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Africa Gathering In Washington, DC [11/2-11/3]

Africa Gathering at the 3rd Annual Conference in Washington, DC. The 2012 theme is "Africa Unlimited."


On Friday November 2nd, join  Africa Gathering at the 3rd Annual Conference in Washington, DC. This year's conference theme, "Africa Unlimited" features innovators, artists, technologists and entrepreneurs making positive strides and contributions on the continent. This two day event at the ICC Auditorium at Georgetown University, will feature a wide array of speakers (click here for a full list of speakers), and will include discussions spanning from the technology boom on the continent to the role of the diaspora in contributing to the continent's progress.

For more information  see the flyer below and click here to register!

 

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According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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