Video: How OAP Oreka Godis Stole the Show at the 2015 #AMVCA Awards

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The Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards 2015 was held a couple of weeks ago in Lagos, Nigeria. During the show, we saw some great red carpet moments, including the memorable Elvia Jude dress worn by Genevieve Nnaji. Another star that stole the show was media/on air personality Oreka Godis. Godis looked so elegant in a…

#AMVCA 2015 Review: Lots of Frills, Lack of Thrills by Charles Novia

AMVCA 2015 Winners

At 21:52 pm CAT, when IK Osakioduwa and Vimbai, hosts of the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, had signed off from the show and brought in P-Square, I was left scratching my head a bit as I walked out slowly out of the hall with some of the invited guests. I was puzzled. There…

VIDEO: African Fashion Shines at the 2015 #AMVCA Red Carpet

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Has African fashion and fashion designers come a long way or what? Who remembers a time when award shows were flooded with strictly Western design brands? What about a time when African entertainers avoided fashion stylists like a plague? We’ve definitely come a long way as an industry and it is really beautiful, Ladybrillers and…

Kemi Adetiba, Semhar Araia to be Honored at the 2014 African Diaspora Awards, Ebbe Bassey to Host

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Africa Applause Announces 2014 Honorees for African Diaspora Awards Applause Africa, a multimedia platform that aims to celebrate, empower and connect the people, culture and visions of Africans in the Diaspora, announced today the 2014 Honorees for the AFRICAN DIASPORA AWARDS. The 4th Annual ADA Awards will be held on November 15 at Lincoln Center’s Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John…

Lisa Folawiyo, Kofi Ansah, Maki Oh Nominated for the AFI 2014 Africa Fashion Awards

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The nominees for the prestigious, annual African Fashion Awards (AFAs) have been announced, with contenders coming from as far afield as South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Italy for the glittering event, which will take place at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg on 2 November. The AFAs will be held after the last day of Mercedes-Benz…

STEPHANIE LINUS Named SPOKESPERSON for QUEEN of England’s ‘Young Leaders’ Awards Campaign

Stephanie Linus Queens Young Leaders Awards

LADYBRILLE –  Nollywood A-list actress and filmmaker, Stephanie Linus, has been chosen as a  spokesperson for the 2014 Queen of England’s ‘Queens Young Leaders Awards’ campaign. Chosen alongside the likes of South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards  discovers, celebrates, and supports young people from every corner of the commonwealth to transform…