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Badou Jack, a Swedish-Gambia is the new world champion

april 25-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

Badou Jack with a ring name “The Ripper” was born on 31st October 1983 in Stockholm, Sweden to a Gambian father and a Swedish mother. He has a record of 21 total fights with 19 wins, 12 knock out, 1 draw and 1 loss. After a

 

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Cycling from Sweden to Africa

april 24-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

Through a good narrative, shows the sincerity of the heart! This article describes perfectly Carl-David Granbäck experience of Africans as caring, witty, accommodating and suspicious people. This is just a few of the numerous quotes of his positive view of Angola in his article “When I came to Bolonguera I encountered a group of beautiful Mucubal girls. They don’t wear anything on the upper part of their body but have very colorful fabrics carried elegantly around their waists and heads, together with bracelets, necklaces and sometimes golden ornaments on their forearms and ankles”

 

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News from Embassy of Sweden in Nigeria

april 22-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

Swedish embassy in Nigeria hosted the launch of the national Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition which was organized by Pan African Vision for the Environment (PAVE). See more photo

 

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How Sweden can contribute to African mineral resources

april 21-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

Africa has seen significant increase in bilateral trade over the decade with vast mineral reserves, increase in exploration and improve regulatory regime which makes the continent very important. The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, IVA (Kungl. Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien ) organized a seminar on how Sweden can contribute to make the African mineral resources to improve sustainable development in Africa.

 

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Sweden’s Minister for Health Care visited Zambia

april 07-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

The Ministry of Health and Social Affairs with The Embassy of Sweden in Lusaka and Swecare Foundation organized a Swedish health care delegation to Zambia. The focus was put on cancer care and control and headed by Sweden’s Minister for Health Care, Public Health and Sport, Mr. Gabriel Wikström.

 

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Namibians celebrate Silver Jubilee Independence in grand style

april 06-2015 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

The Namibia community that lives in Sweden gathered together at Scandic Sergel Plaza in Stockholm to celebrate their 25th Independence anniversary. Namibia is one of the most peaceful and politically stable country in Africa.

 

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Fanny Hägerstam won Frankofoni prize 2015

april 06-2015 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

The price giving ceremony of Frankofoni prize 2015 took place in Uppsala University where Fanny Hägerstam Swedish journalist received the award from the Lebanon Ambassador to Sweden Dr. Ali Ajami who presented the award on behalf of French speaking countries in Sweden.

 

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Rapatac lead in creative activities for youths in Gävle: Moussa N'daiye the man behind the project

april 06-2015 | Skandikafrik | Glow

Moussa N'daiye started the company Rapatac 15 years ago with the aim of improving the lives of youth in one of Sweden’s most segregated area “Nordost in Gävle”. Through his work he has been recognized by the king in Sweden and was chosen as “Svensk Hjälte” (Swedish Hero) in 2009. Today, Rapatac has an activity center, academy etc. And it is a house hold name in Gävle commune. The story of the Senegalese-Swedish will inspire you.

 

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A NEW DAWN HAS SET: Nigerians decide for change through ballot

mars 31-2015 | Skandik Afrik | News

Nigerians decided to vote out the government of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and replace it with Mohammed Buhari, whose slogan throughout the campaign was change

 

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Fatoumata Diaware gave impressive performance in Gothenburg.

mars 15-2015 | Skandik Afrik | Music

The voice blew across the old theater “Stora Teatern” in the central of Gothenburg. Tall and elegant Malian woman on African regalia clothes and hand made neck chains that reveal more of her close identity to her root. Fatoumata Diaware impressed the Swedish audience that came to watch her concert as she bare her soul to the audience through songs

 

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Skandik Afrik magazine

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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