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Douyé

Douyé New Album So Much Love f/ Single “Til Morning Comes”

Nigerian soul vocalist Douye’ prepares to release sophomore album So Much Love featuring the latest single “Til Morning Comes”

So Much Love features multi-platinum and Grammy nominated musicians including producer/songwriter Dapo Torimiro (Frank Ocean, John Legend, Justin Bieber, Jordin Sparks, Chrisette Michele, Toni Braxton), British songwriter Terry Shaddick (Olivia Newton-John, Diana Ross), guitarist Chris Sholar (Beyonce’, Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Ne-Yo, D’Angelo), and jazz keyboardist Philippe Saisse (Chaka Khan, Al Jarreau, Davie Bowie, David Sanborn)

Lupita Nyong'o. Author: gdcgraphics

African of the Week: Lupita Nyong’o

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.

2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics – Africa Participation

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"

CHAN 2014

Libya Beats Ghana on CHAN Final (4 – 3)

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.

CHAN 2014 Final
Ghanaian goalkeeper STEPHEN ADAMS

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.

CHAN 2014 FinalIt 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.

 

 

CAF Final: Ghana vs Libya

CHAN Final – Ghana vs. Libya

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.