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South African woman shortlisted for global teacher prize

A South African woman has been shortlisted for this year’s world’s best teacher prize. Mokhudu Cynthia Machaba is among the ten shortlisted for the top prize. She teaches at a primary school in Limpopo in northern South Africa and told the BBC that she wants to raise aspirations among her pupils. “I introduced project-based teaching knowing that we still have resources …

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The woman who woke up the sleeping African Diaspora

Some women just transcend the biblical description of the virtuous woman. Her Excellency Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, the former African Union permanent representative to the United States is one such woman. She is tall. Her Excellency Dr. Arikana Chihombori Quao — file photo She is beautiful. Her heart is full of love. There is some enigmatic magnetism about her presence. …

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Youngest Millionaires In South Africa Right Now and How They Made Their Money

South Africa has some of the richest individuals on the African continent. Even though it has many hardworking young people, not too many are in the class of the very rich. Needless to say, there is still a class for the youngest millionaires in South Africa, who have distinguished themselves in their professional lives, and may not be set to become the …

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Joe Biden is 2020 US President-Elect: Kamala Harris first woman VP-Elect

Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States after crossing 270 electoral votes, the Associated Press said, following a campaign in which he focused on tackling the coronavirus pandemic and pledged to unite a deeply divided nation that voted in record numbers on each side. The AP declared Mr. Biden the 46th president after saying he had …

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New music alert: “A CRY FROM AFRICA”

A CRY FROM AFRICA

The delivery of ‘A Cry From Africa’ is a phenomenal physical interpretation of the power of Africans uniting to deliver a common purpose. Breaking through COVID-19 barriers, to achieve the outcome this project was coordinated by producer and artists digitally cross countries. Gustav Smythe a seasoned producer and musician based in Zimbabwe, deeply moved by events leading to highly publicized …

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Africa in the 21st Century and Role of Diaspora Nigerians in its Trajectory

Adetunji Omotola in file photo The millennium saw the emergence of Africans in the diaspora as a force to reckon with. Some served in the highest levels of government and many returned to Africa particularly in Kenya, Ghana, and Nigeria.  Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, and Minister Godfrey Onyeama are some Diasporans who have made it to cabinet level. …

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Great minds featured at “Africa Must Industrialize” Webinar by AfCFTA Policy Network

TheAfricanDream.net was at the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) webinar organized on August 19, 2020, under the theme: “Africa Must Industrialize Now — The Urgency for Value Addition to African Products” that was held via zoom. The event was moderated by Emmanuel Bensah Deputy Executive Director of AfCFTA Policy Network while Rongai Chizema, Chief Technical Advisor and Head of …

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List of 100 Most Influential African Women for 2020

Leading African PR & Rating firm, Avance Media has announced its second annual publication on Africa’s most prominent women dubbed the 2020 100 Most Influential African Women. The list which has a representation of the most powerful African women from 34 countries were chosen from various career backgrounds including diplomacy, politics, activism, entrepreneurship, business leadership and entertainment. Nigeria, South Africa …

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It’s Kamala Harris! – Biden picks first Black woman as running mate

Joe Biden has selected Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate ahead of November’s general election. The 55-year-old California senator is the first Black woman and the first person of Indian-Jamaican descent to be nominated for national office by a major party. She is also only the fourth woman in history to be chosen for one of their presidential tickets. …

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