Why ex-French colonies are joining the Commonwealth
Gabon and Togo have moved to strengthen their diplomatic armoury in a bid to ease their reliance on France.
They have been admitted to what was originally founded as a club of former British colonies but has been steadily diversifying its composition. These two small francophone African nations are now the Commonwealth's 55th and 56th members. ... Read it all
Global Effort Under Way to Create African-Print Face Masks for Ghana
Employees of Global Mamas create samples of the face masks they hope will soon be used across the nation.
ACCRA - As cases of COVID-19 increase in Ghana and supplies of face masks dwindle globally, one NGO is collaborating with an international network to create fabric face masks quickly for those in need. ...
'Not leaving Europe'
In an open letter to the British public, French President Mr Macron said he was thinking of the millions of Britons "who still feel deeply attached to the European Union".
"You are leaving the European Union but you are not leaving Europe," he said. "Nor are you becoming detached from France or the friendship of its people.
"The Channel has never managed to separate our destinies; Brexit will not do so, either."
Zozibini Tunzi wins Miss Universe
“I think the most important thing we should be teaching young girls today is leadership.
“It's something that has been lacking in young girls for a very long time, not because we don't want to [take leadership], but because of how society has labelled women to be.”
But her election will also help young little Afro descendent girls watch or read and enjoy the Snow Queen without thinking that they themselves are ugly, wishing to look like the girls in the story .
Exercise advice on food labels could help to tackle the obesity crisis
Saying how far consumers need to walk to burn off the calories could change eating habits
Year of Return, Ghana 2019
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Harriet Tubman Movie 2019:What We Know About Harriet, the New Harriet Tubman Biopic
The official trailer for the new Harriet Tubman biopic Harriet dropped on July 23.
Starring Cynthia Erivo as the historic abolitionist, the film is set to chronicle Tubman's escape from slavery and how she eventually helped free hundreds of runaway slaves.
In a new interview with OprahMag.com, Erivo, Jennifer Nettles, and Leslie Odom Jr. open up about their roles.
Harriet premieres November 1.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Or National African American History Month, Is An Annual Celebration Of Achievements By Black Americans And A Time For Recognizing The Central Role Of African Americans In U.S. History.
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