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November 2017

Is Grace Mugabe ready to lead?

November 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm UTC+0

Zimbabwe's Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from his post. According to the Zimbabwean Minister of Information, the sacked leader had displayed "traits of disloyalty". It's believed that the removal of Mnangagwa will now pave the way for President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace to follow in her husband's footsteps as leader of Zimbabwe. Alex Magaisa - former chief of staff of Zimbabwean ex-Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai - has told BBC Newsday programme that the move had been "a long time…

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December 2017

Squatters evicted for exhibition in Nigeria

December 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
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Squatters living around a large old railway building in Nigeria are being evicted by the railway company to clear the area for a large art exhibition. The irony is that the exhibition, Living on the Edge, is meant to look into the lives of the most desperate of people in society. So there have been questions about who exactly this exhibition is trying to help. Folakunle Oshun, the founder and artistic director of the exhibition, tells BBC Newsday why it…

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May 2018

2018 KENYA DIASPORA CONFERENCE, DALLAS TX

May 25 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 7:00 pm UTC+0

The Association of Kenyan Diaspora Organizations, Inc.(www.akdoi.org ) and the Kenyan Women in The US (KWITU) invite you to the 2018 Kenya Diaspora Conference scheduled for Friday May 25 and Saturday May 26, 2018 at The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 West Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080-3021 (http://www.utdallas.edu/conference/ ).

The Conference is a collaboration of Kenyans in America and their affiliated organizations that form the Association of Kenyan Diaspora Organizations whose primary focus is to advance our common welfare. The Conference theme this year is “The Diaspora Renaissance –Optimizing engagement with the Motherland”. It is an annual tradition where business leaders, government officials in both the United States and Kenya as well as other organizations meet and engage with each other, gain potential clients and potential development partners and establish long-term business and professional partnerships for growth. For us in the Diaspora, it is an opportunity to showcase our own progress in advancing our common welfare particularly in our economy and investments, governance and culture. Topics up for discussion include business and investment opportunities of mutual interest including Governance, Cultural exchange, Banking, Healthcare, Tourism, Africa Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA), Real Estate, public infrastructure, Women and Youth and Diaspora representation.

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