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Above photo, l-r: Ambassador Vincent Sunny Okobi, former Nigerian Ambassador to Togo; Ms. Sally Dormeyan, African Diaspora Program Officer, World Bank; Hon. Bethels Amadi, 1st Vice President, Pan-African Parliament, and member of the Nigerian House of Representatives; Hon. Nassir Ali Ahmed, member of the Nigerian House of Representatives; Ambassador Cheick Sidi Diarra, Special Adviser, Office of the Special Adviser on Africa to the UN Secretary-General; Hon. John Abraham Godson, member of the
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Announcement to Raise $5 Million in Famine Relief for Africa
African Ambassadors to Celebrate Kwanzaa

African Union Diaspora Task Team Moves to Galvanize the African Diaspora
Arriving at the meeting, Ambassador Dr. Dudley Thompson and his wife, being welcomed by Dr. Chika Onyeani, chair of the African Union Task Team, left, Ambassador and wife (middle), Ambassador Erieka Bennett and His Excellency Ambaassador Tete Antonio of the African Union Permanent Observer Mission to the UN.  At the left h
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The biggest gathering of selected high caliber African Diasporan will take place on Thursday, October 6, 2011, during the African Union Diaspora High Level meeting organized by the African Union Diaspora Task Team to aggressively pursue the concrete realization of the dream and mission indicated when the African Union created and recognized the African Diaspora as the 6th Region of the African continent.  

The meeting will be held at the Conferenc
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No Gender Equality at African UN Missions

When African Presidents, Heads of State and Prime Ministers arrive in New York this year for the General Assembly meeting, they will find that the African Missions to the UN have turned into the proverbial "old boy's club."  Of course, you have to understand that the continent itself is governed exclusively by men, with the exception of Liberia, where President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the only female President in the continent.  It is quite a sad situation.  I remember when there used to be qui

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By Chika Onyeani



A rebel fighter about to machete another black African to death


"The decision of the African Union as articulated by both President Zuma and Dr. Ping is totally sound; however, not for the reasons they adduced, but for the fact that the rebels need to account for the killings of black Africans, not for the pretensions of "confusing them as mercenaries hired by Gaddafi," but because of the anti-black, racist and innate hatred of black Africans, even though there are a million

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The New Mandela is a Woman: Samia Nkrumah

The New Mandela is a Woman: Samia Nkrumah

Laura Kiss
Journalist of La Repubblica Representative of Nobel Peace prize Betty Williams in Italy

She was only 5 years old when she woke up one morning at the sound of gunshots coming from the garden. It was hard to overcome the fear but she and her brothers did, eventually. It was February 24, 1966, the military coup that changed the history of Ghana for ever. On that day her mother told her to pray and immediately after insisted that "if they fire at y
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“The building of a United States of Africa is most critical for the security and the sustainable economic development of African people in the world”, declared Omowale Clay, Vice Chair of the African Union Diaspora Task Team (AUDITT). Omowale was speaking at the second annual African Diaspora-Strategy Session on the African Union (ADISSAU) to report on AUDTT and the 2012 Global Diaspora Summit scheduled for South Africa. The meeting took place at African Union (AU) Mission in Washington, D.C.

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RHAW Pan African Ministers
African Diaspora Leaders to hold Special Session at AU Office in WDC


Atlanta. The RHAW Pan African Ministers, World African Diaspora Union (WADU) and other key African organizations will participate in the second annual African Diaspora-Strategy Session on the African Union (ADISSAU) on Friday, June 17, 2011 at the African Union (AU) Office in Washington, D.C. The June 2011 meeting will include African ambassadors and representatives of major African Diaspora organ

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