Tag: Africa

“Generation Biometrique” no. 5 (2008- 2013), Abdoulaye Konaté

Abdoulaye Konaté, A Great Contemporary African Artist of his Time

Abdoulaye Konaté, born in Diré, Mali in 1953, studied painting at the Institut National des Arts in Bamako and then the Institut Supérieur des Arts, Havana, Cuba, where he lived for seven years before returning to Mali. Abdoulaye Konaté is a Malian artist who combines hanging, assembly, dyeing and sculpture to achieve high recall and strong presence in space. With […]

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From Finland, Singing Sweet Songs

From Finland, Singing Sweet Songs

by Tunde Kolawole | USA | Africa Gospel or Africa Christian Music is music that is written to express
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Contentious Issues About the Holy Spirit (ECWA Wuse II Media Sunday Service - September 13, 2020)

Contentious Issues About the Holy Spirit (ECWA Wuse II Media Sunday Service – September 13, 2020)

Contentious Issues About the Holy Spirit (ECWA Wuse II Media Sunday Service – September 13, 2020)

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Scientists have used satellite data to see where African vegetation is thriving and where it is in retreat. (Photo. Shutterstock)

Building Back Greener in Africa

African leaders highlight the opportunity for a triple dividend: reduced risk, increased resilience and strengthened recovery. COVID-19 continues to race across the African continent. People are dying, and even more are being pushed into hunger and poverty, in many cases risking to overturn years of development gains. The numbers are staggering. While the pandemic is only now taking root in […]

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South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa, greets the media prior to the BRICS summit in Brasilia, Brazil on November 14, 2019 (Image by Pavel Golovkin/Reuters)

South Africa Takes Over Rotating Chair of African Union

Resolving conflicts, tackling gender equality, climate change and boosting commerce are high on 2020 agenda. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday took over the rotating African Union (AU) chair at the opening of the 33rd AU summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. The 33rd AU summit is being held […]

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The Family by Buchi Emecheta

The Family by Buchi Emecheta

A Jamaican girl joins her parents in London at age eleven and makes formidable adjustments and choices to overcome the limitations of her family life. Book Title: The Family Author: Buchi Emecheta Release date: 03/01/1990 Genre: Fiction Hardcover – 239 pages – 978-0-8076-1245-3 Although her characters speak in authentic patois and authoritatively convey the grim travails of a dysfunctional emigre […]

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The Radio Africa Facebook page, which masqueraded as a news page in Sudan, was part of a Russian-backed influence network in central and northern Africa. (Credit...Stanford Internet Observatory).

Russia Tests New Disinformation Tactics in Africa to Expand Influence

Facebook said it removed three Russian-backed influence networks aimed at African countries. The activity by the networks suggested Russia’s approach was evolving. Russia has been testing new disinformation tactics in an enormous Facebook campaign in parts of Africa, as part of an evolution of its manipulation techniques ahead of the 2020 American presidential election. Facebook said on Wednesday that it […]

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African Christianity: Its Public Role

by Paul Gifford 1998. African Christianity: Its Public Role. Bloomington: Indiana University

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Bayeke Bahleke (Let Them Laugh) Lyrics by Zaza

Bayeke Bahleke (Let Them Laugh) Lyrics by Zaza

Lyrics by Zaza (Sung in Zulu) |  Reach Zaz via Facebook Bayeke bahleke (Let them laugh) Bayeke bajabule (Let them rejoice) Ngoba
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Angola: The largest Portuguese-speaking country in Africa

Angola: The largest Portuguese-speaking country in Africa

by SIM visit them at sim.org | Since the end of Angola’s civil war in 2002, the challenge for SIM, in
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