Hoping to preserve cultural heritage and change Western thought on Africa, a Michigan State University researcher will use a $300,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to digitize 100,000 original black-and-white negatives of Mali’s most important photographers, dating from the 1940s. 420 more words
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Fortune has favoured the brave in Western Africa after a French Special Forces raid on militant positions resulted in the unexpected recovery of a Dutch hostage. 297 more words
How Can You Persuade Someone To Be Healthier?: Stories from Africa, Persuasion, and Celebrating National Doctor Day
To this day, my dad remembers — word for word — a specific phone call with me from years ago. It was brief, and started something like this: 1,857 more words
Nigeria’s much-waited elections have been extended until Sunday in some regions due to intermittent violence and issues with a new voting system.
The most populous and richest nation in Africa, Nigeria is referred to as ‘the giant of Africa’, and with good reason. 321 more words
In the framework of initiative ProSPER, destined to promote sustainable markets for photovoltaic power systems in ECOWAS countries (Economic Community of West African States), a support facility has been created to provide technical assistance 97 more words