e-Learning Africa 2012 was held in Cotonou, Benin

Some of you might recall that last year, we reported about the conference eLearning Africa when it was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This year, the annual event took place in francophone Cotonou, Benin in West Africa. The Berlin-based organizing company ICWE GmbH again did an outstanding performance making this unique happening a great success, so we can’t…

Skate Soccer: the next Paralympic Sport?

Press Release Inspiring Ghanaian polio survivors pioneer extreme sports combination of skating and soccer / Award-winning South African filmmakers crowd-source funding via Kickstarter for the documentary Skate soccer wasn’t featured at the 2012 Paralympics, but a new documentary aims to raise the profile of the bruising new sport. Rollaball will tell the story of The Rolling…

The Helping THEM for a Lifetime Project – empowering young women in Sierra Leone

Today, we would like to present to you another great initiative aiming at empowering underprivileged people in Sierra Leone. Read about the outstanding work of Musa Ansumana Soko and his female colleagues …   About the Initiator Being a victim myself and coming from a society that respects men with more than one wife, I kept experiencing…

Afrolatinos – Descendants of Slaves in Latin-America

Much has been told about slavery in the US, while only a few people are aware of the high number of african descendants in Latin America. Afrolatinos “The Untaught Story” is a documentary television series independently produced by Creador Pictures, LLC. This is the story of the estimated 200 million invisible afrodescendants currently living in…

Khadarlis’ continued support in Sierra Leone – supply for the clinic, library, school, …

In a previous post, Aisha Khadar Desince – Director of Khadarlis for Sierra Leone – reported to you how she returned to the now war-torn village of her childhood Jimi, in the Southern province of Sierra Leone after 15 years in the US. She described how it felt meeting again beloved ones that remained in the ruins after…