Tag Archives: Africa

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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…

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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…

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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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Girl Code: Teen Girls in Ghana Learn Coding at a Local Mosque

Girls in a slum community are empowered through tech

A tech entrepreneur teaches weekly courses on coding and tech to teen girls in Ghana.

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Militant Group al-Shabab Kills 147 at Kenyan College

Christian students targeted in attack, reports say

More than 140 students and staff members were killed in an al-Shabab attack at a…

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Face2Face Africa Hosting Pan-African Weekend in New York City for Global Innovators

Attendees have the chance to meet celebrities and business moguls of pan-African affairs

Pan-African Weekend is set to take place from July 10-12 in New York City, and…

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South African Safari and 4 More Affordable Travel Destinations

The cost to travel to these hot spots has went down drastically

Five affordable travel destinations just got cheaper for American tourists.

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T.I. Opens his First Restaurant: Scales 925

The upscale eatery is located in downtown Atlanta

T.I. is opening his first restaurant, Scales 925, in downtown Atlanta on April 14.

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Open Letter to ’60 Minutes’ on Increasing Its Coverage of Africans

Over 150 journalists and professors gave their signature

On Wednesday, March 25, more than 150 journalists and professors sent an open letter to…

By Cristie Leondis

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MIT Africa Investment Forum to Host Business Leaders and Experts

Organizers building platform for initiatives for entrepreneurial training and bridging the gap

Themed “Unlocking Africa’s Innovation Potential,” this year’s event includes cross-generational dialogue on role of the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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FACE Africa Hosting 6th Annual WASH Gala: Instilling Clean Water Initiatives and Programs in West Africa

The event is aiming to raise $300,000 to provide residents with safe water

FACE Africa is hosting its sixth annual WASH gala, which will help provide clean water…

By Cristie Leondis

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‘The Dress’ Being Used to Fight Domestic Violence

Viral photo resurfaces to promote a greater cause

A photo of a dress went viral on the Web in February after social media…

By Essence Gant

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Women’s History Month: Advocacy Group Honors Global Leaders at Library of Congress

Global Connections for Women Foundation hosts first female president of Malawi, among other honorees

Check out highlights from the Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) honors gala, hosted at…

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Social Media Week Lagos Connects Africa for Awareness and Innovation

Participants explore what a connected continent of 1 billion people means for the world

As Social Media Week continues globally, check out updates from Lagos, Nigeria, on “Upwardly Mobile:…

By Cristie Leondis

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U.S. Anti-Terroist Regulations Cut Money Transfers to Somalia

Somali families suffer amid U.S. regulations

A U.S. attempt to control terrorists has led to a dilemma among Somali families. “Regulations intended…

By Essence Gant

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Couple Launches International Black History Month in Hong Kong

Power beaus on mission to spread economic empowerment and multicultural awareness

Couple is on a mission to honor the extraordinary achievements and historic contributions of African-Americans…

By Kandia Johnson

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This Day In History: Nelson Mandela Released from Prison

Today marks the 25th anniversary of his release

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela‘s release from prison, a great day in…

By Cristie Leondis

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International Women’s Day: Advocacy Group Honoring Global Female Leaders

GC4W will celebrate ‘connecting for women empowerment’ on March 7

Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4w) will celebrate International Women’s Day honoring leaders at the…

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