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Get ready! Our next video comes from Lome, Togo, and features Team Woelab and their vision for LoHighTech, for example this $100 3D Printer made entirely of electronic waste. 


Stay tuned and get ready to have your minds blown! This Monday, April 21st!

Get ready! Our next video comes from Lome, Togo, and features Team Woelab and their vision for LoHighTech, for example this $100 3D Printer made entirely of electronic waste. 


Stay tuned and get ready to have your minds blown! This Monday, April 21st!
My Africa is philantropic
"The emergence of a new breed of super-rich individuals in Africa has been accompanied by the steady growth of Western-style philanthropic foundations and other structured forms of giving." more here

My Africa is philantropic

"The emergence of a new breed of super-rich individuals in Africa has been accompanied by the steady growth of Western-style philanthropic foundations and other structured forms of giving." more here

19 recording artists. 11 countries. 10 languages. ONE message to African Leaders: Do Agric, It Pays!

The participating artists are: A.Y. (Tanzania), Bufallo Souljah (Zimbabwe), Dama Do Bling (Mozambique), D’Banj (Nigeria), Diamond (Tanzania), Dontom (Nigeria), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Femi Kuti (Nigeria), Judith Sephuma (South Africa), Juliani (Kenya), Kunle Ayo (Nigeria), Vusi Nova (South Africa), Liz Ogumbo (Kenya), Nancy G (Swaziland), Omawumi (Nigeria), Rachid Taha (Algeria), Tiken Jah Fakoly (Cote d’Ivoire), Victoria Kimani (Kenya) and Wax Dey (Cameroon).

Make sure to sign the petition!

My Africa Is One!

snapitoga:

A fascinating puppet show at the beach! He was wearing a small speaker on his belt and playing groovy Nigerian dance numbers! 
It was quite awesome to see these Nigerian moves :) 

My Africa Is ayyyyy!!!

snapitoga:

This is Osun Osogbo Sacred Grove, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Osogbo. The place is a a must visit for anyone interested in Nigerian art and culture. You can read more about here on the UNESCO website here

My Africa Is places to visit before you die

prepaidafrica:

African Company Mi-Fone Beats Apple to Release First Black Emojis | The Prepaid Economy

Question: Who said the old emojis were necessarily white? 
My Africa Is :D

prepaidafrica:

African Company Mi-Fone Beats Apple to Release First Black Emojis | The Prepaid Economy

Question: Who said the old emojis were necessarily white? 

My Africa Is :D

yagazieemezi:

STAFF RIDING:

Staff riding, the local slang for train surfing, is a widespread phenomenon in SA. Katlehong is one of the largest townships in South Africa and has played a key role in the history of the struggle against apartheid. The population is almost entirely made up of blacks, but strongly multiethnic: all the eleven South Africa’s official languages are spoken in the township.

The almost total majority of surfers are kids under 25. Amputations and death are really common. The Prasa Metrorail, the SA train company,
is one of the foundations of their society.This connection between train and citizens remained very strong over time. The spectacular and risky act of train surfing becomes the framework to tell the Katlehong’s young people social fabric.

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My Africa Is train surfing

Mobilium Global Designs App to Fight Disease
"The application is focused on providing an accurate baseline information resource on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria" more here
My Africa Is smart healthcare

Mobilium Global Designs App to Fight Disease

"The application is focused on providing an accurate baseline information resource on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria" more here

My Africa Is smart healthcare

My Africa Is talks SAPE with Photographer Hector Mediavilla

My Africa Is SAPE

Solomon Dersso, pan-African legal scholar and policy analyst, responds to Michaela Wrong's defense of Western Journalists covering African stories

prepaidafrica:

As I was reflecting on the simplistic and sweepingly generalized coverage of events in Central African Republic and South Sudan, on my regular temptation and those of others around me to parrot and imitate the agenda that the globally dominant mainstream media, I came across and read Michela…

Important read for those of you who are trying to broaden the African narrative in the global media.

My Africa Is using its voice