African Diaspora: African Women in Europe Awards – 29th June 2013

Applications for the Second AWE (African Women in Europe) 2013 Awards are now officially open. This year, the AWE Awards Event Ceremony will be held in London, UK at Holiday Inn London-Kensington Forum on the 29th June 2013. The A.W.E award aims to recognize and honor African Women in Europe members of good standing living,…

Redi Tlhabi discusses the global rape epidemic on South 2 North on Al Jazeera

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, this Friday on Al Jazeera’s new global talk show South 2 North, Redi Tlhabi discusses the global rape epidemic with Professor Ratna Kapur, Professor Farid Esack, and Dr. Amelia Kleijn.   In December 2012, 23-year-old medical student Jyoti Pandey was gang-raped and savagely beaten on a bus in Delhi, India. She subsequently…

Stereotypes

With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot – and should not – be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is a more complete story about Africa and its diaspora. Share your personal story about Africa at Africa.com or on Twitter @Africa_com with the hashtag…

KiViWoSHeG – the Kibera Visionary Women Self Help Group

Meet an extraordinary woman with an extraordinary spirit and determination to change the world around her – Millicent Auma Otieno, born in Kisumu and now living in Nairobi, tells you here about her life and vision. She is founder of the Kibera Visionary Women Self Help Group: I am a single parent with one daughter and…

Aziz Salmone Fall: Redécouvrir Sankara – Martyre de la liberté

Here we introduce to you Aziz Salome Fall, who is currently in Berlin, Germany for events and presentations organized by AfricAvenir: The Egyptian-Senegalese political scientist Aziz Fall teaches Political Science, Anthropology and International Relations at McGill University and the University of Québec in Montreal, Canada. He considers himself an internationalist pan-Africanist and developed the concept of “Panafricentrage”. His parents, Prof.…