By BBC News
Ibrahim Omer: Former Eritrean refugee who’s New Zealand’s first African MP
During the election campaign, Mr Ibrahim said he wanted to “fight for people in his previous situation to have better opportunities for a decent life”.
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By Sputnik International
As education tourism has become increasingly popular all over the world, a young man from the Republic of Ghana, who obtained his PhD in Russia, has shared his own story. Speaking with Rossiya Segodnya, Mohammed Sanka opened up about his education in the Russian city of Belgorod, studies in law, how he obtained his PhD, and Russia’s cold winters.
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By Mark Karanja | the Beijinger
As a Kikuyu in Kenya, one grows very tired of the old but not altogether untrue joke that my people don’t have much in the way of culinary variety. The Kikuyu, one of the biggest tribes in Kenya, are known for a maize and bean gruel called githeri, which has become one of Kenya’s main staples if for no other reason than that it’s just so easy to make.
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Currently marginalized, sub-Saharan Africans with military prowess had held high positions and even ruled territories in the past
By P.K.Balachandran | Ceylon Today
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By TAKASHI KAWAKAMI | Nikkei Asia Review
GUANGZHOU — In a district called “Little Africa” here in the capital of Guangdong Province, north of Hong Kong, more than 10,000 Africans reside in what is China’s largest African community. Or at least they used to. These days the enclave appears mostly deserted. About 70% of its residents left months ago to escape what was then an epidemic that one country seemed to be battling on its own.
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Posted by Thandiubani | tori.ng
A brilliant Nigerian man has made history in Russia by becoming best graduating student at Sechenov University. Dr. Chidubem Obi Gerald Dr. Chidubem Obi Gerald has been named the best graduating student in the faculty of Medicine in I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) Russia.
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An account of Black-Southasian relations in modern history. DINYAR PATEL | Indian Express Do Black lives matter to Southasians? Depressingly, the answer can seem like a resounding ‘no’. African residents have faced horrific racism in India: in early 2017, African diplomats accredited to India issued a press release condemning attacks against African students as “xenophobic and racial in nature”. Many Southasians blindly subscribe to some of the … Continue reading Do Black lives matter to Southasians?
By Jenni Baxter | SAPeople
A South African teacher in China is being awarded for his awesome teaching methods that have resulted in his class performing brilliantly. Ndumiso Chili has such a positive attitude to life that he’s gathered over 2,600 followers on Twitter as he tweets pictures of his graduation, his gratitude, and his dedication to staying fit and being the best international English teacher ever.
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By Emmanuela Roi | ABC News
As the Black Lives Matter movement gains momentum, people have come together and the crowds have grown louder, carrying the voices of new allies. But some of us are rendered voiceless by this “opportunity” to finally speak. Sometimes silence feels like the only semblance of control we have.
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Ikenna Nweke, a Nigerian PhD Student at the University of Tsukuba in Japan has demonstrated that there are honest Nigerians the world can trust. Nweke has been the toast of Nigerians and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission after he returned to the owner, a purse containing money and other valuables, which he stumbled upon.
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