Tag Archives: africa

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Ebola: More Questions Than Answers

    Nov 3, 14 by riversteff 4 Comments


    *I’m no alarmist, but it should be evident to anyone who’s been paying attention that the Center for Disease Control is behind the curve when it comes to having all the information needed to effectively fight the Ebola virus in the United States. There’s conflicting information about how Ebola is transmitted from one person to […]

  • NIMBY! Atlantans Concerned About Ebola Patients Receiving Treatment in the City

    Aug 5, 14 by Angela P. Moore 2 Comments


    *The Ebola epidemic is the worst outbreak in history and it is steadily wreaking havoc across West Africa. So far, this frightening disease has killed 887 lives and over 1600 cases have been documented. In addition, the numbers are not slowing down. Two American missionary/medical workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus were transported over […]

  • Michelle Obama: Men Need to ‘View Women As Their Equals’

    Jul 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *First lady Michelle Obama highlighted the African heritage in her family tree  during a speech to young Africans on Wednesday, saying the “blood of Africa” runs through her veins as she urged changing traditional beliefs on the worth of educating women. Her husband didn’t mention his African heritage in his own remarks to the 500 Africans finishing a six-week […]

  • EURthisNthat: Whoa! I Was Photobombed By…An Elephant?

    Jan 28, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *Some women tourists at a wildlife center in Zimbabwe so excitedly pointed their cameras at all the exotic animals in front of them, hoping to get that perfect shot to post online for friends and family. But the joke was on them; because the sight standing directly behind them proved to be the real life […]

  • Tyra Banks Starts ‘Africa’s Next Top Model’

    Jan 5, 14 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments


    *It’s about time someone recognizes the beautiful women overflowing in Africa. Tyra Banks is pioneering her reality show in the Motherland with “Africa’s Next Top Model.” The expansion is the fourth branch of her highly successful franchise. And so far, Tyra’s tapped Nigerian model Oluchi Onweagba Orlandi to serve as the host and co-producer.

  • Kanye West, Vogue Italia Team for Africa-Themed Project

    Oct 28, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Kanye West is collaborating with Vogue Italia for a project that is being kept under wraps, but is said to be about Africa. The rapper, newly engaged to Kim Kardashian, has been invited to work on a new project for the magazine by its Editor-in-Chief Franca Sozzani, who praised the budding designer’s versatility and creative […]