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Instagram 👍 2018: Rihanna spots Lagos dancers – and more African hits


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The Ikorodu Talented Kids

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The Ikorodu Talented Kids found fame after appearing on Rihanna’s Instagram account

Whether it is to promote new talent, share a discovery or make a statement Instagram is becoming increasingly important in Africa.

“It’s growing really fast,” Diaby Mohamed, founder of digital services start-up Authentic Africa Group told the BBC.

“Instagram is the hype journal for teenagers and a marketplace for designers and creatives. We have seen people building businesses from scratch with Instagram.”

In 2018, the platform has become a place to make, and break, reputations…

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Caribbean Entertainment News – 10 Ways Rihanna Heated Up 2018



Compiled By NAN ET Editor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 7, 2018: She’s been a hard-working girl this year but one who certainly knows how to keep it amatory as well. Here are 10 ways Barbados-born star Rihanna heated things up in 2018, kept the Internet buzzing, kept sales booming and her bank account increasing.

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Rihanna Appointed 'Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary' for Barbados



Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty in the Caribbean island country, the superstar became one of Barbados' cultural ambassadors in 2008, doing promotional …
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Barbados appoints Rihanna as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary


By Sharon Austin

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — The government of Barbados has appointed international pop icon, Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island.

Prime Minister Mia Mottley stated that the government was honoured to be able to confer the title on this outstanding Barbadian who has contributed significantly to raising the island’s profile across the world.

“Rihanna has a deep love for this country and this is reflected in her philanthropy, especially in the areas of health and education. She also shows her patriotism in the way she gives back to this country and continues to treasure the island as her home.

“She has also demonstrated,…

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Rihanna to donate proceeds from Fenty Beauty line to African schoolchildren


by World Entertainment News Network

Rihanna at the World premiere of ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. When: 17 Jul 2017 Credit: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com

Rihanna will be handing over profits from her Fenty Beauty products to African students in need throughout the month of September.

The Work hitmaker is channelling the proceeds she receives for her makeup products into her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF), a charity she established in 2012 and named after her grandparents that works to improve conditions for impoverished communities around the world.

Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation will partner with the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and the Campaign for Female Education next month to provide scholarships to girls in Malawi…

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Caribbean News – What’s Rihanna Filming In This Caribbean Island?


Rihanna as captured on the set in Cuba. (Vistar image)

By NAN ET Editor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: Grammy-winning superstar, singer, actress and entrepreneur, Rihanna, has many guessing as to what exactly she’s shooting on a Caribbean island.

This after photos began circulating on Twitter from magazine Vistar, of RiRi along with American actor and comedian Donald “Childish Gambino” Glover.  

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RiRi with American actor and comedian Donald “Childish Gambino” Glover on set in Cuba according to Vistar.

According to Vistar, the two are shooting a new project in Cuba. Reports are that that project is a musical called ‘Guava Island,’ which will be directed by Hiro Murai and also feature Nonso Anozie and Guyanese-born actress of Black Panther fame,…

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