Category Archives: African Community Issues

Africa Is On The Move – Declares Obama In Kenya

"People are being lifted out of poverty, incomes are up, the middle class is growing and young people like you are harnessing technology to change the way Africa is doing business," Obama said. "The narrative of African despair is false, and indeed was never true," Kenyatta added.

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Nigeria May Have The Richest And The Poorest Person in Africa – Oyebode

The Chairman and Managing Partner, Aluko & Oyebode a leading Nigerian law firm, Gbenga Oyebode Esq., has stated that Nigeria may have the richest as well as the poorest person in the African continent. Mr. Oyebode stated this while delivering the keynote address at this year's Nigerian Lawyers Association Annual Merit Awards Dinner...

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Africans Take Seat at Democratic National Committee (DNC) Ethnic Council – NDECC

March 7, 2015, Washington, DC, By Frederick Nnoma-Addison

In an effort to live true to its core objective of representing the interests of all ethnicities, races and national origins, the National Democratic Ethnic Coordinating Council (NDECC) of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has voted unanimously to welcome African Diaspora representation...

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African Union appoints Dr. Julius Oketta to head the AU Ebola operation

Directorate of Information and Communication Press Release NO. ……../ 2014

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia–10 September 2014: The African Union Commission has appointed Dr.  Julius Oketta to head the African Union Support to Ebola Outbreak (Operation ASEOWA) that is deploying civilian and military volunteers from across the continent to ensure that Ebola is brought under control. The...

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The 5th Annual Nigerian Leadership Summit 2014

HOW IT HAPPENED: On Saturday August 9th, 2014, Nigerians from all walks of life converged at the Step Out center, New York for the 5th annual Nigerian Leadership Summit 2014.

he 2014 summit was guided by the theme: “Education and Security: A driving force for Nigeria’s socio-economic development”. For LEAD Nigeria, this...
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