With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot – and should not – be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is a more complete story about Africa and its diaspora.
Share your personal story about Africa at Africa.com or on Twitter @Africa_com with the hashtag #AfricaStraightUp
WRITTEN AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY: Teresa Hillary Clarke
I produced my first film, Africa Straight Up, a dynamic “not your parents’ documentary” about the stereotypes confronting Africa, and an insider’s perspective on exciting developments taking place on the continent in terms of technology, business, education and government. The film is fun. The tagline is: Learn, chuckle and rock to the beat.
Antwerp, BE – From 19 till 21 Oktober 2012, the Kuona Afrika Expo 2012 will take place in the Kinepolis Event Center in Antwerp. It is a tourism, trade and investment expo, trying to bring Africa and Europe closer together.
Kuona Afrika Expo 2012 is conceived as an international expo to promote tourism, trade and investment possibilities. The expo offers participants a unique platform for networking and creating new business relationships.
FPW and the Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group Host Teleconference on “Approaches to Grassroots Direct Funding to Indigenous Communities in Africa” | First Peoples Worldwide
Next Friday, September 28, 2012, funders and donors are invited to a conference call hosted by the Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group and First Peoples Worldwide (FPW) on “Approaches to Grassroots Direct Funding to Indigenous Communities in Africa.” Neva Morrison, First Peoples Worldwide’s managing director, and two FPW grantees, Richard Leiyagu and Mosses Ndiyaine, will present on the call.
Neva Morrison will discuss our Keepers of the Earth Fund’s approaches to grassroots direct funding to Indigenous communities in Africa. She will talk about what sustainable development and grassroots funding means to Indigenous African communities, and how funding in Africa might compare to other areas of the world.
Today, we would like to raise awareness again on the highly controversial issue of land grab, with an example from Uganda. The Source Project together with Friends of the Earth Intl. have produced a viral video to highlight the issue and by giving the affected people a platform which allows them to speak up and express their concerns, as they are directly affected by so called “development initiatives” currently ongoing not only, but as well, in their region.
All text, videos and images in this post are courtesy of the mentioned organizations.
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I started this company almost four years ago out of little else. I had no money , no connections just former clients who had dealt with me and loved my services and were willing to come for safari under my company. I borrowed a little cash from friends here and there to set things up, get the license…. registration certificate etc. … I am still so far from the big boys but creating my own little niche among other upcoming tour companies.
An African Perspective from the Dupoto Maasai in the Nyakweri Forest. The Dupoto invite you for a visit to their forest home in order to raise awareness towards effective protection of the ecosystem, which is also home to a variety of indigenous animals and plant species.