Pan-African Women’s Day & South African/Azanian Women’s Day 2019

The All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) and the All-African Women’s Revolutionary Union (A-AWRU) participated in Pan-African Women’s Day and South African (Azanian) Women’s Day events in Nairobi, Kenya, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau and Los Angeles, California, U.S. over the last several weeks. In Bissau the Pan-African Women’s Day commemoration was held at the PAIGC National Headquarters (African Party for Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde) and organized by UDEMU (Democratic Union of Guinean Women). In Nairobi the Mathare Social Justice Centre hosted. The event was co-organized by the Revolutionary Socialist League and…

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Kalisa Villafana Becomes First Black Woman To Earn A Ph.D. In Nuclear Physics From Florida State University

Black women are breaking racial barriers in higher education. Earlier this month Amber Johnson made history by becoming the first African American woman to earn a doctorate in computer science at Purdue University. Florida State University student Kalisa Villafana also hit a historic milestone by becoming the first Black woman to graduate from the university with a nuclear physics doctoral degree, WFTS reported. MAKING HISTORY 🎓 Kalisa Villafana will become Florida State University’s first black female graduate to earn a doctoral degree in nuclear physics. https://t.co/r6tIZ89MDw — ABC Action News (@abcactionnews)…

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East Africa: Doctors Pound the Pavement As the Health Sector Ails

In any talk about East Africa’s economic prospects, bureaucrats and politicians tend to take pride in the region’s swelling population, which is often presented in terms of the notional market it represents. The youth bulge is presented as a labour reserve, available to drive the dreams of the investor looking for quick wins. The flipside of that coin–minimal social investment–is rarely spoken about in black and white. Perhaps nowhere else are the results of this selective amnesia more vivid than in the health sector. With the exception of Tanzania and…

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