Latest News for: African culture


Stellenbosch language debate: A response to Leon Schreiber

Beijing News 13 Apr 2021
It seems to me, that all our politicians are interested in is heckling each other in Parliament, serving narrow-minded agendas that militate against a collective South African (read national) culture that is responsive to the needs of our people-that is the people of South Africa in their collective entirety.

AU's digital COVID-19 passport keeps air travel business in motion

Ghana Web 13 Apr 2021
Ahadu Simachew, chief executive officer of Asky Airlines notes that improved quality in travel regulation management across Africa will be key to help restore travel, tourism, trade, investment, cultural exchange and Pan-African integration to the positive and uplifting trajectory that underscores the Africa Rising narrative.

Joseph Aketema: Censoring the broadcast media in Ghana

Joy Online 13 Apr 2021
It would be very necessary to mention that in the recent past, Alan Ginsberg, with regards to the media, has noted, “Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture” ... candidate in Media and Culture at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana .

Marcell Coetzee set for early release from Ulster contract as injury ends stay

Belfast Telegraph 13 Apr 2021
The South African back row star is due to join the Bulls in July but a thigh ... “We decided to come back to Belfast with an open mind, but ultimately we miss home, the South African culture and way of life – and after five seasons the longing for home has just caught up with us.

South African artists struggle with Covid theatre closures

Business Ghana 13 Apr 2021
South Africa's once-thriving cultural scene is under threat because coronavirus restrictions have made it difficult to stage public events but some artists have found new ways to show off their creativity, as Mohammed Allie reports from Cape Town ... "South African artists ...

Butte County will begin phasing out mass COVID vaccination clinics, Public Health says

Chico Enterprise Record 13 Apr 2021
OROVILLE — The need for COVID-19 mass community vaccination clinics is declining in Butte County, and as a result, Butte County Public Health officials anticipate these first-dose clinics will cease operations in mid-to-late April ... Additionally, the African American Family & Cultural Center will hold a first-dose clinic on April 22 ... .

One Jewish photographer’s mission to preserve the legacy of the Rosenwald schools

The Jerusalem Post 13 Apr 2021
For his part, Rosenwald believed that Jews should uniquely sympathize with the plight of African-Americans ... Feiler spoke to Jeanne Cyriaque, a historian of African-American culture, and she detailed her efforts to preserve what remained of the Rosenwald schools.

New COGIC leader aims to unify, manage financial strain caused by pandemic

Tuscaloosa News 13 Apr 2021
As a boy, Bishop J. Drew Sheard grew up dreaming of becoming a preacher and a pastor ... Mason, the founder of the denomination ... J ... Sheard, 62, was elected in late March to lead the predominantly African American denomination headquartered in Memphis ... "Bishop Sheard has a heart for the community and the issues that matter to the African American culture.

Kwabena Brakopowers: Alan or Bawumia? A choice that goes beyond ethnicity

Joy Online 13 Apr 2021
The answers to these questions hold the key to the present dilemma facing the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) as it prepares to elect a new flagbearer ahead of the crucial 2024 General Election ... Ghana, like most African countries, including Nigeria, has a multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-cultural society ... May the best candidate wins ... A.

City Selects Award-Winning Architecture Firm Moody Nolan/JCJ Architecture For Greenwood Cultural Center Renovation Project

The Oklahoma Eagle 12 Apr 2021
After a recommendation from the Greenwood Cultural Center Board, Mayor G.T ... The firm has designed numerous African American history and culture projects across the country, including serving as executive architect for the International African American Museum in Charleston, South Carolina, which is currently under construction.

5 African countries South Africans can visit without facing much restrictions

Independent online (SA) 12 Apr 2021
With many countries around the world restricting entry to South African travellers, some who are itching to travel are planning sizzling getaways to select destinations on the African continent. Not only is it a few hours from home, but it also boasts a string of attractions that celebrate culture, history, cuisine and incredible landscapes.

Barnstable High course offers deeper look into Black history

Cape Cod Times 12 Apr 2021
“I notice black culture more when looking around me,” Florestal, who is Black, said in a message to the Times ... She noted that when she gave a lesson on the Harlem Renaissance, most students hadn't heard of it despite it being a pivotal point in African American culture.

Spotify’s podcast spotlights fast-growing African music scene

Business Day Online 12 Apr 2021
African Music Ignites,” takes listeners on a journey across the continent from Nigeria to Kenya, spotlighting the diverse cultures and sounds of a musical hotbed for expanding genres like Amapiano and Gengetone, and popular collaborations between African artists and mainstream Western stars.

Specialty license plate created in honor of the 'Highwaymen'

WPTV 12 Apr 2021
— Selling landscapes along the roadside in the 1960s and 1970s, a group of African-American artists based around Fort Pierce became known as the “Highwaymen... Fees from the specialty plate would go toward local school art programs, and the creation of a Highwaymen Museum and African-American Cultural Center on Avenue D in Fort Pierce ... .