SEX, TRADITION, EMPOWERMENT: HEALING THE AFRIKAN FAMIILY. Honoring Dr. Frances Cress Welsing

February 4, 2016

As part and parcel of our Black History Month recognition, we in Barbados celebrate the heritage, history and various cultures of pre colonial Afrika with different activities, the AHF would like to draw your attention to one special activity. This activity is a panel discussion being hosted by the Pan African Coalition of Organizations (PACO). As the title of this panel discussion is Sex, Tradition, Empowerment: Healing the Afrikan Family.

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We need an educational REVOLUTION in Barbados

December 8, 2015

The African Heritage Foundation (AHF) is working on the long term implementation of an educational project that will create more awareness on Africa, its people, their struggles for liberation over the past 500 years, their glorious history that predates the slave trade and finally the economic opportunities that will be afforded to us as that continent develops. There’s quite a lot to this programme and it will require time, commitment and support . Our efforts…

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“Women Empowerment For Sustainable Growth.”

December 3, 2015

By Girmachew Gashaw She has aspired to be a pilot since her childhood. The moment, the launch of All-Women Functioned Flight on 19 November 2015 from Addis Ababa to Bangkok was an ample opportunity to showcase her skill. The flight led by Pilot Amsale Gualu, Co-pilot Selam Tesfaye and other women staff was very much successful.

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Kenya: With a Solar Oven, Kenyan Women Bake Their Way to a Better Life

November 19, 2015

Purity Nyamawi and Azanzi Kifwete demonstrate how they bake cakes using a wooden solar box in Msumarini village, Kilifi County, Kenya. By Leopold Obi Msumarini, Kenya — In this rural village in Kilifi County, on Kenya’s east coast, a group of women run a thriving bakery. On a good day, they make dozens of large cakes and over 100 cupcakes. And they don’t even have a kitchen oven.

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AU Chair Mugabe urges African states to seize resources from whites

Robert Mugabe
March 10, 2015

Africa Union (AU) Chairperson, Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, today rallied African states to emulate his country’s economic policies that have seen farms and industries being seized from former white owners. The Zimbabwean economy has been on a free fall after the Mugabe led government launched a fast track Land Reform programme that saw white farmers being dispossessed of their land in 2002.

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Nigeria: Country’s Sole Female Presidential Candidate

February 10, 2015

Oluremi Sonaiya wishes to be the next president of Nigeria. She wants to rule the country differently, put a stop to corruption and empty politicians’ promises. But competing in the race is prohibitively expensive. The words “The Promise” are written in large letters over the tiny restaurant in Lagos Airport. Oluremi Sonaiya is seated on a plastic chair and opposite her are two young campaign assistants busily typing away on…

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