Welcome Shuswap: A neighbour from South Africa – Salmon Arm Observer

Welcome Shuswap: A neighbour from South Africa – Salmon Arm Observer

Shuswap Immigrant Services Society, located at 371 Hudson St. NE, would like to introduce some of our recent immigrants to the people of Salmon Arm in the hope that all citizens join us in extending a welcome to the new members of our community. Our organization is a non-profit, non-governmental society with a mission to […]

Minister on mission to boost trade links with East Africa – Jersey Evening Post

This week’s visit follows trips made to the region last year by Senator Gorst when he was Chief Minister. The Island’s previous diplomatic engagement with Kenya and Rwanda resulted in the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Jersey and the Rwandan Government, and an agreement to transfer £3.5 million of stolen funds that had […]

South Africa wins bronze at CT Sevens – EWN

South Africa wins bronze at CT Sevens – EWN

New Zealand scored first after two minutes. They looked the fresher and stronger side in the opening minutes. South African fans wave flags as the Blitzboks received bronze at the World Sevens Series on 9 December 2018. Picture: @BlitzBokke/Twitter CAPE TOWN – The Blitzboks secured the bronze medal in Cape Town for […]

Haunted by Colonial Past, Belgium's Africa Museum Reopens After Revamp – VOA News

Haunted by Colonial Past, Belgium's Africa Museum Reopens After Revamp – VOA News

TERVUREN, BELGIUM —  Belgium’s Africa Museum reopened on Saturday after a five-year restoration to repackage its looted treasures with a critical view of the country’s brutal colonial past. Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo hailed a “historic moment” and said it would open “a new chapter” in Belgian-African relations. The reopening of the former Royal […]

Uganda's Abenakyo crowned Miss World Africa – Daily Monitor

Uganda's Abenakyo crowned Miss World Africa – Daily Monitor

Miss Uganda Quiin Abenakyo has been crowned as Miss World Africa at the ongoing 2018 Miss World finale in China. Quinn is the first Miss Uganda to make it to the top 5 finalists. However, the 68th Miss World title goes to Mexico’s Vanessa Ponce de Leon with Thailand’s Nicolene Limsnukan as first runner up. […]

Belgium's Africa Museum reopens to confront its colonial demons – Reuters

Belgium's Africa Museum reopens to confront its colonial demons – Reuters

TERVUREN, Belgium (Reuters) – Belgium’s Africa Museum will reopen to the public on Sunday after five years of renovations designed to modernize the museum from an exhibition of pro-colonial propaganda to one that is critical of Belgium’s imperialist past. Belgium’s Africa Museum is seen before its reopening to the public on December 9, 2018, after […]

Are we mishandling the war on terror in Africa? – Washington Post

Are we mishandling the war on terror in Africa? – Washington Post

Approximately 100 U.S. Army Rangers, who had been sent to Somalia to capture warlord Mohamed Farah Aidid, board a plane to leave Somalia on Oct. 21, 1993. The Rangers attempted to capture Aidid several times, culminating in a Oct. 3 firefight with Aidid supporters that killed 18 U.S. troops. (Hocine ZaourarAFP/Getty Images) (HOCINE ZAOURAR/AFP/Getty Images) […]

Africa Top10 News – iAfrica.com

Africa Top10 News – iAfrica.com

Senegal’s First President’s Dream Realised In April 1966, Leopold Sedar Senghor ascended the steps of the National Assembly in Dakar to declare his country the temporary capital of Black Civilisation at the launch of the World Festival of Black Arts. Today, The Museum of Black Civilisations in Dakar opened to a flourish of dance, drums […]

Live exporters target lift in shipments to North Africa – Independent.ie

Live exporters target lift in shipments to North Africa – Independent.ie

Meanwhile, ICMSA livestock chair Des Morrison told the association’s AGM last week that a contract for the export of 8,000 breeding heifers to Kazakhstan was lost recently due to stronger Australian supports for exports. Crisis Mr Morrison said increased live exports offered “the simplest solution” to the current crisis in the Irish beef sector. He […]

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