Category: Africa

ANGOLA/GHANA : Covid tests, an unexpected windfall for Israeli-Swiss group Mitrelli, China's BGI and Nigeria's Peters family

December 7, 2020
In recent months, a new breed of visitor has been crowding into the highly chic, privately owned Luanda Medical Center (LMC). They are the air travellers who are obliged by Source link

Africa: Capacitate Institutions to Silence the Guns, Urges AU

December 7, 2020
In an effort to silence the guns on the continent, African Union Chairperson President Cyril Ramaphosa has underscored the need to capacitate institutions that are engaged in efforts of peace and security. “In particular, we need to improve the implementation and coordination of the African Peace and Security Architecture and the African Governance Architecture for

Africa: Nuran Comes Back From Near Death Financial Experience to Implement Its First Network As a Service Contract With Vodafone in Ghana

December 6, 2020
London — NuRAN comes back from near death financial experience to implement its first network as a service contract with Vodafone in Ghana NuRAN has come out of the financial valley of the shadow of death to announce its first network as a service implementation with Vodafone in Ghana. Russell Southwood spoke to Francis Letourneau,

Zimbabwe: Chinese Miners Turn Hwange’s Deka Road Into a Death Trap

December 6, 2020
Hwange — Villagers in Makwa, Hwange East Constituency are fuming over the destruction of Deka Road by Chinese-owned mining companies operating in the area. Land degradation as well as water and air pollution have become perennial challenges for Hwange as the Chinese mining companies destroy roads and discharge effluent into rivers without any action being

Africa: What the Nomination of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield Means for U.S. Global Engagement and the U.S. Partnership with Africa

December 6, 2020
Washington, DC — President-elect Biden’s nomination of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield sends a strong message that the incoming administration is serious about re-engaging the world not only with strong policy leadership and national security skills, but also ensuring that America acts in line with its core values when working with our partners. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield is the

AFRICA : European Investment Bank ready to provide fresh funds for start-up investor Janngo

December 5, 2020
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has for the last month been studying the case for making a fresh €10m contribution to social start-up studio Janngo, which was set up in 2018 by Senegalese businesswoman Fatoumata Bâ. Source link

Africa: Gender-Based Violence – We Must Flatten the Curve of This Shadow Pandemic

December 5, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic and a prevailing culture of impunity threatens progress achieved on gender equality and ending violence against women and girls, UN Women is calling for robust and decisive action in response to this unprecedented crisis on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. In the run up to the

Africa: Time for a Reset for U.S.-Africa Trade Relations

December 4, 2020
Washington, DC — The African Continental Free Trade Agreement is a Game Changer Key Points: The new African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will bring economic development across the continent, as well as significant opportunities for American companies looking to do business there. The United States should negotiate a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Africa.

Over 204 African American Slave Rebellions

October 6, 2019
The history of chattel slavery from 1619 to 1863 is a history of African-American slave rebellions. It is a history of resistance to the American slave system.  African captives resisted slavery. The resistance to slavery took various forms. These forms of resistance included insurrections on slave ships during the Middle Passage, sabotaging, maiming and killing

CARICOM’S REPARATIONS CAMPAIGN-Leave No One Behind!

October 5, 2019
THE  SUSTAINABLE  DEVELOPMENT principle of “Leaving No-One Behind”– a principle that the UN applies to several categories of persons– is ALSO one of the fundamental principles of our REPARATIONS  CAMPAIGN.This is how I expressed it in my treatise entitled THE   REPARATIONS  MANIFESTO : – “No One Must Be Left Behind” : A fundamental objective of

Retail Expansion in South Africa

June 30, 2016
We’re worth it South Africa’s market offers avid consumers and a stepping stone to the rest of Africa. This is especially true for big global brands, Two months after opening, Starbucks in South Africa still pulls impressive queues on weekends. Famous worldwide brands are a bit of a novelty in South Africa. Similarly enthusiastic crowds met the

Elombe Brath – African Internationalist – Pan Africanist – Garveyite

March 28, 2015
African American activists know May 19th as the birthday of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, or Malcolm X. As fate would have it, renowned African internationalist and Pan Africanist scholar, activist, and leader, Elombe Brath, joined the spiritual world of the ancestors on May 19th 2014. I cannot think of a more gifted Pan Africanist

They Came Before Columbus

January 10, 2015
  They Came Before Columbus There is a solid body of historical evidence which calls into question much of the history we have been taught in school. For one, the story of the discovery of America and the so-called New World by Christopher Columbus is just that, a story. They Came Before Columbus and other

Who Are The Moors

December 23, 2014
See larger image African Europeans: An Untold History (Audible Audiobook) New From: $25.94 In Stock Who Are The Moors: Explore the Truth about when Black Men Ruled the World Many historians have said the Moors were the group that brought the Western world out of the Dark Ages – making a significant impact on the

UNTOLD BLACK HISTORY: The Black Chinese: DNA test… Case Closed

December 21, 2014
Ancient Black Chinese From East Africa ” (by PROFESSOR JIN LI – Fudan University Shanghai) An international study has found that the Chinese people originated not from Peking Man in northern China, but from early humans in East Africa who moved through South Asia… UNTOLD BLACK HISTORY: The Black Chinese: DNA test… Case… UNTOLD BLACK

Folk Medicine Use Among The Gullah: Bridging The Gap Between Folk Medicine And Westernized Medicine

October 4, 2014
By Tiara S. Banks This study examined the practice of folk medicine among a group of African Americans living on the coast of the Sea Islands, the Gullah/Geechee. The Gullah/Geechee are descendants of enslaved Africans, transported from Western and West-Central Africa, who have preserved their African influenced culture consisting of language, food ways, rituals, and

Obama Takes the Lead on Doing Business with Africa

August 7, 2014
Obama Doing Business in Africa    Obama Takes the Lead on Doing Business with Africa Washington, D.C. (United States) (OFFICIAL WIRE) August 5, 2014 EXECUTIVE ORDER   ESTABLISHING THE PRESIDENT’S ADVISORY COUNCIL ON DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICA By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of

African Geography – Cities and Countries

July 19, 2014
African Geography – Cities and Countries African Geography – Cities and Countries A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created … – 38 North A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created …38 NorthHaving brokered deals in places such as South Sudan and Central African

Nigeria Kidnappings — Who Are the ‘Boko Haram?’

July 16, 2014
By Andrew Lam Editor’s Note: Professor Michael Watts teaches geography at UC Berkeley and is the author of many books, including “Silent Violence: Food, Famine, and Peasantry in Northern Nigeria” and “Curse of the Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta.” He spoke to NAM editor Andrew Lam about the recent kidnappings

TOTR Productions Presents: UnTold Black History…EVERYONE&’S HISTORY

March 24, 2014
See larger image A History of the African-Olmecs: Black Civilizations of America from Prehistoric Times to the Present Era (Paperback) New From: $19.95 In Stock Untold Black History Olmecs – Slave Trade – Moors Native Americans – Indians – Chinese Ancestors – African – Mexico – South America The Untold Black History that will make