Archive for the ‘culture’ Category

Albinism in Africa

17.February.2016 · Posted in culture

Blanc Ebène (#WhiteEbony)  By Patricia Willocq a White #Congolese “I was born and raised in the #Congo (DRC). After leaving #Africa, I spent my life traveling around the globe and came back to my native country in June 2013.    Being a person with albinism ...

Blanc Ebène (#WhiteEbony) 
By Patricia Willocq a White #Congolese

“I was born and raised in the #Congo (DRC). After leaving #Africa, I spent my life traveling around the globe and came back to my native country in June 2013.

  
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iROKO Closes on $19m Content Capital Deals

31.January.2016 · Posted in culture

25 January 2016. Lagos, Nigeria.  African mobile entertainment and internet TV pioneer, iROKO, today announces multiple deals totaling $19m, both in content development and in capital funding. French media giant CANAL+,  together with existing investor Kinnevik AB, are investing in addition to iROKO’s own cash flow to give the leading African tech & entertainment company the ...

25 January 2016. Lagos, Nigeria.  African mobile entertainment and internet TV pioneer, iROKO, today announces multiple deals totaling $19m, both in content development and in capital funding.

French media giant CANAL+,  together with existing investor Kinnevik AB, are investing in addition to iROKO’s own cash flow to give the leading African tech & entertainment company the platform to scale its operations and expand aggressively across the continent.

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Jason Njoku iROKO CEO

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Madam Ambassador upholds African Fashions from Liberia

03.October.2015 · Posted in culture

Throughout the developed world African nationals are racing to build sustainable marketplaces for independent designers of Afro-centric inspired fashions. Numerous African inspired Fashion Week events have emerged throughout three major continents. North America, Western Europe and West Africa. Setting the pulse for this movement is the World Fashion Organization’s agenda to develop wealth creation and ...

Throughout the developed world African nationals are racing to build sustainable marketplaces for independent designers of Afro-centric inspired fashions. Numerous African inspired Fashion Week events have emerged throughout three major continents. North America, Western Europe and West Africa. Setting the pulse for this movement is the World Fashion Organization’s agenda to develop wealth creation and eventually free African societies from a dependency on world aid. 
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Chinua Achebe, African Literary Titan, Dies at 82

07.April.2015 · Posted in culture

By JONATHAN KANDELL MARCH 22, 2013 Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author and towering man of letters whose internationally acclaimed fiction helped to revive African literature and to rewrite the story of a continent that had long been told by Western voices, died on Thursday in Boston. He was 82. ...

By JONATHAN KANDELL

MARCH 22, 2013

Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author and towering man of letters whose internationally acclaimed fiction helped to revive African literature and to rewrite the story of a continent that had long been told by Western voices, died on Thursday in Boston. He was 82.

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Royal African Society opens the African Renaissance

08.October.2014 · Posted in culture

“We’re delighted to tell you about The African Renaissance, an experiential 5 day event and exhibition that provides a 360° exploration of the socio-cultural dynamics at the heart of the modern pan-african way of life.” This is the message Africanews.it received from the Royal African Society. ...

“We’re delighted to tell you about The African Renaissance, an experiential 5 day event and exhibition that provides a 360° exploration of the socio-cultural dynamics at the heart of the modern pan-african way of life.” This is the message Africanews.it received from the Royal African Society.

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CULTURAL CARAVAN FOR PEACE

02.October.2014 · Posted in culture

In 2015, three music festivals Festival Taragalte (Morocco, M’hamid), Festival au Désert (Mali, Timbuctu) and Festival sur le Niger (Mali, Ségou) are working and travelling together to promote cultural diversity, peace, tolerance and social cohesion amongst the peoples of the Sahel and Sahara. A crowdfunding projet has been launched to help funding the caravane project. ...

In 2015, three music festivals Festival Taragalte (Morocco, M’hamid), Festival au Désert (Mali, Timbuctu) and Festival sur le Niger (Mali, Ségou) are working and travelling together to promote cultural diversity, peace, tolerance and social cohesion amongst the peoples of the Sahel and Sahara.

A crowdfunding projet has been launched to help funding the caravane project. We warm invite all of our friends and supporters to contribute to this project through a donation that can be done at the following website: https://onepercentclub.com/en/#!/projects/cultural-caravan-for-peace

This is a message we received today in our mailbox we though “this is a project worth spreading the word about”.

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AFRICA, GET READY FOR THE SCOOP!

01.October.2014 · Posted in culture

AFRICA24 MEDIA and its broadcast partners are proud to debut the talk show everyone is talking about: Salim Amin’s THE SCOOP! This continent’s most dynamic men and women join Salim every week to share their secrets of success, advice to their African brothers and sisters, and something that few people know.   ...

AFRICA24 MEDIA and its broadcast partners are proud to debut the talk show everyone is talking about: Salim Amin’s THE SCOOP! This continent’s most dynamic men and women join Salim every week to share their secrets of success, advice to their African brothers and sisters, and something that few people know.

 

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African countries distinctiveness will be their strength

07.March.2014 · Posted in culture

“For African countries, their distinctiveness will be their strength in the longer term.” -Brad Pettitt A Mayor that is loved by its city; one that loves what he does, cycles to work, promotes community exchange & societal values, and protects cultural heritage; it almost feels too good to be true! Brad Pettitt, Dean of Sustainability ...

“For African countries, their distinctiveness will be their strength in the longer term.” -Brad Pettitt

A Mayor that is loved by its city; one that loves what he does, cycles to work, promotes community exchange & societal values, and protects cultural heritage; it almost feels too good to be true! Brad Pettitt, Dean of Sustainability at Murdoch University & Mayor of the famous Fremantle Port City in Australia, sits with us and shares his philosophies oriented towards building a truly healthy and sustainable community and gives a few advices to the African Community.

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