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The Africa-America Institute (AAI) State of Education in Africa Conference 2015

Top Educators and Innovators to Gather for AAI’s 2nd Annual State of Education in Africa Conference in Lagos, Nigeria

Educators and innovators from across Africa and the U.S. will gather for a solutions-driven global education conference, convened by The Africa-America Institute, aimed at putting forth a bold agenda to improving the educational landscape in Africa.

In the World but Don’t know the World (2009) by El Anatsui

New African Art Wows International Collectors (Photo)

Babajide Olatunji sold his first portrait for about $7. Seven years later, his charcoal renderings of faces with tribal markings sell for thousands of dollars. This 24-year-old’s success is part of a new global recognition of the value of contemporary African art.

Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan ("GEJ") of Nigeria is clueless, incompetent, and callous: 35 reasons why this is a big lie

The Economist magazine recently published an article on Nigeria in which it described the government of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (“GEJ”) as “A clueless government”.