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AU Executive Council approves Artificial Intelligence Strategy for Africa

Ghana Business News 21 Jul 2024
The AI Strategy and Digital Compart provides guidelines on how AI technology would be utilised on the Continent to safeguard the identity, culture and dignity of the African peoples ... The African ...
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In Art, an Artist Finds His Point-of-No-Return 

This Day 21 Jul 2024
As a historical-cultural attraction, Badagry is more than just a site to reference colonial West African and Nigerian history; it’s also a place where original artworks are continuously appearing, offering budding artists a platform.
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20 years of ECOSOCC: CSOs to advance implementation of AfCFTA

Business Ghana 21 Jul 2024
The Economic, Social, and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC), as part of its 20th anniversary of fostering collaboration between the African Union and Civil Society Organisation (CSOs), is scheduled to host ...
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A Ballpoint Artist’s Musings on a Parisian Odyssey 

This Day 21 Jul 2024
“By joining together various materials, patterns, and cultural influences, the works become a collage of various fashion trends and cross-cultural heritage, by extension speaking to the diversity, ...
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Fusion of African music and the future of performing arts in Nigeria

Business Day Online 21 Jul 2024
The Performing Arts in Nigeria are at a crossroads. With a rich cultural heritage and a thriving music scene, the. read more Fusion of African music and the future of performing arts in Nigeria ... .
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Nigeria’s Foreign Policy and the Challenge of the  AES Sub-region: The Dilemma of What Future?

This Day 21 Jul 2024
In fact, Nigeria played host to the FESTAC 77, that is, the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture, held from 15 January 1977 to 12 February 1977 ... By so doing, they undermine the developmental efforts of African leaders.
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Edwin Snowe Jr: Proposed ECOWAS Standby Force Not Practicable

This Day 20 Jul 2024
Regrettably, the geo-politics has taken deep root into our African culture ... So, what example are we following today? We must go back to our African tradition and culture because I believe that we have ...
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Meet Sankofa Video, Books \u0026 Café, a cultural hub in Washington, D.C.

Usatoday 20 Jul 2024
Founded in 1998, it specializes in videos and books about people of African descent around the world ... and peace with the added perk of featuring great books by and about people of African descent.
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Bernice Johnson Reagon, Sweet Honey in the Rock vocalist and civil rights activist, dies at 81

The Los Angeles Times 20 Jul 2024
Through the Smithsonian, she curated a 1970 festival 'Black Music Through the Languages of the New World,' and in 1972, joined other scholars to build the African Diaspora program ... African American ...
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Library Lines: Pick up, return materials at new North Richmond lockers

East Bay Times 20 Jul 2024
Afrofuturism is a cultural aesthetic and artistic movement that explores the intersection of African diaspora culture with science fiction, technology and the future.
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Rosendale Street Festival sports bubbly atmosphere, fine art flavor

Daily Freeman 20 Jul 2024
ROSENDALE, N.Y ... (William J. Kemble Photo) ... “The festival is a testimony of that ... Kingston resident Priscilla DeConti showed off work that brings a “zentangle” technique into efforts that have an elegance when reflecting African American culture ... ....
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Family Partners NCF on Symbolic Tree Planting

This Day 20 Jul 2024
Unionmwan Joseph Edebriri was a teacher, literary critic, translator and promoter of African arts and culture ... of the West African Confederation of United Nations Student’s Association (WACUNSA).
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Writing for Social Change – Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute Launches New Writing Competition

GetNews 19 Jul 2024
This competition is a call to all African American writers in Minnesota to lend their voices to a movement that values justice, inclusivity, and the celebration of culturally rich narratives.
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United States (U.S.) President’s Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement Concludes Landmark Visit to Nigeria

Capital Ethiopia 19 Jul 2024
The insights gained during this visit will inform PAC-ADE’s recommendations to President Biden, potentially shaping policies that enhance cultural, social, political, and economic ties between African ...
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