July 29, 2016

WELCOME REMARKS OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION, H.E. DR. NKOSAZANA DLAMINI-ZUMA TO THE 29TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE AFRICAN UNION

      29th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union, Kigali. RWANDA, 13 July 2016 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY   2 Excellency, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Rwanda, Our sister Louise Mushikiwabo and our gracious Host Your Excellency, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Chad and Chairperson of the […]

LOOK AT THE 6FT ERITREAN MIGRANT CAUGHT IN A SUITCASE BY SWISS GUARDS

      Look at the  6ft Eritrean migrant who was caught by shocked Swiss border guards  to discover a lanky man trying to sneak into the country from Italy packed inside a suitcase. The 21-year-old migrant was reportedly traveling with a friend on the Swiss-bound train from Milan’s Central station when his hiding place […]

PONTY BISTRO IS ON A MISSION TO DIG NEW YORKERS OUT OF A FOOD RUT

        Cousins—including Chef Cisse, a 2009 finalist in the hit Food Network show “Chopped”—offer a fusion of West African and French cuisine to expand the New York palate   NEW YORK (June 24, 2016)—Senegalese-American chefs Ali Cisse (Chef Ali) and Elhadji A. Cisse (Chef Cisse) are on a mission to save New […]

MOST INFLUENTIAL CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN DIASPORA LEADERS PUBLISHED

    Many books have been written about people of African descent, but so far no single volume has highlighted the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across the globe. To fill the gap, an International Selection Committee composed of some of the top African diaspora Leaders in the […]

EMINENT ENGINEER, BAI BLYDEN: TESTIMONIALS ON EMPOWERING AFRICA

    “Worrying about Africa is the family business,” says Bai Blyden, an IEEE Smart Village Ambassador and Mentor whose life revolves around solving the energy needs of this vast continent. Blyden grew up rooted in the legacy of his great grandfather, human rights advocate and political philosopher Edward Wilmot Blyden, considered by many to […]

MANDELA POSTER PROJECT MAKES LONG-AWAITED UNITED STATES DEBUT

    The Mandela Poster Project made its long-awaited debut in Brooklyn, NY on June 21. The collection is composed of 95 unique posters that chronicle the life, spirit and impact of Nelson Mandela. The project will now tour Kalahari Resorts and Conventions’ properties through summer 2016. (Photo: Business Wire) BROOKLYN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Mandela Poster […]

BMG3 SIGNS MOU WITH THE OONI OF IFE

    Gena Morris Bradford, the President of BMG3 Enterprises, a construction and engineering company, with the Ooni of Ile Ife, His Royal Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, last evening in National Harbor, Maryland.  BMG3 signed a Memorandum of  Understanding with the Ooni to explore development of a number of projects in the Yoruba Kingdom […]

TOTAL LIES THAT GEN. AZUBUIKE IHEJIRIKA, FORMER COAS, ARRESTED BY DSS

        The former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, has characterized as a fabrication media report that he was arrested or even invited by the Department of State Security (DSS).  Some online media had peddled the news that that this great soldier was arrested.  According to ThisDayLive online, “A very reliable […]

CFA PRESIDENT MELVIN FOOTE MEETS WITH THE OONI OF IFE AND HIS SPEECH

    Good Evening. My name is Melvin Foote and I am the Founder and CEO of the Constituency for Africa. I’d like to recognize our gracious hosts, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee and Congressman Steve Chabot, Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Nigeria. Thank you for your continued leadership on U.S.-Nigeria relations. I’d like to recognize […]