An amazing and powerful festival marked the 33rd festival 2014. Beginning with a Red Carpet and a great Opening Gala, TAN the Afro News was delighted to be a part of it. The World Poetry Media Team of Una and Juergen Bruhns provided the exceptional photos of the festival. An amazing amount of 63 wonderful
By Renford Reese, Ph.D : Nelson Mandela was the greatest symbol of humanity in modern times. His story is inspirational on multiple levels. As South African president Jacob Zuma stated, “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father.” Mandela was the nation’s first black president. He founded the armed wing
The President’s personal leadership style is that of self discipline and a commitment to positive self-belief of having confidence that he can succeed by staying true to his ethics, remaining optimistic even when the odds aren’t great and by not letting fear of failure get him down. He believes that the brightest days are still ahead.
A democratic consciousness informed by West Africans’ gloomy history is helping to nurture the region’s democracy. The fundamental theme is using democracy to address development challenges in a region with high unemployment,
Lacking a secure and positive sense of personal worth we try to elevate ourselves by putting other people down even to the point of regarding them as subhuman. We cannot love the other unless we love ourselves
What a story. What a life. It’s been filled with hardship, hard work, triumph and tragedy. Rose’s character sums it up at the conclusion of the prologue to “Lost Lesotho Princess.”
Glimpses of gain and glory achieved in the Afric community with freedom
What are you doing with your freedom?
A brand new piece of choreography by Marion Landers on four actor/dancers to the music of Nina Simone’s “Four Women”. A piece full of visual memories, Ms. Landers
Idi Amin: Hero or Villain? His Son Jaffar Amin and Other People Speak, the first in a series dedicated to giving the whole picture of Amin’s tumultuous presidency of Uganda from 1971 to 1979, is a must-read for anybody attempting to understand his rule.
By Helena Kaufman The Afro News Vancouver Fashion forward was clearly the direction as Vancouver Fashion Week 2010’s models took to the event’s runway at The Empire Landmark Hotel. Even when fashion’s future faces and designers looked to ancient cultures for their inspiration the results were fresh, eclectic and at times irreverent. The 200 people