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Ghana Beats Brazil, Wins Under20 World Cup

“Ghana struck a blow for African pride, defeating Brazil in a penalty shootout Friday at the FIFA U-20 World Cup final in Cairo. After previously losing in the final to Brazil (in 1993) and to Argentina (2001), Ghana finally came good on Friday, to become the first African team to win the FIFA U-20 World…

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Nigeria Launches National Dress Brand Project

Nigeria’s Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) in association with City People Media launchedthe “National Dress Brand” project/campaign last weekend, encouraging Nigerians to buy and dress local. The event was, according to the Guardian Newspaper, held at Planet One in Maryland, Lagos and included members of the fashion and film industries.

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Betsey Johnson Lifetime Achievement Award

On October 13th, 2009, The President of The National Arts Club Aldon James and Chair of The Fashion Committee Chrishaunda Lee presented famous cartwheeling designer Betsey Johnson with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The award, the highest honor the private club bestows, celebrated Johnson’s work for the past four decades. Guests included Matthew Settle(Gossip Girl)…

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Keep a Child Alive 6th Annual Black Ball

Robin Thicke, Estelle, Tyson Beckford, Kerry Washington, Gayle King, Iman, Alicia Keys, Usher, Halle Berry, Spike Lee, Tyler Perry, Queen Latifah were some of the many celebrities at the 6th Annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball in New York, yesterday October 15th, 2009. “Keep a Child Alive is an organization dedicated to providing life-saving anti-retroviral treatment, care…

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Ramona Russell Founder Uptown Liz, Ladybrille Magazine Woman of the Month!

Fall has arrived in California and simultaneously “Think pink!” & “Save the ta-tas!” echoes nationally through the air! Many have campaigned their part, but let’s meet a true champion of the cause that has fully devoted her life to raising awareness for breast cancer. Introducing October 2009’s Ladybrille Magazine Woman of the Month, Ramona Russell.

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#irepresent Nigeria, the Future Awards 2010

Young people changing and rebranding Nigeria. The Future . . . a beautiful thing . . .you should be a part of the movement. The Future Awards Nigeria launched its campaign last week. In additon, its official site is active and ready for your nominations. Check images from the event and most importantly head on…

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The Figurine Araromire, Nollywood Film Premiere

Nollywood continues to gain momentum and it appears is positioning the city of Lagos, Nigeria, as an important city in the world for African film premieres. Following on the heels of Nollywood A-List Actress Stephanie Okereke’s ‘Through the Glass’ film premiere, another Nollywood film, “The Figurine, Araromire,” premieres in a grand way.

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Who says there is nothing to celebrate? #irepresentnaija

By now, you must be aware of the Future Awards, Nigeria’s pioneer award event celebrating the Future! From its humble beginnings, the event has evolved into an award show to be reckoned with. Part of that evolution is rebranding Nigeria within and outside Nigeria with a campaign titled #irepresentnaija. Below is Chude Jideonwo, one of…

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