CAN 2015: Clash of Congos

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.

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VIDEO: I LOVE MY AFRICA

VIDEO: I LOVE MY AFRICA - Tiwa Savage, Davido, Sarkodie, Lola Rae, Diamond Platinumz, Micasa. Africans should never give up on Africa, no matter where they are in the world. With all our troubles and calamities, we are caring, loving, and enduring people. There will always be hope for Africa.

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Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is crowned Miss Universe 2014
Miss Universe 2015

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is crowned Miss Universe 2014

It came down to the last five finalists (out of 88 contestants) - Miss USA Nia Sanchez, Miss Netherlands Yasmin Yerheijen, Miss Jamaica Kaci Fernell, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega and Miss Ukraine Diana Harkusha. The beautiful event, hosted in Florida International University, in the city of Doral, ended with Miss Colombia being crowned as the 2015 Miss Universe.

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Hakeem Kae Kazim
Hakeem stars as Mr Scott in Starz and Michael Bay's Black Sail

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Hakeem Kae-Kazim stars as Mr. Scott in his third series of Michael Bay’s and STARZ Black hit series Sails

Well known to audiences across the world, Hakeem Kae-Kazim has enjoyed roles in some of Hollywood’s biggest Blockbusters, such as Hotel RwandaX-Men: Wolverine and Pirates of the Caribbean.  He gained a wealth of fans playing Colonel Ike Dubaku in the seventh season of Fox TV’s 24, since 24, Hakeem has racked up an impressive list of credits in Hollywood’s most popular TV series, including his latest Gotham. Thankfully this talented actor is back for a third series playing Mr. Scott in Michael Bays and STARZ popular television series Black Sails.In Black Sails Kae-Kazim stars as Mr. Scott, a former slave who has risen in stature, Mr. Scott like all the characters in this popular show are based on people that existed in the 17th and 18th century.  

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LIRA

The south African Diva is continuing on her quest to reach a global audience for her music. She has recently been touring in the United States and will continue to be one of our top AM start to track this year.

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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

As a naturalized African American (originally from the Congo Democratic in Central Africa), I realized that this wonderful day (along with many others to come) could not have been possible if a certain group of people stood up for my future, knowing for sure that they might not get a taste of it as they confront unthinkable injustice and ideology rooted in the American society.

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Broken Promise – Part 6 of 6 (End)

A few months later, we received the acknowledgement of our application from the immigration office. Towanda started visiting me frequently and making demands. She wanted a new phone, her car broke down and needed fixing, or she simply needed cash. She expected me to sort out her financial problems.

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Broken Promise – Part 5 of 6

I couldn’t believe her. I loved her. I would never leave or hurt her. I assured her that if I managed to travel with the Chief that I would immediately send for her once I became settled. She was my soul mate. We were meant to be together and will be together. She was soon reassured and cheered up again.

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