Tag Archives: South Africa

Fellowship Initiative

The Fellowship Initiative Is Shattering the Status Quo

JPMorgan Chase is changing the lives of young African American and Latino men

The Fellowship Initiative sponsored by JPMorgan Chase is a comprehensive mentoring and enrichment program that…

By Robin White Goode

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Plan Your Best Vacation Ever at One of These Amazing Destinations in Africa

Here are four countries that you should visit in Africa

Here are four amazing destinations in Africa that you should plan your next vacation at.

By Kandia Johnson

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(Actor Nicole Ari Parker addresses girls At the Well. Image: David Kelly Crow)

Women’s History Month: Jacqueline Glass At the Well

Founder of At the Well Conferences Inc. provides safe space for bright girls of color

Jacqueline Glass, a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, is founder of At the Well Conferences…

By Robin White Goode

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day With 5 Black-owned Wine Brands

Try these delicious selections from South Africa

From rich full-bodied reds to sparkling whites, a great glass of wine sets the mood…

By Kandia Johnson

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Beverly Bond Announces the 2016 Launch of Black Girls Rock Africa

Celebrity DJ and philanthropist is set to launch Black Girls Rock! platform in Africa

From a star-studded annual awards show and Black Girls Rock! Think Tank for research, policy,…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Organizations Honoring the Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Events and organizations are keeping the political icon's legacy alive.

It was Mandela who once said: It is in your hands to make a difference,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Generation Soweto

New Documentary to Explore South Africa’s Political and Social Climate From the Perspective of Four Millennials

'Generation Soweto' takes a look at South Africa's job market, technology, cost of living and more

‘Generation Soweto’ explores youth culture in Johannesburg and Cape Town through the eyes of four…

By Courtney Connley

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Alvin Ailey Dance Company Launches International Tour

Dancers to perform in South Africa, Paris, and Canada

Alvin Ailey dance Company set to perform in South Africa, Paris and Canada.

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] Yegna: Ethiopia’s Sound of Change

Girl-band empowers women to become confident, educated, and self-employed

The multi-platform brand, Yegna, means “ours” in Amharic, and their message is all about…

By Brittany Dandy

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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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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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5 Things to Know About Jon Stewart’s Replacement Trevor Noah

What you should know about the rising South African comedian

Five things to know about South African comedian Trevor Noah.

By Courtney Connley

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5 of the Worlds Best Marathons for Your Bucket List

Check out some of the best adventurous marathons around the world

Running a marathon is one of the most popular activities on peoples bucket list.…

By Kandia Johnson

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Exploring The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela in South Africa

His life and legacy is an integral part of any visit to his homeland

A little over a year following his death, the world still is grieving over the…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Lil Jon Discovers His “Big 5” in South Africa

“What’s Your BIG 5?” is a new campaign aimed at re-defining the broad range of authentic and distinct experiences found only in South Africa

Have you ever been to South Africa?

By Kimberly Wilson

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african safari

Boardroom to the Bush: Suit Up and Safari Through South Africa

Sun International is making it especially easy for business travelers heading to Johannesburg to see more than just the inside of a boardroom

Enjoy the adventure after working hard on your vacation

By Kimberly Wilson

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How One Black Entrepreneur ‘Powers’ Obama’s Africa Strategy

President Obama's Africa strategy has moved forward as other countries invest more into the continent.

Power Africa was the centerpiece of Obama’s message: “Let’s do business.”

By Derek T. Dingle

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Nelson Mandela’s Granddaughters Land Reality Show

The show debuting February 10 will show, among other things, the sisters shark cage diving

‘Being Mandela’ takes viewers into the lives of one of South Africa’s most influential families

By Makkada B. Selah

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The National Stadium, just outside the township of Soweto in Johannesburg.

In South Africa, the African Cup of Nations Is Big Business

Travel, advertising and hospitality are on full display at Africa's marquee tournament

South Africa is currently hosting the African Cup of Nations.

By Darren Sands

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Amid Growing Unrest, South Africa Unveils $100B Jobs Plan

President Jacob Zuma is facing mounting criticism that he hasn't done enough to stem the country's economic distress.

President Jacob Zuma is facing mounting criticism that he hasn’t done enough to stem the…

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