Sub-Saharan Africa has an infrastructure gap of more than $40 billion. As noted by U.S. President Barack Obama in the announcement of his Power Africa project recently, this gap is most notable in the power sector. The power sector accounts for nearly 60 percent of the spending deficit, and more [...]
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The National Basketball Association (NBA) prides itself in being a league that draws players from all over the world. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant speaks Spanish to Pau Gasol during games when he doesn’t want opposing teams to know what is going on.
The people of the British capital of London have promised to make this year’s opening ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics one to remember. Showcasing Britain’s cultural and industrial evolution under the artistic direction of Danny Boyle, performers will entertain the crowd of 60,000 at Olympic Stadium.
What might come as a surprise is that Washington D.C. has a higher HIV rate than the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia, and 28 other African countries. The District and the rest of the U.S. are now looking to Africa for lessons and ideas.
Baloji is a wild cowboy of a MC who hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Congo has been the home of the deadliest war since World War II, killing an estimated 5.5 million people since it began in 1998.
In its third-annual installation, Congo In Harlem is a week-long film series dedicated to screening films that educate the global community on important issues that affect the Democratic Republic of Congo and that explore and celebrate Congolese culture.