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2011-03-10 06:48:00

GENEVA, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Gateway to Africa is the first annual, international conference which will tackle pressing issues that Africa faces today through an integrative and multidimensional approach.

2011-02-17 00:00:51

SXSW Film Festival announces the World Premiere of Building Hope, The Nobelity Project's new documentary about building Mahiga Hope High School in Kenya. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 Filmmaker Turk Pipkin's promise to help build the first high school for a remote African community is a true story of Building Hope, the title of his latest film which debuts at the SXSW film festival on Friday, March 12 at the Rollins Theater with a repeat viewing on March 17 at the Arbor Cinema. After...

2010-04-16 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PACT, an online underwear brand that blends design and sustainability with support for powerful social and environmental causes, today announced that it has partnered with the Green Belt Movement of Kenya and architect David Adjaye to create the newest print in its line of premium organic cotton underwear for men and women.

2009-04-06 10:14:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai's new book, The Challenge for Africa, offers a powerful and compelling look at the severe and wide-ranging problems facing Africa, from Darfur to HIV/AIDS, massive debt to election fraud, cross-border conflicts to environmental degradation.


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