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Maryland and KwaZulu-Natal State, (South Africa) Sign Sister-State MOU

Photo (c) AMIP News Annapolis, Maryland State House Thursday January 15, 2015 By Frederick Nnoma-Addison Maryland and KwaZulu-Natal State, (South Africa) today signed an MOU to become Sister-States under the Maryland Sister-States Program. https://www.facebook.com/MDAfrican Governor Martin O’Malley (Maryland) and Premier Edward Senzo Mchunu (KwaZulu-Natal) signed the agreement on behalf of their respective states at approximately […]

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Maranatha Prayer Conference Hosts Africa-Relevant Conference

Dr. Samuell Addy (Host- Left) with Rev. Dr. Jones Boateng (Guest-Right) Photo by Mike Addy McLean, Virginia June 26-30, 2014 By Frederick Nnoma-Addison Prominent U.K. based African minister Rev. Dr. Jones Boateng has concluded a 3-day conference on Deliverance and Altars at the McLean Hilton Hotel in Virginia, United States. Speaking to a group of […]

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Portrait of Liberia’s Pres. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Unveiled at Havard Kennedy School

Photo and Story : Front Page Africa Cambridge, Massachusetts – As part of the campaign launch for the Harvard Kennedy School, known as IDEASpHERE, a full-length portrait of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, a distinguished alumna of the School’s Edward S. Mason Fellows Program (MC/MPA 1971), was unveiled at a ceremony on Thursday. According […]

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Secretary Kerry Issues Statement on the Republic of Senegal’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC April 3, 2014 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Senegal on the 54th anniversary of your nation’s independence on April 4. The legacy of progress in Africa is extraordinary. There are struggles, but there’s also greater freedom and greater […]

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First Generation American From Ghana Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Colleges

Photo: William Floyd School District Story: Greg Toppo, USATODAY In the next month, Kwasi Enin must make a tough decision: Which of the eight Ivy League universities should he attend this fall? A first-generation American from Shirley, N.Y., the 17-year-old violist and aspiring physician applied to all eight, from Brown to Yale. The responses began […]

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Maryland African Affairs Commission Hosts Inaugural Legislative Night

Annapolis, Maryland March 12, 2014 By Frederick Nnoma-Addison – AMIP News Chair, Outreach Committee – Governor’s Commission on African Affairs With contributions from Olaolu S. Adewole – Outreach Committee Member The Governor’s Commission on African Affairs tonight hosted its Inaugural Legislative Night at the House of Delegates Building in the state Capital. At least two […]

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State of Maryland to Host Inaugural African Legislative Night in Annapolis

Annapolis, Maryland March 5, 2014 Source: Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives The state of Maryland will host its Inaugural African Legislative Night on Wednesday March 12, 2014 at the House of Delegates Office Building. 6 Bladen Street, Room 180, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. The event will be hosted by the Governor’s Commission on African Affairs and […]

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Maryland Gov. O’Malley Appoints AMIP News Head, Nnoma-Addison as Commissioner on African Affairs

File Photo: Governor O’Malley (R) with AMIP News Head, Nnoma-Addison at the Governor’s Reception Room State House Annapolis, Maryland USA October 22, 2013 Maryland Governor, Martin O’Malley today appointed Ghanaian-born journalist, media consultant, and author, Frederick Nnoma-Addison as Commissioner on African Affairs in the state of Maryland. In this role Mr. Nnoma-Addison, together with other […]

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World Bank (AFR) Launches Fellowship for Doctoral (PhD) Students of African Decent

WASHINGTON,DC September 13, 2013 The Africa Region of the World Bank Group today launched the World Bank Group Fellowship Program for Ph.D. students of African descent. The program will increase the diverse workforce that is a priority for the Bank and its clients. The Fellowship Program aims to build a pipeline of researchers and professionals […]

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African Diaspora Participates in March on Washington 50th Anniversary

National Mall Washington, DC Saturday August 24, 2013 Dr. Sylvester Okere, Executive Director of the Continental Africa Leadership Forum (pictured with Dr. Martin Luther King Jnr. III) joined a roster of speakers last Saturday (August 24th) at the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. He spoke on behalf of […]

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