DIABETES – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW
Nov29

DIABETES – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

This year’s theme for World Diabetes Day – Eyes on diabetes – is particularly close to my heart because my father-in-law was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes early last year after long periods of illness and almost losing his eye-sight. Apparently, he had been living with diabetes undiagnosed for a long time. The World Health Organisation says that 1 in 2 adults between the ages 20 – 79 yrs live with diabetes...

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EXPORT LED GROWTH STRATEGY – A LONG WAY TO GO FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
Nov28

EXPORT LED GROWTH STRATEGY – A LONG WAY TO GO FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

There has been a general global shift towards the Export Led Growth (ELG) strategy in recent years.  Export-led growth (ELG) is an economic development strategy in which export and foreign trade in general play a central role in a country’s economic growth and development. This change has been due to the actual and potential economic benefits this strategy accords to both developing and developed countries alike.   This is...

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[AROUND AFRICA]: GISENYI – AN EXPATRIATE’S TRAVEL DIARY!
Nov22

[AROUND AFRICA]: GISENYI – AN EXPATRIATE’S TRAVEL DIARY!

Hello people..Today’s post is a  guest post… Rwanda is such a beautiful country and I had the opportunity to visit in 2011. Read about my experience here. Venatius Tsi Fon recently visited Gisenyi and here is the 411..   The city  of Gisenyi features a resort on the shores of Lake Kivu, with several hotels and three sandy beaches. The area is also known for water sports. The northern shore of the lake...

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[FEATURED VIDEO]: VORTEX MUSIC PRESENTS “LAISSE CA” BY BOY CHEEZ
Nov17

[FEATURED VIDEO]: VORTEX MUSIC PRESENTS “LAISSE CA” BY BOY CHEEZ

hello people…It’s Thursday! The featured video for the weekend is by (Ktown Rap guard) Boy Cheez of Vortex Music! Following a period of learning, rapper extraordinaire Boy Cheez  steps into the spotlight with an up beat track “Laisse Ca” . This is his maiden release under Vortex Music, a record label he created in March 2016.  “Laisse ça,” the uptempo song merges eclectic sounds and punchlines to...

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5 AFRICAN SUPERFOODS & RECIPES TO KICK DIABETES TO THE CURB
Nov15

5 AFRICAN SUPERFOODS & RECIPES TO KICK DIABETES TO THE CURB

  So you have been diagnosed with diabetes and you’re thinking that’s the end of delicious African food? No more ‘achombo’ (stewed beans), no more ‘khati khati’ (palm-oil chicken chops), no more koki (aka. moimoi), no more Ndolé, no more plantains? Noooo don’t panick! It is well, ‘diarisGod’!  Africa has some of the healthiest foods on the planet. Not only are our foods...

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MEET SAUTI SOL THE STYLISH KENYAN GROUP THAT DOMINATED THIS YEAR’S AFRIMMA NOMINATIONS!
Nov14

MEET SAUTI SOL THE STYLISH KENYAN GROUP THAT DOMINATED THIS YEAR’S AFRIMMA NOMINATIONS!

Sauti Sol was nominated in 5 out the 26 categories of the Afrimma Awards which took place last month in Dallas, TX  They were nominated in 5 of the seven categories in which by virtue of their being a group, they could compete…Isn’t that dominating the Afrimma 2016 nominations??  Artist of the Year – Sauti Sol Song of the Year – Unconditionally Bae Best African Group – Sauti Sol AFRIMMA Video of the Year –...

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BEHIND THE SCENES OF ALPHA BETTER RECORDS’ COLLABO “WE ARE CHAMPIONS” VIDEO SHOOT
Nov11

BEHIND THE SCENES OF ALPHA BETTER RECORDS’ COLLABO “WE ARE CHAMPIONS” VIDEO SHOOT

Hello people…The countdown to the African Women’s Cup of Nations in on!! Camer artists seem to have stepped up to the challenge of releasing a theme song befitting of the 10th Edition which kicks off in 8 days… Alpha Better Records’ Salatiel & Mr. Leo team up with Minks, Valdez, Daphne and Mary A for “We Are Champions”. Produced by Salatiel #WeAreChampions  is an upbeat track with a...

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EVENT SPOTLIGHT: THE WISDOM TALKS ENTREPRENEURS CONFERENCE
Nov11

EVENT SPOTLIGHT: THE WISDOM TALKS ENTREPRENEURS CONFERENCE

Hello people…TGIF…Thank God it’s Friday…Yayyy..Hope you are looking forward to an amazing weekend! Today’s event spotlight is related to Entrepreneurs!  Wisdom Talks Entrepreneurs takes place  December 17th 2016 in Yaounde! Organized by TogetherFund, the Wisdom Talks Entrepreneurs conference aims at knowledge sharing & empowering CAMpreneurs. Cameroon is buzzing with innovation,...

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GASHA APOLOGIZES TO HER FORMER LABEL STEVENS MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
Nov10

GASHA APOLOGIZES TO HER FORMER LABEL STEVENS MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Hello people…Hope you started the Thursday on a bright note! I woke up this morning to a snapshot in my inbox…Gasha’s apology to her former label Stevens Music Entertainment!!    The split between Gasha & Stevens ME was a very painful one especially because of the reaction of some of her friends and fans on social media. I was very much in the middle of the Gasha-Stevens saga about 2 1/2 years ago....

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[FEATURED]: STEVENS MUSIC’S NEW ARTIST M-PRO ADDRESSES POLICE CORRUPTION IN HIS DEBUT SINGLE “DIDONG”
Nov08

[FEATURED]: STEVENS MUSIC’S NEW ARTIST M-PRO ADDRESSES POLICE CORRUPTION IN HIS DEBUT SINGLE “DIDONG”

Hello people…New Artist Alert. New Track Alert!! Stevens Music Entertainment recently announced their new artist M-Pro. He joins the label’s first lady…The lovely Rastafari award winning star Daphne. Despite his young age M-Pro is a seasoned hip hop artist and he looks forward to making music that is consistent with the label’s rich history of good music.M-Pro’s style is contemporary yet dotted with...

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