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Karen Yelick, COO & CFO of Indego Africa along with creative director Deirdre King introduce the non-profit organization which partners with women artisans in Rwanda.
Mark Rausch, 9:48 am AFKI Original
His sister is famous too! Zain Asher is a CNN news anchor. For his shattering portrayal of a free black man captured into enslavement in “12 Years a Slave,” Chiwetel Ejiofor was nominated for a 2014 Oscar for best actor. The son of Nigerian parents, Ejiofor is a guy worth getting to know a few things about. Whether or not he nabs that statue in February, he’ll likely be around Hollywood for a while.
Nhlalo Ndaba, 8:51 am AFKI Original
At the height of the farm invasions, when Zimbabwe’s economy and food security hit rock bottom, farmers such as Bruce Spain went as far as Nigeria to get land from that country for them to boost production. Zambia is another country which took in Zimbabwean white commercial farmers. With the Zambian government supporting them, they have turned around that country’s farming.
Julia Austin, 11:21 am AFKI Original
Men do not order skinny drinks. If they want a good beer, they order a good beer. They often end up drinking less because they’re satisfied with one or two good beers. Women, however, often order “skinny drinks” and may feel justified in ordering several. But those calories add up. Just order the cocktail you want, and stick to one or two.
Becca Blond, 10:49 am AFKI Original
Born in the DRC in 1997 and abandoned by her parents as a kid, Rachel Mwanza is proof that you can prevail past your circumstances. She lived on the streets of Kinshasha before being discovered and cast in the 2012 Canadian drama, “Rebelle: War Witch.” Mwanza picked up Best Actress awards at the Berlin Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival and the Canadian Screen Awards.
Mark Rausch, 9:10 am AFKI Original
We in the U.S. are all so far away from the threat facing people in many parts of the world today who have limited options. Take a second now and give a little shout out to Martin Luther King, Jr. for helping us out with that!
Frank Mutulu, 4:53 am AFKI Original
Tough regulations and lack of a clear policy can only slow but not stop gambling in Africa which is on its way to becoming a multi-billion dollar industry in the next few years, a report by PricewaterhouseCoppers (PwC) showed.
Ann Brown, 4:04 am AFKI Original
Need a job in West Africa? Most likely will do your online search with Jobberman.com, the region’s most popular job search engine and aggregator. Launched in Nigeria in 2009, Jobberman attracts more than over 50,000 unique visitors daily.
Andrew Friedman, 3:40 am AFKI Original
Since fighting broke out there has been a tendency for analysts to attempt to categorize the conflict as either ethnic or political. Both narratives contain elements of truth and neither explains everything.
Dana Sanchez, 4:53 pm AFKI Original
In all of Africa, only Botswana scored enough points to qualify as a “free” economy, according to a global economic freedom index. In Africa’s top five, Cape Verde, Rwanda, Ghana and South Africa ranked as moderately free economies. The index tracks economic freedom for 186 countries that account for 99 percent of the world’s population.
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