Lupita Nyong’o has been lighting up the entertainment news lately and she has just started to warm up. The amazing 30 year old Kenyan-Mexican actress and film director has been captivating the media industry lately with her American film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave as Patsey, for which she received critical acclaim.
The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially called the XXII Olympic Winter Games, or the 22nd Winter Olympics, is underway in Sochi, Russia. it will be running until the 23 February 2014. The event (including the 2014 Winter Paralympics) is being organized by the Sochi Organizing Committee (SOC). Sochi was selected as the host city in July 2007. The Sochi Olympics will be the first Olympics in the Russian Federation since the breakup of the USSR in 1991.
The following are African countries participating at this Winter 2014 Olympics (3 in total): Continue reading "2014 Winter Olympics – Africa Participation"
Capetown, South Africa - Libya is the 2014 CHAN Champion, beating Ghana on penalty kicks 4 to 3, in a game where Ghana was sought to be the favorite.
Ghanaian goalkeeper Stephen Adams saved two penalty kicks from Mohamed Elgadi and Abdelsalam Omar to tie the first five kicks at 3-3 and send both teams to sudden death penalties. Libya took the first sudden death shot and made it (Ahmed El Trbi). Unfortunately, Ghana came short when Joshua Tijani missed his penalty kick.
It took a couple of minutes of uncertainty wins prior to Libya celebrating their victory, to what it seemed like the referee wanted Ghana to re-take the last shot. But after the clash of both teams swirling around the ref like bees ready to start a riot, the game finally ended with Libya celebration.
Ghana did qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil where it will play its first stage on Group G against United States, Germany, and Portugal.
Capetown, South Africa - The CHAN final is set for tonight in South Africa. Ghana and Libya have made it to the final and will be playing for the African prestigious trophy. Ghanaian coach, Maxwell Konadu is confident about his team winning the game, but he also acknowledge that Libya will not go down easily.
With Fatigue taking a toll on both teams, it's pretty much anyone's game tonight; the stronger will survive and be crowned Africa Champions.
Libya has clearly earned their spot in the final by beating Zimbabwe in the semi-Final. A team comprised of fast and skillful players such as Libya will definitely give it all on the stadium tonight for the chance of becoming Champions.
The game is set for 20h00 tonight in Capetown Stadium, Capetown, South Africa.
The Latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking has been released today, with Ivory Coast still retaining the No.1 spot for the CAF (Confederation of African Football).
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (January 10th, 2014) – Midwest Fashion Week (MFW) is hosting a model casting call, Sunday, January 19th, 2014. Runway fashion showcase dates: March 20-22 at the Artsgarden, Indianapolis, IN.
This little girl is no more than 16 years old, but she has an inner artistic talent when it comes to photography.
Farewell Nelson Mandela – [1918 – 2013 ]
It is that time of the year to hand over my crown to a new Queen who would be crowned on the 7th December 2013 at the prestigious Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam Airport.
On Saturday, September 21,2013, Ms. Chidera Agude of Corona, California was crowned the 2013 Miss Nigeriain America adding her to a lineage of Nigerian American women who have servedas ambassadors of empowerment for African women in the Diaspora.