Let’s face it, Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America, like it or not. The Donald has been solely sworn in as the next ruler of the Free Nation, and for many of us, we wonder if this famous title will remain in the coming days. People are afraid and worried, as the new president paint a dark picture of a long lost America that needs rescue and revitalization on all aspects.
On November 8th 2016, Americans will be voting for their 45th president, in which the top candidates are Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Barack Obama made history on January 20, 2009 when he became the first Black President of the United States of America (POTUS). On January 20, 2017, we could be part of another great history in American politics if Hillary Clinton wins the race, by becoming the first woman to hold the American presidency position.
Miss Africa USA Pageant features African women in the United States of America today. The pageant has certainly transcended from a small State pageant launched in Atlanta Georgia in 2005, to one of the most highly anticipated annual community events in the nation.
Women's History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women's Day on March 8.
Now that the 87th Academy Award Winners for the 2015 Oscar has been announced, celebrity gossip shows are gearing up for a next morning coverage of the event from the red carpet to the after party. Jokes will be made about Neil Patrick Harris underwear moment, Lady Gaga clean look performance, and people will mention the amazing performance of the Oscar-winning song "Glory" from Selma.
It may be Super Bowl Week-end in the United States, but there is something much bigger taking place this week-end within all African Communities all across the Globe. Yes, bigger than Super Bowl; it's the 2015 African Cup of Nations Quarter Finals. And today, we are set for a treat: it's the Clash of Congos.
Ejine Okoroafor was born and raised in Nigeria. She initially completed B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria before studying Medicine in the Ukraine. After the completion of her studies, she had relocated and practiced Internal Medicine in the United Kingdom until 2005 when she joined her now, ex-husband in the USA.
She currently lives in New York. She had since completed her Psychiatric residency program in Harlem Hospital Center, NY and is currently in a fellowship program with the NYMC-WCMC, Valhalla NY.
Ejine’s flair for prose and poetry was evident from childhood. She attributes her love for the literary arts to her mother, a dynamic Literature and French tutor who had kindled a great interest and love for reading books in her, right from a very early age.
Photos credits Miss Africa USA Beauty Pageant
This year Miss Africa USA Pageant celebrates 10 years of empowering young women as Leaders and Goodwill Ambassadors. It's a milestone, a history the organization and its entire team are very proud of, having mentored over 2000 young women who have gone through the Pageant. Several of these beautiful and intelligent women have started their own Foundations of Goodwill and continue to be great role models in society. They learned the American way of volunteerism and continue to work as advocates for various Social Causes, making a difference in their communities.
Happy New Year 2015! What to Expect for the upcoming year from our blog. Find out here.
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 Oklahoma City Thunder is certainly one of the top NBA Basketball team at the moment, featuring great and rising stars such as Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and our African player of the week: Serge Ibaka.
Serge Ibaka was born in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo and is the third-youngest of 18 children. He comes from a family rooted in the Basketball sport: his mother and father were both basketball players. Serge's father played at the Republic of Congo with the Congolese national team, while his mother played for the Democratic Republic of Congo. His basketball devotion started at a very young age with his first club called Avenir du Rail.
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 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.
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.