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Women Running Africa

Interim President of Central African Republic, Catherine Samba-Panza Botswana’s Ambassador to the United States, Tebelelo Mazile Seretse   Cameroon’s Minister of Culture, Ama Tutu Muna   South African Minister of Public Service [...]
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Women Running Africa

History shows the continent has been home to some of the world’s most powerful African women. As we highlight the women running Africa, here is a look at memorable quotes from the continent’s heads of state, thought leaders and organizati [...]
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Fashion

Africa’s fashion scene is one of the most lively and innovative in the world- its growth perhaps attributed to Pan Africanism. Season after season, designers with their eccentric-sleek aesthetic and a knack for fusing culture with global trends hav [...]
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Current Events

Newly-released research from UNICEF has taken a look at the current growth rate in Africa and predicts the child population in Africa by 2050. The report, titled “Generation 2030 | AFRICA,” includes a wealth of data from the study as wel [...]
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Women Running Africa

Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a Harvard and M.I.T. graduate and a Nigerian economist. During her terms as the finance minister, Nigeria’s GDP has displayed a 6.87% growth. She was vice-president and corporate secretary of the Wor [...]
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Agriculture / Business & Finance

It is Friday night in Maputo and nightlife has not exactly started. But the KFC is bustling on Avenida 25 de Setembro with families buying buckets of chicken for dinner and groups of singles purchasing meals for pre-nightlife preparation. This scene [...]
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Obama/US-Africa Summit

In what is being called a ‘historic’ gathering of African leaders on American soil, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are hosting 50 heads of state from across the continent for the US-Africa summit. It has been just ov [...]
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Business & Finance / Obama/US-Africa Summit

Chocolate City. That is the affectionate nickname used by many African Americans to refer to Washington DC and its large black population. The week of August 4th 2014 saw Washington expand this notion of a ‘Chocolate City’  to new venues [...]
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Obama/US-Africa Summit

Fifty-one African leaders (along their spouses and other dignitaries) were treated to a 4-course meal at the US-Africa Summit formal State Dinner hosted by President Barack and Michelle Obama at the White House (well in a massive tent on the South La [...]
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Obama/US-Africa Summit

As part of the extensive schedule of events taking place during the three-day African Leaders Summit, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a dinner at the White House. While the formal dinner was held in honor of the 50 African [...]

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