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Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo

Africa Has No True Freedom If the Poverty Apocalypse Persists

By Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo, Executive Director of ONE Campaign in AfricaI remember being swept up in the crowds in Trafalgar Square in July 2005. Nelson Mandela assumed the podium to roaring applause to deliver...
My Quest To Teach – #MyQuestToTeach

The Alphabet of Being An African Content Creator

“African’s must accept and embrace they are valuable content creators and have a voice that should be heard on a global digital scale.” William Jackson, M.Ed. 2018 Ideas shared from my experiences as a professor...
China in Africa

China’s Heavy Hand in Africa

Is China’s “charm offensive” losing its charm and becoming just offensive? Blog Post by Guest Blogger for Elizabeth C. EconomyViola Rothschild is a research associate in Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.The revelation that a...
Business In South Africa

Reimagining South Africa: It’s Time For Business to Step Up

“There is a tremendous amount of business achievements to celebrate in South Africa, and its best times lie ahead. The first 21 years of democracy have been a profound period of growth, transformation, experimentation,...
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Yvonne Chaka Chaka: Making the Most of our Freedom

Yvonne Chaka Chaka stated: “There is a tremendous amount to celebrate in South Africa’s achievements—and its best times lie ahead. The first 21 years of democracy have been a profound period of growth, transformation,...
Reimagining South Africa

Reimagining South Africa: Embracing Africa by Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

“There is a tremendous amount to celebrate in South Africa’s achievements—and its best times lie ahead. The first 21 years of democracy have been a profound period of growth, transformation, experimentation, and nation building....
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Kenya: It’s a Hotbed of What?

Obama’s visit to Kenya commenced in a reactionary frenzy to CNN’s pre-visit headline that Kenya is a hotbed of terrorism. Africanists chronically discuss how Western media focuses on negative stories to perpetuate a sense...
Reimagining South Africa

Reimagining South Africa: Reaching for the Stars by Siya Xuza

“There is a tremendous amount to celebrate in South Africa’s achievements—and its best times lie ahead. The first 21 years of democracy have been a profound period of growth, transformation, experimentation, and nation building....
Trayvon Martin

What Trayvon Means to Africans

The facts are not in dispute. On a rainy February evening in the American State of Florida, Trayvon Martin, a black teenage boy, walked from his father’s middle class home to a store to buy...
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