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Africa Will Build The Future Says Zuckerberg, Visits Kenya On

Toby Shapshak ,   CONTRIBUTOR, www.forbes.com The future will be built in Africa, Facebook FB +2.03% CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in Nigeria, before travelling to Kenya, the “world leader” in mobile money, on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa, a surprise trip which has propelled Africa’s entrepreneurial spirit into the news. “It’s inspiring to see how engineers here are using mobile money to […]readmore

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Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka, Kamau Brathwaite, and Dr. Edison O.

The Tenth Annual National Black Writers’ Conference (NBWC), hosted by the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, will be held from March 25 to 28, 2010. With Toni Morrison as the Honorary Chair, the National Black Writers’ Conference will also honor Amiri Baraka, Kamau Brathwaite and Dr. Edison O. Jackson.  Also, more than […]readmore


Building a New Africa With its Soil and People

    The new Africa starts here: how to make the people prosper.  If Africa is to thrive, a revolution in thinking is needed — and it must begin out in the farmers’ fields.       By Wangari Maathai       The Times (London)       June 6, 2009       Not long ago I was in Yaoundé, Cameroon, […]readmore