thursday evening and died early o ...
Tony O. Elumelu likes business, and taking risk. He is a banker, an investor and a philanthropist. He considers himself as apostle of "africapitalism". He was born on 22nd March 1963 in Jos, Nigeria. He got a master’s degree in sciences and in economy at the University of Lagos. He is also a former student of Harvard Business School. He is m ...
Laïla Marrakchi was born in Casablanca, on 10th December 1975. She brought out her new movie “Rock the Kasbah” on 11th September in France and on 18th September in Morocco. Laïla Marrakchi made her studies in France. She is a post-graduate diploma holder in film and audiovisual studies at the University Paris III. She was married to the dire ...
Morjana Alaoui is making buzz with her new movie, Rock the Kasbah, produced by  Laïla Marrakchi. She was born in 1982 in Casablanca. She became known with her movie "Martyrs". She spent her childhood in the district of Arfa. After her high school diploma, she continued her studies in Florida then in Paris. It was over there that she was cont ...
He is 17 years old; he is of Ghanaian origin and is wooed by eight universities of Ivy League. The young Kwasi Enin when sending his candidature to the prestigious eight universities of the USA was not expecting such an answer. Universities of Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth College, Harvard, Universities of Pennsylvania, Princeton and Yale ...
The framework of reflection on African music promotion is getting shaped. After Yaoundé (Cameroon), the second edition of International African Music Show (SIMA) will be held in Dakar (Senegal) from 20th to 22nd November 2014. To reposition African music on international market, such is the mission assigned to this meeting launched on Wednesd ...
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