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The Ivorian government decided in the council ministers late in April to ban the marketing of cosmetics that depigment the skin. This measure concerns whitening products or cosmetics containing "mercury and its by-products", "corticoids", "vitamin A" or "hydroquinone beyond 2 % rate". The measure by the Ivorian government is a reply to healt ...
In Niger (one of the world poorest countries), rises a woman whose hardworking, ingenuity and generosity make the happiness of thousands of people in Niger. Reki Moussa is at the head of Asusu, the biggest micro-finance institution of the country. Certified in economy, Reki Moussa made her first experiences in the universe of micro-finance a ...
Reine Ngotala has been since last Sunday, the queen of the Gabonese beauty. She is elected Miss Gabon 2015 during an evening reported live on the national television. The most beautiful girl of Gabon is 18 years old. Student in Bachelor 1 in Oil Economy, she is native of the Nyanga province. The new Miss Gabon, Reine Ngotala succeeds thus ...
Africa Top Success reported it earlier that the 39th edition of the Marathon of Paris ended on Sunday with the coronation of the 30-year-old Kenyan, Mark Korir. Aprt from the nice performance of the African athletes who stand in the first three positions of the competition, a lady from the continent made speak about her. Dressed in tradition ...
Gabon is mourning Rose Francine Rogombe, the former senator of Gabon died at 73 years old in Paris (France). She was victim of a heart attack according to the local press. Rose Francine Rogombe was the first woman senator of Gabon. She was also acting President of the Republic in 2009. President Ali Bongo is moved by the death of this wom ...
The death of the Cameroonian businesswoman and political personality, Françoise Foning, is in the center of the debates on the social networks. Died on 23rd January 2015 (at the age of 66 years) in a traffic accident, the chairwoman of the World Women Business Managers Organization will receive honors of her country of origin. In spite of hi ...
Six African countries will benefit from the experimental phase of the "Let Girls learn" project initiated by the American first lady for girls of eleven countries of the world (Albania, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Georgia, Ghana, Moldavia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Uganda and Togo). The project will be carried out by the American Peace Corps ...
The Central African, Béatrice Epaye, and the Guinean, Marie Claire Tchécola, received the Women of Courage award 2015 on Friday in Washington. Congratulations to these exceptional women for their contribution. Their courage and actions brightly inspire the younger generation. Since its creation in 2007, the Women of Courage award by the Secr ...
In our previous publications, we announced the fashionable return of the frizzy hair in sub-Saharan Africa. The Nappy movement that has taken possession a large part of the Ivorian women is taking shape in Togo. Lomé will host on 8th March 2015, a meeting called "the Nappy 228 and friends in workshop". This meeting for the enthusiasts of the ...
The first lady of Cameroon, Chantal Biya was appointed the "Best sponsor of the year" during the 10th edition of the cultural event, Canal 2 Or that took place on 28th February 2015 in Yaoundé. The prize-winner, though present in the room, did not move to receive her prize, creating a debate on the social networks. Several generous initiativ ...
Botswana organizes next April the continental beauty competition, Miss Africa. The initiator of the competition, Lentswe Monana, indicated in a press release that for its first time in Botswana, this beauty competition aims at offering a platform to create a continental leader or an ambassadress for the social challenges of the continent suc ...
Born on 27th August 1941 and died on 17th December 2011, Cesária Évora stays an icon in the mind of the Cape Verdeans. As for proof, the world-famous Cape Verdean singer is just immortalized on the new bank notes of 2000 escudos in Cape Verde. Previously, her country where she was born paid her tribute with a series of three stamps issued ...
They are many, these women mothers, sisters, wives, who beyond their domestic or professional concern, play an extraordinary role in the history of their country and their community. Well, these nice women will be once again celebrated on 8th March of this year on the occasion of the International Woman's Day (IWD 2015). And for this edit ...
"Eve", the last album by the Beninese artist, Angélique Kidjo, was rewarded during the 57th evening of Grammy Awards held on Sunday at Staples Center of Los Angeles. The album that pays tribute to the African woman won the Grammy for the "Best world music album". This distinction is the second awarded to the Beninese artist by the American acad ...
The Ivorian photographer, Joana Choumali, is displaying until 06th May 2015, "Résilientes", her new collection. This presentation is within the framework of the exhibition "Woman photographer" taking place in the Onomo hotel of Dakar (Senegal). The young Ivorian lady displays women's portraits carrying "the memory of an esthetic tradition that cons ...
The first edition of the beauty competition, Miss Nappy, came to an end on Monday, 5th January with the award ceremony held in Abidjan (Ivory Coast). Boti Lou Alexandra Sémi is declared winner of the first edition of the competition which promotes African natural hair. She outstrips Coulibaly Fagnoro Yénita and Bleu Elodie respectively first an ...
The Nigerian, Folorunsho Alakija stays the richest Black woman in the world with a fortune estimated at 3.2 billion dollars. She outstrips for the second consecutive year the American presenter, Oprah Winfrey. Folorunsho Alakija is 62 year old. She always lives in an environment where money does not cause any problem. And her fortune is estimate ...
The entire continent should be proud of Diezani Alison-Madueke. The Nigerian minister for the Oil resources was elected on 27th November of this year in Vienna, the chairwoman of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The Minister so becomes the first woman appointed to the rotating presidency of the organization. A positi ...
Pregnancy is not a brake but the beginning of a new life. One can be pregnant and still be beautiful, desirable, sensual and glamorous. It is in this logic that the organizers of "Maman Fashion", the fashion show which models are exclusively pregnant women wearing clothes adapted to their state. In fact, the second edition of this outstan ...
Angélique Kidjo was born on 14th July 1960 in Cotonou, Benin. Her father is Fon from Ouidah, postmaster and her mother, Yorouba, has two passions: business and theater. The couple got 10 children. She is the seventh of the tribe. At the age of six years old, she joined the theatrical company of her mother. She got known in Benin with her ada ...
Her fortune is estimated at 3 billion dollars by the Forbes magazine. She is the elder daughter of the Angola President, José Eduardo Dos Santos (in power since 1979) and his first wife, Tatiana Kukanova. Isabel Dos Santos was born in April 1973 in Baku (RSS Azerbaijan, the USSR), his father then studying engineering there. She was brought u ...
The Kenyan pilot, Irene Koki Mutungi, has no cause to be envious of her male colleagues. Chief pilot, she is the first African woman captain in the air transport history. Daughter of a father pilot, Kiko has fed since her childhood the ambition to succeed to her father. She is a captain today and flying a Boeing 787 for the Kenya Airways airlin ...
The South African, Rolene Strauss (22 years old) is the most beautiful girl of the world. She was crowned on 14th December 2014 during the 64th edition of Miss World that mobilized 121 candidates coming from all over the world. The new queen of beauty is also the current Miss South Africa. Rolene Strauss is 1, 77m high and is crazy about mus ...
Leadership Woman (FL) committee that rewards every year of women of exception and merit, goes beyond its first mission by allowing Togolese girls to follow their higher education in a training school of reference in the sub-region namely, African Institute of Administration and Business Studies (IAEC). For five years, FL committee has been l ...
The Congolese, Fatima Beyina-Moussa, is elected chairwoman for the Association of African airline companies (African Airlines Association/AFRAA) during the 46th General assembly of the association held from 9th to 11th 11 November 2014 in the Algerian capital town. The Managing director for the Congolese company, Equatorial Congo Airlines (E ...
The first International Cosmetics Festival (FICOS) will take place in Lomé from the next 19th to 21st December. Togolese but Africans in general are great consumers of cosmetics. Several factories are moreover implanted in Togo and their production (body creams, beauty soaps, shampoos, perfumes, false lash, varnish…) is exported towards the ent ...
Djibril Y. Amouda for print media category, Akouta Charles, Atchahowé B. Mélanie, Kougnotodé Gérard for broadcasting media category and Barrassounon Sédou, Tchiakpé Sébastien Vitho Codjovi Marius for song category. This is the list of the prize-winners who were rewarded during the competition of the best production of songs, press articles, ...
Miss Camara Mariama Tatiana (20 years old), 3rd year student in SMEs/SMIs management has become since Saturday, 30th August 2014, the most beautiful girl of Togo. She thus replaced the titleholder, Miss SEGBE Emefa Edwige during the 20th edition of the beauty competition, Miss Togo. The new queen of beauty of Togo is surrounded with Miss ADZOH ...
The 20th edition of the trophy Miss Benin crowned Belleciane Fifonsi Hounvènou, queen of the Beninese beauty. The new Miss (22 years old) is 1,72m high for 50 kg. Fifonsi Hounvènou is student in the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences (Flash) of the University of Abomey-Calavi (Uac).The disrict of Ouémé can be proud ...
Laetitia Bambara offered to Burkina Faso ist first golden medal in the Athletics championships of Africa of Marrakesh (Morocco) on Sunday, 10th August 2014. The athlete from Burkina Faso realized a 65,44 meter hammer throw by overtaking thus the titleholder, Amy Sène (64,46 meters) and the Tunisian Sarah Ben Saad (60,97 meters). Laetitia Bam ...
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