Tag Archives: African

  • Nelson Mandela’s Grandchildren Say It’s Not About the Money

    Apr 22, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Family and money don’t mix. But Nelson Mandela’s 17 grandchildren say that unlike other offspring of famous folk, they’re not after the former South African president’s money after taking legal action regarding what they say are irregularities in two of Mandela’s companies. “Most of us are gainfully employed, work for our own companies and run […]

  • African Family Opens First Black Hair Care Salon in Beijing (Video)

    Feb 26, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *Black women in the military and/or military wives stationed throughout the world often complain about the lack of availability for their hair care products and/or salons. But, there’s one country that has opened up to the idea, you just gotta get stationed there. But for those that are stationed in Beijing, China, they don’t have […]

  • Blacks to Shine in L.A. African Soccer Tournament

    Aug 28, 12 by jasmynecannick Leave a comment


    *LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 — Soccer enthusiasts are set to gather for the 2012 Los Angeles African Soccer Tournament taking place Sept. 1 at the John Ferraro Soccer Fields at Griffith Park (5101 North Zoo Drive) in Los Angeles, Calif.  24 teams representing 21 countries are set to compete in the second annual […]

  • Los Angeles Joins in Africa Day 2012 Celebrations

    May 21, 12 by The Watcher Leave a comment


    *Los Angeles, CA— Los Angeles will join other US cities and countries in Africa in commemorating the 39th Africa Day with a free one-day cultural festival on Saturday, May 25 from 11AM to 7PM in Carson at California State University Dominguez Hills (1000 East Victoria Street). Africa Day Los Angeles 2012, will feature arts, crafts, […]

  • ‘Coming to America’ 23 Years Later: 4 African Immigrants and Their Stories

    Nov 7, 11 by jasmynecannick Leave a comment


    By Jasmyne A. Cannick It’s been 23 years since Zamunda’s Prince Akeem Joffer (Eddie Murphy) came to New York City in search of his bride in the hit movie Coming to America. And while much of the nation has been focused on the illegal immigration of Latino’s, tens of thousands of African immigrants have crossed the Atlantic […]

  • Cameroonian Non-Profit Extends Call for Scholarships

    Nov 4, 11 by jasmynecannick Leave a comment


    *LOS ANGELES – CAMSOLA, also known as Cameroon Soccer Los Angeles, has extended its call for applications for its Youth Development Scholarship Awards through November 20, 2011. Beginning this year, CAMSOLA will annually award two scholarships to Southern California high school students in grades 10-12 who are either nationals of Cameroonians or Cameroonian-Americans, including African-Americans […]