GENOCIDE DENIAL AND DISTORTION: CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF CHARLES KAMBANDA’S TOXIC NARRATIVE

GENOCIDE DENIAL AND DISTORTION: CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF CHARLES KAMBANDA’S TOXIC NARRATIVE

29/09/2020 – by ASD Admin

This year 2020, as the World marked the 75th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust, Rwanda marked 26 years after the end of the genocide that saw approximately one million innocent people perish at the hands of extremists who fed on the poison chalice of genocidaires.

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Entrepreneurs launch crowdfunding platform for black-owned businesses

Entrepreneurs launch crowdfunding platform for black-owned businesses

29/09/2020 – by ASD Admin

Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and support for initiatives like Black Pound Day sisters Anita Egbune and Marian Arafiena hope their new venture will help black businesses fulfil their potential

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COVID-19 can ‘provide an opportunity for innovation and solidify unity’ in Africa

COVID-19 can ‘provide an opportunity for innovation and solidify unity’ in Africa

29/09/2020 – by ASD Admin

Stan Nkwain, the Director of the United Nations Development Programme, was speaking after the publication of a report that identifies the challenges the continent will face following the pandemic

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Psychiatrist Reflects on Kanye

Psychiatrist Reflects on Kanye

29/09/2020 – by ASD Admin

On the Fourth of July, rapper, designer and newly minted politician Kanye West declared that he was running for President of the United States; however since his announcement, many people have been worried about his mental health.

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The misuse of Black images: ‘Writing’ wrongs and the power of the pen

The misuse of Black images: ‘Writing’ wrongs and the power of the pen

29/09/2020 – by ASD Admin

ST. PETERSBURG — We live in a time where issues of social justice, inequity, and systemic racism are the subject of many conversations, conferences and “community Zooms.” At the time of this writing, there have been 45 consecutive days of protest and demonstration in the City of St. Petersburg.

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Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew

Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew

29/09/2020 – by ASD Admin

Traditional birth attendant Emily Owino, left, prepares to help Veronica Atieno, right, deliver her baby in Emily’s one-room house during a dusk-to-dawn curfew, late at night in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, May 28, 2020. Kenya already had one of the worst maternal mortality rates in the world, and though data are not yet available on the effects of the curfew aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, experts believe the number of women and babies who die in childbirth has increased significantly since it was imposed mid-March.

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LEBRON JAMES: “WE WANT JUSTICE” FOR BREONNA TAYLOR

LEBRON JAMES: “WE WANT JUSTICE” FOR BREONNA TAYLOR

29/09/2020 – by ASD Admin

NBA star LeBron James has renewed his calls that all the officers involved in murdering Breonna Taylor be arrested and charged.

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US Agency Vows Steps to Address COVID-19 Inequalities

US Agency Vows Steps to Address COVID-19 Inequalities

29/09/2020 – by ASD Admin

NEW YORK (AP) — If Black, Hispanic and Native Americans are hospitalized and killed by the coronavirus at far higher rates than others, shouldn’t the government count them as high risk for serious illness?

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ACLT Adapting To The Lockdown And Beyond

ACLT Adapting To The Lockdown And Beyond

28/09/2020 – by ASD Admin

ACLT was founded in 1996 by Beverley De-Gale OBE, and Orin Lewis OBE, 3 years after receiving the devastating news that their 6-year-old son Daniel De-Gale needed a stem cell transplant in order to win his 6-year battle against acute leukaemia.

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