Category Archives: Spolight

#BeInspired: SA TV Star Nomzamo Mbatha Talks About Her Life & Secrets To Success

 

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They say in a competition we only remember the first but never the person who came in second or even the third. South African TV star Nomzamo Mbatha just might be the exception to the rule. The Mzansi girl came into the spotlight after partaking in the MTV Africa VJ Search competition and even though she did not win, Nomzamo is now a big shot in the African entertainment scene.

The 26-year-old actress recently Continue reading #BeInspired: SA TV Star Nomzamo Mbatha Talks About Her Life & Secrets To Success

Accra Like You Have Never Seen Before! Watch The Latest Episode of ‘The New Africa’

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Some tourists say Accra is known for it’s peaceful nature and friendly people but what comes into your mind when you think of the capital of Ghana.

While you ponder on that, the latest episode of The New Africa with Nigerian TV star Folu Storms not only checks out the hottest boxing match, beautiful beaches and the night scene but also chats with talented Ghanaian personalities such as Efya, Continue reading Accra Like You Have Never Seen Before! Watch The Latest Episode of ‘The New Africa’

Here Is All The Scoop On The Movie ‘Happiness Is A Four-Letter Word’ Featuring Chris Attoh, Khanyi Mbau & More

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If we do not tell the African story then who would? Before we start what exactly does happiness mean to you? While you ponder on that,  in the spirit of Valentines day,  here is all the scoop on a romantic African drama just for you. The movie ‘Happiness Is A Four-Letter Word’ features Ghanaian star Chris Attoh, Tongayi Arnold Chirisa from Zimbabwe, Khanyi Mbau, Mmabatho Montsho and Renate Stuurman from South Africa

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Comedy Series Alert! Check Out Hot Pepper (Episode 1-5)

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I recently stumbled on this web series dubbed ‘Hot Pepper’ which I am 90% sure you would love. That is if you are a fan of comedy. The series produced by a digital film production company by the name of 2 Far Media mainly shows us how hot pepper (chilli) can come in handy when you want to plot revenge

Watch the 5 episodes below:

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Jessica Williams Covers Bust Magazine + She Talks About Being The First Black Correspondent On The Daily Show

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While many people can talk about how horrible their first job after school was, African-American actress Jessica Williams gushes about what it is like to be the youngest and the first black correspondent on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

The  25 year old revealed in an Interview with Bust Magazine that she took a break from Uni after landing her current gig.  She said..

”I do feel like a kid. I feel like the baby sometimes, I have to get used to the fact that I came straight from college, where my friends were still making out with each other by accident, to being at The Daily Show, where people are married with children”

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Meet Florence Adepoju: The Young Entrepreneur Who Created A Lipstick Line For Black Girls

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24  year old Florence Adepoju has all that black magic and more! At the age of seventeen (17) while working at a cosmetic counter, Florence was very frustrated as to why there were not that many lipstick shades which suited women of color

She described her frustration in an interview with New York Times by stating that… Continue reading Meet Florence Adepoju: The Young Entrepreneur Who Created A Lipstick Line For Black Girls

See The Black Beauties Competing For Miss Universe 2015

The 64th edition of the prestigious Miss Universe would take place this Sunday 20, December 2015. Before we find out who would take the coveted crown, let us take time out to ‘big up’ our fabulous black sisters in the competition.

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Are Nigerians Overachievers? Hollywood Actress Uzo Aduba Gets Candid In An Interview

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You can’t deny the fact that Nigerians seem to have a strong global presence. In a recent interview with Uptown Magazine, Hollywood actress Uzo Aduba who is of Nigerian descent was asked if she thought Nigerians were ”overachievers with an unparalleled ambition and hustle.”

The thirty-four year old actress said… Continue reading Are Nigerians Overachievers? Hollywood Actress Uzo Aduba Gets Candid In An Interview

ThrowBack Moment : Dj Cuppy’s Interview With Forbes Woman Africa

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Got a little inspiration for you today. Early on this year Cuppy, one of Africa’s youngest female dj was interviewed by Forbes Woman Africa. During the interview, the ambitious star was candid on many instances leading to her rise to success; From buying her very first second hand desks at the age of 16, her fear of failling, what she thinks about the African creative industry, being a female dj from the motherland and finally her message to young achieving African women.
Check it out and be inspired

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