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Development Bank joins funders for African ‘smart cities’

Development Bank joins funders for African ‘smart cities’

| January 27, 2015

(GIN)–Financing is being arranged for a multi-million dollar ‘smart city’ in Diamniado, Senegal, by the African Development Bank. Similar investments are taking place in the Ivory Coast and other West African states. The smart city, located on a 25 hectare site, will have broadband infrastructure, smart buildings, data centers and an ICT training facility. The […]

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Less than year in office, Malawi prez faces calls for ouster

Less than year in office, Malawi prez faces calls for ouster

| January 27, 2015

(GIN)–Barely eight months into his term in office, Malawian President Peter Mutharika and his government are facing furious calls for their resignation in what some fear could be a reprise of the riots against former President Bingu wa Mutharika, the brother of the current head of state. A coalition of 20 leading NGOs has announced […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! I’ve got a new home!

Rev. Stewart Speaks! I’ve got a new home!

| January 27, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart I remember growing up and singing songs like “I’ve got a new home, over in Zion, and it’s mine, mine, all mine!” Do you remember hearing those kinds of songs? I have mixed emotions as I think of having a new home. Having a new home implies that there was […]

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Did You Know?Take time, effort to seek expungement

Did You Know?Take time, effort to seek expungement

| January 21, 2015

By LaLeta McClure Happy 2015 my people/community. It’s been awhile since I have last written to you, and a lot of Civil Rights issues and concerns has also taken place too. Time, issues, and concerns all bring about a change. Change is always constant and we the people/community have a hand in making changes, and […]

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2015 MLK Club Unity Day guest speakers; Breakfast with the Clergy

2015 MLK Club Unity Day guest speakers; Breakfast with the Clergy

| January 14, 2015

By  Clifford Buttram Jr. The MLK Club Annual Unity Day celebrations promote community awareness, camaraderie, and an opportunity to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Each year, we host a Breakfast with the Clergy to start the celebration and to acknowledge and award our local clergy. Immediately following the breakfast, […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Will you be satisfied?

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Will you be satisfied?

| January 13, 2015

The song “Satisfied” by The Walls Group begins with some thought provoking reflections and questions. Take a look: “If I never get that house, that car Or be a superstar, And my dreams never come true Will I be satisfied with you? And if no one ever knows my name And my gifts don’t bring […]

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Fort Wayne NAACP announces date, procedures for election

Fort Wayne NAACP announces date, procedures for election

| January 13, 2015

A special meeting of the general membership of the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch is scheduled for 10 a.m., Jan. 17

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! God hears your silent tears

Rev. Stewart Speaks! God hears your silent tears

| January 7, 2015

“Silent tears from the inside of your heart, When no one knows but you, What you’re going through, When your friends don’t understand, Then it’s all in God’s hands, God hears your silent tears, God hears, Your silent tears” Bishop Larry Trotter is known for the words of the song above called “Silent Tears.” The […]

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MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

| January 6, 2015

By Clifford Buttram Jr. FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club Inc. conducted its 18th Annual Santa on Tour event at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on Dec. 13. The event is an annual cornerstone for the MLK Club as it strives to strengthen its commitment to community service and support and help to project the Dr. Martin Luther […]

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China-HBCU exchange program launched

China-HBCU exchange program launched

| December 31, 2014

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—In an effort to develop the next generation of global leaders, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, joined Perfect World, the China Education  Association for International Exchange (CEAIE) and domestic groups focused on building ties between the United States and China to embark on a new student exchange […]

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