African Wisdom Quotes; Wit & Wisdom of Africa

source African Wisdom Quotes; Wit & Wisdom of Africa This week, Dave and Simone will be probing into the discussion of Spiritual Enlightenment, which broadly means the acquisition of new wisdom or understanding enabling clarity of perception. It is the ability to Nehast, which means to “wake up,” or to awaken to the higher existence. Hear 2 Help You will be enlightening our audience through African Wisdom Quotes taken from, Wit & Wisdom of Africa; Proverbs from Africa & the Caribbean, Written by Patrick Ibekwe.  Sit back, enjoy and have fun as…

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Egypt Hopes to Stop Sale of ‘Stolen’ Bust of King Tut While the Auction House Claims ‘Ancient Objects Cannot Be Traced’ 

The Egyptian Embassy is calling on British auction house Christie’s to halt the sale of an ancient bust of King Tutankhamun, a piece valued at nearly $5 million (£4 million), according to officials. The Daily Mail reported that officials with the Egyptian Embassy in London have asked Britain to step in and prevent the July sale of the 3,000-year-old artifact, which they say was looted from the Karnak Temple in Luxor. The ancient King Tut stone bust is scheduled to go to auction July 4, where officials expect it to…

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Mother Emanuel AME Church Announces Emanuel Nine 4th Anniversary Events

By The Charleston Chronicle In advance of the four-year anniversary of the Emanuel Nine tragedy, Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church announced today plans and events scheduled to observe the fourth commemoration of June 17, 2015.  Denise Quarles, daughter of Myra Quarles Singleton Thompson and Blondelle Coakley Gadsden, sister of Myra Thompson, along with Polly Sheppard, one of the survivors of the tragedy, led a group of family members and church members to plan the 2019 commemoration events.  “Each year we observe this day to mourn, with the Charleston community and the world, the senseless…

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Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines plans to restart smelter on June 22

A miner is seen underground in Nchanga mine in Cingola, in this file photo. REUTERS/Stringer LUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), owned by Vedanta Resources, plans to restart its Nchanga smelter on June 22, the company said on Wednesday. KCM said in a statement that the Nchanga smelter had been idle pending availability of concentrates. Reporting by Chris Mfula; Editing by Louise Heavens source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AFRICAbusinessNews/~3/390j7HZy0Zs/idAFKCN1TD13R-OZABS

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Nigeria: Our Girls Need You!

Photo: Chika Oduah/VOA The students of the Dapchi girls school relax and hang out in their dorm room on a Saturday. guest column By Dr. Eleanor Nwadinobi Five years ago, in April 2014, the world gaped in horror at the news that Boko Haram insurgents had swarmed out of the Sambisa Forest in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State to kidnap some 200 girls in the village of Chibok. As you may recall, the #BringBackOurGirls hashtag trended worldwide in protest of this crime against humanity. For the moment, it seemed the whole…

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