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From July 7th-10th 2016, Pan-African media company, Face2Face Africa will honor pan-African achievement at the 5th year anniversary of Pan-African Weekend. Themed The Year of Gold, this year’s festivities will include a private VIP reception, a networking mixer, the F.A.C.E. List Awards, and a closing

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She Leads Africa (SLA) is a dynamic community striving to help African women on the continent and in the Diaspora achieve their professional dreams. Since its foundation in 2014, SLA has set its vision on becoming the #1 destination for smart and ambitious businesswomen.   From June 2nd

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Damilare Sonoiki, a writer on the hit television series Black-ish is creating a television show about a young Nigerian, Ayo, navigating America amidst the culture of his immigrant parents and his American peers. Ayo is every first-generation immigrant kid.  In the teaser we see the causes of Nigerian exceptionalism:

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Many members of the African Diaspora can relate to cultural expectations that place emphasis on choosing medicine, law, or engineering as a course of study and career. While those areas of study are important in our ever-evolving continent, the pursuit of the arts is just

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When I think about female micro-entrepreneurship in sub-saharan Africa, I often think about the women of Yaba market in Lagos. I wonder how they and their businesses have survived through the years and how I can help make their businesses more profitable and sustainable. During

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If one hasn’t experienced inequality as a woman, they’ve seen the headlines, heard the grievances, and watched people suffer through gender polarization. What is beginning to emerge now, though, is the belief that the discrimination women have faced in the past doesn’t have to–and will

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On April 2nd, Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs held their 13th annual African Economic Forum, aimed at connecting home-grown solutions to the continent’s problems. Uzodinma Iweala The forum commenced with an impactful and inspiring keynote held by Uzodinma Iweala, medical doctor, CEO and Editor-in-Chief

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