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Full list of awardees at Divas of colour 2015 in association with Lebara Mobile and Dr Kem

25 Mar

Divas of colour International women’s award is the largest gathering of world’s most powerful women of colour. A special day to celebrate, recognise and reward the best of women of colour from around the globe.  The second edition was held on Saturday 21st of March 2015. The day unleashed a glorious night of luxury entertainment, fashion and awards ceremony. Bringing together high profile and prominent women, Hollywood star Winston Ellis and Nollywood stars , HRH Theodora Ibekwe Oyebade , Rita Nzelu and a host of many others.  17 women went home with a diamond  shaped glittering awards as  tears of joy and excitement run .

Kwame Koranteng collections at Divas of colour 2015

Models for Designer Kwame Koranteng bespoke Tailoring with Faustina Anyanwu Founder Divas of colour (middle).

 

Full lists of Awardees

Lifetime Achiever recipient    – Prof Elizabeth Anionwu

Lifetime Achiever recipient  –   Sherry Ann Dixon

Women of Honour Award    –   Cllr Ann Mbachu (Also the keynote speaker)

Women of Honour Award     –   Cllr Kate Anolue

Women of Honour Award  –      Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler (USA state of Georgia Representative.

Diva Ambassador Award   – Sandra Nelson – Founder Lift Effects

Inspirational Diva Award     –     Parmi Dheensa (Founder Include me too , Charity for the disabled.)

Entrepreneur Diva              –      Vanessa Oluwole – Founder IWOP (International Women of power )

Outstanding Diva Award    –       HRH Queen Theodora Ibekwe Oyebade.

Diva Author                        – Ibitola Ojoye

Diva Artist   Award             –       Roucheon Iloyi

Diva Makeup artist           –         Joy Adenuga

Diva Presenter                 –      Marjorie Fielder

Diva Designer                  –     Rose Perkins of Fashionsistas label.

Diva Face won by                 Vashtina Johnson

Diva Brand of the year –      Afrodeity – makers of Joliette luxury beauty brand.

Facebook Diva Face     – Aisha Sagnia

DEVIEHL London launches a collection of handpainted master piece perfect coffee cups.

19 Oct

Each Arusha cup is individually painted by internationally renowned London jewellery designer Gail Klevan.  The cups feature highly distinctive patterns combining hand engravings , paints as well as gold and silver leaf. Designs are applied to optical-quality acrylic, creating a shimmering, ever changing iridescence.

via DEVIEHL London launches a collection of handpainted master piece perfect coffee cups..

Charlie-sloth-hood-heat-vol-1RELEASED 24TH NOVEMBER 2014 BY NAUGHTY BOY RECORDS/VIRGIN

15 Oct

Britain’s premier hip hop and grime tastemaker DJ Charlie Sloth launches his first compilation instalment. Hood Heat Vol. 1 is set for release on 24th November 2014 through Naughty Boy’s imprint on Virgin Records.Celebrating Charlie’s first year heading up Radio 1’s seminal Saturday Night Rap show, alongside his legendary BBC 1xtra shows, Hood Heat Vol. 1 features his authoritative selection of this year’s finest hip hop and grime cuts. Essential listening for 2014 the compilation will be split across 2 discs and brings together an eclectic mix of this year’s biggest tracks alongside specially commissioned exclusive cuts.

via Charlie-sloth-hood-heat-vol-1RELEASED 24TH NOVEMBER 2014 BY NAUGHTY BOY RECORDS/VIRGIN.

Voting begins for Beffta awards 2014, full list of nominees here.

15 Oct

The first and only Afro- creative magazine that listens to and understands the unique stories told through creativity . C.Hub is quarterly published in the UK and is widely distributed in Europe and Africa. C.hub is available online, on print and digital.

via Voting begins for Beffta awards 2014, full list of nominees here..

Moët & Chandon toasts Team Europe’s triumph at The 2014 Ryder Cup!

29 Sep

imageMoët & Chandon – the champagne of celebration – is toasting Europe’s sportive triumph over the USA tonight at the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Scotland.

The thrilling final day of play saw the European team retain their title with a 16.5 – 11.5 victory over the USA, following their success at Medinah, Illinois in 2012. It is the second time that The Ryder Cup has been held in Scotland and the very first time the world-renowned Gleneagles has played host to the legendary golfing event.

Synonymous with the most exciting and historical sporting successes each year, official champagne Moët & Chandon congratulated the winning team by presenting them Jeroboams and Magnums to celebrate with on the winners’ podium.
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European Ryder Cup Director, Richard Hills, said: “The 40th Ryder Cup has been a huge success and we congratulate Paul and his team on their superb win. The Ryder Cup has become one of sport’s most compelling sporting occasions and our partnerships with so many world-class brands, including Moët & Chandon as our official champagne supplier, is a key ingredient to the event’s success.”

Jo Thornton, Managing Director of Moët Hennessy UK said:
“Moët & Chandon is delighted to be at one of the most exciting global sporting events – The Ryder Cup. Supporting extraordinary sportsmen from Europe and the USA during the tournament is testament to what Moët & Chandon stands for, celebrating success, extraordinary achievement and pioneering spirit.”

Moët & Chandon has been official champagne of The Ryder Cup since 1993 and further celebrates the 21 year anniversary of being part of the family of European Tour Sponsors this year.

Divas of colour International women’s day is back!

23 Sep

Divas of colour 2015 flyer nominationsDivas of colour 2015 sponsored by Fashion fair UK is the largest gathering of world’s most powerful women of colour from around the globe. The event which is a special day set aside to celebrate, recognise, reward and discover the best of women of colour , brings together high flying women, dignitaries, and achieving women of colour.  The event is made of two major sections day and night.

The day is a free entry tradeshow and exhibition of brands from cosmetics to fashion , home and lifestyle products .  Expected to attend the 2015 tradeshow is over 1000 strong and well to do buyers from all over the world. With over 30 brands represented, it has promised to be buys day to discover great products for women and the household.  The organisers are calling brands and businesses to register now to secure their stall for an opportunity to tap into the enthusiasm.

Night section : Includes, Diva Designer fashion show – calling all female designers and male designers who design for women to register now to participate. In the section also includes, pageant to find the diva face of colour of the year with lots of amazing prizes to be won, including face of Fashion Fair UK social media, covergirl for C. Hub magazine, Fotoreel magazine and Black and Bold Magazine, plus a cash prize to be won. Women from the age of 14 and upwards can enter. This competition is open to any woman regardless of race or religion, as long as you feel you can pull it off. You do not have to be a pro model to enter too.  The award ceremony also with a keynote speech on Depression and Mental Illness, fundraiser for the chosen charity – Depression Alliance UK.  Nominations for the awards are now open . To find out the categories and nominate follow the link below.

http://www.mbwpr.com/divasofcolour/entry/#sthash.qFxjgP1l.dpbs

Kalango book launch 15th November 2014

23 Sep

Kalango book launchYou’re  invited to the book launch and signing of  the  novel Kalango (The personified story of Nigeria)  written by Emeka Anyanwu.  ISBN: 978-0-9930417-0-9

Date : Saturday 15th November 2014
Time : 2pm – 6pm

Venue : University College London
Room G22 LT Pearson.
(North East Entrance)
Gower Street – London – WC1E 6BT
RSVP : MBW PR – 02035321354
Info@mbwpr.com
Bookings@fauntee.com

Book sale will be held at £5.00 only. Pre orders are welcomed. There will be free refreshments, meeting and greeting with the Author and book signing. All are invited.
To attend please register below.

Kalango digs into the fabric of the realities on ground in a typical Nigerian  society. It weaves together the true story of Nigeria ; the good, the bad, the ugly and the political hijack that has brought the country to its knees for so long.  Centred on a hospital as the  ‘project Nigeria’ ,exploring different angles different sectors are playing in the management of resources. Totally fictional but satirically telling it as it is. Tipped to be a best selling title to be ranked with Chinua Achebes ‘Things Fall Apart’ .

Host:  Dr Ben Page of UCL

Reviews and excerpt:   will be read by various academics including Faustina Anyanwu Chief Editor of C. Hub magazine.

Come and discover Nigeria from this Novel. Kalango (The Personified Story of Nigeria) .

Register click on the link below.

– See more at: http://www.mbwpr.com/kalango-book-launch-15th-november-2014/#sthash.3AamSIAi.dpuf

C. Hub magazine issue 8 : Family issue out now!

23 Sep
C. Hub magazine issue 8

By C-Hub Magazine in C.Hub magazine

80 pages, published 9/23/2014

C. Hub magazine issue 8 brings you the family as it should be. Intimacy, love and giving. With a rare intimate chat with Nollywood most powerful couple, best of designers and designs at Africa Fashion week London 2014, top 10 most beautiful African families, beauty must haves, and wardrobe inspiration from AFWL, your festivity Afro care and of course a getaway to Canada and lots of treats to win sponsored by Fashion Fair UK. you can’t miss this…

Subscribe to print edition for £20 only a year

C. Hub magazine issue 7 out now on free digital download

19 Jul

In the past  month over 20,000 people have read and downloaded the current issue of C. Hub magazine . If you haven’t yet, you can also get it right here.

 

C.Hub magazine issue 7 Vol.2

By C-Hub Magazine in C.Hub magazine

80 pages, published 6/21/2014

C.hub magazine is the first and only Afro-creative magazine in the UK based on a number of shared values which include authenticity, originality, creativity, intergrity and African Heritage.

Tropics magazine launches a live twitter interview sessions this August, join in with #Tropicsandfriends.

16 Aug

#TropicsAndFriends

Our media friends and partner Tropics magazine launches an innovative approach to new edge journalism using the social media platform . The interview session will go live on twitter on the 24th of August at 4pm.

This session  will see the media group interview entrepreneurs and personalities worldwide on twitter with individuals joining in with their questions directly sent to their heroes and icons.

First to showcase for this session is –  Multiple Award-Winning and highly sought after Ghanaian Fashion Designer, AFUA SAM, is the Founder and brain behind STUDIO D’MAXSI, one of the fastest growing fashion houses based in the Washington, DC. Unique, innovative, and edgy AFUA SAM of STUDIO D’MAXSI creates masterpieces for the chic and funky modern woman. Born to a family of six, remarkably self-taught, AFUA SAM draws her creative inspiration from her late musician father and determination from her mother. She attributes her Ghanaian roots and rich culture as one of her many inspirations for the creation of her designs. On Saturday, August 24th, 2013 and will knock this session out of the park on a variety of topics around Design, Fashion, Style and Entrepreneurship. Official website: www.studiodmaxsi.com ;Twitter: @dmaxsi.

 How to Join the Discussion

To participate, the public should sign into their Twitter accounts and submit a question @TropicsMagazine or @c_hubmagazine for the special guest using the hashtag #TropicsAndFriends. The interview will take place from 3:30pm – 4:30pm (GMT+1) and the special guest will respond to as many tweets and questions as possible. Questions can also be submitted in advance. Individuals who do not have account on Twitter can still follow the interview by visiting any of the following pages:

Tropics Magazinehttp://www.facebook.com/TropicsMagazineWorld  

C.Hub Magazine: http://www.facebook.com/CHubMagazine

 PR and publicists who wish to have their clients interviewed on this live interviews should contact us or tropics.info@gmail.com 

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