By Chad Kitundu
Grammy Award winning American singer, songwriter and actress Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas popularly known as Ashanti jetted into Kenya. Ashanti, who was an R&B superstar from the early to mid-2000s, did not however disclose why she was in the country, only surprising her Kenyan fans by sharing stories of her stay in Kenya.
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By Taarifa Rwanda
More than 20 African Americans and other blacks of African descent have decided to make Rwanda their home after spending several days traversing the East African country.
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BY JAVIRA SSEBWAMI | PML Daily
As corporate interests and large investors have targeted the mushrooming marijuana industry in East Africa, leading American Automotive Entrepreneur, Ashworth Barnes of 713 Motoring Company based in Texas has arrived in Uganda to participate in the leafy economic boom.
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by SHRIYA BHATTACHARYA | MSMagazine
“Don’t wait until a tragedy strikes in order to act and implement change.”
These are the words that Mary Yeboah and Koluchi Odiegwu—two second-year college students at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia—live by.
Although these two young women have spent the past five months at home in isolation, beginning in April 2020, they’ve raised over $32,000 for remote villages in Africa whose inhabitants are facing mass hunger caused by the coronavirus.
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BY NICK TURSE, SAM MEDNICK, AND AMANDA SPERBER | Mail & Guardian
United States Special Operations forces (SOF) — including Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets and Marine Corps Raiders — are the US military’s most highly trained soldiers, specialising in counterterrorism, counter-insurgency, and “direct action” combat raids, among other missions. Their operations are shrouded in secrecy.
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by Ann Brown | Moguldom
New Yorker Nova Felder has been stuck in Ghana and is now threatening to sue the U.S. government for negligence and violating his constitutional rights.
Felder told NY1 he has hired attorney Pierre Gooding.
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by JOE EMERSBERGER | Counter Punch
Joe Emersberger interviewed Justin Podur regarding his new book about a conflict few understand thanks to, among other things, “Africanist” scholars.
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BY JAVIRA SSEBWAMI | PML DAILY STAFF WRITER
Several African governments including Ugandan authorities have for long rallied African Americans and African scholars and business owners to refresh their memory on their remote by investing home.
In Uganda, President Museveni who is known for supporting the same, at a recent address said the country’s economy will grow in double digits in the near future when all its ongoing infrastructure projects are completed.
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By Saqib Ul Islam | Voice of America
Starting in late March, South Africa has had one of the most rigorous COVID-19 lockdowns in the world. At Level 5, all air travel was grounded and all non-essential businesses, such as restaurants, salons and tourism operators were required to cease all operations. Residents were required to stay home at all times with limited exemptions for trips only to the grocery store, pharmacy, or a doctor.
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By Kiya Edwards | KARE 11
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — From first timers to co-founders, every year, a group of Minnesotans travels to South Africa through a non-profit called Arm in Arm in Africa.
One of their many projects involves distributing locally grown food to some of the country’s poorest areas. And just as they were returning from this year’s three-week trip, in March, their mission was forced to expand.
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