Tag: africa

Countries should return looted museum items

France has announced that it will return 26 looted artifacts to Benin, marking the beginning of the process of returning all stolen artifacts in its national museums taken by force. 

Almeida paints a picture of hope for Angolan orphans

During the summer of 2013, sophomore political science major Jordan Almeida had two options on how to spend his vacation. Either sitting around the house burning the summer oil or doing a philanthropy internship in Africa. He chose the latter.

Coles is hopeful for Africa’s future

Julius Coles, former president of Africare, discussed the economic and social problems Africa has faced, as well as how the continent has improved in recent years, during his talk on Sept. 20 in the Howell Board Room.

Coles promotes studying abroad

The limited education of American students was thrust into the minds of the audience as Julius Coles spoke about his experiences of learning abroad Tuesday.

Rankin stresses HIV prevention

William Rankin, the president and co-founder of the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance spoke at the Campus Center about “Reaching Rural African Villages with HIV Prevention and Care” in front of a crowd of about 80 faculty and students.

Tales from Africa with Asha’s Baba

Asha Baba, an African storyteller, entertained his audience with stories, music and jokes on Feb. 19 in Founders Auditorium.

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