Day: September 24, 2019

Hundreds of South African Women Gather in New York’s Times Square Against Gender-based voilence

By Ted Botha

About 200 South Africans from numerous states across America gathered in the very heart of New York, Times Square, to hold a silent protest against gender-based violence in their home country.

The protest on Saturday was organised by South African cultural exchange visitor Iman Jeneker, who said that she was so moved by what was happening in South Africa that she posted something on Facebook.

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The Aliko Dangote Foundation donates $20 million to the Africa Center in New York

Bill and Melinda Gates supports with $5 million donation.


The Africa Center, a leading non-profit institution focused on the intersection of African policy, business, and culture, today announced a transformative $20 million donation by the Aliko Dangote Foundation to advance and accelerate the Center’s capital campaign, further activate its public spaces and programming, and support ongoing operations. 

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