By tova stabin | Around the University of Oregon
Emmanuel Akyeampong, a Harvard expert in African and African American cross-cultural studies, will give a virtual presentation at the University of Oregon on Dec. 1. Akyeampong’s talk, “African and African American Relations, c. 1960 to Recent Times: Transformations in Global Blackness” is part of the African American Workshop and Lecture Series, sponsored by the Office of the President and the Division of Equity and Inclusion. The presentation will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
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The Africa-America Institute (AAI) will celebrate African success during its 35th Annual Awards Gala on September 24, 2019. The highly anticipated event will take place at the American Museum of Natural History, a cultural hallmark of New York City’s Upper West Side.
To commemorate the 400-year anniversary of the first Africans brought to the U.S. from Angola in 1619, AAI will bestow the New York Times Magazine with its Excellence in Journalism Award for their groundbreaking, “1619 Project”. AAI will also honor the Republic of Angola with the National Achievement Award, in recognition of the country’s peaceful transition and reform agenda.
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A summit on U.S.-Africa trade slated for later this month in Atlanta aims to reframe investors’ thinking about opportunities on the continent of more than 1 billion people.
Headlined by keynote speaker Ambassador Andrew Young, the U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit Sept. 26-28 is set to bring in speakers from across the continent with a heavy focus on agriculture but an even keener eye toward exposing tangible opportunities — especially government incentives.
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New York — Wutiko in association with Pace University Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems organizes Opportunities in Africa #NYC19 on September 27th at Pace University’s Manhattan campus.
This event will feature companies and organizations from Africa with highlights on three main countries where Wutiko has regular offices (Mauritius, Nigeria and Senegal).
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Congolese and Congolese-Americans living in America want to change the narrative around the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). They’ve launched the inaugural Congolese Diaspora Impact Summit (CDIS), which will take place in New York City on September 21st; in the midst of the United Nations General Assembly.
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By Ajong Mbapndah L
Trade, the African Continental Free Trade Area, Prosper Africa initiative, business networks and more will be in focus during the upcoming Making African Trade Easy Forum organized by Believe in Africa Foundation. Considering that this is the 5th anniversary of Believe in Africa, we decided to do something different, says Founder and CEO Angelle Kwemo in a preview of the forum with Pan African Visions.
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On September 20, the eve of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Her Excellency Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao – African Union Ambassador to the U.S.A., will lead other diplomats, and business leaders to the USAfrica Business Expo — a B2B trade show, conference & networking event aimed at helping African businesses expand into international markets.
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By Josh Duncan
Canada is a melting pot of people from all over the world and that will be on full display in Kelowna this weekend. The Canadian Association of Nigerian Physicians and Dentists (CANPAD) has chosen the Okanagan as the spot for its 18th annual general meeting of members.
That means more than 400 physicians and dentists originally from Nigeria, along with their families and a number of Nigerian dignitaries, will be in town for the four-day event.
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The Consul General of Ghana in New York; West Africa’s second-largest economy, Professor (Emeritus) Samuel K. Amoako has announced his country’s participation at the USAfrica Business Expo; a B2B Exhibition, Conference and networking event which will hold during the 74th session of the UN General Assembly on Friday, September 20 to Saturday, September 21, 2019, at the Millennium Hilton, UN Plaza, Opp. UN Headquarters.
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By Olumide Oyekunle
Corporate Council on Africa, in conjunction with the government of Mozambique, will host the 12th US-Africa Business Summit this year in Maputo with at least 12 African presidents expected to grace the event. The event will take place from June 18 to 21.
Organizers hope to bring more than 1,000 American and African private sector executives, international investors, senior government officials, and multilateral stakeholders.
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