Category Archives: Profiles

Jeff Bezos: Here’s A Few Things You Didn’t Know About The Richest Person In The World

Jeff Bezos has been the world’s richest person since 2017 and was named the “richest man in modern history” after his net-worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018

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How Nigeria’s David Oyedepo Turned Himself Into The Richest Clergyman In The World

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Bishop Oyedepo’s N4.5b Jet.

After over 35 years of dedicated service as founder and General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide, he can still preach in 10 services [on a single day] and does it with such ease.

“I have many more years before I go,” he said, early this year addressing media rumors that he had been planning to step down from full time ministry.

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How Kenya’s Raila Odinga Has Wielded Politics To Protect His Father’s Family Legacy

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Raila Odinga: is a Kenyan politician who was Prime Minister from 2008 to 2013

In Uganda, he is only famous as a politician and the former prime minister of Kenya. Across the border however, he is among the very richest men in Kenya. His net worth, from business ventures he has stakes in, including Pan African Petroleum Ltd. and East Africa Spectre Ltd. is estimated to be roughly $30,000,000. His name is Raila Odinga.

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How Tanzania’s Vanessa Mdee Managed To Conquer The Hearts Of Africa’s Music Lovers

She is tall, dark and personable. Her eyes glare with such allure, and she has this radiance running all the way to her toes.

Something to do with her slender self, the apparent cuteness of her edges and her long neck, plus some really nice taste of fashion and style for which she even won the Abryanz Style and Fashion Award in 2015 as the Most Stylish Female Artist East Africa. She was born June 7, 1988 in Arusha, Tanzania.

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Biography: This Is How Bobi Wine Turned Around The Whole Ball Of Wax

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Bobi Wine Relaxes With His Wife, Barbie

He is an affluent businessman, widely believed to be one of the wealthiest entertainment personalities in the country, and he does not hide it.

In spite of his gracious, down-to-earth persona, Bobi Wine carries himself with such pomp and glamor as the big name that he is. With a fleet of expensive cars, a lavish home, an assemblage of estates in and around Kampala, and a beach in Busabala, [to name a few] Bobi Wine aptly holds as the very epitome of success, by Ugandan standards, and all this, he was able to accomplish because of music.

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The Portrait of the Real Jamil Mukulu

He is tall, broad shouldered, and all powerfully built. His cheeks are stout and strong. His jaw is robust too.   He has a shaggy, black beard, beginning to turn grey. He is, in fact, contemplating 52 years of age. Ironically Continue reading The Portrait of the Real Jamil Mukulu

The Person of Jimmy Akena Obote

What goes round comes around. This is an aphorism anyone who had been part of ousting the president might never have given even the minutest of reckoning although, maybe, they should have! Continue reading The Person of Jimmy Akena Obote

How Microbiologist Turned Herself Into Highest Paid African Actress

The goal wasn’t to be a millionaire or to be a star. That was not the goal. The goal was to find a goal… Continue reading How Microbiologist Turned Herself Into Highest Paid African Actress

How Wendy Appelbaum Came To Be South Africa’s Best Wine Maker

In 2012, she was listed in Forbes Magazine as one of Africa’s female millionaires to watch. She, in fact, has a claim to being one of Africa’s richest women.

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A Tip: How Nigeria’s Mike Adenuga From A Taxi Driver Turned Himself Into A Mogul

With an estimated net worth of $4.6billion, as of March, 2014, Dr. Mike Adenuga is reputed to be one of Nigeria’s richest men, only second to Aliko Dangote. He is the 3th richest black person and the 325th richest person in the world according to Forbes’ Worlds Billionaires 2014 ranking. Continue reading A Tip: How Nigeria’s Mike Adenuga From A Taxi Driver Turned Himself Into A Mogul

How Papa Wemba Gave Art His Best Even Unto Death

Last Wednesday, Papa Wemba, one of Africa’s most flamboyant and popular musicians, was finally laid to rest, after his sudden death during a music festival in Ivory Coast.

The artist was performing Saturday night at the Urban Music Festival in the capital, Abidjan. He collapsed on stage and later died.

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