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UN launches an action plan to combat the pandemic

The UN has launched an action plan to combat the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

Afro-jazz: the legacy of Manu Dibango

It is impossible to list the most influential African musicians of the 20th century and not include Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango. Considered the legend of Afro-jazz, he gained worldwide notoriety when he fell in favor of New York DJs, who catapulted the song "Soul Makossa" to one of the greatest hits of 1972.

Atepa Group formalizes partnership with IBRAF

A reference in the field of infrastructure on the African continent, Atepa Group signed a memorandum of understanding with the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF).

Brazil will help African countries to fight coronavirus

The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) established a cooperation strategy for Brazilian professionals to visit the Portuguese-speaking countries of Africa to combat the new coronavirus pandemic.

Eliana Alves Cruz and the story of all of us

“Intuitively, I realized that there was something in this story that concerns the story of all of us”, shares Eliana Alves dos Santos Cruz when speaking of her book “Água de Barrela” that tells the story of her family. Eliana is a writer, journalist, and producer in Rio de Janeiro. Through research and family reports - especially from her aunt, Dona Nunu, the author builds a narrative that traces the path that connects Brazil to Africa. Eliana defends teaching, research, and writing as a way to preserve Afro-Brazilian culture.

Chinenyem Ozemela, a woman of vision

The Nigerian ophthalmologist Chinenyem Ozemela has devoted much of her life to combating preventable blindness and other eye diseases.

Three Nigerian writers that you need to know now

A new generation of Nigerian female authors draws attention to the world for their work, especially for bringing different female realities.

Nigerian female writers conquer the world

Nigeria's female voices are taking over the world. In 2019, three Nigerian writers - Akwaeke Emezi, Oyinkan Braithwaite and Diana Evans - entered the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. The award is considered one of the most prestigious in terms of English-language literature.

Who is the first Brazilian woman in the UN mission in the Central African Republic

More than 400 police officers from various countries make up the UN Mission in the Central African Republic, MINUSCA. Almost a...