TAN - The Afro News » International News http://www.theafronews.ca Newspaper serving the African American community of British Columbia, published in Vancouver, B.C. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:57:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.6.1 Building a prosperous future at eLearning Africa 2014 http://www.theafronews.ca/2014/03/31/12585/ http://www.theafronews.ca/2014/03/31/12585/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:41:53 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12585 “Many African countries are seeking to diversify their economies and stimulate sectors such as tourism and finance, “eLearning will allow more and more African countries to easily train the next generation of in-demand workers”.

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Caribbean Countries Seeking Slavery Reparations. http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/10/25/12025/ http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/10/25/12025/#comments Fri, 25 Oct 2013 08:58:37 +0000 Michelle Williams http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12025 Leaders from the 14 Caricom nations voted unanimously to seek compensation from three European countries – Britain, France and The Netherlands – for what is described as the ongoing legacy of the Slave Trade.

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Racism Is Alive & Well …In Italy http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/09/16/12023/ http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/09/16/12023/#comments Mon, 16 Sep 2013 17:27:37 +0000 Michelle Williams http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12023 Cecile Kyenge, formerly from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is Italy’s first Black Minister. Since her appointment as head of the Integration Ministry in April she has faced racial slurs and threats on an almost daily basis including being called an orangutan by the Senator from the Anti-Immigrations Northern League Party

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President Obama’s speech on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/08/28/12052/ http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/08/28/12052/#comments Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:27:23 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12052 We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

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Africans Remittances Outweigh Western Aid http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/04/18/11550/ http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/04/18/11550/#comments Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:06:07 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=11550 Africans living outside the continent send more money home to their families than is sent by traditional Western aid donors in what is called Official Development Assistance (ODA).

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Angela Davis Delivers Inaugural Speech http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/04/04/11416/ http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/04/04/11416/#comments Thu, 04 Apr 2013 17:28:25 +0000 Michelle Williams http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=11416 Davis is a distinguished professor emeritus, writer, lecturer and world traveler. She continues her advocacy for the rights of prisoners, women and the poor.

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South Africa Hosts The Fifth Brics Summit http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/03/18/11391/ http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/03/18/11391/#comments Mon, 18 Mar 2013 07:52:38 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=11391 South Africa will play host to the Fifth BRICS Summit to be held in Durban from 25 to 27 March 2013 under the theme "BRICS and Africa - Partnerships for Development, Integration and Industrialisation". South Africa’s hosting of the Summit stands as a singular success in terms of its overall foreign and economic policy and indications are that it stands to benefit greatly from its membership.

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Rosa Louise Parks statue honours US civil rights legend http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/02/28/11330/ http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/02/28/11330/#comments Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:59:45 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=11330 She takes her rightful place among those who've shaped this nation's course," President Barack Obama said at the unveiling ceremony on Wednesday. Parks died in 2005 age 92. Several of her family members attended the event. She is the first black woman with a full-length statue in the Capitol's Statuary Hall, where sculptures of scores of famous Americans stand. 'Decades of political work' Mr Obama and House Speaker John Boehner led the unveiling, with one of Parks's nieces joining in.

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eLearning Africa 2013 survey to monitor influence of new technologies on Africa’s learning landscape http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/02/25/11313/ http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/02/25/11313/#comments Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:21:27 +0000 Wallace Mawire http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=11313 A recently launched eLearning Africa 2013 Survey will monitor African opinion on how the Continent’s learning landscape is changing under the influence of new technologies, according to ICWE Press Service department.

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Black Women in Europe Power http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/02/08/11116/ http://www.theafronews.ca/2013/02/08/11116/#comments Sat, 09 Feb 2013 02:30:01 +0000 Michelle Williams http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=11116 Pauline Long, who was born in Kenya, and now lives in England, was recently named along with eleven other women as one of the most powerful and inspirational Black women in Europe.

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