Thirty Years of Expanding Horizons
The African Magazine
by Soumanou Salifou
2h ago
Gerry Gunster, Founder, Gunster Strategies WorldwideGerry Gunster’s Journey from a Small Washington Operation to the Leading Global Public Affairs Firm Embarking on a three-decade journey, Gerry Gunster has steered the transformation of a small Washington, D.C. operation into a global public affairs firm. Today, Gunster’s company, a testament to his expansive vision, operates out of bustling hubs like Los Angeles, London, Cairo, and Tbilisi. As Gunster celebrates his 30th year in the industry, his firm Gunster Strategies Worldwide, has achieved remarkable recognition. His peers selected him tw ..read more
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Too Good and True: You Are Always Good to Go
The African Magazine
by Soumanou Salifou
2h ago
Sudanese-born author Amr Muneer Dahab These are excerpts from the author’s book “Deep,” which contains eight of his small books published in the form of Wisdom Literature covering different aspects of life: Facing troublemakers, dealing with pain, personal financial issues, gastronomy, reading, criticizing, inspiring, and feeling always good to go. Series 5: Reading. Isn’t the E-book a Real Book? The e-book has become an impressive reality, regardless of whether it will replace the paper book or not.   Some readers not only insist on the e-book and reject the paper book, they request a ..read more
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Reconstructing Black Africa’s Golden Past
The African Magazine
by Soumanou Salifou
3d ago
ProfessorJeff Fadiman becomes the first White Elder of the Meru tribe, honored for his rediscovery of the nation’s lost tribal history.By Professor Jeff Fadiman PART I Sixty years ago, when I was in high school, I picked up a textbook on World History. It had chapters on every world region but Africa. When I asked the teacher why, he said that Africa had no history. That made no sense, but he was a teacher, and I was a kid, so I accepted it. When I reached college, I took a course on World History. It dealt with every world region but Africa. When I asked why, the professor said that Africa ha ..read more
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Too Good and True: You Are Always Good to Go
The African Magazine
by Soumanou Salifou
1w ago
Sudanese-born author Amr Muneer Dahab These are excerpts from the author’s book “Deep,” which contains eight of his small books published in the form of Wisdom Literature covering different aspects of life: Facing troublemakers, dealing with pain, personal financial issues, gastronomy, reading, criticizing, inspiring, and feeling always good to go. Series 5: Reading How Do You Review a Book? Your review of any book should reflect your opinion about whether the book achieved its purpose, not about whether you liked the book or not.   No review can cover everything that can be said about ..read more
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Black Olympian swimmer wins 50m freestyle
The African Magazine
by Soumanou Salifou
3w ago
Manuel reacts to winning the women’s 50m freestyle final at the US swimming trials. Sarah Stier/Getty ImagesBY SUE B. SIMON Texas native Simone Manuel, a black Olympian swimmer, has qualified for the women’s 50-meter freestyle for the upcoming Paris Olympic Games, beating her rival for the first spot, Gretchen Walsh, by 0.02 seconds. The news carries a special weight because, despite recent progress, black swimmers’ rise in swimming is still a relative novelty. The 27-year-old swimming champion had already secured a spot on the U.S. team as a relay swimmer. This feat came after Manuel’s strugg ..read more
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Too Good and True: You Are Always Good to Go
The African Magazine
by Soumanou Salifou
3w ago
Sudanese-born author Amr Muneer Dahab These are excerpts from the author’s book “Deep,” which contains eight of his small books published in the form of Wisdom Literature covering different aspects of life: Facing troublemakers, dealing with pain, personal financial issues, gastronomy, reading, criticizing, inspiring, and feeling always good to go. Series 5: Reading. Stop Reading for a While Don’t worry if you feel inclined to stop reading for any length of time. To stop reading does not mean to stop thinking.   Look at any period of stopping reading, whether compulsive or intentional ..read more
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Black Lives—from Generation to Generation
The African Magazine
by Soumanou Salifou
1M ago
Black Lives If you had to sum up the work of Black Lives in a single word, it would be “ESSENTIAL.” The composers come from the United States, the Caribbean, and Africa; their songs draw on many influences; and they represent a rich sample of the infinite number of ways to conceive Black existence in the world. But beyond this variety, what unites them is the desire to fight for equality and justice through music. The collective of musicians, ranging from 30 to 70 years of age, offers a rare and beautiful intergenerational synergy. All of them are devoted to a cause that is more fundamental th ..read more
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Too Good and True: You Are Always Good to Go
The African Magazine
by Soumanou Salifou
1M ago
Sudanese-born author Amr Muneer Dahab These are excerpts from the author’s book “Deep,” which contains eight of his small books published in the form of Wisdom Literature covering different aspects of life: Facing troublemakers, dealing with pain, personal financial issues, gastronomy, reading, criticizing, inspiring, and feeling always good to go. Series 5: Reading. Do Reading Habits Change over Time? The most important thing, before worrying about the habits that accompany reading, is that reading itself should become a well-established habit for you.   It is natural and useful that ..read more
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America celebrates Juneteenth aka Black Independence Day
The African Magazine
by Soumanou Salifou
1M ago
Juneteenth grandmother Opal Lee, leads her traditional Juneteenth Walk of Freedom BY LISA FRENCH Today is the fourth official celebration of Juneteenth, a milestone in African American History. President Biden signed the holiday into law in 2021 after a heavy push by the African American community. The African is pleased to take you on Memory Lane to revisit a landmark in U.S. history. Click here to read more The post America celebrates Juneteenth aka Black Independence Day first appeared on The African Magazine ..read more
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Too Good and True: You Are Always Good to Go
The African Magazine
by Soumanou Salifou
1M ago
Sudanese-born author Amr Muneer Dahab These are excerpts from the author’s book “Deep,” which contains eight of his small books published in the form of Wisdom Literature covering different aspects of life: Facing troublemakers, dealing with pain, personal financial issues, gastronomy, reading, criticizing, inspiring, and feeling always good to go. Series 5: Reading. When Will You Benefit from Reading a Book? You begin to benefit from the book while reading it when you feel the pleasure of reading, and perhaps even before that when you can’t wait to get a copy of it after hearing an encouragi ..read more
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