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It’s Mandela Day!

July 18 marks Nelson Mandela’s birthday. On this day, we celebrate the spirit of the legendary anti-apartheid icon and activist. People are encouraged to give at least 67 minutes of their time to make a change and do something positive. In recognition of Mandela’s years of public service, use the day to give, be kind, empower people … Continue reading

Africa’s World Heritage

It’s sad to witness that the world will wait for tragic events like those happening in Timbuktu in order to realize that; yes, Africa has a huge cultural heritage. Out of the 962 sites designated by the UNESCO, 128 can be found in Africa. The first site to be  inscribed was the Goréee Islands of Senegal … Continue reading

AU’s First Lady

After months of speculations and pronostics, the African Union has finally elected its first chairwoman during the 19th summit in Addis Ababa. Doctor Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, 63, succeeds Jean Ping at the  Commission of the African Union. A South African Politician ( member of the African National Congress) and Anti-Apartheid activist, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma started her career as the Minister of Health under … Continue reading