Category Archives for America

Bush, Obama & Africa

As the G W Bush presidential library opened in Dallas, Texas I could not help but reflect on the Bush legacy and policy toward Africa as a whole. For Africa, Bush was an ally who spearheaded several causes. 

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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Critically acclaimed and popular Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s releases her fourth book but third novel, Americanah. She describes it as a story about ‘Love, Race & Hair’.

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Politics of the ‘Small House’ in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe the southern African country has experienced a sudden peak in the divorce rate, 27% in 2012 to be exact. A High Court judge blamed the situation on the vast emigration of Zimbabweans into the

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Oscar Documentary Highlights Rwanda’s Heathcare System

The Academy Awards ceremony will be held Sunday night in California. While there are no authentically African films nominated this year we have chosen to highlight, “Open Heart” nominated in

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African Stories of Migration

We would like to highlight different stories of immigration in Africa and of Africans to the Americas. This article features migration within Southern Africa, from Malawi to Zimbabwe, from Zimbabwe to

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Innovation 101: The Solar Cooker by Noel Mubaina

Zimbabwe- Noel Mubaina (30), graduated with a diploma in advanced project management at DAPP Frontline Institute in Shamva and can also add to his list of accomplishments; a solar cooker made from cardboard

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HIV/AIDS and Sub-Saharan Africa

Born in Cameroon, Boghuma Kabisen Titanji is a medical doctor and MPhil/PhD candidate at University College London. Her research into HIV drug resistant viruses seeks to better understand the mechanisms

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