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Mall Developers Stake Out Turf Around Picturesque Victory Falls
February 6, 2018
At least that was the thinking of developers who obtained permits for a $13 million multi-purpose shopping mall not far from Zimbabwe’s renowned Victoria Falls. ... read more »
At Davos Confab of Wealthy Nations, A Stinging Report on Inequality Makes The Rounds
January 22, 2018
The theme of Davos Forum this year is “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World” with over 400 sessions over four days. ... read more »
Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana is Africa’s first male skeleton athlete at 2018 Winter Olympics
January 22, 2018
Ghana was first represented at the Winter Olympics in 2010, missed the 2014 games and bounced back in 2018 with Frimpong. ... read more »
Why Ending AIDS in Africa Matters to Black Americans
December 6, 2017
In recent months, several African heads of state have made public their commitment to support the goal of ending AIDS by 2030. ... read more »
Botswana court affirms legal recognition of Transgenders
November 23, 2017
In the earlier case in March 2016, the Botswana Court of Appeal ordered the government to register a non-governmental organization that promotes the rights of the LGBT community in Botswana. ... read more »
Zimbabwe Leader Ends 37 Year Career And Steps Down
November 22, 2017
“There is evidence this intervention is driven by the self-interest of military generals rather than national interest, which makes prospects for economic and democratic reforms bleak.” ... read more »
Zimbabwe Leader, Facing, Deadline, Refuses Ouster By His Generals
November 22, 2017
Many expressed concerned that the stage-management by military officers was not the return to democracy that many had hoped. ... read more »
Nearly Total Focus On Latinos Slights Black Immigrants
October 12, 2017
Dr. Smith’s fundamental argument is undocumented Latino immigration is detrimental to Blacks. ... read more »
Forum Highlights Increased Engagement with Africa
October 5, 2017
Recently, Rep. Karen Bass hosted the Africa Braintrust at the 47th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. ... read more »
Is Clinton-Era Trade Bill For Africa Next For The Trump Hatchet?
August 15, 2017
The Trump administration can’t seem to find an existing trade or aid bill for Africa that it likes enough to renew. ... read more »
Slavery’s History and Legacy Must Be Unchained (Part 2)
May 18, 2017
The movie Django: Unchained caused- and movies on slavery since then continue to generate-mostly negative conversation and commentary, among Blacks. However, it’s mostly talk. No matter how Black people feel about these films, they’re not likely to take Hollywood to task for its distortion of history. ... read more »
CBC Africa Taskforce Co-Chairs Host Africa Forum on Famine
April 12, 2017
Congressmembers Meeks and Bass lead #EndFamineNow forum. ... read more »
Ayuko Babu Speaks the Legacy of the Pan African Film Festival
March 31, 2017
Ayuko Babu talks about the movies featured in the 2017 Pan African Film Festival. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Ayuko Babu Speaks on the Importance of Movies About Slavery and Africa
March 29, 2017
Ayuko Babu demystifies the claims of Africans selling other Africans into slavery. Host: Brandon I. Brandon ... read more / watch video »
New Look for Africa on ‘Corrected’ Boston School Maps
March 23, 2017
New Look for Africa on ‘Corrected’ Boston School Maps ... read more »
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