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The Weeknd Donates $1 Million To Feed Women And Children In Ethiopia

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The Weeknd Donates $1 Million To Feed Women And Children In Ethiopia
The Weeknd Donates $1 Million To Feed Women And Children In Ethiopia

Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer, Abel Tesfaye, popularly known as The Weeknd, has donated $1 million to World Food Program USA, the U.S. subsidiary of the United Nations World Food Program,
to support hunger relief in Ethiopia. The huge donation amounts to 2 million meals and will give lifesaving food to those influenced by the struggle in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray Region.

The Weeknd mentioned on his Instagram and Twitter accounts on Sunday, April 4, 2021.

“I will be donating $1 million to provide 2 million meals through the United Nations world food programme and encourage those who can to please give as well.”

The Weeknd has been donating for victims for a while now. He contributed $300,000 to the global aid for Lebanon campaign last August to help casualties of an explosion in Beirut that killed more than 200 individuals.

He likewise gave $500,000 to racial equity gatherings: the back lives matter worldwide organization, Colin Kaepernick’s realize your privileges camp and the public bailout aggregate after the executing of George Floyd.

Ethiopia has been going through a conflict since November 2020. It started when prime minister Abiy Ahmed ordered attacks on the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) after Ahmed alleged that TPLF had attacked a federal military base.

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TV Personality, Tomike Gave Us The Best News During The Weekend

TV personality Tomike Adeoye gave her fans the best news during the weekend which is— She is pregnant with her first child! She uncovered this on her second wedding anniversary, Saturday, April 10, 2021.

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TV personality Tomike Adeoye gave her fans the best news during the weekend which is— She is pregnant with her first child! She uncovered this on her second wedding anniversary, Saturday, April 10, 2021.

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The actress and TV host posted a photo of herself and her husband, Tosin to celebrate their traditional anniversary, with a caption:

“Happy Tradversary Baby!!🥺💕
I’m filled with so many emotions because today is special for soooo many reasons!🤐🥺🙈Today’s celebration venue is our YouTube channel 😂I have a special video for you my dear family members so click on the link in my bio to watch!🥺💕💕🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏽‍♀️”

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CNh99e1lsB9/?igshid=12w7zxv1tv1fx

On her YouTube channel, there goes the big surprise… they’ve got a baby on the way!

Sharing the big news on another post, Tomike wrote,

“I’m so excited to finally share these precious moments with you my dear family members!! It’s our traditional wedding anniversary today and I decided to share the news with you on this special day! It’s been an incredibly overwhelming journey and we’re filled with gratitude to God for this special gift. We really can’t wait to meet our bundle of joy! Okay now that I’ve finished typing English, let me type what has been in my head sinceee!! Lol..FAMILY MEMBERS!!!! OLORI EBI IS PREGNANT🗣!!!!😂😂😂😂🥳🥳 Baby of the family is coming soon!!!lool👶🏼💃🏼💃🏼 Please say a word of prayer for our baby in the oven☺️💕💕 Thank you once again for watching.”

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CNf7_jllJH4/?igshid=1grah2k3117d8

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Sharon Ooja’s 30th Birthday Party Was a Vibe

Sharon Ooja obviously had the time of her life at her 30th birthday party last weekend. The Nollywood Star became a year older Tuesday, April 6 but she saved the celebration for the ideal time.

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Sharon Ooja obviously had the time of her life at her 30th birthday party last weekend. The Nollywood Star became a year older Tuesday, April 6 but she saved the celebration for the ideal time.

The actress’ birthday party was definitely a vibe because there’s nothing like a celebration with your favorite people around.

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Sharon hosted a number of family & friends and colleagues in the entertainment industry to a night of merriment in Lagos. Which includes: Bovi and his wife, Toke Makinwa, Jemima Osunde, Ini Dima-Okojie, Timini Egbuson, Ms DSF, Enado Odijie, Dorathy Bachor and many more. New mum, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, was among those who showed up as well.

Check out pictures and videos from the birthday celebration:

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Vogue features Wami Aliko’s “As The Spirit Moves Me”

This visual story is centered on five black women moving openly in an age-old white structure in a woodland, dressed in all white pieces of clothing to coordinate.

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Vogue features Wami Aliko’s “As The Spirit Moves Me”

According to Vogue “As The Spirit Moves Me” is a fantastic and sensual editorial by Wami Aluko exploring the connection between dance, spirituality and freedom for black women. This visual story is centered on five black women moving openly in an age-old white structure in a woodland, dressed in all white pieces of clothing to coordinate.

Through dance, these ladies can escape from the limits of actual reality, getting one with the heavenly and all that exists. The story draws motivation from customary Yoruba strict practices, from Nigeria and the diaspora, where dance is viewed as a critical custom in associating with the supernatural domain.

Wami Aliko As the spirit moves me

Dance to Wami is a huge wellspring of individual force. It can place one of in a daze like and reflective state where one can at long last relinquish thought and the judicious and be guided by intuition and joy. Off in total harmony and into one’s body, in dance, one is driven by instinct rather than biased assumptions or dread. Along these lines, dance gives us the way to rise above straight and capitalist methods of the manner in which we see the world and the way we look.

Through free development, one can give up and experience the completion and profundity of where one is, and it is here that one may discover individual disclosures and experience profound satisfaction. This inclination is especially engaging for people of color who have ceaselessly been deprived of their force and dehumanized by the inconvenience of western thoughts of sanity and personhood.

CREDITS:

Creative + Art Direction and Photography – @wamialuko Costume design – @_jsdez

Set design – @kasumwoodworks

Set assist – @gbadeb0

Choreographer – @agochadavies Make-up – @ay0po

Hair – @inudidit

Models – @yadichinma, @oyinkandada, @sosamimosa, @funke_williams, & @adukeshittabey

 

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