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FIFA takes charge of CAF – Africa’s governing body – on eve of AFCON

African soccer

FIFA — world soccer governing body — in an unprecedented move on the eve of the Africa Cup of Nations, has stepped in to temporarily govern African soccer and accelerate the clean-up process. FIFA has placed secretary general Fatma Samoura in a new role running the sport’s governing body in Africa. As FIFA General Delegate for Africa for an initial …

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Dr. Cindy Trimm empowers 7th annual Woman of Character Conference

Woman of Character Conference

WOCC event flyer with some of the speakers The 7th annual 2-day Woman of Character Conference (WOCC) came to an end on June 8, 2019, after it kicked off at the Freedom High School in Woodbridge, Virginia (VA) in the United States (US). This year’s conference themed The Chayil Woman, started on the morning of June 7. Woman of Character Ministries, organizer …

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Omolara Adesanya — the woman who believes she can change Lagos State

Omolara Adesanya is the eldest sister of the famed late Nigerian Pastor Bimbo Odukoyaan and an indigene of Lagos State. Born on June 23, 1957, Omolara feels she has the ideas and energy to change Lagos State as its Governor. She worked 35 years straight with the Central Bank of Nigeria, coming in immediately after doing her national serving with …

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Nomzamo Mbatha of South Africa is newest UN Goodwill Ambassador

Nomzamo Mbatha

Johannesburg – Nomzamo Mbatha, South African actress and human rights activist on Monday January 28, 2019 was appointed as the newest Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Since 2017, Mbatha has worked in close cooperation with UNHCR as a High Profile Supporter and advocate for UNHCR’s LuQuLuQu campaign, raising awareness for the forcibly displaced in …

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10 Great Picture Books to Learn about Africa

When my kids studied Ghana in 2nd grade, one frustration for their teachers was that the kids had impression of Ghana as a rural environment. They didn’t really get to experience or understand that Ghana also has cities. I wasn’t able to find enough books on Ghana to make a book list, so I’ve included picture books set in The Gambia, Mauritania, …

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Radical Woman Conference for Lagos this July 2018 after successful Accra launch

Radical Woman Conference

Radical Woman Conference (RWC) is an event dedicated to inspiring lives with a purpose according to Founder and Meicha Geohagen-Moguche, who successfully launched the conference this February in Accra, Ghana’s capital city. After the Accra launch, the conference moved to Keta which is about for hours away from Accra, for a second event. With eyes now set on Africa’s largest …

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Google built an AI lab in Accra because ‘Ghana is the future of Africa’

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Accra, Ghana (CNN) — “Google is just a giant scientific research company that happens to make money,” this was my first impression when I visited their offices in Mountain View for the first time. I was not wrong, a lot of what Google does is to push the boundaries of human knowledge through research and discovery. It is that curiosity that has led …

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‘Woman Power’ Not About Feminism says Ghanaian songstress NanaYaa

NanaYaa

NanaYaa, one of Ghana’s finest singers, is not comfortable with people tagging her latest song as feminist. According to the ‘My Hunny’ hit maker, NanaYaa, her new song ‘Woman Power’ does not talk about feminism neither does it seek to promote feminist ideals. “‘Woman Power’ as a title has a very broad meaning but feminism isn’t one,” NanaYaa said. She …

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of South Africa anti-aparthied hero Nelson Mandela has died

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81. Her PA‚ Zodwa Zwane‚ confirmed the struggle veteran’s death on the afternoon of Monday, April 1, 2018. “It is with profound sadness that we inform the public that Mrs. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passed away at the Netcare Milpark Hospital‚ Johannesburg‚ South Africa on Monday …

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