Tag Archives: Africa

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African Dream Initiative: Education Makes the Difference

Creating a cycle of success for the continent’s future leaders

African Dream Initiative gives bright, underresourced children the opportunity to attend the best schools and…

By Robin White Goode

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South African Tourism Launches Nelson Mandela-Inspired App

App re-creates global icon's journey for travelers

Today, South African Tourism launched the ‘Madiba’s Journey’ app, to make it easier for tourists…

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] Kenyan 6th-Grader Shares Poem at Women in the World Summit

Eunice Akoth says, "I have a dream, a dream that will not fail"

Eunice Akoth, Kenyan 6th-grader, delivers inspiring poem at Women in the World Summit in New…

By Brittany Dandy

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2015 Face List Awards Honor Pan-African Community Pioneers

Honorees include Boris and Nicole Ari Parker-Kodjoe, Ashish Thakker, Amadou G. Fall, and many more.

By Michael Tolbert

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Ylleya Fields Talks Becoming an Author and How She Created Princess Cupcake Jones

How a search for identity became a children's book series

How Ylleya Fields search for identity became children’s book series, Princess Cupcake Jones.

By Brittany Dandy

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Diversifying Your Palate: New York African Restaurant Week Expanding Platform for Restaurateurs of Color

Founder Akin Akinsanya and team expanding exposure for chefs of the diaspora

Akin Akinsanya put his own spin on Restaurant Week, providing restaurateurs of African descent the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Akon Helps Provide Electricity To 600 Million People In Africa

Solar Academy responds to Africa’s energy crisis

Senegalese-American singer Akon joins the latest round of celebrities doing “social good” around the globe.…

By Kandia Johnson

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US-Africa Synergy to Host Third Annual Cultural Evening

The May 30 event will celebrate the beauty and diversity of the continent

The US-Africa Synergy is hosting its Third Annual Cultural Evening, a night to celebrate the…

By Brittany Dandy

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Black Viewers Bolster NBA Playoff Ratings

People of color are tuning into the game in large numbers

The NBA, airing 11 games for the week, drew in 15.2 million total viewers, compared…

By Michael Tolbert

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[VIDEO] Lauryn Hill Dedicates Song to Nigeria After Missed Performance

Award winning songstress apologizes and sings 'Doo Wop That Thing'

Award winning songstress, Lauryn Hill, apologizes to Nigeria after missed performance and dedicates “Doo Wop…

By Brittany Dandy

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Fashion and Philanthropy: Bené Scarves is a Small Business With a Big Mission

How Sasha Matthews and Michelle Blue formed friendpreneurship to aid African girls

Bené is not a typical clothing company. It’s where fashion and philanthropy meet. Learn more…

By Courtney Herring

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Power Women of the Diaspora: Uganda Minister of Energy Details How Women Can Impact the World

Irene Nafuna Muloni shares advice for young leaders of African diaspora

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Irene Muloni to talk about her role and how black women…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Miss Nigeria USA 2015: Empowering Women Through Culture and Class

The annual pageant is set to take place in New York City

The Annual Miss Nigeria USA Pageant to take place at renowned Alvin Ailey Theater in…

By Brittany Dandy

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Classical Theater of Harlem Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Renowned institution commemorates diversity, art and community

Classical Theater of Harlem celebrates 15 years of diversity and art in the community.

By Brittany Dandy

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Millennials Eyeing Millions: How to Sell Your Web Platform … Again and Again

Entrepreneur talks how he builds revenue and what niches are big money makers

Millennial entrepreneur details how to successfully sell Web properties and his venture to provide a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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NBA Set for First Exhibition Game in Africa

August event being held as part of league's ongoing Basketball Without Borders initiative

Solidifying it’s global presence, the NBA will play an exhibition game in Johannesburg, South Africa…

By Michael Tolbert

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Cool Jobs: How Global Actress and Author Esosa E Paves Her Own Lane in a Creative Career

'An African City' star talks second season, new book and nontraditional path to professional fulfillment

‘An African City’ actress Esosa E talks about how she got her start in Hollywood…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Adventure Seeker: How Nomadness Tribe’s Evita Robinson Launched Global Travel Movement

You too can turn a spark of passion into a feasible, fulfilling enterprise

Evita Robinson was able to take what was once a personal platform to document her…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Career Highlights from Global Influencers On Time’s 100 Most Influential List

Top global leaders you should know

Here are the career highlights from several prominent global leaders on Time’s 100 Most Influential…

By Courtney Connley

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‘We Will Never Forget You’ : One year Since Nigerian Schoolgirls Abducted

Malala Yousafzia, and others turn to the internet in support of missing Nigerian Schoolgirls

Yesterday marked one year since Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted from a boarding school in the…

By Brittany Dandy

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