PROFILE: Sire Dione Conde, Goodwill Ambassador & Advocate of Social Justice, Women Rights

Ambassador Sire Dione Conde, Goodwill Ambassador, Advocate of Social Justice, Good Governance, and Women Rights. Ambassador Sire Dione Conde is a UNESCO goodwill ambassador for peace. She is also the President of New York State chapter of UNESCO Center for Peace. Under her leadership, African Women for Good Governance pioneered several educational initiatives for many […]

Nigeria Women Shine Positive Light on Nigeria as a Nation of Skilled and Brilliant People

Nigeria Women Continue to Shine Positive Light on Nigeria as a Nation of People With Skills, Brilliant Minds, and Great Managers. Even as the Nigerian nation continues to struggle through economic recession while battling a trend of negative political and leadership challenges, more Nigerian women continue to excel in their fields and paint a picture […]

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala receives award

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Receive National Honors From Two Countries

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Honored By Presidents of Two Countries Recently, His Excellency President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) , and Her Excellency, President Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia conferred respective National Honors of their countries Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia on Former two terms Finance Minister of Nigeria (2003-2006, 2011-2015) and former Managing […]

Dr. Bennet Omalu

Profile: Nigerian Dr. Bennet Omalu Awarded American Medical Association Highest Honors 2016

Recently, the American Medical Association recognized forensic neuropathologist Bennet I. Omalu, MD, MBA, for his discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in NFL players. Dr. Omalu was awarded the association’s highest and Distinguished Service Award at the 2016 AMA Interim Meeting, in Orlando, Florida (Nov. 12-15, 2016). The Distinguished Service Award honors an AMA member for […]

Pearlena Igbokwe, President of Universal Television, a subsidiary of National Broadcasting Cable (NBC), Universal Television Group.

Profile: Pearlena Igbokwe, First Ibo-Nigerian/Black Woman To Head Universal Television

African Personality Profile: Pearlena Igbokwe, Media Television Entertainment Personality Pearlena Igbokwe was named President, Universal Television in June 2016.  Most recently, she was Executive Vice President, Drama Development for NBC Entertainment. Prior to that, Igbokwe was Executive Vice President, Drama Programming for NBC Entertainment. Previously, Igbokwe was Executive Vice President, Drama Development, where she oversaw […]

Tennyson Ogueri - Africa Bureau Chief, African Events Magazine

Profile & Introduction: Our Africa Bureau Chief – Tennyson Ogueri

With honor and excitement we introduce our Africa Bureau Chief, Mr. Tennyson Ogueri – renowned Journalist, Editor, & Media Consultant: Tennyson Ogueri, a veteran journalist from Imo State, Nigeria commenced his journalism career after graduation from Daily Times JOURNALISM Institute and Nigeria institute of journalism in 1986. After his internship with the New Nigerian News […]

Dr. Jude Iheoma

Jude Uzodinma Iheoma

PROFILE: Dr. Jude Uzodinma Iheoma (Phd), is an administrator, educator, doctor, bureaucrat, community advocate, and humanitarian. Jude Uzodinma Iheoma was born August 1, 1956 to Mr.& Mrs. John Iheoma of Umuosoehi Oboama, Ezinihitte Mbaise, Imo State. After his Secondary School education at Oraifite Grammar and Obizi High School respectively, he proceeded to the United Sates […]

Chuka Umunna, Helen Grant, & Chi Onwurah - 3 British Members of Parliament With Nigerian Parentage

Chuka Umunna, Helen Grant, & Chi Onwurah – 3 Nigerian British MPs

COMBINED PROFILE: In this edition of African Personality profiles, we feature three British Members of parliament with Nigerian parentage making great strides in Britain. Written by Ikenna Okonkwo. *** *** Chuck Umunna: British member of parliament Chuck Umunna is a British MP of Nigerian heritage. He was born 17 October 1978 in London to Nigerian […]

Genevieve Nnaji

PROFILE: Genevieve Nnaji is an actress, singer, & humanitarian, Genevieve Nnaji started her acting career as a child actress in the then-popular television soap opera “Ripples” at the age of 8. She was also featured in several commercials, some of which included Pronto beverage and Omo detergent. In 1998, at the age of 19, she […]

Salif Keïta

PROFILE: Salif Keita is an Afro-pop singer, songwriter Salif Keïta, (the long-time ambassador of Malian music) born August 25, 1949 is an afro-pop singer-songwriter from Mali. He is unique not only because of his reputation as the “Golden Voice of Africa” but because he has albinism and is a direct descendant of the founder of […]

Mosunmola Abudu (Mo Abudu)

PROFILE: Mosunmola Abudu is a media personality, TV producer, talk show host, entrepreneur, & human resources management consultant. “If you CAN think it …you CAN do it!” Talk about “words speaking volumes”, this catchy phrase aptly sums up the life, personality and achievements of Mosunmola Abudu – more popularly know as ‘Mo Abudu’. Mo’s whole […]

Oliver Oscar Mbamara Esq., attorney, writer, actor, filmmaker, publisher, editor-in-chief

Oliver Oscar Mbamara

PROFILE: Oliver Oscar Mbamara, is an attorney, filmmaker, actor, writer, & poet. Background and Legal Career: Oliver Oscar Mbamara started writing and acting while pursuing a legal career in Nigeria before moving to the United States where he was also admitted to the bar. He subsequently became an Admin Judge for the State of New […]

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Jane Maluka

PROFILE: Jane Maluka, is a singer, songwriter, composer, guitarist, producer, voice healer, & humanitarian JANE MALUKA is a Danish Artist Musician, Visionary, Spiritual Teacher & Healer. Conventional professional backgrounds as a trilingual correspondent with experience in international corporate businesses, PA management, teacher in Danish as foreign language, co-owner of independent food business, and more. World […]

Marie Claudine Mukamabano

PROFILE: Marie Claudine Mukamabano is a humanitarian, event organizer, artist, and poet Marie Claudine MUKAMABANO, a Rwandan genocide orphan survivor, has received recognition from The Assembly of State of New York on May 2011 on the occasion of the Africa Day Celebration for turning a life of hardship into one of leadership and advocacy. The […]

Dr Sylvester Okere

Sylvester Okere

PROFILE: Dr. Sylvester Okere is an Administrator, Campaign Manager, Community Activist and Speaker Sylvester Okere, D.D, happily married and blessed with three treasured children, migrated with his wife and daughter to the United States in 1999 through the US Diversity Visa Lottery and became an American citizen in 2004. He is the Founder and President, […]

Michael Adeniyi

PROFILE: Michael Adeniyi is a community activist, humanitarian, and administrator Michael Adeniyi is a graduate of City University of New York – Hunter College, New York.  Michael is managing partner of SIMADEN Capital, LLC — a financial advisory, oil & gas, and real estate investment firm — which he co-founded. As an active community activist, […]

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Michelle A. Mitchelle

PROFILE: Michelle A. Mitchell is an attorney, and associate of the International Trade Practice. Ms. Michelle A. Mitchell received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center where she served as legislative counsel within the school’s Federal Legislative and Administrative Law Clinic developing policy and strategy on workplace flexibility issues and crafting federal level workforce and […]

Patrick C. Wilson

Patrick C. Wilson

PROFILE: Patrick C. Wilson is an administrator, international observer, trainer and speaker Dr. Patrick C. Wilson serves as the Administrator of Blacks In Government (BIG) -Africa Partnerships Secretariat (BAPS). BAPS overall mission involves providing African governments, public and private sectors, with infrastructure export-ready tools and train-the- trainer programs essential for the successful export of agricultural […]

Sir Hilary Beckles is a professor, historian, author, and consultant

Hilary Beckles

Sir Hilary Beckles is a professor, historian, author, and consultant Professor Sir Hilary Beckles was born in Barbados in 1955. He attended secondary school in Barbados and Birmingham in the U K. He received his higher education in the United Kingdom. He graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Economic History from Hull University in […]

Michael Blake

Michael Blake

PROFILE: Michael Blake is a pastor, politician, associate producer, consultant, and campaign manager Michael Alexander Blake, born in The Bronx, NY with a heart murmur on Christmas Day, is named after two historic Jamaican public servants – Michael Manley and Alexander Bustamante. This beginning probably explains his foundation of faith, politics and putting his heart […]

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