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6 Black History Month worthy reads

Black History Month

As the world changes, so does the publishing industry. There was a time not too long ago when the annual glut of books targeting Black History Month seemed like the only time of year the industry released and promoted new books by black authors or books about black life. That no longer appears to be the case. Anecdotally speaking, based …

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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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Rocky Dawuni Single “Beats of Zion” Aims to Re-energize Love and Hope

Beats Of Zion

The unspoken guarantee with any Rocky Dawuni song is that it will take you higher, that it will move your heart and body in equal measure. New single “Beats of Zion“, from Dawuni’s upcoming album of the same name, is no exception, delivering fast rhythms and warm harmonies. Influenced by sounds from across the African diaspora – everywhere from Dawuni’s native Ghana …

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Why is Jack Ma of Alibaba so interested in Rwanda and Africa?

Jack Ma

BEIJING/KIGALI – The beginning of 2019 has seen exchanges between the Rwandan government and China’s Alibaba Group (co-founded by Jack Ma), as the two sides discussed agro-products exports in Rwanda and a dozen Rwandan officials visited Alibaba’s headquarters in China. These came after Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma’s first visit to Africa in 2017 and later visits in 2018, which received huge …

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Ayeesha Tsotsoo Antiaye boosts confidence at Diva Forever Beauty Spa

Ayeesha Tsotsoo Antiaye has been fascinated since childhood with everything that comes together to make a woman look beautiful, with emphasis on the looks and appearance of women. This fascination is what drove her to establish Diva Forever Beauty Spa. According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Diva Forever Beauty Spa, Ayeesha Tsotsoo Antique who is a trained cosmetologist, …

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Passports of Power in Africa and their 2019 global ranks

Passports

Passports come with their own level of prestige and whenever you present your passport to immigration officers, you get a certain look – the type of passport you present determines the look you receive sometimes. African passports file photo It doesn’t seem right to be judged by the cover of your passport or to be labelled a terrorist/fraudster because of …

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14 Airlines Confirmed for first Connect Middle East, India & Africa Forum

Fourteen airlines have already confirmed their participation at CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre on Tuesday 30th April and Wednesday 1st May. Senior network planning teams from Emirates, Etihad, Flydubai, Air Arabia, Air Asia, EgyptAir, Flyadeal, Ethiopian Airlines, Global Airways, Atlas Global, Germania, Mahan Air, …

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African Islands That You Definitely Want To Explore In 2019

African islands

Read about Sao tome island in 4 below. Photo by Gettyimages While Seychelles, Mauritius, Zanzibar are some of the popular islands in Africa, there are other smaller African islands that we’d love to also see and know about. Some of them might be more popular than others. One thing is clear though, we’d take these African islands over the Caribbeans …

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South Africa’s wine growers see new demand from China

(CNN) — As wages rise in China, so has spending on luxury goods. And wine is one of them. Over the next four years, the economic giant is predicted to overtake France and the United Kingdom to become the world’s second-largest market for wine, behind the United States. Wine consumption in China is expected to rise by more than a third to $23 …

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