The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially called the XXII Olympic Winter Games, or the 22nd Winter Olympics, is underway in Sochi, Russia. it will be running until the 23 February 2014. The event (including the 2014 Winter Paralympics) is being organized by the Sochi Organizing Committee (SOC). Sochi was selected as the host city in July 2007. The Sochi Olympics will be the first Olympics in the Russian Federation since the breakup of the USSR in 1991.

The following are African countries participating at this Winter 2014 Olympics (3 in total):

Africa Day is the annual commemoration on May 25 of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). On this day, leaders of 30 of the 32 independent African states signed a founding charter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In 1991, the OAU established the African Economic Community, and in 2002 the OAU established its own successor, the African Union. However, the name and date of Africa Day has been retained as a celebration of African unity.

Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron will be hosting the 2011 Miss Africa USA Pageant

The Count Down continues for the 2011 Miss Africa USA Pageant, a pageant like no other in the United States of America, celebrating African beauty.  Miss Africa USA Pageant empowers young African girls as Goodwill Ambassadors and prepares them for leadership roles.  African women are beautiful, bold, ambitious and very savvy but most of all they are intelligent.

Do not miss this golden opportunity to come out and experience the beauty of Africa and support a good cause.  Each Delegate takes on a humanitarian platform and commits time and service to make a difference in our world today.

In the United States, Mother’s Day is an annual holiday celebrated on the second Sunday in May. Mother’s Day recognizes mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds in general, as well the positive contributions that they make to society.Although many Mother’s Day celebrations world-wide have quite different origins and traditions, most have now been influenced by the American traditions.

Fifi Souma - Miss Africa USA 2010

Clayton County Cultural Celebration 2011!
Saturday April 16, 2011 • 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Clayton County Performing Arts Center | 2530 Mount Zion PKWY | Jonesboro, GA

Join Queen Fifi Soumah, Miss Africa USA - Special Guest - Celebrate Culture and Diversity in Historical Clayton County, Georgia
Help to raise funds for several community non-profits and
organizations including:
Clayton County Alzheimer Support Center;
Clayton County 4-H Program; Clayton County Grassroots
Leadership Institute; Elite Scholars Academy Charter School;
Miss Africa USA Scholarship Pageant.

The theme for this year's program is
"Clayton County; Above Color; Beyond Politics;
A Community United."

The mission of the supported non-profits is to help provide services throughout the Clayton County Community. Last year we had over 1,800 guests and performers. All proceeds will go towards community based projects and events.
Tickets are scheduled to go on sale March 18th and may be purchased from the non-profits listed.

Panafrica 2010

CAMEROON MEDICAL MISSIONS : MARYLAND / DC LUNCHEON / MINI CONFERENCE
'Paving the way towards better Health Care for Cameroonians in need'.

African Women's Development Foundation Inc and Hope Floats Initiative invite you to the 3rd Cameroon Medical Missions Luncheon and Mini Conference coming up  April 16th in Maryland. Please kindly RSVP by return email or Phone call. Join us and network with a great team of Professionals, business men and women, Community leaders and very dynamic movers and shakers.

PanAfrica 2010
PanAfrica 2010

Montgomery County Maryland: African Heritage Month - Showcasing the diverse cultures and heritage of Africa.

Saturday September 18 2010 from 3pm until 9.30pm

The Pan-African Cultural Festival is brought to you by Ark Jammers Connection and ACCDF, Inc  (All Cameroonian Cultural and Development Foundation Inc), in Partnership with Listar Love Inc, the Montgomery County African Affairs Advisory Group and diaspora groups from Mali, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Gabon, Cote D'Ivoire, Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Mauritania, Rwanda, Chad, Madagascar and African Embassies. PANAFEST 2010 is the first ever African cultural festival in Montgomery County. This is a free and open public event for the entire family so come along and participate, bring your friends and families and enjoy a day of festivities celebrating the African heritage.