Welcome to I AM FAB Gallery – the brand new section of the FAB Blog solely devoted to you. Your images and answers to our FAB questions will be displayed in our ‘I AM FAB’ gallery in a bid to portray our diversity, beauty and FABness. The entries published in our galleries will be selected on merit of originality, creativity, quality and of course, their power to reflect your FABulous way of life.
If you think you are FAB and wish to share you FABness with the world via our ‘I AM FAB’ galleries, please send us your jpeg images and answers to the following questions at [email protected]
FAB thing about your name:
Country of origin:
FAB thing about your country of origin:
Country of residence:
What makes you FABulous African Black:
Name: Chika Emmanuella
FAB thing about your name: I think my name is really FAB cos it’s kind of universal every country has a specific way of calling it, they’re are never mistaken (lol); it’s always the same like Tika, Chikas, Shika and so on, so I believe all makes it so fabulous!
Country of origin: I was born and bred in Nigeria.
FAB thing about your country of origin: Oh my God, I love Nigeria, it’s really a place to live and experience life!
Country of residence: I live in Nigeria.
Occupation: I am a Model and also a student.
What makes you FABulous African Black: My looks and the fact that am proud to be black!
Name: Amina Kamara
FAB thing about your name: ‘Amina’ in Arabic means ‘honest and faithful.’ I think that’s pretty FAB
Name: Christiana Uzoamaka Udeogu-Gözalan
FAB thing about your name: My parents met and fell in love, as students, in Leipzig, Germany; Uzoamaka means “the beautiful journey” (to Germany?). Udeogu is a combination of war and peace (interesting); and Gözalan actually means “eyecatcher”(I guess my afro-hairstyle contributes to that).
Country of origin: Germany (maternal) Nigeria (paternal) Turkey (by marriage).
FAB thing about your country of origin: Well, all three countries are rich in culture. I love the family values, the food (if you´re not a vegetarian:-)), the fashion, the literature, the movies and the music and musicians( Seeed, Jan Delay;Ayo, Nneka, Asa, Fela, Nil, Teoman)
Country of residence: Munich,Germany.
Occupation: medical doctor, psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, mother.
What makes you FABulous African Black: With my parents as my great role models, my goal in life is to give back to society and help where I can. At the same time, I do my very best to enjoy my extremely privileged and blessed life.
Name: Mojoyinolaoluwa Adelusi
FAB thing about your name: Mojoyinolaoluwa, which means “I eat honey in the wealth of The Lord” is a very beautiful and unique name. I always get the ‘uhn’, ‘ehn’, ‘pardon’, ‘please say it again.’ Another Fab thing about my name is that when you call it, you are directing the prayer or prophecy at yourself.
Country of origin: Nigeria
FAB thing about your country of origin: We love ‘self’ more than anything. That’s why there are very rare cases of suicide here.
Country of residence: Nigeria
Occupation: Accountant-cum-professional make up artist.
What makes you FABulous African Black: It is my second name!
Name: Omolara Gbadamosi
FAB thing about your name: It’s difficult to translate my name literally into English, but the closest meaning is “children constitute companionship and fellowship.”
Country of origin: Nigeria
FAB thing about your country of origin: The resilience of its people wherever they find themselves in the world. There’s a Nigerian on each continent, next stop..Mars!
Country of residence: UK
Occupation: Masters Student
What makes you FABulous African Black: I am brave enough to wear yellow in the British winter. I believe that fear is the only thing that stops us aspiring for greatness.
Name: Nzinga Qunta
FAB thing about your name: Named after an Angolan warrior queen who prevented the Portugese from colonising her country until she died. Strong, beautiful and smart.
Country of origin: Born in Australia to South African parents,lived in Botswana and Zimbabwe and settled in South Africa
FAB thing about your country of origin: Australia has koala bears.
Country of residence: SA
Occupation: Model Agency owner and creative director of an African lifestyle website www.jucyafrica.com
What makes you FABulous African Black: My name, heritage, the fact that all my work from TV presenting on Channel O to running an African based website to preenting 3 seasons of Imagine Afrika has a connection to the African continent.
Name: Oseyi Ikuenobe
FAB thing about your name: My full first name ‘Oseyiomon’ literally means “God gave us this child,” so it’s been great to go about life thinking I’m a gift from God, and I try to ensure that I continue to be a blessing to my family and to everyone around me.
Country of origin: Nigeria
FAB thing about your country of origin: There is so much diversity in Nigeria. Diversity of thought, diversity of culture, diversity of language, diversity of attitudes. It’s such a vibrant place that is full of contradictions and offers so much promise for the future.
Country of residence: USA
Occupation: Information Technology Management, FAB Magazine Contributing Editor (USA).
What makes you FABulous African Black: My operating philosophy of “Warri no dey carry last” – I like to remember the late JFK’s advice that most problems are created by people, and so can be solved by people. All you need is the right people and the right attitude – I like to believe I always bring the right attitude to everything I do…
Name: Vanessa Eyenga
FAB thing about your name: “Eyenga” is a genuine BETI name, which is the tribe I come from in Cameroon: Our first daughter is called the same.
Country of origin: Cameroon
FAB thing about your country of origin: DIVERSITY… As a result of colonialism, both French and English are the official languages but Cameroon has today over 250 languages spoken; 200 tribes; 10 regions, all together united under one thing: PEACE ( & Football lol) …. May God bless us to keep it that way…
Country of residence: UK ( London)
What makes you FABulous African Black: Respect of my traditions and other people values and carrying it everywhere I go…