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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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Before you buy the wine from Systembolaget||Ask some questions

februari 06-2015 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

The Swedish authorities monopolize alcohol for good reasons, there is no doubt about that. Study revealed that underage drinking is at a 40 year low according to research by the Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs (Centralförbundet för alkohol- och narkotikaupplysning - CAN).

 

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Detailed coverage of launching of Oodua Progressives Union (OPU) in Sweden

december 14-2014 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

The launching of the Oodua Progressives Union (OPU) platform in Scandinavia where the Yoruba in diaspora can meet to offer support for one another, defend the cultural heritage and strengthening the common interest of the Yoruba …

 

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Ugandan in Diaspora to set up paper manufacturing plant in Uganda

november 21-2014 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

Uganda Nordic Diaspora Investment Initiative (UNDII) was launched in Gothenburg, Sweden by Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, the speaker of Parliament from Uganda with representatives from Ministry of Foreign Affair, Bank of Uganda, The Minister Of State for Economic Monitoring and the Diaspora Service Department on 8th November 2014 at Smyrna Krykan.

 

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Infrastructure: A catalyst to economic and social development ||NABA Summit 2014

november 15-2014 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

Five years ago I lived on a small island of Pemba outside Tanzania. When I first arrived at our little town Wete, we only had electricity every other day and the electricity was fuelled by an old diesel generator. When the island got connected to the main grid, it was quite a shift. Suddenly the fishermen could store their catch in freezers, an internet-café popped up and in short, the framework for business shifted dramatically.

 

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Ugandans in diaspora to launch UNDII and celebrate Independence in Gothenburg

november 03-2014 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

The Uganda association in Gothenburg (UAIG) in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in Denmark will launch Uganda Nordic Diaspora Investment Initiative (UNDII). This function will bring together more than 200 Ugandans from the Nordic countries, experts business leaders and representatives from Uganda Parliament will be there to give up to date information on the vast potential for investment that Uganda offers to both domestic and international community.

 

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Sweden set to join leading nations that invest in East Africa

juni 09-2014 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

Sustainable businesses between East African Community (EAC) and Nordics were created at the just concluded investment and Trade forum in Gävle, Sweden. The East African community (EAC) is the regional inter-government organization which comprises of five countries which are Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

 

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20 years of democracy || South African living in Sweden out for party this weekend

april 23-2014 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

South Africa's fledgling democracy turns 20 years old soon. The South Africa Society in Sweden brings you this celebration in honour of the opportunities that democracy brings. The event will be held in Stockholm but we look forward to celebrations in different forms hopefully in other parts of Sweden.

 

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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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