Sankofa Lite | Jan - Feb 2013
In celebration of Black history month, and of course, African pride, the African community in the Sacramento Metropolitan Area is proud to see one of their own, Honorable Bunmi Awoniyi on the California Superior Court bench! California Governor Jerry Brown recently named four new Superior Court judges for the Central Valley. Among the judicial appointments announced was the appointment of 48-year-old Nigerian woman, Bunmi O.
Sankofa Lite | Dec 2012
The African Diaspora has made significant contributions to modern America; in business, education, sports, just to name a few. A recent U.S. census pegged the total African population in the U.S. at around 3.2 million; there are probably twice as many unaccounted for. Unfortunately, it is sad to note that due to their lack of active participation in American politics, their voices are drowned out– their opinions unheard.
Sankofa Lite | Nov 2012
The recent conference on governance and security in the Great Lakes Region, and by extension, Africa, was held in Hotel des Mille Collines (Hotel Rwanda), Kigali, Rwanda in early November with attendance by over 100 scholars, organizational leaders, policy makers and analysts, and journalists from the Great Lakes Region (Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, DR Congo, and Kenya), United States, and Europe. TAE President, Dr. Daniel Kwame Acquaah, Dr. Lionel von Frederick, and Mr. Mauro De Lorenzo, represented the United States. The conference aimed at strategizing and finding practical ways to established peace in the region.
Sankofa Lite | Oct 2012
Under the leadership of Dr. Boatamo Mosupyoe, Director of PAN African Studies at the California State University, Sacramento, many young people are discovering their potential as future leaders in regional and international affairs. Some of these young men and women are the first in their entire families to go to college, while others have been written off as failures, and some have just about given up their pursuit for higher learning. These students face complex challenges that are sometimes misunderstood by observers.
Sankofa Lite | Sept 2012
TAE President, Dr. Daniel Kwame Acquaah addressed delegates at Rwanda Day 2012 in Boston on September 22, 2012. Present was His Excellency President Paul Kagame and the First Lady Mrs. Kagame; Hon. Louise Mushikiwabo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation; Hon. John Rwangombwa, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, and Rwandan Ambassador to the U.S. Hon. James Kimonyo.
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California State University Sacramento (CSUS) President, Alexander Gonzalez, met with TAE President Dr. Kwame Acquaah on October 7th and offered the support of the university for TAE‘s Ghana Waste-to-Energy Initiative.