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Cameroonian end of Year Party in Sweden

januari 14-2013 | Skandik Afrik | People and Events

The Association of Cameroonians in Göteborg, Sweden (Assocaborg), organized an end of year party on the 31st December 2012 in Mölndal, Gothenburg to crown the activities of the year 2012 and usher in that of the New Year 2013. This also happens to be day when new executive members take their oath of office.

 

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IVOIRIANS YOUTH IN SWEDEN SPREAD THE WORD OF UNITY

december 22-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

The message of unity, strong co-existence and support for one another was the theme of the drama performed by the youth of Ivoirian in Gothenburg, at the gathering organized by the Association of Ivoirian in Gothenburg. (Association des Ivoiriens Résidant à Göteborg). A.I.R.G is a non-political and non-profitable association in Gothenburg, Sweden

 

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PLAY A PART IN THE AFRICAN GROWTH STORY

oktober 20-2012 | Skandikafrik | People and Events

Harnessing the growing consumer sector in African market was part of the main plenary session of the Norwegian-African Business Association (NABA) Summit 2012, with the theme ”Play a part in African growth story”. His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, from Ghana was the special guest speaker at the summit. In his keynote speech titled “Africa`s growth story- seen from Ghana” He highlighted the importance of the traditional ruler in maintaining a balance between rural population which constitute the bulk of the population in the continent and governance in Africa. He also uses the occasion to laud NABA as one of the few organizations that believe in the prospect of trade in Africa and wealth creation for economic growth and development rather than Aid or charity

 

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EMERGING POSSIBILITIES AT KORTEDALA INTERCONNECTED

september 16-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

The follow up of developmental plan by Nordost Utveckling for the people that live in the North eastern part of Gothenburg was further extended to the Kortedala area, in seminar on Business Development plan between Sweden and Africa. The objective of the seminar was to bring together established institutions and individual African entrepreneurs in this region to share their wealth of experiences through their presentation. Some of the main speakers at the seminar were Nnaji Consult, Småföretagarcentret in Rymtorget and Angered, Tidnäsverket in Bergsjön, Global Picnic and Skandik Afrik.

 

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GOTHIA CUP 2012; SHARING THE AFRICANS EXPERIENCE

juli 23-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

The world’s largest youth football tournament “Gothia Cup 2012” brought together different countries from all continents around the world. About 80 countries were present at the tournament out of which 8 countries represented the African continent. These countries were Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia.

 

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From Lundazi district in Zambia to Gothia Cup in Sweden.

juli 20-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

The Zasp Stars of Zambia for the category of boys 15 made their debut in Gothia Cup 2012 tournament, the largest youth football tournament in the world. Playing football with bare foot is never a problem with these kids who are faced with enormous challenges of both environmental and social problems, which ranges from lack of youth empowerments or lack of basic facilities and vulnerabilities to diseases.

 

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Partille Cup 2012, Unite the world in Gothenburg.

juli 11-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

Partille Cup, world largest handball youth tournament brought together thirty seven countries across all continents of the world to Gothenburg in Sweden. It is a yearly tournament that allows the youth across the world to meet their counterparts in the handball game for challenges, fun, and relaxation mood. Skandik Afrik crews followed the tournament and asked participants especially from the Africa continent what they feel about the game, the city of Gothenburg and the challenges they are facing in their home countries in developing handball among the youths. In Partille Cup 2012, there were only three African countries that participated in the tournament, which were, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Egypt.

 

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ERITREANS CELEBRATED INDEPEDENCE DAY IN SWEDEN

maj 31-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

Eritreans living in Gothenburg celebrated their 21st independence anniversary in Kortedalavallen with a theme “Our independence is our pride”. The celebration started by four in the evening with a special welcome message to the thirty youths that just graduated from high school in 2012. Each of these students were called up to the stage and were asked to tell the audience the subject they read in high school and what their future plans were. Eritrean flag was given to them as a symbol of their heritage which they should be proud of in their life.

 

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KENYAN SET NEW RECORD IN GOTHENBURG RACE

maj 13-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

The half of a marathon race takes place every year in the Gothenburg, a charm city, sitting at the west coast of Sweden with the largest seaport in the Nordic countries. Gothenburg Race attracts all age groups from different parts of the world. Part of the main reason the event keeps growing every year is that it promotes good health. From Mini Kid race (0-6 Years), to Young Kid Race (7-13 years), then Youth Race (14-19 years)and the Special Need are not left out in the weekend of fun and race, while the epic of the race cover 21km distance which is open to all ages.

 

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GOTHENBURG RACE;Which country will win this year race?

maj 08-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

For the past three years, the winner for the Gothenburg Race which covers 21km distance have always been from Kenya. This year event will be coming up on 12th May 2012, which usually attracts about 60,000 participants or more. Guess your way through and name the country where the winner of this year event will come from for both male and female category.

 

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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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