David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike Co-Star in True Tale of Forbidden Love

A United Kingdom, DVD Review, David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, 1946, Great Britain, Africa, racial intolerance, Lloyd's of London

  A United Kingdom DVD Review by Kam Williams David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike Co-Star in True Tale of Forbidden Love Upon the untimely death of his father, Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) was crowned the King of Bechuanaland at the tender age of 4. But his Uncle Tshekedi (Vusi Kunene) assumed the reins of power […]

Gifts That Give Back to Others

Africa, eco-friendly, Peace Treaty Hamba Earrings, Omondi Pullover, Patagonia Recycled Jacket, incredible gifts, earth friendly, Christmas, gift ideas, Ace & Jig

  Gifts That Give Back to Others by Amy Lignor   When it comes to the holidays and the long, long list of places to shop, things to buy, etc., it’s nice to know that there are companies out there not only providing quality goods for the holidays, but also using your money – the […]

Gifts That Give Back to Others

Africa, eco-friendly, Peace Treaty Hamba Earrings, Omondi Pullover, Patagonia Recycled Jacket, incredible gifts, earth friendly, Christmas, gift ideas, Ace & Jig

  Gifts That Give Back to Others by Amy Lignor   When it comes to the holidays and the long, long list of places to shop, things to buy, etc., it’s nice to know that there are companies out there not only providing quality goods for the holidays, but also using your money – the […]

Spotlight on Africa

Africa, Amina Mohamed, Agenda 2063, social change, the vision, climate change, social justice, peace

  Spotlight on Africa by Amy Lignor   As the year winds down and comes to a close, it is Africa that is receiving some headlines that call for many changes and improvements to be made in the coming years. It was Ambassador Amina Mohamed (Nairobi, Kenya) that spoke recently about the African Union Commission […]

Africa May Become the Next China

Africa, African markets, the new frontier, skilled workforce, production powerhouse, welcome to the digital world

  Africa May Become the Next China By Jeremy Bamidele Traditionally, Africans remained offline and uninvolved in the digital world. This has made it virtually impossible for many companies to directly communicate with African markets. Consequently, companies have avoided the continent altogether. With the proliferation of smartphones, Africans have suddenly become accessible via the Internet. […]

Why Are 3.5 Million Children Dying Every Year from Severe Acute Malnutrition?

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    Global hunger affects 1 billion people each year. Severe Acute Malnutrition, known as the “immediate killer”, will very likely take the lives of 19 million children this year. In 2013, at least 3.5 million children died from malnourishment. That is an average of over 9,500 deaths a day—400 an hour. It’s the equivalent […]

Learning The Meaning of Giving

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  By Whitney Leets   Horrific statistics—we hear them every day. It’s not every day when you can be a force against one of the worst global statistics in existence. Nearly 20 million children around the world suffer from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), and it contributes to the death of more than 3.5 million children […]

"How Locally Made RUTFs Are Saving an Entire Country"

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    If you found out that every day this year, 11,551 children died as a result of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), would you be shocked to tears?  If you found out that this horrific problem had a solution would you do everything within your power to bring that solution to reality? That’s exactly what […]

Tears of Sadness, Tears of Joy (Haley’s Story)

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    “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.” –Jeremiah 29:11   I’m a 25 year-old, single young woman boarding a plane to live in Africa for a year by myself. Am […]

CHILDREN EAT LAST AMIDST FAMINE

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      “Tlala e lala tlas’a sesiu”— “Famine sleeps under the basket used for grain.” The people of Malawi, Africa know famine, poverty, and death, all too well. The years 2002, 2005, 2007, 2012 and 2013 have all brought life-ending food shortages to the region. Life expectancy is only 50 years and over half the […]