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

Luke1 (1)By Martin Ganda

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 →

HW Pick: “God Loves Uganda,” A Film By Roger Ross Williams (video)

god loves uganda by Roger Ross WilliamsWith God Loves Uganda, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda’s terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality. 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 →

Souleo: FACE Africa Takes On The Clean Water Mission In Liberia

Saran Kaba Jones_Courtesy of FACE AfricaThere is a reason why Saran Kaba Jones presented her fifth annual WASH gala for FACE Africa at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. 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 →

Apollo Theater Hosts Africa Now Festival 2014

africa now bannerThe Apollo Theater, in collaboration with World Music Institute, presents Africa Now, a four–day music festival spotlighting today’s African music scene. Continue Reading →