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Despite Brexit, It's Critical To Think Global

Zandre Campos | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

With the astonishing UK Brexit vote, the mantra of "think global, act local" has been turned on its head. In many countries worldwide, the international view of "think global" seems to have fallen out of favor.

Why Youth Is Not Wasted on the Young in Angola

Zandre Campos | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

They say that youth is wasted on the young. But that's not true in Angola. Today, young people constitute the majority of the population, about 70%....

Climate Change This Week: Tragic Drought in Africa & India, New Clean Power Strides, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.02.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving the BB: the beautiful biodiversity like this scarlet macaw found in Latin A...

Why IMF Funding Will be Good for Angola

Zandre Campos | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

As you read this in the spring of 2016, the International Monetary Fund and the government of Angola are engaged in talks for a three-year extended lo...

School Daze: How to Stop the Brain Drain from Angola

Zandre Campos | Posted 05.05.2016 | Education
Zandre Campos

Angola needs an educated workforce to diversify from oil dependence and compete in the global knowledge-based economy. The intellectual capital of it...

Why Yellow Fever Vaccine Producers Are Struggling to Meet Demands

ResearchGate | Posted 04.27.2016 | Science
ResearchGate

The outbreak in Angola started in the capital city Luanda in December, and although the number of cases seem to be going down in Luanda, the outbreak has spread to 16 out of Angola's 18 provinces.

Malaria Deaths Rising In Angola As Health Crisis Spreads

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living

Deaths from malaria in Angola this year look set to outstrip 2015 as a health crisis that includes one of the country's worst yellow fever outbreaks i...

WHO Issues Yellow Fever Warning As Deadly Outbreak Grows

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living

Amid rising concern over a deadly outbreak of yellow fever spreading from Angola, the World Health Organization on Tuesday urged travelers to the Afri...

How liberators turn into oppressors. A study of southern African states

The Conversation Africa | Posted 04.11.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Henning Melber, University of Pretoria This article is a foundation essay. These are longer than usual and take a wider look at a key issue affecting...

Why It's Critical to Cultivate Agriculture in Angola

Zandre Campos | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

Angola has the resources to become one of the leading agricultural countries in Africa, reports the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agriculture...

Why You Need To Pay Attention To Angola's Yellow Fever Outbreak

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living

The world may be fixated on Zika virus, but in Angola, there's a more pressing infectious disease spread by mosquitos to worry about. A yellow fever ...

Silenced Angolans Originate International Noise

Catarina Rocha Ferreira | Posted 03.29.2016 | World
Catarina Rocha Ferreira

On the same month that Angola takes the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council; Let me introduce you 17 (seventeen) Angolan activi...

Colourism: #unfairandlovely proves it remains a universal slight on humanity

The Conversation Africa | Posted 03.22.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Vashna Jagarnath, Rhodes University Over the past few weeks the #unfairandlovely campaign started by black photographer Pax Jones and sisters Mirusha...

Why it's Time to Hang Ten in Angola

Zandre Campos | Posted 03.11.2016 | Travel
Zandre Campos

You wouldn't think of Angola as a surfing destination. But Cabo Ledo, a few hours south of the capital city of Luanda, is a world-famous surfing beac...

How Fracking and Dodd-Frank are Reshaping Petro-Politics Around the World

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 04.06.2016 | World
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

A number of authoritarian regimes around the world are heavily dependent on oil revenues and institutional corruption to remain in power.

Health Insurance in Africa? There Should Be an App for That

Zandre Campos | Posted 02.25.2016 | World
Zandre Campos

Right now health insurance in Africa constitutes a tale of two continents. The very affluent can take advantage of private insurance with top-tier do...

Miners Unearth Spectacular 404-Carat Diamond In Angola

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.15.2016 | World

A $14 million diamond has been unearthed in Angola. The 404-carat gem is 2.7 inches long and weighs about 2.8 ounces. It was mined from the Lulo diamo...

In U.S. Congress: On Boko Haram and Good Governance in Africa

Yaa-Lengi Ngemi | Posted 02.15.2016 | Politics
Yaa-Lengi Ngemi

African Great Lakes Region This past February 9, 2016, in the US House of Representatives, in the Capitol Visitor Center, we attended an "Africa ...

Africa Is Not A Hopeless Continent

Sibusiso Sgwane | Posted 02.05.2016 | Impact
Sibusiso Sgwane

The beautiful and resource rich continent of Africa has for many years been portrayed by Western media as hopeless, futureless, poverty-stricken, corr...

Nicki Minaj and Ne-Yo Take the Stage in Controversial Africa Performances: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Christine Ngaruiya, MD MSc DTM&H | Posted 01.24.2016 | Entertainment
Christine Ngaruiya, MD MSc DTM&H

Nicki Minaj recently performed in Angola despite pleas against it given ties to the country's corrupt leadership, a dictatorial head, and finances sta...

Nicki Minaj Criticized for Angola Performance, But Is It Fair?

EBONY.com | Posted 12.22.2015 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

You can agree with Minaj's version of feminism or not. But a high-profile chance for a Black Trinidadian woman who lives in the United States to be in conversation with Angolan women about what empowerment means to Black women in diaspora: That's a valuable moment.

Rapper's Hunger Strike Shows Power of Ancient Form of Protest

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 10.22.2015 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

By starving themselves slowly the hunger striker makes public the very private act of dying and their suffering becomes a source of strength eliciting strong emotions among supporters and observers.

Dying From Corruption

Kate Grant | Posted 06.24.2016 | Impact
Kate Grant

Maybe it's time the financial institutions and oil and diamond companies that help keep the political elite in those Porsches wake up to their complicity in this unfolding tragedy.

Pitti Uomo Day 3: Moschino by Jeremy Scott, Katy Perry and Africa in the Mecca of Menswear

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.19.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

As the first outfit from Ivory Coast's Dent de Man came out, I felt goosebumps, wowed by its beauty and style. Wax fabrics have always been a part of my life, as long as I can remember I wore them wrapped around my waist in the summer, at the beach, or had jackets made on a 125th Street in Harlem by the Senegalese tailors there.

Israel is Perceived by Expats as the Most Dynamic Country Worldwide

Malte Zeeck | Posted 06.11.2016 | World
Malte Zeeck

Yes, you read it right; Israel was rated by expats as the most dynamic country in the world. It even left the USA and Brazil, countries widely known for their fast and energetic culture, far behind. I bet you were not expecting this, right?