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Fally Ipupa: in concert in Yaoundé and Douala

He is nicknamed the « Congolese Di Caprio » for his beauty, « The Marvel » for his indisputable talent or « The man with a unique swayed hips » for the frenzy he arouses on stage. We hint at the Congolese singer, Fally Ipupa. Well, the Cameroonian public will have this immense pleasure to see …

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Awards of the African youth: Cyrille Guel prize-winner

The young Burkinabe, Cyrille Guel, won the prize of the African youth launched in 2014 by the Ghanaian, Akpah Prince. The prize rewards the initiatives from the African young people that have impacts on the development of their continent. The works of the young Burkinabe were appreciated in the category …

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Handi Talent: developing talent in handicapped persons in Burkina

People living with a handicap have potential in the domains of art and the craft industry and intend to value it on the occasion of the « Handi Talent » Festival. A great meeting, the first of this kind, held from the next 25th to 28th February in Pô in the south …

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Tribute to Dumor: BBC launches a prize for the African journalists

Dead on 19th January 2014 in the prime of life, 41 years old, the Ghanaian journalist, Dumor Komla at BBC embodies a new Africa, according to the editor-in-chief at BBC Africa, Solomon Mugera. One year after this sad event, the British media launched a prize for the journalists, in order …

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Omar Sy: the second favorite personality for the French

The French actor of Senegalese origin, Omar Sy, seduced the French televiewers during the year 2014. He is ranked the second Favorite personality for the French behind Jean-Jacques Goldman, holder of the title four years ago. The star of the movie, « Untouchables« , is selected first by the young boy from …

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Africa Top Success Awards: Djimon Hounsou, the African actor of the year?

The Beninese star of Hollywood, Djimon Hounsou, realized in 2014, a movie about “King Béhanzin“, a Beninese and African history famous figure (1845-1906). Djimon Hounsou belongs to the list of these African actors who emerged in Hollywood. He was born on 24th April 1964 in Cotonou. And he is known …

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Island Africa Talent: …and the winner is Deenyz!

Unsurprisingly, Deenyz from Madagascar has just won the Island Africa Talent competition, a Pan-African French-speaking reality show intended for 200 million potential televiewers, the first edition for this French-speaking Reality Show. This coronation of the young Madagascan confirms the immense talent of the inhabitants of this island. We remember that …

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Africa Top Success Awards: Vote for Wiskid

Arranger, Composer-songwriter, Wiskid is known through his song « Holla at your Boy » in 2009. Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun alias Wizkid is the last one of a siblings of 6 children. He started singing at the age of 11 years old but his career really took off in 2009 after he had …

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Africa Top Success Awards: Vote for Sarkodie

Considered as one of the main promoters of the Azonto dance, Michael Owusu Addo known under the name of Sarkodie is a « multi-form rapper » because of the various musical styles he possesses. Sarkodie often does rap in his mother tongue, Twi. Many Ghanaians recognize him as being one of the …

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Africa Top Success Awards: Vote for Flavour

Well known under the name of Flavour, Chinedu Okoli is a Nigerian singer, composer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist who was born on 23rd November 1983. Flavour is popularly known through Africa and the whole world for his banger massive club « Nwa baby » (Ashawo Remix). He is at present signed at 2nite Entertainment Music …

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228 T Factor: Naïda Sambo, «the best Togolese voice»

The first edition of the TV show, 228 T Factor, came to an end last Saturday, 6th December 2014 in Lomé (Togo) with the naming of the prize-winners. The candidate Nr1, Naïda Sambo, was appointed « the best Togolese voice« , the most prestigious distinction of the competition. In spite of her …

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Island Africa Talent: Vote for your finalist

The finalists of the first edition of the Island Africa Talent were selected this weekend at the end of the semi-final. Over 6 candidates in contention at this stage, only 3 three obtained their tickets for the last primetime of the TV program. They are the Cameroonian Danielle, the Madagascan …

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Chad: Toumaï smartphone on the market soon

Some people already nickname him the Chadian « Steve Jobs« , and nevertheless, Sigui Pouidankreo is only at his beginnings. The CEO of Toumai Chad Hanana is committed to put « Toumaï » smartphone on the Chadian market in February, 2015. The man who explores the four corners of the world has started a …

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Yacine Brahimi: First Algerian to be appointed the BBC African footballer of the year

The Algerian striker at FC Porto, Yacine Brahimi, has just broken the dream for the fourth consecutive coronation of Yaya Touré (2011, 2012, 2013), by winning last Monday the prize of the best African footballer of the year initiated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) public group. He was competing …

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Gilles Touré: the genius of fashion celebrates his 20 years of career

The Ivorian stylist designer, Gille Touré, celebrated his 20 years of career in the world of fashion on 8th November 2014. The reputation of the man was worth to him the effective presence of the first lady of Ivory Coast, Dominique Ouattara, also sponsor of the event. The celebration of …

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Olympia: Samuel Eto’o and X-Maleya on the same stage on 14th September

As Africa Top Success was announcing it earlier, the Cameroonian group, X-Maleya will make show on 14th September 2014 in the Olympia mythical room. Roger, Auguste and Haïssama were welcomed last Thursday at the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport by a crowd of fans and the staff of the young …

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Miss Bénin 2014: Belleciane Hounvènou is crowned

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 …

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Barack Obama: «I am president of the United States but also son of Africa»

After his wife, Michelle last week, it’s the turn of Barack Obama to assert loud that he is proud of his origins.   During an official dinner on Tuesday evening in the White House gathering all the leaders in the US-AFRICA Summit, the American president drank a toast in these …

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Senegal: appointment of Magatte Wade, mayor of municipality of Meckhé

Elhadji Ass Diagne just had a successor. Magatte Wade, former civil servant of the African Bank of Development (ABD), was invested on Thursday, the 7th mayor of the municipality of Meckhé in the district of Tivaouane in Senegal..   This investiture took place after the victory of the Takku Liguey …

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Sierra Leone: A boy of 15 years old supplying energy to a whole village with a home-made battery

To the souls nobly born, the value does not wait for the number of the years. In Sierra Leone, the young Kelvin Doe (15 years old) draws attention to his invention that is making the happiness of a whole community. In his small village at the bottom of Sierra Leone, …

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Cinema: FESPACO 2015 opening to African diaspora

The 15th edition of the Pan-African festival of cinema and television of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) planned from 28th February to 7th March 2015 in the capital town of Burkina Faso announce several innovations. Formerly absent, digital films can henceforth be nominated for the Yennenga Etalon d’or. Before this new measure, only …

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«Cocoa ‘na Chocolate» : 19 African artists sing agriculture

The African Union declared 2014, the year of agriculture. Several non-governmental organizations are leading various actions to incite decision-makers to invest in the sector. The NGO « ONE » succeeded in mobilizing about twenty African artists who sang for the cause. « Cocoa ‘ na Chocolate » is the title of the song that …

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Ollofindji Babatundé Rasaki: the boss of printing in Benin

Ollofindji Babatundé Rasaki is a self-taught Beninese businessman. Born in 1965, the Beninese launched himself into business sector after obtaining his high school diploma in 1984. He created a small unity of photocopy and sale of office automation equipment. His first attempt was a masterstroke. The small company attracted of …

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Françoise Foning: the impressive success of a former office employee.

In Cameroon, Françoise Foning’s success-story (born in 1949) is known of all. From nothing, this former employee of a municipality of Douala (Cameroon) decided to take her fate in hand in creating in 1967 the restaurant « New style », her very first company. She afterward created a transport company with two …

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Isabelle Sambou: Wrestling, a new title for the quintuple champion of Africa.

Isabelle Sambou, quintuple African champion of Olympic wrestling, has just added a title to her prize list. The Senegalese athlete of 34 years kept her title of queen of Africa on Saturday in Tunis (Tunisia) in the category of 51 kg. During the Olympic Games of London, Isabelle Sambou who …

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Intercities in Ivory Coast: an innovation in Africa, and a real success!

The first edition of Intercities games shot in Africa (Ivory Coast) in live conditions came to an end on Saturday March, 29th with the victory of the city of Séguéla, situated at 592 km far in the Northwest of Abidjan. A total of 16 cities participated in this audiovisual program …

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John Dramani Mahama : Ghanaian president at the head of the ECOWAS

Officially since this Saturday 26th March 2014, Ghanaian president, John Dramani Mahama, 55 years old, was elected at the head of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) during the 44th ordinary summit of the ECOWAS in Yamoussoukro. He succeeds to his Ivory Coast homologue, Alassane Ouattara. The outgoing …

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Bilal Berreni, alias Zoo project: found dead at 23 years old in Detroit!

He was known in March 2011, at the height of Tunisian revolution: Bilal Berreni, alias Zoo project, a French-Tunisian street-artist wanted « to see a revolution ». He led it with drawings. For weeks, he had painted on walls the full portrait and the life-size of martyrs of the Tunisian revolution before …

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