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Africa.com reviews African Union Expo

For an inside look at Go Africa Network and African Union Expo LLC’s first annual African Union Expo, which also featured the U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER competition for female entrepreneurs, check out this blog post on Africa.com highlighting the event’s themes! Here is an excerpt from the review: At its core, the event organizers—African …

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First annual African Union Expo featured on AfricaTVUSA.net

The first annual African Union Expo, hosted by the African Union Expo LLC and Go Africa Network at MIST Harlem on November 17, was featured on AfricaTVUSA.net, an online African television channel. Listen as female entrepreneurs who participated in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER competition share innovative products and services that empower women and families, …

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Could the “Singapore Experience” Have Happened in Trinidad?

Follow us On Twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister, died on 23 March 2015; and on 29 March 2015, the Straits Times published an article titled “The Singapore That Lee Kuan Yew Built” which stated that he “…foretold the transformation of the country from a tiny slum-ridden trading post …” back in …

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Throw another tinnie on the barbie: Researchers find marinading meat in beer before grilling can reduce cancer-causing chemicals

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Say pilsner and black beer is most effective Can halve the amount of Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, which have been linked to colorectal cancer As barbecue season approaches, researchers have discovered an unlikely ingredient that could improve the safety of your meat – letting it swill in beer. They say that …

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Immigration Rules in Bahamas Sweep Up Haitians

Follow us on Twitter: @GoAfricNetwork NASSAU, Bahamas — Kenson Timothee was walking down the street when a uniformed officer asked him a question that sends Bahamians of Haitian descent like him into a panic these days: Do you have a passport? Mr. Timothee, who was born in the Bahamas to illegal Haitian immigrants, wound up …

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In Haiti, Battling Disease With Open-Air Clinics

Follow us on Twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The pictures of medical dysfunction were devastating — broken hospitals in Africa struggling, and largely failing, to contain the Ebola epidemic. As deaths mounted, the problems seemed intractable: no money, no infrastructure, no hope. But across the ocean, Haiti — a broken country if there ever was …

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Haiti – Politique : Haiti requests the status of Associate Member of the African Union

Follow us on Twitter : @GoAfricaNetwork Haiti is currently participating in the 18th International Conference of Heads of State and Government held in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia with the participation of 2,500 delegates from around the world. Several heads of state from Europe, America and Asia are present as observers. The Republic of Haiti requested …

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Jamaica Names First-Ever Representative to African Union

Follow us on Twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has appointed Carlton Masters as Jamaica’s first-ever representative to the African Union. Masters’ appointment also includes the post of Special Envoy of the Prime Minister, and assumes the rank of Ambassador. The Office of the Prime Minister said his role would be to “seek …

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