Events

DC: Afrocuba, DMV Area's Monthly Party Begins This Friday (5/13)


Every second Friday of the month, DJ Asho presents AFROCUBA, playing the best of salsa, son, timba, rumba y yoruba. This amazing event is in an all new location, Liv Nightclub, not to mention that it is free! Check out the dates for the summer after the jump, and the flyer above for more details.

Spring/Summer Dates

Friday May 13th, 2011.

Friday Jun 10th, 2011.

Friday July 8th, 2011.

Friday Aug 12th, 2011.

9PM-2AM

FREE!!! NO COVER!!!

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African Women Political Leaders Set For WTO Leadership Role

Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Chawahir Mohamed and Nigeria's former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala have been selected as top candidates for director-general of World Trade Organisation.

Kenyan Foreign Affairs Minister Amina Chawahir Mohamed and Nigeria's former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala have been selected as top candidates to become the next Director-General for the World Trade Organisation. According to Al Jazeera, the announcement was made in Geneva, Switzerland on Friday after eight possible candidates where cut down to five. The five include three women, two of whom are from Africa. This is big news for Africa as the WTO has neither had Black women or Africans head the international organisation.

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