Category: Miscellanea

AFRICAN CEREALS

The most extensively cultivated cereals are wheat, barley, oat, rye, rice, maize, sorghum and different kinds of millet. Sorghum and Tef are the only cereal that exclusively originated from  Africa. Barley (Ethiopian barley according Ehret), Rice and millet are of both African and Asian origin. Maize is native to the Americas. all others cereals originated […]

Africa: Professional growth

Rome Business School assures students of continuous professional growth   Country Manager, Rome Business School, Dr. Humphrey Akanazu, has assured the newly inducted students in Nigeria of qualitative professional training that will seamlessly drive them to the peak of their careers.   Speaking at the orientation programme of the newly admitted students for the MBA […]

Ethiopia to abolish visas for all Africans

Ethiopia to abolish visas for all Africans: Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome said on Monday that Ethiopia will soon allow fellow African citizens to enter the country without obtaining visas in advance. Efforts are underway so as to start visa-on-arrival procedure for African travelers during the current Ethiopian year, which started on Sept. 1, Teshome told […]

Maserati Levante 2019 by Italmotor.Africa

Force of nature Maserati has a history of naming its cars after the world’s most famous winds. It started in 1963 with the legendary Mistral. Then came the Bora and the Khamsin. And recently the Levante joined the illustrious Maserati range. The wind that bears its name blows across the Mediterranean and can change from […]

The Golden Age, by Alanna Airitam

Alanna Airitam addresses the absence of black people in the history of Western art, with rare appearances showing dark-skinned people “represented in paintings and films as domestic workers, slaves or barbarians”. In her series The Golden Age, the artist invited African-Americans to pose in the style of classic Dutch portraiture, to celebrate black identity and […]

Happy 100th birthday Ms. Katherine Johnson

29 August 2018 Nasa has joined the 100th birthday celebrations for Katherine Johnson, an African-American “human computer” who overcame racial and gender discrimination, to become a crucial part of the US’s space program. Buon compleanno Mrs Johnson! Ha compiuto 100 anni lo scorso 26 agosto una delle figure più importanti della matematica e delle scienze […]

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