This week, President Obama is welcoming some 50 African heads of state to Washington for the first-ever African Leaders Summit. Continue Reading →
China has a trade volume with the continent of $200 billion….
Nearly 50 heads of state are expected to attend the three-day event, which began on Monday. Continue Reading →
Mr. Mehmet Kilic and Ambassador HE Abdou Salam Diallo the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Senegal to the United Nations at a briefing on the Global Thematic Consultation on Education in the Post-2015 Development downtown Manhattan, NY.on Monday, June 16th, 2014
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Face2face Africa, the premier pan-African media company, will launch its three-day annual Pan-African Weekend (F2FA) in New York City on July 25-27. Continue Reading →
Chatting to fashion insiders here feels, in many ways, the same as anywhere else around the world. Nairobi’s power bloggers have moved to Instagram; local designers are troubled by cheap counterfeits; and the same laundry list of global celebrities reigns supreme from Mombasa to Lake Victoria. Continue Reading →
“The spell of Africa is upon me. The ancient witchery of her medicine is burning my drowsy, dreamy blood. This is not a country, it is a world—a universe of itself and for itself, a thing Different, Immense, Menacing, Alluring. It is a great black bosom where the Spirit longs to die. It is a life so burning, so fire encircled that one bursts with terrible soul inflaming life.” “Little Portraits of Africa” published in 1924 by W.E.B. Du Bois.
By Tod Roulette
Like many people who own art I like to purchase works that do not necessarily ‘fit’ with other things I already own in my collection. Continue Reading →
The fashion industry has teamed up with a charity Born Free to create a collection to wipe out AIDS among infants in South Africa, and Harlem resident and Ethiopian model Liya Kebede, dedicated to maternal health in her native country, has designed several pieces for the collection. Continue Reading →
There is a grim mood of outrage in Nigeria, Africa. In northeastern town of Chibok, more than 200 girls were kidnapped from their boarding school dorms in the dead of night nearly two weeks ago. Continue Reading →
An exciting new company in Zimbabwe offers good news against a global backdrop of falling confidence and failing finances. ZimSelector.com is the first on-line Financial Services Mall for Zimbabweans at home and abroad. Continue Reading →
This time I was at the African Economic Development Conference 2014 at Columbia University Business School in West Harlem on April, 2014. Continue Reading →
For almost a century, Harlem has been known as a destination for contemporary art, culture and fashion. With emerging revitalization, Harlem has experienced yet another cultural metamorphosis. Continue Reading →