She is a strong advocate for empowering women, a strong advocate of education and eradication of poverty as well emphasising disease immunization campaigns.
Ange Kagame was born in 1993 in Brussels and completed her education abroad away from the public eye. She went to Wellesley, Massachusetts to study political science with a minor in African studies.
Her first public appearance was in 2014 when she accompanied her father to the White House for a dinner hosted by Former President Barack Obama.
She currently continues her master’s degree in International Affairs at Columbia University, while working for several causes that focus on women’s empowerment, education, mass vaccination campaigns and poverty.
She is a patron of various charitable organisations and women empowerment, disease immunization campaigns, education and eradication of poverty are things she loves taking part in.
Ange Kagame’s mother, Jeannette Kagame the first lady of Rwanda is also very passionate about charity work. Some of her charities includes Imbuto Foundation, OALFA (Organization of African first Ladies against HIV/AIDS), PACFA (Protection and Care of Families against HIV/AIDS)
In addition to her local dialect and English Ange Kagame speaks fluent French as well.
TBT: Stephanie Linus Arrives Italy To Advocate Against Human Trafficking
Nollywood Superstar, Filmmaker & Entrepreneur Stephanie Linus Is Currently In Italy To Advocate Against Human Trafficking in Partnership with Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontières)
In the wake of the increased rate of human trafficking being experienced by Nigerians trying to migrate to Europe via Libya.
Actress and Producer Stephanie Linus has recently arrived in Italy to give support to rescued people and raise her voice against such human rights violations.
This timely intervention is in partnership with the world-renowned international medical humanitarian organisation “Doctors Without Borders” (MSF).
Over the next few days, Mrs Linus will visit the rescue ship “Aquarius” to witness their activities and operations.
Later she will have meetings with some of these vulnerable women; participate in rehabilitation exercises for the rescued women, media parleys and stakeholder meetings with the aim of alleviating their sufferings and preventing more girls and women from falling prey.
Doctors Without Borders is one of the most impactful humanitarian organisation that rescues thousands of people who faced hazardous conditions trying to enter Europe through the sea yearly. In 2017, the Aquarius (a rescue ship) has rescued 15,078 people.
Mrs Linus has been at the forefront of advocacy over sensitive issues that affect the rights of women and girls.Stephanie Linus has done this through several channels such as her advocacy movie DRY, her role as UNFPA Ambassador; her charity organisation Extended Hands Foundation and many more.
An increasing number of women, mainly from Nigeria, are being trafficked to Europe for sexual exploitation.
According to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), there has been an almost 600% increase in the number of potential sex trafficking victims arriving in Italy by Sea since 2014.
Many of these women were kidnapped against their will or lured with the promise of greener pastures.
Award-winning screen diva Joselyn Canfor Dumas is a Ghanaian entertainment powerhouse who rose to prominence after being featured in a film titled Perfect Picture and being headhunted by one of Ghana’s biggest television networks…
He lives at Little Ilford School in West London and went to Fulham Primary School and Henry Compton Secondary School before proceeding to the prestigious Kingston University to study Media Technology.
While on campus, he held a reputable position as the President of the Afro-Caribbean Society. He began his career by hosting fellow students as a stand-up comedian that eventually graduated into a full time career.
He became one of the most sought after comedian when he delivered an outstanding performance in a one man show at Hackney Empire and since then on appeared in numerous British reality shows such as Lenny Henry show, Virtually Famous and QI.
Eddie Kadi @ Africa To The World – One Africa Global Summit London
The multi-award talented comedian attracted the interest of his countrymen and fellow Africans, notably, the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).
His energetic skits across African countries registered him in the minds of fun loving Africans as one of the best stand-up comedians in African history.
Today, Kadi has released a 4 Disc DVD collections of his work as a comedian. Aside comedy, Kadi has shown his class as a radio host on BBC1Xtra and exceeded expectations while co-hosting the OHTV series “It’s All Good”.
He has hosted many programs for the likes of France-based Current TV, MTV Base, BBC and MTV among others.
If you’re looking for a successful multi-talented personality, then Kadi is what you sought.
Kadi‘s talent isn’t limited to stand-up comedy and TV hosting as he is equally exceptional when it comes to acting. He was a voice over artist in a popular animated children’s TV series “Tinga Tinga Tales” as Tiger Aspect.
He played a round character in “Area Boys” and also starred in Shank in 2010 before appearing in the UK-based movie Anuvahood in 2011.
Eddie Kadi inspiring the youth at Ghana Youth Day London
Kadi is also a vocalist who has shown his hip hop music talent alongside the likes of Sway and a renowned Senegalese rap artist, Akon while launching his “Konfidence Foundation” in his country, Senegal.
Kadi has contributed tremendously to the entertainment industry and the veteran isn’t calling it quits any time soon.
Congratulations are in order! YEWANDE AKINOLA HONOURED WITH MBE BY THE QUEEN.
The “Member of the order of the British Empire” (MBE) is an honorarium given by the Queen II of England to persons for an extraordinary accomplishment across the United Kingdom.
Over the years in U. K’s history, it has always been the sole decision of the Queen to appreciate people with an extraordinary vision and mission who achieve a particular task as long as development is concerned.
We couldn’t be more happier to hear that, this amazing lady’s hard work over the years has not been in vain.
Her specialisation includes design and construction, innovation and manufacture of buildings and systems in the built environment.
Yewande’s has worked on diverse projects here in the U.K and other parts of the world.
The multi-award-winning principal engineer has been honored for her Services to Engineering and Diversity in Science, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) Design and Innovation.
We know Yewande has always been amongst the top 100 young influencers, so be be officially recognized as part of the top 100 most influential women leaders in the world of Engineering is simply AWESOME!
She definitely making Africa very proud especially Nigeria.
TBT: Be inspired: A professor from Université de Bouaké in Ivory Coast’s photo has gone viral as ‘Hero Of The Week’.
Being a professor he knows the importance of education and wanted to help a young determined mum concentrate on her exams, he helped his student by carrying her baby on his back so she can write her exams… Now that’s a real man!
The Swazi director is known for his documentaries about Xenophobia. Born in 1967 when his parents were in exile, he spent his childhood and teenage years in the UK.
His first documentary Dear Sunshine was released in 1992. Moving to South Africa shortly after that, he experienced severe attacks of Xenophobia.
This inspired him to portray the issues in South Africa through documentaries.
His documentary about Sarah Baartman, a woman of Khoisan descent who was taken to London as a performer because of her ” unusual looks”, received critical acclaim.
He also won the Best African Documentary award at 1999 Pan-African Film Festival. He is currently working on a TV series called Homecoming about three MK fighters, and a movie called Liverpool Leopard.
The Nigerian rapper and songwriter Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike was born on October 1986 in Enugu.
He developed an interest in music in secondary school and became an expert in piano and drums. After studying Public Administration at university, he moved to Lagos to pursue a music career.
Phyno recently released his third album tyitled Deal With It featuring top Nigerian stars like Olamide, Zoro, and Don Jazzy.
The full name of the Tanzanian singer is Zena Yusuf Mohammed. She was born in December 1987 in Igunga.
After losing her mother at a young age, she had to work and study at the same time. Chasing her dreams, she started a music career in R&B and quickly became one of the most distinguished female artists of Tanzania.
Not only was she nominated several times at KTMA with her songs Namchukua, Paka La Bar, and Lawama, but she was also the first Tanzanian female artist to reach 1 million followers on Instagram.
Her success also attracted other artists like Mr Camera and Selebobo who collaborated with her.
The Tanzanian actress & producer was born on December 1988 in Dar es Salaam.
After completing her education, she contested in the Miss Tanzania beauty pageant in 2006. Although she didn’t win, she quickly rose to fame and started her movie career.
Her role as Oprah in the 2008 movie “Oprah” brought her nationwide attention. She has starred in over 50 movies ever since.
As a single mother, she is being concentrating on her movies and life as producer.
She is one of the youngest politicians in Tanzania. Born on March 1987, she was raised in Washington DC and Dar es Salaam.
After a successful educational life full of degrees and awards, she partook in several organizations such as commemorations and festivals at the University of Dar Es Salaam.
Upon graduation, she was appointed as the Secretary of Public Relations at the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi.
Furthermore, she represented Tanzania in the East African Legislative Assembly.
She has currently been appointed as the District Commissioner in Kisaware District. Besides her political success, she owns a hairline company called Kidoti, which earned her several awards as the Entrepreneur of the years.
The Tanzanian Actress was born on July 1980. She is renowned for her movies like Zawadi ya Birthday, Crazy Love, and Impossible. She is currently married to businessman Rashidi Said Chidi Mapenzi.
Didace Balume was born in May 1997 in Goma, DRC. His parents were distinguished local musicians at the time, so his emergence as a musician was no coincidence.
He joined a band formed by his brothers only when he was six. The band won the Revelation Award with the song Another Way.
His talent combined with his charm and smile was more than enough to gain the sympathy of millions. In 2009, he won a national contest in which R&B singer Akon was a judge.
Akon took him to Atlanta in 2011 to record new songs such as African chart-topper “I can be your blue-eyed boy”. He then released two full albums and many other singles the current ones being Derniere Chance and Yo Pe…
The famous Tanzanian dancer was born on August 1, 1992, in Dar es Salaam. He had a rough childhood with his mother passing away when he was only seven.
He Began his dance career as a YouTuber, he quickly rose to fame and started working as a choreographer for famous Tanzanian artists.
He was recently nominated for the Frimma Award for the Best African Dancer.