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Ancient thoroughfares in China, Italy witness ebb and flow of both countries

China Daily 09 Jun 2023
The Grand Canal was inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2014 and local authorities along the waterway have been working on environmental protection efforts and cultural park building for years ... East African rail link, a model of China-Africa partnership.

Juneteenth events planned

Marietta Daily Journal 09 Jun 2023
The African-American Cultural and Genealogical ...

The Windrush dance revolution that transformed Britain – from Birmingham's basements to Notting Hill carnival

The Conversation 08 Jun 2023
The influence of African Caribbean popular culture extended beyond our communities and made significant contributions to British society as a whole ... The wider influence of reggae, dancehall and African Caribbean culture can be seen throughout British culture.

Ebony’s historic test kitchen moving to the ‘Blacksonian’ permanently

The Grio 08 Jun 2023
The historic kitchen that has developed some of the magazine’s most popular recipes is headed to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture ... National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington for permanent display.

Ballet under the stars: PBT to offer three outdoor performances

Observer-Reporter 08 Jun 2023
20; and Open Air at Hazelwood Green with August Wilson African American Cultural Center and Hazelwood Local, Sept ... Nash presented by August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Natyakriya & Uma Performing Arts, Shana Simmons Dance and Westinghouse Arts Academy students.
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The Exhibition : Tutankhamun – His Tomb And His Treasures, Brno, Czech Republic.  Shabtis - servants in the afterlife.

Egypt Allegedly Bans Dutch Archaeologists Over Kemet Exhibition

Egyptian Streets 08 Jun 2023
“ Many artists of African descent are keen to stress the recognition of ancient Egypt as an African culture ... The latter quickly became the subject of a global debate on the ethnicity of Cleopatra and Afrocentrism – a movement that intends to shed light on African history, culture, and influences.

Selling Their Souls: Kingdom of Loango, Africa’s Pre-Colonial Power

Ancient Origins 08 Jun 2023
Of course, with the changes that the world was experiencing in the 1800s, and the major presence of the European powers in Africa, we can safely say that the fragmented Loango state simply faded into obscurity, like countless other African polities, city-states, kingdoms, empires, and cultures.

14th-century Ghanian celebration of freedom comes to life in new East Bay show

The Mercury News 08 Jun 2023
Interest in African culture was cresting in the Bay Area at the time, particularly within the Black community, and along with Zakarya “Zak” Diouf from Senegal and Malonga Casquelourd from Congo-Brazzaville, he played a central role in turning Oakland into a hotbed of African ...

Akufo-Addo, other African and Caribbean leaders to headline Afreximbank’s 2023 Annual Meetings

B & FT Online 08 Jun 2023
Building prosperity for Africans’, ... Building Prosperity for Africans’; ‘The Challenges of Peace and Security ... African Culture and Literature as a Foundation for African Renaissance’; ‘Delivering the VisionCorporate Perspectives’; and ‘The Future of Integration in Africa’.

Russia: Moscow will continue to 'ensure food security' in Africa 'despite the obstacles the West puts in the way' - Lavrov

Ruptly 08 Jun 2023
Lavrov also thanked African states for their stance on Russia-West relations ... The purpose of the event is to strengthen co-operation between Russia and African states across politics, security, economics, science and technology, and in the cultural and humanitarian spheres.

First FICAC Pan African conference held

B & FT Online 08 Jun 2023
The first FICAC Pan African Conference for Honorary Consuls on the African continent has been held in Accra ... He highlighted the need for increased cooperation among African nations, stressing the importance of trade, investment and cultural exchanges to foster mutual prosperity.

Commentary: Beaufort’s Robert Smalls House must be allowed to tell his story

The Post and Courier 08 Jun 2023
As the executive director of the National Trust’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, I know the importance of protecting the homes, churches and neighborhoods where history was made, while also safeguarding the character and integrity of historic architecture.

Tunisian black women: ‘My skin colour says I don’t belong’

Joy Online 08 Jun 2023
In February, President Kais Saied ordered “urgent measures” against sub-Saharan migrants, accusing them of a “criminal plot” to change the country’s demographics and cultural identity ... “They treat us not as Tunisians and treat themselves as not Africans.”.

Who is Cornel West? Famed, controversial scholar launches 2024 campaign

Yahoo Daily News 08 Jun 2023
Though he stands virtually no chance of reaching the White House, West’s candidacy is an important cultural marker, as well as the latest chapter in a career marked by fame and controversy ... Professors Cornel West and Robert George on cancel culture's push to remove monuments, rename buildingsA rising public intellectual.

WC govt ready to welcome teams to CT for 2023 Netball World Cup

Eye Witness News 08 Jun 2023
This will be the first time that the tournament will be hosted on African soil. Spokesperson for the Western Cape Cultural ...

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FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko pose for a photo prior to their talks at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence, outside Moscow, Russia, Feb. 17, 2023. Lukashenko, a close ally of Russian leader Putin, is due in Beijing to begin a three-day state visit Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, as geopolitical tensions rise over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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