"If you are ugly you must either learn to dance or make love." ~ Zimbabwe
This is a very good one. There is a true wisdom key hidden within these words; and it has nothing to do with dancing and making love. First of all, these two acts are mentioned because it captures the African high interests and natural skills. When it comes to dancing and making love, Africans stand out high - we are after all, the cradle of Humankind.
Photos courtesy of Miss Cameroon USA - Lady Kate (SELMO PHOTOS)
April 5, 2014 - 23 Yrs Old Nora Ndemazia was crowned Miss Cameroon USA on April 5 2015 at the Hampton Conference Center with hundreds of Cameroonians and Friends of Cameroon witnessing the spectacular event. Nora Ndemazia is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs Richard and Helen Fualefock. She grew up in Buea, South West Province and is a graduate of Seat of Wisdom College in the South West of Cameroon where she graduated in 2009. She moved to the United States of America for further Education and settled in New York where she is a full time Law Student at City University New York (CUNY).
Paycheck-to-paycheck (P2P) living is very stressful and hard to overcome. It happens when you are regularly waiting for your next paycheck before you make any basic financial decision such as paying your bills or buying groceries for your household. It's a way of life that many people in America have come to accept as a norm, but it shouldn't be so. It's an issue in our society and everyone must learn how to overcome this since it affects not just your finance, but your whole life.
If you're living paycheck to paycheck and can't seem to find a way out of debt, here's an article just for you with advice on how to break the cycle and live a happier financial life.
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):
Africa Day is the annual commemoration on May 25 of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). On this day, leaders of 30 of the 32 independent African states signed a founding charter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In 1991, the OAU established the African Economic Community, and in 2002 the OAU established its own successor, the African Union. However, the name and date of Africa Day has been retained as a celebration of African unity.
The annual Soweto International Comedy Festival is coming to the Soweto Theater on 3 and 4 May 2013.
This time around Premium Comedy is bringing us international comedy heavyweights, Griff of Def Comedy Jams (USA), Magic Man (Canada), Martin Davis (UK) and George Kuda (Zimbabwe) will be headlining the shows. We've rounded up some of the funniest minds abroad to tickle our funny bones with their witty and controversial jokes.
“And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne; and books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of the things which were written in the books, according to their works” – The Book of Revelations 20:12
What would you do if you knew that your life story is being written into a book? What would you do or say differently? Yes, everyone’s life is a story based on your actions. It will be put up into the book of books. What story are you telling? How will it start and end? If people were to read it what will they say about your story?
It’s officially a revolution in the United States of America. And this one involves our beautiful African-American ladies, but we may extend that term to all “black” women in the United States, including Africans (non-Americans). A new wave is sweeping our ladies and it’s called “The Big Chop.”
AFRICA is full of talented individuals. No matter where we are in the world, there is an African man or woman doing great things. This is what makes my job (if you call it really a job) so enjoyable all the time. As an editor for a magazine that focuses on showcasing Africans positive contribution to the world, it’s such a pleasure meeting and talking to these great individuals that I get the privilege to call “brothers” or “sisters.”
It’s not a racial thing, to be proud of where you come from. We live in a world where Africa and Africans are thought to be at the bottom of the development curve, considered by many the last human group to still get into the evolution bandwagon. Yet, when you look at the history behind the development of the Northern Hemisphere civilizations, you will find the contribution of someone coming from the mother land.
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the nonprofit organization LE HESED in collaboration with a couple of local organizations hosted an impressive event with Reverend Jesse Jackson as the guest speaker.
There is an Outrage over the killing of an unarmed Florida teen in the United States, which has brough supporters planning on having more protests Wednesday and a petition demanding the shooter to be arrested (almost 1 million signatures already collected).
About 3.3 billion people – half of the world’s population – are at risk of malaria. Every year, this leads to about 250 million malaria cases and nearly one million deaths. People living in the poorest countries are the most vulnerable.
For some people, wearing an African dashiki is a tradition in Black History Month. This probably is the reason why dashiki sales soar so high during February. Dashikis are directly associated with Africa, and instantly recognizable as an African look. In Nigeria and many other African countries, dashikis are worn for comfort in the hot climate. In America, the African dashiki sends its own message.