WASHINGTON, DC, May 14 2013 - The U.S. Department of State offers expedited passport services to U.S. citizens planning to travel abroad this summer, including families going on summer vacations and students participating in study abroad programs. While U.S. citizens are urged to apply as early as possible for their passport needs, the Department offers convenient options for those who need their travel documents sooner than the standard 4-6 week processing time.
On April 18, 2013, Time Magazine released its 100 Most Influential People List. Scores of American celebrities, political leaders as well as philanthropists made this year’s cut. At least six Africans graced this year’s list including Nigerian actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, whose appearance created a buzz in cyberspace and airwaves across the diaspora and Nigeria. Below is a snap shot of Africans who made Time’s 2013 most influential list.
On Thursday, May 2nd IBOM LLC in partnership with Black Enterprise and Mayven PR played hosts to about 100+ attendees at the Africans Creating Technology panel event held in New York City. The event, which was focused on discussing the growing technology sector and opportunities within Africa, also shed light on ways for African owned tech startups within the US to obtain funding, partnerships and overall pointers to help tech entrepreneurs pursue their goals and drive their businesses to success.
Global Christian Event Network (GCEN) is set to hold its annual Christian Resource Expo on Saturday, May 4th 2013 in the heart of Manhattan, at the Skytop Ballroom, in the world renounced, Hotel Pennsylvania located conveniently across Seventh Avenue from Penn Station with power packed seminars, service exhibitions, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. The event is set to start at 11am and end at 4pm EDT.
On March 23, 2013, FACE Africa held its 4th Annual Benefit Gala held at Espace in New York City. The event was also a celebration of the World Water Day that was on March 22nd. The three-hour event was attended by more than 350 guests and included a cocktail reception, a premium bar and an art auction. That evening’s honorees included Muri Raifu, Oluchi Orlandi, Joseph Wolf, Quddus Philippe, Martin Segal and Kara Gerson. Other distinguished guests included Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe, former Miss World Agbani Darego, and Ms. Lisa Lovatt-Smith, FACE Africa’s 2012 Honoree and founder of OrphanAid Africa.
- Investing for change in South Africa: Shared Interest's 19th Anniversary Awards Gala
- African Community Development’s International Women’s Day Charity Gala
- Applause Africa Presents African Exchange in partnership with the Brooklyn Museum: Meet Our Panelists
- Revisiting the Central African Republic Crisis
- YEAR 2012 REVIEW IN NUMBERS
- In Luv With My Skin
- The Aftermath of Kony 2012 Campaign
- Applause Africa Hosts 54 Kingdom's Storytellers in Fashion
- The Royal Drummers of Burundi at Lehman College
- Beauty Of The Dark Continent.
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Beauty Of The Dark Continent.
Just like every single one of the four million people who were forced to leave their families, cattle, and burning villages behind, she walked for hundreds of miles into the great unknown after the outbreak of civil war in Sudan in 1985, not aware if she would ever return to the place she had always called home, Read More...
DR. OLAJIDE WILLIAMS 'THE HIP HOP DOC’
“Switch it up/Put some water in the cup,” the man standing onstage alongside old-school hip-hop legends Doug E. Fresh and Artie Green raps with the swagger of a new school artist. With his tie loosely draped across his chest, his top button undone, and Ray Ban-like glasses reminiscent of B.O.B’s, Read More...