Ambassador Nyenabo speaks in Sweden

Liberia’s ambassador to Belgium is expected to deliver the keynote address when Liberians residing in Sweden observe the 168th anniversary of their country’s independence this Saturday in Stockholm, the Swedish capital. According to a release issued by the Liberian Swedish Association (LSA) President Francis Mensah, the festivities begin on Friday with a mini football tourney […]

Eritrean UK festival a big success

The British Eritrean Festival UK 2015, which took place on July 25 and 26 at Lee Valley in the Royal Borough of Enfield concluded its 15th Annual British Eritrean Festival UK 2015. This year the Eritrean Festival UK 2015 unlike its previous 14 years of festivities had more to offer and did much with extreme […]

Imam: For Ahmadiyya, humanity comes first

On June 6, the managing editor of Nordic Africa News, Charles Massaquoi provided coverage for activities hosted by Imam Tahir Hayat and officials of the Islams Ahmadiyya Mission in Malmö to observe the national day of Sweden. In this report, Mr Massaquoi interviews Imam Tahir  Hayat: Imam Tahir Hayat thank you for inviting our press team to cover such […]

Sudanese film wins at South African festival

Beats of the Antonov was a big winner at the 36th Durban International Film Festival, taking home both Best Documentary and the freedom of expression award.  The uplifting documentary is a celebration of the people of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountains in Sudan, who fought with the South for independence but now remain trapped […]

New eye drops could prevent blindness

A new drug developed under the supervision of lead researcher, Kang Zhang could one day cure cataracts. According to a team of scientists,  a naturally occurring molecule called lanosterol, shrank canine cataracts after it was administered to dogs with an eye dropper.  Although the effects are yet to be tested on humans, subsequent findings have the […]

Liberians vote in Europe

Elections of a new set of leaders will be the main order of the day as Liberians living in Europe gather in Gent, Belgium this weekend to celebrate the 168th independence anniversary of their country. The West African nation of Liberia declared its independence on July 26, 1847. Representatives from various Liberian national organizations on the continent […]

Eritrean culture weekend in London

Lee Valley in London is expected to light up this weekend as Eritreans in the UK hold their annual cultural festival. “For one weekend in every summer, it has become customary to British Eritreans in the UK to transform Lee Valley into mini Eritrea. The Festival is an important occasion for harmony, consolidation of Eritrean African unity, […]

Einstein Forum seeks 54 African ambassadors

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) has launched the search for fifty-four of Africa’s top young science and technology ambassadors, one from each African country. The selected NEF Ambassadors will join the NEF Fellows Class as young science and technology champions from Africa. NEF Ambassadors will attend the NEF Global Gathering in March 2016 in Dakar, […]

Religious leaders urge respect for Africa’s riches

Speaking of the African Faith Leaders’ Statement on Financing for Development, issued following a side event at the 3rd United Nations Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Rev. Nicta Lubaale, general secretary of the Organization of African Instituted Churches, said, the key message from African faith communities is “respect Africa’s resources”. Lubaale was […]

Covenant Parish links with top gospel music producer

A Gambian-based Nigerian music producer is currently in Sweden working in partnership with the New Covenant Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, pastored by Rev. Samuel Oluware, in Borås on a recording project and a church conference slated for October. Bolanle Joel Ekanoye, who arrived in Sweden on July 7, is also working with gospel artist Nancy Bergdahl […]