A United Kingdom DVD Review by Kam Williams David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike Co-Star in True Tale of Forbidden Love Upon the untimely death of his father, Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) was crowned the King of Bechuanaland at the tender age of 4. But his Uncle Tshekedi (Vusi Kunene) assumed the reins of power until the heir apparent could complete his … [Read more...] about David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike Co-Star in True Tale of Forbidden Love
Gifts That Give Back to Others by Amy Lignor When it comes to the holidays and the long, long list of places to shop, things to buy, etc., it’s nice to know that there are companies out there not only providing quality goods for the holidays, but also using your money – the buyer’s money – to help worthy causes. It’s a great time of year to support those out … [Read more...] about Gifts That Give Back to Others
Spotlight on Africa by Amy Lignor As the year winds down and comes to a close, it is Africa that is receiving some headlines that call for many changes and improvements to be made in the coming years. It was Ambassador Amina Mohamed (Nairobi, Kenya) that spoke recently about the African Union Commission (AUC) and how the group must provide leadership in … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Africa
Africa May Become the Next China By Jeremy Bamidele Traditionally, Africans remained offline and uninvolved in the digital world. This has made it virtually impossible for many companies to directly communicate with African markets. Consequently, companies have avoided the continent altogether. With the proliferation of smartphones, Africans have suddenly become … [Read more...] about Africa May Become the Next China
Global hunger affects 1 billion people each year. Severe Acute Malnutrition, known as the “immediate killer”, will very likely take the lives of 19 million children this year. In 2013, at least 3.5 million children died from malnourishment. That is an average of over 9,500 deaths a day—400 an hour. It’s the equivalent of 19 jumbo jets each full of 500 children … [Read more...] about Why Are 3.5 Million Children Dying Every Year from Severe Acute Malnutrition?
By Whitney Leets Horrific statistics—we hear them every day. It’s not every day when you can be a force against one of the worst global statistics in existence. Nearly 20 million children around the world suffer from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), and it contributes to the death of more than 3.5 million children every year. This past August, I went to Malawi, … [Read more...] about Learning The Meaning of Giving