Tag Archives: Africa

International Student Mobility to 2024

The Future of the World’s Mobile Students to 2024 Important findings from “The future of the world’s mobile students to 2024” This report from the British Council offers predictions about the next decade of international student mobility based on new … Continue reading

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#BlackHistoryMonth #ASMSG African #Slave Trade & Bartolomé De Las Casas: Gold, #God & Glory

Bartolome De Las Casas: Protector of the Indians “We came here to serve God and also to get rich.” -Bernal Diaz del Castillo With the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Caribbean, two civilizations that had previously been isolated from … Continue reading

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Doctrine of Discovery: The #Catholic Church, the #Slave Trade, and European Colonialism #BlackHistoryMonth

Pope Nicholas V, who reigned from 6 March 1447 until his death in 1455. Born Tommaso Parentucelli, Nicholas was made a cardinal for his diplomatic efforts by Pope Eugene IV. He was a patron of the humanist movement and promoted … Continue reading

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FREE Download on October 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th! Read My Kindle Book, “Meet Me In Memphis” Without Buying a Kindle Reader

How to Read My Kindle Book, “MEET ME IN MEMPHIS“, Without Buying a Kindle Many people from all over the world have told me that they want to read my short story, “Meet Me In Memphis” (available on Amazon), but … Continue reading

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BBC motion gallery – WILD AFRICA with Toto

♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪ I hear the drums echoing tonight But she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation She’s coming in twelve:thirty flight The moonlit wings reflect the stars that guide me towards salvation I stopped an old man along the way, … Continue reading

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Turning the Tide on Desertification in Africa

In Senegal, the Acacia project has involved the planting and managing of Acacia forests in arid lands helping combat desertification while providing life-changing benefits to local communities. With two thirds of the African continent now classified as desert or drylands … Continue reading

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Wangari Maathai and the Green Belt Movement: Make a Commitment to Africa

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai talks about founding the Green Belt Movement, how we can all get involved to help the environment, and her Clinton Global Initiative Commitment. http://www.unep.org/billiontreecampaign/ International Year of Forests Forests cover one third of the … Continue reading

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A Voice for Trees, by Wangari Maathai (Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

The Green Belt Movement has planted over 40 million trees all over Africa. Fly over the tree planting sites and view the saplings in 3D in this tour, narrated by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai. Learn more at http://www.google.com/cop16Continue reading

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First Grader: The Transformative Force of Education

The First Grader US Release May 13, 2011 National Geographic Entertainment The First Grader: The Story In a small, remote, mountaintop primary school in the Kenyan bush, hundreds of children are jostling for a chance for the free education newly … Continue reading

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The First Grader: “We have to learn from our past because we must not forget and because we must be better.”

The First Grader Directed by Justin Chadwick Kenya, 2003: A radio DJ announces that the Kenyan government is offering free primary school education to all. Maruge (OLIVER LITONDO), an 84 year-old villager, hears this and decides he wants to educate … Continue reading

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