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20 Hottest Women in Africa’s Entertainment Industry + Watch the Celebration of the Appointment of the First Nigerian Woman U.S. Judge!

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Itz TiffanyHAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AML people! In case you haven’t noticed, women absolutely rock and today is all about celebrating them!

In celebrating International Women’s Day on AML, I wanted to parse it out on two fronts: a) share with you all AML’s 20 Hottest Women in West Africa’s Entertainment Industry i.e. trailblazers and un-apologetically brilliant women with talents, creativity, positive energy, focus, drive and who you are least likely to find getting involved in silliness on or offline; and b) share with you all the latest AML video which is the coverage of the First Nigerian Woman U.S. Judge!

Here we go! In no particular order but definitely handling the business, this is the list of AML’s 20 Hottest Women in the Entertainment Industry right now:

1. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Actress, Nigeria)

2. Stephanie Okereke (Actress, Nigeria)

3. Joselyn Dumas (Actress, Ghana)

4. Yvonne Okoro (Actress, Ghana)

5. Jackie Appiah (Actress, Ghana)

6. Tiwa Savage (Singer, Nigeria)

7. Shirley Frimpong-Manso (Filmmaker, Nigeria)

8. Bobby Taylor (Publicist, Nigeria)

9. Itz Tiffany (Rapper, Ghana)

10. Ms. Jaie (Singer, Nigeria)

11. Sasha P (Singer, Nigeria)

12. Raquel (Singer, Ghana)

13. Waje (Singer, Nigeria)

14. Nse Ikpe-Etim (Actress, Nigeria)

15. Rita Dominic (Fillmaker/Actress, Nigeria)

16. Becca (Singer, Ghana)

17. Emem Isong (Filmmaker, Nigeria)

18. Joke Silva (Actress/Filmmaker, Nigeria)

19. Eva Alordiah (Rapper, Nigeria)

20. Peace Anyiam-Fiberisima (Film Awards Event Producer, Nigeria)

The First Nigerian Woman U.S. Judge

“March 8th, 2013 marks the globally celebrated annual International Women’s Day. For African women, while there are still tremendous challenges faced within and outside the continent, there are also tremendous strides and achievements made. One such achievement is the appointment of the First Nigerian woman U.S Judge, Judge Bunmi Awoniyi. Judge Awoniyi is also the first Nigerian, man or woman, to be appointed to the California Judiciary.

On February 1st, 2013, the Sacramento Nigerian community (Sacramento Association of Nigerians, Akwa-Ibom Association of Nigeria, USA (Sacramento Chapter), the Yoruba Heritage International, the Igbo Development Union of Sacramento and more),poured out in numbers to organize, support and celebrate Judge Awoniyi’s appointment. “

-Uduak

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Africa Music Law™

AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok empowering the African artist and Africa's rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Ms. Uduak is also a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her law firm’s intellectual property law, media, business, fashion, and entertainment law practice areas. She has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts and handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients in the USA, Africa, and Asia.

Her work and contributions to the creative industry have been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, The American University School of Law and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA including ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the prestigious Academy of Arts University in San Francisco.
For legal representation inquiries, please email (uduak@ebitulawgrp.com). For blog related inquiries i.e. advertising, licensing, or guest interview requests, please email (africamusiclaw@gmail.com). Thank you for visiting Africa Music Law™.

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