For This Playwright, Africa With Laughter, Not Tears

For This Playwright, Africa With Laughter, Not Tears

It was when she was cast as a cockroach — and not even the play’s sole cockroach — that Ms. Bioh realized that if she wanted better roles, she would have to start writing them. (Her contemporaries Katori Hall and Dominique Morisseau followed a similar trajectory.) Later, at Columbia’s School of the Arts, where she […]

Haley draws on her African visit when briefing Trump

Story highlights The US ambassador to the UN made a week-long swing through Ethiopia, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo Haley acknowledged she was unprepared for the level of suffering she witnessed in Africa “I think it only makes me passionate. It only makes me more determined,” Haley told a small group of reporters […]

PSU Schuylkill prof talks, writes about Africa treks – News

PSU Schuylkill prof talks, writes about Africa treks – News

Article Tools DAVID MCKEOWN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Penn State Schuylkill professor Charles Cantalupo talks about his book, “Non-Native Speaker: Selected & Sundry Essays,” before reading part of it Thursday at Penn State Schuylkill. SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — A Penn State Schuylkill professor talked about his experiences in Africa on Thursday at Penn State Schuylkill. […]

South Africa Debates Future Of Former Leader Statues – NPR

South Africa Debates Future Of Former Leader StatuesNPRNovember 1, 20175:04 AM ET. Heard on Morning Edition. Peter Granitz. The United States isn’t the only country troubled by how to mark leaders of a divisive and racist past. South Africa is also examining what to do with statues to its apartheid-era … Source link

Africa’s e-health start-ups rise, but not all are mobile-first based

Africa’s e-health start-ups rise, but not all are mobile-first based

By JAMES NGUNJIRIMore by this Author ICT use in healthcare provision in Africa is not actually mobile-first despite the number of e-health start-ups accelerating, a new report released last week shows. This is contrary to popular assumptions that a majority of them do leverage on use of mobile gadgets to reach their target audience. Start-ups […]

South Africa set to host 2023 Rugby World Cup

South Africa set to host 2023 Rugby World Cup

THE unanimous recommendation for South Africa to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup should put a neon circle around 2031 for Australia’s next all-out bid to woo the showpiece tournament. Rugby Australia board members Bill Pulver and Brett Robinson will be part of the 39-strong Rugby World Cup Council which votes on November 15 in […]

Africa braced for deadly plague, nine countries on high alert – New Zealand Herald

Africa braced for deadly plague, nine countries on high alert – New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald Africa braced for deadly plague, nine countries on high alertNew Zealand HeraldHealth chiefs are desperately trying to contain a deadly outbreak of airborne plague in Africa that has prompted warnings in nine countries. More than 1,300 cases have now been reported in Madagascar, health chiefs have revealed, as nearby nations have … والمزيد » […]