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Monday, August 25, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LADYBRILLE Magazine Honors Thami Ngubeni as Woman of the Month, August 2014!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LADYBRILLE Magazine Honors Thami Ngubeni as Woman of the Month, August 2014!

Sacramento, CA (August 25, 2014) Ladybrille Magazine, the pioneer digital platform and authority on African fashion in the West’ and the pioneer voice for the African woman entrepreneur; honors Popular South African media personality and change agent Thami Ngubeni, as its Ladybrille Woman of the Month for August 2014.

The Ladybrille ‘Woman of the Month’ is a monthly feature on the magazine’s podcast show ‘Ladybrille Woman Podcast Show, that celebrates outstanding women, locally and internationally, for their brilliant contributions to society.

“Thami is a very impressive brilliant woman whose accomplishments and contributions, from radio to television, to her talk show and humanitarian efforts, are worth celebrating for more than one month,” said Uduak Oduok, Founder of Ladybrille. “We are honored that she accepted our invitation to celebrate her this month.”

Thami Ngubeni is a South African author, radio host, tv talk show host, speaker, actor humanitarian, and entrepreneur who first became known for presenting various television shows as a teenager.

In 2004 she appeared as Sabina Siko in the film Critical Assignment. She also hosted a lifestyle magazine show ‘Free Spirit’ and in 2005 and 2006, played the lead role in South Africa’s wineland drama series ‘Known Gods,’ as the character of Nana Soci. 

In 2011 she hosted her own show The Scarlet Lounge on DStv's Christian channel ONE Gospel. Her television writing work includes scriptwriting for the magazine show Top Billing and the game show Family Fortunes.

On radio Ngubeni host two nationally syndicated radio shows including an entertainment/current affairs show and a motivational show ‘The Sacred Space.’

In May, 2007 she was appointed as the editor of The Oprah Magazine in South Africa. She resigned after a year in the job, choosing to pursue and create her own talk show ‘Life with Thami.’ Ngubeni is also an entrepreneur and owner of her own media production company called Tamzin which creates and produces media for TV, film, radio and print.

In 2006, she wrote and co-published a book titled ‘My Sacred Spaces’ with Penguin Books.

“[I] am just ecstatic to just have this opportunity ...,” said Ngubeni on being named Ladybrille Woman of the Month for August 2014.

Ngubeni’s interview is published on the Ladybrille Woman Podcast show and is now available on

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Announcement - 2015 African Family Induction Nomination - Deadline September 15, 2014

It is that time of the year and African Focus Incorporated proudly calls for the nomination of qualified candidates for the 2015 African Family Induction ceremony. We are very excited with the progress that has been made to rebuild, restore and celebrate the African family and here is your chance to be part of this historic celebration.

Attached is information on the program and an Interest form for those that would like to be considered for the 2015 Family Induction ceremony. Please note that the deadline to submit the interest form is September 15, 2014 and only those that complete the process of form submission and follow up will be selected to participate in the ceremony.  

If you are nominating someone, please don't forget to include your contact information. 
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SAVE THE DATE: Uduak Oduok, Esq. to Present Seminar on How to Create Media Buzz for Your Brand & Stay Out of Trouble

Join us for our “Secrets” series of educational topics, networking and check out the wine and appetizers.
You will learn:
  • The value of media buzz.
  • What the media wants.
  • How to approach & pitch your story to the media.
  • How to use social media to create buzz for your brand, and avoid legal liability.
About the Presenter:
A self proclaimed “Certified Game Changer,” Uduak Oduok is an inspiring and powerful speaker recognized for her visionary and trailblazing work, especially on Africa’s emerging global fashion and entertainment markets.
A graduate with a degree in Speech Communications, Uduak also has a passion for entrepreneurship and is the co-founder of EBITU LAW GROUP, P.C., a law firm with offices in Sacramento and the Bay Area, providing legal services to businesses and individuals including those in the fashion and entertainment industries.
She pioneered the first Fashion Law seminars in Northern California, and is a recognized name within the growing niche practice of Fashion Law in the USA. Uduak has been quoted and has authored numerous published and syndicated articles in national and international magazines and newspapers. She has been nominated for several awards in receognition of her effforts. She is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Sacramento Chapter.
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Friday, August 8, 2014

FestAfrica! Free Festival at Veterans Plaza Silver Spring

FestAfrica! Free Festival at Veterans Plaza Silver Spring -MD
Saturday Aug 9th &, Sunday Aug 10th 2014 - Time 1pm - 8pm

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Sunday, January 27, 2013

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