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Legends in Black History: Martin Luther King Jr

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and the impact of his life stretches from Birmingham Alabama to India to Tete Mozambique to Ghana. His work had a tremendous impact on African countries and their

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South Africa Resumes Deportation: A Political Calculation

Reports from Zimbabwe indicate that South Africa has resumed deportation of illegal Zimbabweans. 500 Zimbabweans were sent over the border to Beitbridge. From the estimated 1.5million Zimbabweans living

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Hannah Pool: Discovering her unknown family

Hannah Pool was recently featured on African Voices. She was born in Eritrea in 1974 and was adopted at the age of six months by an American mother and a  British father, David Pool, a professor

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Nobel Laureate Johnson Sirleaf: About to be voted out

On Tuesday, Liberians go to the polls to elect their next President. Incumbent Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is facing strong opposition from Harvard educated Winston Tubman and soccer sensation George Weah.

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Paul Biya Cementing his Dictatorship in Cameroon

President Paul and Chantal Biya The citizens of Cameroon have gone to the polls to elect their President. The field includes incumbent President Paul Biya and 22 opposition candidates. The aging

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Africans With Global Voices: Nobel Laureates

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf & Leymah Gbowee Activist Leymah Gbowee If you had never heard of Leymah Gbowee now is the time to watch the powerful and inspiring documentary, “Pray

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Africans with Global Voices

The Root released its Root 100 2011 List of Influential Black people. On that list are three Africans whose work is creating global converstations. Award winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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The New Face of Africa: Tererai Trent

Dr. Tererai Trent is now known as Oprah’s Favorite guest www.oprah.com/oprahshow/Tererai–Trents-Story-Video . Her story is not only inspiring but it will give new a definition of what education

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Our Heroes in the Diaspora: Derreck Kayongo

As we continue our series on Heroes in the Diaspora we feature CNN Hero: Derreck Kayongo. Mr. Kayongo is a Social Entrepreneur who has been nominated as a Top 10 CNN Hero for 2011. He is Founder

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The New Face of Africa: Dr. Helena Ndume

Dr. Helena Ndume As we continue our series The New Face of Africa we feature Dr. Helena Ndume an ophthalmologist working in Namibia to help people see again. Helena Ndume is New Face of African

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In remembrance of Dr. Wangari Maathai

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The Dawn of a New African Era

The European gospel that was preached by David Livingstone and many such colonialists who perverted religion to pilfer land and resources from the Africans taught that Africans were the descendants

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The Faces of Zambian Politics

President Sata and Vice President Scott (in the middle) Zambia has successfully elected Michael Sata and Guy Scott as the President and Vice President respectively.  After a few days of political

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New York Times & United Nations Online Election Course

With the disputed election in Zambia, this presents an opportunity for journalists, bloggers etc who would like to learn better strategies for covering elections as we look forward to the day we will

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Our Heroes in the Diaspora: Taz Mukorombindo

This week we want to start by introducing our newest segment; Our Heroes in the Diaspora.  We will be featuring Africans who are making a difference in the diaspora. To begin our series we are featuring

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Overcoming Infertility in Nigeria

Infertility is a huge problem not only in Nigeria but in many African countries. If more of these clinics were available in most African countries women may not have to go through the ridicule and social

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Multicultural Dance in New Zealand

This video is from a Multi Cultural show in Christchurch, New Zealand. This event was produced by Taz Mukorombindo, CEO of Canterbury Business Association. Ra McRostie from Koru Community Dance Theatre taught the

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Scholarships for African Students to Study Human Rights Law

Dear colleagues We are very pleased to announce that admissions are now open for fivescholarships for candidates from African Commonwealth countries to studyfor the part-time Masters in International

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Meet Miss Universe: Leila Lopes

MISS UNIVERSE 2011: LEILA LOPES Leila Lopes of Angola has won the Miss Universe title for 2011. She was crowned winner of Miss Universe 2011 in São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011, becoming the

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The 21st Century Foreign Language Requirement for African Students

This is my warning call to all students in Africa. I want to challenge all the people under 25 who are in school or are about to start school  so that they can be ready for the future. One cannot

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