Chancellor Carmen Fariña meets New York City’s ethnic and community media

By Isseu Diouf Campbell New York City’s ethnic and community media met NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on June 19, 2015 at City Hall. Topics discussed included the lack of access to translation and interpretation services for parents, the insignificant … Read More

Face2face Africa to honor Pan-African achievers at FACE List Awards

The Pan-African media company Face2face Africa will honor today business mogul Dr. Mo Ibrahim, fashion icon Alek Wek, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, Afrobeat singer Femi Kuti, entrepreneur Bethlehem Alemu and general manager of the NBA’s Toronto Raptors Masai Ujiri … Read More

Documentary on Casamance conflict to premiere this weekend in Harlem

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Filmmaker Christian Thiam will host, in partnership with Senator Bill Perkins’ office, a free screening of his latest documentary on the Casamance conflict on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 6pm at the State Office Building in … Read More

Dr. Ghelawdewos Araia launches his latest book at Columbia University

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Dr. Nii Nartey and the African Alumni Club of Columbia University hosted, on March 28, 2014, at Teachers College, a book launch for Dr. Ghelawdewos Araia’s latest book titled “Ethiopia: Democracy, Devolution of Power & Development … Read More

US-Africa Synergy invests in young African women

” ngg_triggers_display=”never” ngg_proofing_display=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]By Isseu Diouf Campbell NY based non-profit organization US-Africa Synergy hosted its second annual African cultural evening, on March 1, 2014 at Hunter College in Manhattan. The event celebrating the beauty and diversity … Read More

Archbishop Desmond Tutu honored at Shared Interest’s 20th Anniversary Gala

By Isseu Diouf Campbell [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Anti-apartheid activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu was honored with the Award for A Lifetime of Leadership for Justice, Reconciliation and Peace during Shared Interest’s 20th Anniversary Gala on February 27, 2014 at Gotham Hall … Read More

New Yorkers endure bad weather to meet new NYC mayor Bill de Blasio

By Isseu Diouf-Campbell En dépit du mauvais temps, des milliers de New Yorkais ont attendu patiemment à l’extérieur de Gracie Mansion, la résidence officielle du maire Bill de Blasio, pour avoir la chance de visiter le bâtiment historique et échanger une … Read More

Thousands expected at the 7th Annual African Day Parade

Participant from Gambia By Isseu Diouf Campbell  Translated in French by Aisha Dabo The seventh Annual African Day Parade, celebrating the culture and accomplishments of continental Africans will be held this year on Sunday September 22nd, 2013 in Harlem. The … Read More

South African Heroes honored during 1976 Soweto uprising Commemoration

L-R: Shellie Williams, Edward Dadla, Dr. B. Jordan, Hleziphi Zita and Yoliswa Luthuli Cele By Isseu Diouf Campbell  Translated in French by Aisha Dabo While the 50th anniversary commemoration of the March on Washington started on Saturday, August 23, 2013 … Read More

10 things the Diaspora can do to empower Africa

Dr. Kwame Akonor with Amini Kajunju, president of the Africa-America Institute  By Isseu Diouf-Campbell Translated in French By Claire Dadies Amini Kajunju, president of the Africa-America Institute was the keynote speaker of the Africa Now: Policy Series held at CUNY … Read More