Harlem’s Liya Kebede Designs For Freedom

1D274905685200-today-vogue-born-free-leibovitz-140423-02.blocks_desktop_mediumThe 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 →

#BringBackOurGirls In Nigeria

7826383024_bcb72a356b_zThere 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 →

HW Questionnaire: Luke Ngwerume Talks Of Zimbabwe’s First Online Financial Services Mall Launch

Luke1 (1)Former Old Mutual CEO Luke Ngwerume Launches ZimSelector, Zimbabwe’s First Online Financial Services Mall

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 →

Seitu’s World: The African Economic Development Conference 2014 At Columbia

seitu africa1By Seitu Oronde

This time I was at the African Economic Development Conference 2014 at Columbia University Business School in West Harlem on April, 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlem Becomes A Destination For African Tribal Art Week

african art in harlem photoBy Mel Brown with additional contributions from Tricia Fraser

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 →

My Swazi Land Experience In The Peace Corp

SwaziBy Richard Marius

We learned during PST about certain experiences to expect while volunteering in the Kingdom of Swaziland. Our G10 counterparts and PC staffers prepared us for being addressed by Swazis as Umlungu–“a white person.” Continue Reading →

Global Ad Urges Tourists Not To Visit Botswana

bots-bush-rg-86_article_columnSurvival International – the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights – has launched a worldwide advertising campaign highlighting Botswana’s persecution of Africa’s last hunting Bushmen. Continue Reading →