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HLM Costume

By: Gloria Ojulari Sule
Connection: Diaspora
Occupation: Visual Artist

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I am a British-born visual artist of Nigerian-Anglo heritage. My decision to take a Fine Art Degree as a student in 1993 gave me the opportunity to make a long-overdue exploration into my African identity through the practice of visual arts making.


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Tanzania Inspiration

By: Kay Trotman
Connection: Business
Occupation: Travel Agent

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My story begins out of desperation and a tragic time in my life. It started through some very sad and dark days in my life, that have now turned to the most positive, the most inspiration and most enjoyable times of my life.


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My Ghana

By: Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond
Connection: Diaspora
Occupation: Author, "Powder Necklace"

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I was born in the States where I have lived my whole life, save the three years from age 12 to 15 I attended Mfantsiman Girls' Secondary School in Ghana, West Africa. Those three years were the inspiration for my debut novel Powder Necklace, which details my protagonist's baptism into Ghanaian culture.

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A Window into the Generosity of the Mauritanian People

By: Gregory HouŽl
Connection: Business
Occupation: Independent Democracy and Governance Expert

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In August 2006, my girlfriend and I went on a road trip to Nouadhibou, Mauritania's main port located 210 miles north of Nouakchott, the country's capital. At the time, I was working on an electoral assistance program to help local stakeholders organize free and competitive elections. The program was quite intense; I was therefore looking forward to a weekend getaway.

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