Archive | October 2014

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia: A Touching Letter to the World re Ebola…

“The Ebola disease respects no borders, and every country had to do all it could to help fight it. A generation of Africans are at risk of being lost to economic catastrophe caused by Ebola.” ~ President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf~

(Note: The Ebola outbreak has killed more than 4,500 people across West Africa, including 2,200 in Liberia).

(The article/letter below was culled from BBC Website; http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29680934 and accessed on Sunday, Oct 19 2014 @ 6.50 pm).

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Ladies, Let’s Reverse This Gossip Game!

The term “Reverse Gossip Game” was originally coined by Bob Burg and he has wonderful, insightful posts on the topic. Join the conversation and follow him on twitter @bobBurg.

Blogger’s Note: This post was inspired by Bob Burg’s amazing book: The Go-Giver. If you haven’t read it yet, pick up your copy today!

The Reverse-Gossip Game: [As defined by my grandma] “Say and do as many wonderful things about people, as you can, behind their back!”

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Introducing IfooAfrica! A cool online platform for African Storytellers.

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I came across the following exciting press release on one of the most popular blogs in Africa and simply had to share 🙂

Introducing IfooAfrica! a very cool and unique online platform for African storytellers (both at home and in the diaspora).

Stories could be any original works of art that the storyteller wants to share: dramas, folktales, comedy, fiction, spoken word, poetry, narratives etc.

To paraphrase the founders “The stories are made for Africans in African voices. If you can voice it, we want to hear it…”

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