Category Archives for Africans With Global Voices

Martin Luther King Jr. & His Journey to Africa

Americans and black people around the world will this week celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Even though he was a notable civil rights leader in the United States, he also inspired many people

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10 Cultural Ideas That Are Bad For Africans

Colonialism is responsible for all society’s ills Although colonialism is responsible for some of the ills that still plague Africa today it is not responsible for everything. Former French colonies

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Worship of Real Christian God v. European gods

There is a line of thinking in some circles that black people should not be Christians because Christianity is the white man’s religion. First, Jesus Christ whom the whole Christian religion is based

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Tanzania’s President John ‘bulldozer’ Magufuli’s New Leadership

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli was recently elected in October and already he is setting a new tone for the direction of the country and its leadership. His brand of leadership opens a new chapter

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Malema Honestly Evaluates Mandela & Mugabe Legacy

Recently, South African Member of Parliament and opposition EFF leader, Julius Malema addressed the Oxford Union and was very candid about his approach to issues in his country. He has become the voice

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10 Ideas That Are Bad For Blacks in America

1. Money Over Everything This mentality translates to prostitute yourself to the highest bidder. This is the message of the culture of hip-hop. It rationalizes making decisions devoid of values and standards

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The Other Side of US Colleges & Universities

As student protests increase on College campuses in the US, we have chosen to highlight one story that sheds light on the things students face. This is a telling story for future International Students

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Zimbabwe’s Dr. Murandu Pioneers Wound Treatment

Dr Murandu, is a senior lecturer in adult nursing at the University Of Wolverhampton School Of Health, and has completed groundbreaking research on the use of sugar to treat wounds, bed sores, ulcers and

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Young African Tech Entrepreneur: Teresa Mbagaya

Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest female Total Entrepreneurial Activity  rate (27%) in the world. However, most new entrepreneurial ventures in Africa and the world will involve some use of computer

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The Pan-Africanist Movement & African Union

Pan-Africanism means the ideas, the leaders and the movements which have tried to unite black people in a common struggle for freedom, equality and self-confidence throughout the world and especially in

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The Land Answer In Kenya

One of the issues that plague independent African countries is what has been termed ‘The Land Question’. This has been a thorny issue since European settlers began occupying sub-Saharan Africa and

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Early Portuguese Settlers in East and Southern Africa

Portugal was a small, poor feudal society during the 15th century with underdeveloped industry and unproductive agricultural lands. This explains the early exploration of the Portuguese in Africa and other

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African Innovation Through Research

Ghanaian  academic Dr. Abu Yaya has created an electrical insulator, specifically an electro porcelain insulator. Electro porcelain is widely used to insulate electric cables, in homes, on the railways,

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2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Opening date: 1 September 2015 Closing date: Entries must be submitted via the online entry form by 1 November 2015 (12 noon GMT) No entries will be considered if submitted after this date. ABOUT THE

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How Nigeria’s Bennett Omalu Changed the NFL

The Movie Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made

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Kenya’s Leading StartUps

M-KOPA SOLAR M-KOPAs is dedicated to making high quality energy affordable to everyone. They are headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya and are the global leader of “pay-as-you-go” energy for off-grid customers. Since

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It Takes A Village to Raise A Child

There is a popular African proverb that it takes a village to raise a child. It highlights the need for a community involvement in the rearing of the next generation and rejects the notion of individualism.

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African Diaspora International Film Festival

The African Diaspora International Film Festival begins in Washington D.C. on August 21- August 23-, 2015. The following are some of the films and documentaries to be featured. For more information visit

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Zimbabwe’s Historymaker Maponga Learns the Power of Social Media

Stansly Maponga made history when he became the first Zimbabwean American to play in the American National Football League (NFL). Zimbabwe is the small Southern African country with the highest literacy

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