Miss World 2021: Meet the 21 candidates who will represent Africa

98 Candidates, including 21 Africans, will take part in the election of Miss World 2021, to succeed the Jamaican Toni-Ann Singh, crowned in 2019. The 2020 edition did not take place because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The final of the Miss World 2021 pageant is scheduled for December 17 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, specifically […]

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Miss Universe 2021: Meet the 9 candidates who will represent Africa

The 70th edition of Miss Universe will take place on December 12 in the southern Israeli resort of Eilat and will feature 80 contestants from around the world. This year’s contestants will travel to Israel in the coming weeks to compete in national costumes, evening gowns and swimsuits. They will also test their public speaking […]

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Addy Awofisayo,new head of music,sub-Saharan Africa,at YouTube and YouTube Music

She will be in charge of the YouTube Music business and partnership teams in sub-Saharan Africa and will report to the head of music for YouTube Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Originally from Nigeria, she had joined YouTube in 2018 as head of content partnerships for Africa before being promoted in March 2020 to […]

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Zoe Alakija publishes “Afro Vegan: Family Recipes from a British-nigerian Kitchen”

Based in London, Zoe Alakija, 25, is a British-Nigerian food writer and art director, author of her first book “Afro Vegan.” She is also co-founder and creative director of Roundtable Journal, a print magazine for women. Published in September 2021, Zoe Alakija’s book, it is explained, is a vegan cookbook that draws its inspiration from […]

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United Kingdom: Eva Omaghomi appointed Director of Community Engagement for Prince Charles

Originally from Nigeria, she will take on this newly created position aimed at improving diversity within the royal services is to strengthen relations between the royal family and minority groups. The English royal family has faced criticism of racism after the interview with Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle. Eva Omaghomi has, for the […]

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Elvira Dyangani Ose, first woman to direct the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA) has announced that Elvira Dyangani Ose will be its next director, for a five-year term. She becomes the first woman to head the museum since its creation in 1995. For her part, Oluremi C. Onabanjo has been appointed curator at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in […]

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Tunji Balogun named President and CEO of Def Jam Recordings

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music entertainment company, announced on Tuesday, August 10, the appointment of renowned A&R (Artists and Repertoire) executive Tunji Balogun as president and CEO of Def Jam Recordings, effective January 1, 2022. In conjunction with Balogun’s appointment as President and CEO, the label has also named the Nicki Farag […]

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Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu named head of content acquisition for Amazon Prime in Africa

A Nigerian national, she was director of West Africa for M-Net, a South African television channel owned by the Naspers group, and similar to Canal+ in its operation. Prime Video is a video on demand service created by Amazon and present in many countries. A competitor to Netflix, it offers movies, series and TV shows […]

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