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ICB Forum 2015: More than 1,000 Participants Attended the Opening of the Conference

More than 1,000 participants, from across Africa and the globe, gathered yesterday for the opening of the ICB Forum 2015 – Invest in Congo Brazzaville.The ICB Forum 2015 is the first major conference for the promotion of investment opportunities in the Congo to African and international industrial and financial partners. [...]

  • A beautiful view of the Cahora Bassa Dam in Mozambique, Africa

Making a Case for Hydropower

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 than [...]

  • Luol Deng, NBA player.’s Guide to African Players in the NBA

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.luol deng, lebron james, chicago bulls, miami heat Last [...]

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The 2012 Olympics: Africa′s Flag-Bearers

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. The opening ceremony [...]

AIDS: What the U.S. Can Learn From Africa

Approximately 20,000 delegates will gather in Washington, D.C. this week for the 19th International AIDS Conference(IAS). Among these attendees are policy makers, researchers, and people living with HIV/AIDS. It has been 12 years since the last global AIDS conference was held in the United States. The IAS Governing Council decided to hold [...]

Josephine’s Story: A Remarkable Woman in Congo

I’m just back from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a country ravaged by war and conflicts over the past 10 years, conflicts that have claimed millions of lives. It is a place where in many corners of the country, security and rule of law are virtually non-existent, and food [...]

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