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Rema, Simi, Master KG & More! Check Out The Winners’ List From AFRIMMA 2020

Africa Muzik Magazine Awards & Music Festival (AFRIMMA) went virtual this year with South African star, Master KG, taking home the biggest awards including Artist of The Year Award, Song of The Year, Best Male Southern Africa and Best Collaboration with Burna Boy on Jerusalema remix. The show which is in its 7th edition was broadcasted…

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Nigeria’s Tony O. Elumelu Presented With National Honorary Distinction In Belgium

Nigerian economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony O. Elumelu has been conferred upon a Belgium National Honor for his work with Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), his private-sector-led philanthropy empowering African entrepreneurs to create jobs on the continent. The 57-year-old businessman was presented with the honorary distinction of Officer in the Order of Leopold by The Kingdom of Belgium, the country’s oldest…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Bags ‘Winner Of Winners’ Book Award For ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s critically-acclaimed novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, has won the Women’s Prize For Fiction‘s “Winner of Winners” award following a public vote. Adding to her long-list of impressive achievements, this comes thirteen years after she won the Women’s Prize for Fiction. “We are delighted to reveal that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been crowned your…

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Nigerian Investigative Journalist Kiki Mordi To Receive MTV EMA Generation Change Award

Nigerian investigative journalist, Kiki Mordi is among five women who will be honored with the Generation Change Award at the upcoming 2020 MTV European Music Awards (EMA). Mordi will receive the award on November 8, alongside four others from across the globe, including photographer Catherhea Potjanaporn (Malaysia), British racial justice campaigner Temi Mwale (Britain), Black transgender activist…

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Nigeria’s Catherine Ugorji Selected For UN Woman Police Officer Of The Year Award

Catherine Ugorji, a Nigerian Chief Superintendent police officer, has been selected as one of the two runners-up for the prestigious United Nations Woman Police Officer of the Year award for 2020. In a press statement released by the National Information Officer of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Nigeria Oluseyi Soremekun, the Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations,…

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Ivory Coast’s Didier Drogba Emerges Recipient Of The 2020 UEFA President’s Award

Retired football legend Didier Drogba has been picked as the recipient of the 2020 UEFA President’s Award. The former Chelsea forward is the second African-born winner of the accolade after the great Eusébio, who received it in 2009. The award recognizes outstanding achievements, professional excellence and exemplary personal qualities. “Didier is a hero to millions of football…

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Yes! Kerry Washington Just Bagged Her First-Ever Emmy Award

Its official, Kerry Washington is now an Emmy winner. The American actress won her first trophy for her work as an executive producer on Tuesday, Sept. 15, during the 2020 Creative Arts Emmys, ahead of the virtual primetime ceremony on Sunday night. Washington was recognized for her behind-the-scenes role as an executive producer for ABC’s Live In Front Of A Studio Audience:…

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Kanye West Urinates On His Grammy Award Statuette In Bizarre New Video

Yes, Kanye West just posted a video of himself apparently peeing on one of his own 21-Grammy statuettes. Hard to say for sure if this is real or not, but the imagery is striking. The controversial American rapper has been going off on Twitter for hours complaining about the music industry and his demands to be released…

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Yvonne Orji Shares Her Parents Reaction To Her Earning An Emmy Nomination

Yvonne Orji was nominated for her first-ever Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category for her role as Molly Carter in the hit TV series, “Insecure.” After the announcement, the American-Nigerian actress and comedian called her parents to notify them of the amazing feat which she shared with two other actors with Nigerian descent. She posted a video of herself sharing the…

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Beyoncé Delivers A Stunning Speech For Her 2020 BET Humanitarian Award | WATCH

On Sunday June 28, The 2020 BET Awards, Grammy-award winning artist Beyoncé was honored with the annual Humanitarian Award in recognition of her philanthropic efforts and many initiatives that help those in need. The well-deserved award was also perfectly presented by former First Lady Michelle Obama. Then the show showed videos of the iconic entertainer’s activism over the years, including testaments…

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