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Video: South African clinic celebrates historic birth of quintuplets


A South African medical facility, the Clinix Botshelong-Empilweni in Vosloorus is celebrating a historic case of multiple birth. Vosloorus is a large township located in the Gauteng province.

Prudence Ndlangisa, a mother who expected triplets ended up delivering five newborns much to the amazement of the maternity team and to the shock of their father, Joe Buthelezi.

But for Dr. Moeng Pitsoe who led the delivery, the clinic took a lot of pride in the event which is the first such case since the 1960s. He called the kids a “special breed delivered and nurtured in a township and treated by…

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Letter: Aiken NAACP celebrates 100 years | Opinions and Editorials


It’s great to see positive news relating to the African-American community in the Aiken Standard. The Center for African American History, Art and Culture is poised to be a premier Aiken tourism destination, but the community must support the institution. The Aiken County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a proud sponsor of the weekend of free events that culminated Sunday with our 100th anniversary celebration.

The mission of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of everyone and to eliminate race-based discrimination. The Aiken Branch NAACP was founded in 1918, nine years after the creation of the…

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Who's Next Celebrates African Creativity



PARIS — An upbeat “Out of Africa” storyline enlivened the just-wrapped Who's Next apparel trade show here, with a range of designers and concepts …
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CP Dream Team Celebrates College Park's African-American Heritage in Lakeland Community



Local youth from the Lakeland community, College Park's historic African-American community, will play with officers from M-NCPPC Park Police, …
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Renowned African Incubator MEST Celebrates 10 Years With $700000 Investment



To celebrate its 10th anniversary of investing in African tech startups, the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has announced …
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First Baptist Church in Richmond Celebrates 175 years


RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) – A community comes together this weekend to celebrate 175 years of family. A congregation that formed in 1843, First Baptist Church in Richmond has been on the same plot of land for all these years.

Reverend Robert Blythe is the ninth pastor to serve here and says the church, started by slaves, provides a sense of community to the African American community and gives them a place to remember their history.

“You can’t change the last 175 years, it is what it is.” Blythe said.

The building has been rebuilt five times since the first pastor bought his own freedom in the eighteen hundreds. It started as a small log building and has never moved from the corner of Collins and…

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