Yoooooo!!! It’s a new week! A fresh start, so we need some positive vibes as we rock this amazing week. But before we start the week, let’s take a look at stories that made headlines last week.Welcome to The Weekly Report on The Sisters Show. This is a new column from us to give you a round up of stories of the previous week. From business and finance, fashion,beauty, entertainment and lifestyle down to sports, we round it up all in one article for you.
So, lets dive in straight away, the previous week (7-13 DEC 2020) was full of highlights and proud moments from the black community across the world. Melody Hobson was appointed as the first black woman to chair a fortune 500 company, Nigeria’s Tiwa savage took #endsars to the Mobo awards 2020, in sports, Anthony Joshua still retains the title of the heavyweight champion of the world while Ghana re-elected Nana Akufu-Addo for a second term.
Melody Hobson, the woman termed as fearless by Starbucks founder Howard Schultz was recently appointed as a non-executive chair of fortune 500 company. The appointment came 20 years after Hobson served as a “trusted advisor to Schultz and the fortune 500 company as a whole”. For more on this story click https://stories.starbucks.com/press/2020/starbucks-announces-the-appointment-of-mellody-hobson-as-non-executive-chair-of-the-board/
Now, the one and only Tiwa savage decided to take #endsars to the MOBO awards. The Afro-star and mother of one in an emotional performance backed by an amazing band and colourful setting, emotionally sang these brave lines repeatedly:
“Who gave the order?”
That was a moment for deep breaths for many.
Still with the Mobo awards, Burna Boy went home with the Best International Act award while Wizkid won the Best African Act award of the year, well deserved with Made in Lagos album.
More on the Mobo awards please visit https://www.mobo.com/front
Moving away from the Mobo Awards, Atlanta new generation of black online talents is making waves. Talented black influencers recently opened the 2 all Black creator houses aiming to make Atlanta the “hub for online talents and are hoping these homes will bring a level of legitimacy to their status within the larger creator ecosystem”. More in this link https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/11/style/atlanta-black-tiktok-creators.html
Now,on the political front, Ghana reelected Nana Akufu-Addo for a second term. After going to the polls on the 7th of December, 2020. He won against his main opposition john Dramami Mahama who rejected the results. Well, our prayers with our Ghanaian brothers and sisters as they resolve their political differences.
And finally, Anthony Joshua still retains the title of the heavyweight champion of the world. As boxing fans attended the event in the UK with 1,000 spectators since the pandemic, the Nigerian British boxer retains the titles of the IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO tittles of the world heavyweight champion. Read here for more https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-13/anthony-joshua-kubrat-pulev-boxing-world-heavyweight-title/12978928
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