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Family of aid worker detained in Central African Republic for alleged rebel contacts urge release

Wtop 23 Jul 2024
... Tuesday, even as the African government said it had evidence to support its accusations ... The Associated Press writer Jean Fernand Koena contributed reporting from Bangui, Central African Republic.

Govt urged to prioritise indigenous languages in education

Business Ghana 23 Jul 2024
The Pan African Writers As­sociation (PAWA) in a solidarity message lauded Professor Wo­sornu’s advocacy for the revital­isation of Ghanaian indigenous languages.

South African poet and classicist, Sihle Ntuli, shines on global literature stage

Independent online (SA) 20 Jul 2024
The poet intends to encourage more South African writers to submit work to international literary journals to demonstrate the country's thriving literary scene.

Then and now: Akron celebrates 50-year legacy of the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival

Akron Beacon Journal 20 Jul 2024
... Talk" excerpts, which weave literature, music, movement and African-American traditions. Arts and restaurant writer Kerry Clawson may be reached at 330-996-3527 or

How sugar in drinks destroys the body

B & FT Online 20 Jul 2024
The writer is a Professor of Naturopathic Healthcare, a Medical Journalist, and a science writer. He is President, Nyarkotey University College of Holistic Medicine & Technology (NUCHMT)/African Naturopathic Foundation, Ashaiman, Ghana.

Writing for Social Change – Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute Launches New Writing Competition

GetNews 19 Jul 2024
This competition is a call to all African American writers in Minnesota to lend their voices to a movement that values justice, inclusivity, and the celebration of culturally rich narratives.

Busisiwe Ntintili Named Showrunner of ‘Shadowland’

Videoage 19 Jul 2024
Ntintili, an award-winning film and television writer, director and producer, who also chairs the Writers Guild South Africa, is a leading voice in the African market ... African.

A disability Inclusion Initiative to Launch at Durban FilmMart (DFM)

Business Ghana 19 Jul 2024
... Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund, Independent Black Filmmakers Collective, Independent Producers Organisation, Produire au Sud, South African Guild of Actors, STEPS, SWIFT, and Writers Guild of South Africa.

Harford school leaders recognize need for collaborative curriculum review process following controversy

Baltimore Sun 18 Jul 2024
Tuesday after lengthy presentations and discussion led to the board’s approval of updated curricula for AP African American Studies, Women in Perspective and middle school Social Sciences that were introduced last month.

Real contestation on policy choices in South Africa’s GNU begins

Independent online (SA) 17 Jul 2024
The South African Constitution vests in the president with other members of the ... ** The views expressed in this article are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views of The African.

COMMENT: Why The Open Championship is my favourite week of the year

Independent online (SA) 17 Jul 2024
The Open Championship has arrived once more, and as a South African golf writer, I’m always reminded why it’s my favourite week of the year.

Cultivating a culture of excellence

B & FT Online 16 Jul 2024
In Bryanston, South Africa, a group of passionate scientists and healthcare professionals gather at AstraZeneca’s South African office ... The writer is a Chartered HR Professional with the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP).

AstraZeneca’s Commitment to Innovation, Positive Workplace Environment

This Day 15 Jul 2024
... gather at AstraZeneca’s South African office ... The writer, Shelleny Govender-Dhooma, is a Chartered HR Professional with the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP).

Wole Soyinka and Rewards of Setting Forth at Dawn

This Day 14 Jul 2024
For instance, a slew of recent events—among which was a spectacular bash in Rabat, Morocco, on July 9, courtesy of the Royal Academy of Morocco and PAWA (acronym for Pan African Writers ...

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