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MIPAD 2021 Global List

MIPAD Hosts Recognition & Awards Ceremony, Unveils 2021 Global List

The Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Recognition and Awards Ceremony, following the opening of the 76th United Nations General Assembly, on Sunday, Oct 3rd will recognize outstanding personalities and high achievers of African descent from around the world for their positive contributions. MIPAD will unveil two global 100 lists of Most Influential People of African Descent – in the Creative 100 Edition and the 100 Under 40 Edition – for the year 2021 on Sunday, 3 October, 2021. The ceremony which is sponsored by WarnerMedia News & Sports will be hosted by Zain Asher of CNN and will

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A School & Cultural Institution Aims To Level The Playing Field For Women & Girls In Rural Uganda

By Ronald Kibirige and Scott Frank As we honored women and girls last week, on the annual International Day of Rural Women on October 15, we want to highlight how a community is coming together to change the lives and livelihoods of rural women and girls in Uganda. While the Tat Sat Community Academy Project (TaSCA) in Kasasa, Uganda, seeks to improve the livelihoods of all community members, there is a particular emphasis on uplifting women and girls. This is of greater importance now, with the COVID-19 pandemic having an outsized effect on women and girls across the world. According to The World Economic

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AFRINEX Exchange Launches Its Operations In Mauritius

Cybercity, Ebene, Mauritius; AFRINEX Limited (“AFRINEX”), a pan-African securities exchange with state-of-the-art clearing & settlement platform, held its launch ceremony marking commencement of its operations in Mauritius. The launching ceremony, held at Hennessy Park Hotel,

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UN chief condemns ‘ongoing military coup’ in Sudan

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres on Monday condemned the “ongoing military coup” in Sudan, saying Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and all other officials, “must be released immediately.” In a statement, he called for the “immediate reconstitution” of the Government, which is due to guide Sudan

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UN chief condemns ‘ongoing military coup’ in Sudan 

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres on Monday condemned the “ongoing military coup” in Sudan, saying Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and all other officials, “must be released immediately.”  Long-time ruler Omar al-Bashir was overthrown by the military following months of popular protest in April 2019, and

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