Thursday, April 26, 2018

Tag: Africa

2020 Census Question Asking Black Folks for...

New changes are coming to the 2020 census, including an area asking Black Americans to designate their nation of origin. Under the check box for...

Neocolonialism: France’s President Launches Efforts to Make...

French President Emmanuel Macron is launching efforts to expand global use of his native language, particularly on the continent of Africa. On Tuesday, which marked...

Chadwick Boseman Drops Knowledge On Charlamagne About...

https://www.facebook.com/africanancestry/videos/615488285509861/ "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman stopped by "The Breakfast Club" on Valentine's Day and schooled Charlamagne Tha God on the difference between popular DNA...

‘The Elephant in the Room’: New World...

For more than a decade, the World Bank — the international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital programs...

Why the Global Perception of Africa Should...

Africa: Motherland of Misconceptions Africa: Our Motherland, Our Misconceptions One three centuries removed From the scenes his fathers loved, Spicy grove, cinnamon tree, What is Africa to me — “Heritage”...

One-Pot Chicken and Plantain

You can't go wrong with the combination of chicken and plantain in one-pot! In fact, in my country, Cameroon, one of the most valued...

European, African Leaders Meet In Paris for...

PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Spain agreed Monday on a new policy to grant asylum to vulnerable migrants who...

Nigeria’s Population to Surpass America’s by 2050,...

Nigeria's population is growing so fast, it's slated to become the third-largest country in the world, according to a new population prospects report by...

American Traveling to S. America, Africa Need to...

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who need a yellow fever shot for travel may soon have a harder time getting it. A manufacturing problem has...

The Occupation No One Cares About: Morocco’s...

It is unsettling that there is very little discussion of substantive issues facing the continent of Africa, not only in the mainstream U.S. media,...

Boston Schools Use Modernized Map That Accurately...

Boston Public Schools is looking to give its students a more accurate view of the world. In addition to using the widely popular Mercator projection...

7 African Martial Arts You Probably Didn’t...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3VXkFYAl04&feature=youtu.be Dambe was historically practiced by the Hausa butchers’ guild around harvest or festival time and was considered to be a test of bravery, a...

Brexit and Africa: What Are the Possible...

The reverberations from Britain's fateful choice extend far beyond Europe. The U.K. retains deep ties with many African states, and the turbulence is causing...

Young African Entrepreneurs Visit Iowa Universities to...

Some of the African continent’s most promising young professionals are in Iowa for the next several weeks picking up tips on how to run...

Experts Say Open Skies Legislation to Promote...

Liberalization of airspace in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa should be expedited to boost regional trade and promote air travel. According to...

Lagos to Make Yoruba Mandatory in All...

Lagos State Government has concluded plans to make the teaching of Yoruba language compulsory in all its public schools. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State,...

Ghana Hopes to Expand Rural Health Care...

Given the common problems with access to health care and the disparity in the distribution of health centers, several African countries are looking to...

South Africa President Jacob Zuma Calls Blacks...

Durban — President Jacob Zuma has called on Black people to think about their poverty and use their majority to counteract white voters’ motives...

U.S. House to Vote on Electrify Africa...

In the next week, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on the Electrify Africa Act, passed by the Senate under unanimous...

8 Interesting African Creation Myths The World...

The Yoruba of Nigeria In the beginning, all that existed were the water, land and sky, which was ruled by Olorun. Another god named Obatala...

9 African Contributions That Significantly Shaped American...

  “American” Cowboy Culture Historically, North Africans have been notoriously known for cattle raising. This skill was brought with the Fula, of the Fulani, of Senegambia....