Trevor Noah is not only a New York bestselling author, he is also a New York home owner. The popular comedian who took over The Daily Show from Jon Stewart in 2015 bought his three bedroom house for $10 million. Convert to your currencies to get an idea of how the comedian is flourishing.
Talented Nigerian musician, Wizkid is in contention for a Grammy award for his role in U.S. rapper Drake’s 2016 album, Views, nominated for Best Album. Wizkid is the only Nigerian in contention for an award at the 59th Grammy’s. Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a celebrated South African band received a nomination (Best World Music Album) for their album Walking In The Footsteps Of Our Fathers, and South African born fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout is also up for an award. A hearty congratulations.
South Africa’s former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has been awarded this year’s Forbes Africa Person of the Year accolade for her unwavering fight against corruption and “quest to bring inconsistencies to the fore.” Madonsela is the sixth recipient of the prestigious accolade, which started in 2011. In the past, the award has been won by accomplished entrepreneurs, and this year marks the first time that the accolade has been won by an individual who is not a business person.
A seven year-old South African grade two learner, Michelle Nkamankeng has made history making it onto the global top 10 list of youngest writers. The budding writer is making waves with her first published book, which was recently launched entitled “Waiting for the Waves”. We applaud the budding writer for the remarkable achievement.
Kenya’s Oscar Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has proven that her talents know no bounds after releasing a video clip spitting an impressive freestyle. Is a collaboration with American and our very own African rappers on the way? We certainly hope so.
Noah has been congratulated for a ‘solid’ debut
Three young Somali-Canadian women are challenging the negative position Islam experiences in global media & society with Qurtuba Publishing House, their tool to publish and promote the positives aspects of a Muslim lifestyle
As a young boy, Sandile Shezi took all the money given to him for tuition in a particular year and used it to trade on the foreign exchange market. Today, at 23, he is one of South Africa’s youngest millionaires
25 year-old Sudanese Ford model Nykhor Paul wrote a scathing rant on her Instagram account about white make-up artists’ ineptitude when it comes to the needs of black models’ skin