The number of African foreign-born immigrants in the United States is on a continuous increase. There are an estimated 1.2 millions African-born residents living in the U.S.A.; over 80% increase since 2000.
AFRICA is full of talented individuals. No matter where we are in the world, there is an African man or woman doing great things. This is what makes my job (if you call it really a job) so enjoyable all the time. As an editor for a magazine that focuses on showcasing Africans positive contribution to the world, it’s such a pleasure meeting and talking to these great individuals that I get the privilege to call “brothers” or “sisters.”
It’s not a racial thing, to be proud of where you come from. We live in a world where Africa and Africans are thought to be at the bottom of the development curve, considered by many the last human group to still get into the evolution bandwagon. Yet, when you look at the history behind the development of the Northern Hemisphere civilizations, you will find the contribution of someone coming from the mother land.
IN ORDER TO SERVE OUR READERS BETTER, the editorial team at ADUNAGOW Magazine gets together at the beginning of each year to reflect on what worked and what flunked. Out of that meeting comes out improvement plan that gets implemented for the New Year. We believe in change and progress. That is why we’re launching a new motto for the Magazine: AFRICA.PEOPLE.CULTURE.
AFRICA has been on the world radar lately, starting early this year with the inevitable resignation of Egypt’s fourth president Hosni Mubarak, after 18 days of demonstrations by the Egyptian population. This month, our eyes have all been captured by the ongoing turmoil in Lybia, where the president Muammar Gaddafi has defied his own people in the fight for the throne.
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011 to all our readers, writers, supporters, partners, advertisers, clients, and bloggers! 2010 was surely a year to remember as we brought more interviews and incredible stories to you. ADUNAGOW Magazine has been spreading like wild fire within African communities and throughout the net, reaching more people than we ever expected.
Time to get your wallet out: only two more weeks before Christmas. It’s that time of the year again, when miracle happens: mean people become somehow friendly, crazy drivers become tolerant of others, people actually smile at you without reasons, and somehow we all truly believe that we have unlimited cash on our bank accounts to buy everyone a gift in this world.
IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS we will be experiencing History in the Making, as South Africa becomes the first African country to host the FIFA World Cup on African soil. This is a moment of rejoicing not just for one country, but for an entire continent who has waited many years for this day to come.
THE HEALTH REFORM LEGISLATION has been signed into law by president Barack Obama on March 23rd, 2010 . The Reform will make health care more affordable, make health insurers more accountable, expand health coverage to all Americans, and make the health system sustainable, stabilizing family budgets, the Federal budget, and the economy
WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT that in 2008 the United States of America will be under the leadership of a black man? Americans have set a new standard for the whole world to follow. Senator Barack Obama will be sworn into office on January 20, 2009 as the 44th President of the United States of America - the first Black president.
How to easily identify what you are called to do as part of the society.