You can take an African out of Africa, but you will never take Africa out of an African.
Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, has been shortlisted among the sixteen (16) finalists for the WellBeing City Awards. This global award aims at recognizing cities, around the globe, that place well-being at the core center of their urban design, planning, and policies.
This is an opportunity for all Africans, under 30 years of age, who are building brands, creating jobs, representing and transforming the African continent, to join the prestigious Forbes Africa Under 30 community for 2019.
If you were born in Africa, you will remember seeing this on a daily basis: a mother carrying a child tucked in on her back by a piece of clothing, tightly wrapped around her chest and waist. The intimacy shared between the mother and the child can be testified by the piece and serenity displayed on the child’s face.
Her name is Nere Teriba, she is young but her determination and ambitions are limitless. At just 36 years of age, Nere Teriba is the Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Kain Smith Trade & Co. Ltd, a company she created in 2012, and which is very active in consulting, extractive industries, mining concession management and mineral trading in Nigeria. In a few weeks to come, Nere Teriba will make history of the industries of her country Nigeria, by becoming the first and youngest Nigerian to refine gold locally.
TRAVEL TO KENYA
There are some pretty amazing places in Africa, in case you hadn’t noticed. It is one of the most unique and interesting places in the world, full of exciting and mysterious countries that are just waiting to be explored. Now, if you are serious about exploring the continent of Africa, I would suggest there is no better country to start with than Kenya.
With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot -- and should not -- be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is a more complete story about Africa and its diaspora.
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.
Issue 21: MAY/JUN 2011 Issue
MAY/JUN 2011 Issue of ADUNAGOW Magazine. SPECIAL REPORT on Immigration and Race Relations. Exclusive Interviews with Meron Abebe (Model), Emem Archibong (Singer), and Olatide Adéniyi (Designer). Also on this issue: discussion about racism in Football (soccer), Surviving Infidelity, and Treating Arthritis. Special coverage of the upcoming 2011 Miss Congo UK. Get your copy today!
Some 90 per cent of the DRC’s rural population is dependent on groundwater and springs for drinking water
An estimated 51 million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – or three quarters of the population – have no access to safe drinking water, even though the country holds over half of Africa’s water reserves, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said in a new study released today.
The country’s troubled legacy of conflict, environmental degradation, rapid urbanization and under-investment in water infrastructure has seriously affected the availability of drinking water, UNEP said in the study, unveiled to coincide with World Water Day.
MISS WEST AFRICA’S SHIREEN BENJAMIN LAUNCHES “AFRICAN MUSIC FOR FASHION” CAMPAIGN AND AFRICAN FASHION DAY
One more year of reign left for the International Beauty Queen of West Africa, Shireen Benjamin, and she has vowed to dedicate it to increasing the support of African fashion. Working along side the Miss West Africa event organisers, Shireen Benjamin has launched a campaign called “African Music for Fashion”, in the process she will also be launching ‘African Fashion Day’ (www.africanfashionday.com) which will take place on the 6th August 2011, the first Saturday of every other August.
Eric Mulumba Zozo is a brilliant Congolese economist trained in prestigious universities in Europe, America and Africa.
After earning his Bachelor degree in economics at the University of Kinshasa (UNIKIN) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eric Mulumba Zozo excelled throughout his graduate studies at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and at the Free University of Brussels (ULB) in Belgium, as well as at Tulane University and University of Dallas in the United States of America.
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.
What a great show for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa; the very first world up to be played on African soil. With so much negativity following the pick of an African country hosting the world cup, South Africa has set the African standard again by providing an unbelievable great opening show in the eyes of the entire world.
Always a Congolese, married and a father, I am an entrepreneur in France, Africa and Malaysia.
Besides that, in addition to be the leader of opinions and future presidential candidate in 2011, he is the head of four local associations working actively for the development, non-alienation, peace and cultural mix, including the DRC , Rally Of Congolese registered in the prefecture of Tarn and Garonne in France May 15, 2002, the ADF registered under the prefecture of Morlaix May 25, 1998; DRC wake up call recorded in Austin Texas April 22, 2010.