2017 had a lot of special packages for the celebs who wanted to go the extra miles to do things they are not usually known for, and most of them succeeded in making great things at of their effort.

Female celebs across the continent gave their male counterparts a run for their money cementing the popular saying; ‘What men can do women can do better’. We had few of them launched their own special projects within the year which they are planning to take further in this brand new year.

We can’t forget the male celebs too as most of them did well in 2017 as well, we have for you 5 celebs who did well in 2017 and are looking at making bigger impacts in 2018 – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Toke Makinwa, Yvonne Nelson, John Dumelo and Boitumelo Thulo.


Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has been referred to on many occasions as the superwoman of Nollywood and we saw that when she returned from break with ‘Alter Ego’ that was so huge across Africa. And, we featured her in our magazine as well where she spoke vividly about the movie and her plans for 2018.


She is now known as Toke Makinwa – ‘On Becoming’, for the success, she achieved with her book which was launched at major cities across the globe, she gave us a gist of how things will be in 2018 when she also unveiled her TM range of bags.



You can call her Ghana’s Angelina Jolie, She had a bit of rough 2017 with press reports on her pregnancy and other stuff, but, in all the Ghanaian star actress managed to win at some few things and is planning a bigger come back in 2018 that we can see already.



John Dumelo also had the media descended on him when he tried to do politics, but he is back pushing his clothing line and also has gone into farming and is seen travelling within Ghana to promote more farm-related activities.



Boity’s 2017 can be described as an entrepreneurial year for her, she also launched Boity Toning Support for the ladies, is expected to take it beyond South Africa this year.

We will bring you more soon, do you have any celeb you think should have been on the list. Sound-off in the comments box below.

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