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African film festival in Stockholm

mars 23-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

Scandinavia's biggest festival for African quality film took place in Stockholm with more than thirty films from all over Africa were shown. The focus this year was on uplifting female film makers in Africa.

 

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Angelique Kidjo empowers the world through music

mars 13-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

On the 10th of March Stora Teatern in Gothenburg hosted Angélique Kidjo, the queen of African music. Excellent world artist with liberated dance steps, incredible good voice and a strong spokesperson for women’s right with thoughtful reflections on women’s role in development, conflicts and racism.

 

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Fashion show on international women´s day in Alvik

mars 12-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

On International women´s day there was an exclusive fashion show at Medborgarhuset in Alvik. Margaret Gärding was invited to talk about women´s rights. -We still have gender discrimination both in Africa and in Sweden, she said.

 

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Queen of African Music arrived, set to perform in Sweden today

mars 10-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

Angelique Kidjo and her band which is made up of eight people arrived in Gothenburg, Sweden by 18:00 pm on Sunday (2014-03-09). She will be performing today at the historic 150 years old Stora Teatern in the business district of Gothenburg. The special offer tickets sales for Skandik Afrik readers ends by 16:00. Here is a short video clip of her arrival at the airport.

 

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QUEEN OF AFRICAN MUSIC COMING TO GOTHENBURG

mars 07-2014 | Skandik Afrik | News

Just a few days from today, a first class world artist that has taken her own path will be singing in Stora teatern, in the heart of Avenue the business district of Gothenburg. With a voice that can move a mountain, strong but yet rooted with passion for women right and deep rooted in African culture. It is no other person than the queen of African music, Angelique Kidjo.

 

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Scandinavian companies should compete with Chinese in Africa

februari 27-2014 | Skandik Afrik | News

Iliana Björling Lindeberg currently lives in Kampala, were she works with Global Business Labs, coaching high growth potential start-up companies. She shared her experiences of the business environment in Uganda and her former country of residence, Botswana on the article titled “A Horizon of Opportunities – The African Dream”

 

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GENERAL ELECTION 2014 |South Africans living abroad to vote on 30th April

februari 26-2014 | Skandik Afrik | News

South Africans living abroad can notify the Independepent Electoral Commision (IEC) of their desire to vote by completing a VEC10 form which are open now till 12th March 2014. Applicants that applied will receive either e-mail or sms notification to acknowledge the receipt of their application.This includes all South Africans who are registered and whose names appear on the voters’ roll, Diplomats and their households.

 

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An interview with successful Fitness Entrepreneur-David Samuyiwa

februari 12-2014 | Skandikafrik | Glow

He started a Fitness company in Gothenburg that not only educates aspiring Personal trainers but also offers tailored training to their customers. The company has now grown and spread to 30 cities all over Sweden. Not only that, DS Trademark is also in Denmark, Norway and Finland and is still expanding… Read how David Samuyiwa, was able to break the barrier of language, and calve a niche for himself in the Fitness and Training industry in an exclusive interview with Skandik Afrik.

 

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WHEN GOTHENBURG STOOD STILL FOR CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE

januari 31-2014 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

The annual Gothenburg International Film Festival usually attracts films across the globe. Not only that, seminars, arts and many other creative activities are included in film festival. However of particular interest in 2014 was the invitation to a seminar of the celebrated African writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in conversation with Jannike Åhlund a Swedish journalist and film critics.

 

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CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE: “People are my inspiration”

januari 30-2014 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

She tells the story of Africa as it should be told! Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie the author of Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah was invited by Gothenburg International Film Festival as a guest speaker in a seminar. Kenneth Fagbe and Gloria Matuka interviewed her to know what she feels about Scandinavia audience, African in diaspora, feminism…history

 

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Seventh edition, out now!

The seventh edition of Skandik Afrik magazine, the magazine that promotes inter-relationship among the African communities living in Scandinavia.

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