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Dak’Art 2014: 600 visual artists awaited in Dakar!

The Senegalese Prime Minister Aminata Touré is presides today the launching ceremony of the 11th edition of the biennial event of African contemporary art Dak’Art 2014. Placed under the theme « Produce the common », the meeting intends to show the place of African art at the international level.   « It will …

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Against Boko Haram: Dangote aims at investing 2,3 billion USD in the north of Nigeria

Scene of numerous attacks attributed to the terrorist group Boko Haram since numerous months, the North of Nigeria could soon get stability.   The wealthiest Nigerian Aliko Dangote, intends to invest 2,3 billion dollars in this region of the country to counter the terrorist group.   The billionaire announced his …

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Taekwondo: The Senegalese Bineta Diédhiou crowned champion of Africa

The president of Senegal Macky Sall should be proud of his ambassador. The young athlete Bineta Diédhiou won last Wednesday, 7th May in Tunis (Tunisia), the golden medal during Africa championship of Taekwon in the category of least than 57 kg. This new distinction brought to four the number of …

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Hotel « Noom Abidjan »: the WADB has pumped 6 billion FCFA in the building project

The West African Development Bank (WADB) is actively taking part in the construction project of the 4-star hotel « Noom Abidjan » in Ivory Coast   The institution has just granted six (6) billion FCFA to finance Chain Hotel Abidjan SA company. The agreement was signed last Wednesday, 7th May in Lomé. …

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Nigeria: 70 countries are taking part in the 24th world economic forum

About one thousand delegates coming from 70 countries of the world have been taking part since Wednesday in Abuja (Nigeria) in the 24th world economic forum. During this meeting of three days, some subject among which industry, education, tourism, employment, finances and health will be tackled. Chinese Prime Minister Li …

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Togo: National Tribute to the 1st archbishop of the country

Togo and Christ community are in mourning. Since Wednesday, flags have been flying at half-mast in Lomé and all over the country. Togo is paying tribute to Mgr. Robert-Casimir Dosseh-Anyron, the first archbishop of the country died in the middle April at the age of 89 years old. A national …

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Bring back our girls: Angelique Kidjo and Michelle Obama are taking action

As Africa Top Success announced it earlier, voices are raised for the release of school girls taken hostage by Boko Haram group. After Barack Obama and Magic System group of Ivory Coast, it is now the turn of the Beninese star Angelique Kidjo and Michelle Obama, the first lady of …

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Nigeria: 300.000 USD against information on kidnapping of school girls

Whoever has key information that would lead to the release of 234 high school girls kidnapped at Chibok (northeast of Nigeria), will get 300.000 USD. This was the amount promised reward by Nigerian police that is doing their best to find these hostages whose kidnapping was claimed by the Islamist …

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Magic System: «Africainement vôtre», the 7th album coming out on 19th May.

Magic System just announced the news on Twitter. The Ivory Coast group will bring out on 19th May « Africainement vôtre« , their seventh album. The « Magicians » stayed in their logic. The group tells about Africans everyday life with a particular stress on hope. On this new album, we note two featurings …

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Kidnapping of 200 girls in Nigeria: Magic Systèm called up to take action

  Further to recent kidnappings of young Muslim girls (approximately 208) by Islamist sect Boko Haram in Nigeria, voices are rising to condemn this act and are asking for their release. On his Facebook and Twitter pages, A’salfo, the leader of Magic system group launched a call to Nigerian authorities …

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Ambassador of Pepsi: Wizkid requested again for 2 years!

The young Nigerian singer Wizkid is very successful even with multinationals. He was appointed since 2012, ambassador of Pepsi. The contract that was worth several million francs to Wizkid and that is coming to an end this year, has just been renewed. The famous brand of drink has just extended …

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9th Ecological Festival « Okofilm »: « La pirogue » of Moussa Touré rewarded!

2014 is the year of Moussa Touré. The Senegalese film-maker just won the Public Prize of the 9th Ecological Festival « Okofilm » of Postdam in Berlin (Germany). He won this new distinction thanks to his movie « La Pirogue » released in 2012. « The prestigious trophy of the public very desired by film-makers …

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Ivory Coast: Government has announced reorganization of banking sector

Public banks of Ivory Coast will have reorganization. Ivory Coast government recruited in 2013 PricewaterhouseCoopers cabinet to fine a strategy to be implemented. The institution deposited its report which was confirmed by the committee of privatization. In a meeting on this 5th May in Abidjan, the cabinet meeting adopted the …

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Souké: The star of Bododiouf is working on a new movie.

He is known in the series Bododiouf broadcasted by several African television channels in 2000s. He is back but this time behind cameras. The comedian of Burkina Faso, Souké of his real name Mahamadou Tiendrébeogo, is working on « ça ou rien« , his very first movie in production. Mahamadou Tiendrébeogo evokes …

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Business: African actors are sharing experiences in Lomé

About sixty actors of private entrepreneurship in Africa coming from Togo, Nigeria, Ghana and Benin, from various business sectors have been taking part since this Tuesday in Lomé in a regional seminar – workshop of ABR (Round Table of Businessmen of Africa). Organized with the support of African Development Bank …

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Togo: The first evening of public-spiritedness

Public-spiritedness is slowly but surely finding the right of citizenship in Togo. For the first time, it will be organized in August, « The evening of public-spiritedness », an evening that will reward personalities, who due to their actions, participated in implanting of civil values in Togo. Togo wants to catch up …

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Innovation Prize for Africa 2014: Altis OBM and Foufoumix rewarded

African Foundation Innovation announced yesterday in Abuja (Nigeria), prize-winners of Innovation Prize for Africa 2014. Over 10 projects chosen for the final stage, Altis OBM of South Africans Dr. Nicolaas Duneas and Nuno Peres, fascinated the jury.  The project succeeded in combining marketable quality, originality, evolution capacities, social impact and commercial …

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« Lion d’or 2013 »: A new Award for Yaya Touré

On the same bases as last year, Yaya Touré is realizing an enormous season with Manchester City. Two days ahead for the end of the championship of England, the Ivorian is for the struggling for the title. With 19 goals this season in Premier league, the former player of Barcelona …

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Senegal: Baba Maal is giving his support to local artists.

Senegalese artist Baba Maal travelled last weekend to Fouladou (Senegal) to reaffirm his commitment to promotion of local artists of his country. The vocal leader of « Daande Leñol » group grants a particular attention to singers. « I am convinced of artist’s talent of Fouladou whom I have just seen on stage. …

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Miss Togo France 2014: Diane Hanvi crowned!

Togolese beauty was celebrated on Saturday, 3rd May 2014 at the Space Reuilly (Paris). As Africa Top Success announced it, they were 10 candidates in competition for the trophy Miss Togo France 2014. Diane Hanvi succeeded in convincing the jury and so succeeded to Mélissa D’Almeida, winner of the previous …

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The 3rd T of Media: Back on to the show of Togolese journalists

Africa Top Success did not make a mistake by agreeing to commit itself to the adventure with « T of media », the entertaining evening of professionals of Togolese press organized every year within the framework of the celebration of international day of freedom of the press. The fashion show of the …

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African Banker awards 2014: the list of the nominees

African Banker, the quarterly magazine dedicated to bank and finance in Africa published the list of 36 financial institutions nominated for its Awards 2014. We should note a strong presence of English-speaking banks. Nigeria and South Africa, the first two economic powers of the continent, are the most represented. According …

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Tchêlê Micke: The idol of Ivorian rap that is amazing!

When his staff contacted us, we thought of having to deal with a beginner. Big error. We were amazed when we discovered « Je t’invite » (I invite you) a single of the Ivorian artist Tchêlê Micke (24 years old). Very creative, the artist gave originality to his clip which gave us …

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Adama Dahico: «Proud to have participated to presidential elections 2010»

During the ceremony of coming out of his last album 100 % reggae last Wednesday in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast humorous artist Adama Dahico indicated that he is proud to have participated in the presidential election of 2010 of his country. « I was a candidate for the presidential elections, the …

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Africa Water: Africa is planning the 7th world forum of water in Ouaga.

African countries want to speak as a single man at the 7th world forum of water which will be held in Daegu (South Korea). In prelude to the world meeting, Burkina Faso is organizing from 12th to 14th June in Ouagadougou in partnership with international Institute of water and environment …

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An African City: The Ghanaian current fashionable series!

The new series realized in Accra (Ghana) called « An African City » is making buzz on social networks since its official release. Passion, action, manipulation and emotion are there in this series which tells the story of five single African women, who at the end of their studies in the USA, …

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Tcherno Baldé: Guinean IT specialist that has become a giant of virtual recruitment

Africa would have well liked taking advantage of the knowledge of his son Tcherno Baldé who is solving unemployment problem in France while his continent of origin has the record of poverty. The Guinean IT specialist had the ingenious idea to be self-employed while offering employment to other thousand unemployed …

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Against racism: African stars mobilized than ever

It was this dirty behavior from a tactless supporter that worked in favor his victim. Last Sunday as he stopped executing a corner kick, a banana was thrown at the Brazilian defender Dani Alves. The player in reaction to this racist act (treating the player of monkey), took the banana …

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Book, press and culture Festival 2014: Cheikh Hamidou Kane, the honorable guest!

African literature will be celebrated in Geneva from 30th April 4th May 2014 during Book, press and culture fair 2014. The Senegalese writer Cheik Hamidou Kane, author of « Ambiguous Adventure » and the Congolese Tchicaya U Tam’s are the distinguished guests of the fair which is for its 11th edition. From …

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