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First African American Woman President to Take Office at Bloomfield College June 1


BLOOMFIELD, NJ – When Dr. Marcheta P. Evans takes office as the new president of Bloomfield College June 1, she will be both the first woman and African American to lead the college in its 150-year history.

“I am so humbled and honored to be selected as the 17th President of Bloomfield College. This is truly the fulfillment of a dream that was inspired by my grandparents as they raised me as a child during the civil rights movement of the 1960’s,” expressed Dr. Evans.

She was unanimously selected by the College’s Board of Trustees after a nationwide search by Academic Search, an executive search firm dedicated to serving higher education institutions. She will succeed Richard A. Levao.

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“My heart is overflowing with this blessing and privilege. You will not…

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Save the date: Caribbean American Healthcare Awards on June 27


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Pauline Claxton speaks to the audience at last year’s Caribbean Life Caribbean-American Healthcare Awards.

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It’s time to celebrate our city’s most caring!

Caribbean Life’s annual Caribbean American Healthcare Awards is set for June 27 in Brooklyn, at the Paradise Catering Hall in Gravesend. From now until mid-May, we will be considering nominations for our fifth annual awards.

Every year our publication aims to honor the individuals devoted to healthcare, while working tirelessly to keep an essential industry of our city running smooth. As one of the biggest ethnic communities in the city — Caribbean-Americans play a huge role in performing many of those vital health-related tasks for New…

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Call for papers / European Conference of African Studies 12-14 June 2019 / POL11 “Relocating the State in rural Afr…


European Conference of African Studies (ECAS), Edinburgh 12-14 June 2019

POL11: Relocating the State in rural Africa

Convenors

    Sabine Planel (Institut de recherche pour le développement) 

    Florence Brisset-Foucault (IMAF, Paris 1 Sorbonne) 

The presence of the State in rural Africa cannot be reduced to central governments’ capacity or willingness to cover the national territory: endogenous social drivers must be considered. Rural dwellers act as citizens and contribute to State formation, nowadays and before. We seek to document the social and material foundations of the presence and the forms of the State in rural contexts: what are the local social forces that have been driving its formation? What is the endogenous basis of the politicization of rural places? To what…

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Cameroon stripped of 2019 African Cup of Nations in June | Football News


Last Updated: 30/11/18 6:51pm

Cameroon won the 2017 African Cup of Nations

Reigning champions Cameroon has been stripped of the right to host next year’s African Cup of Nations.

It comes after serious delays with preparations and with Cameroon in the midst of a violent separatist rebellion near two of the planned venues, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said.

Africa’s governing body of football made the decision Friday after a meeting of its executive committee. CAF president Ahmad announced a new bidding process was…

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DNA shows Baby June of African and central Asian ancestry


Death of Baby June now under investigation as a homicide. (WPEC)

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says it’s now investigating Baby June’s death as a homicide.

An off-duty Boynton Beach firefighter found the infant’s body floating in the Boynton Beach inlet six months ago. The baby had no bruises or marks on it, only a prick on her heel indicating she was born in a hospital.

Detectives say the body likely floating up the coast from Broward County based on the tide and condition of Baby June’s body, however the department says it could have traveled from even further South.

Monday, investigators said they used Parabon NanoLab services to obtain the infant’s DNA.

The results show Baby June is an even mix of African and Central Asian ancestry….

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South Africa June thermal coal exports up 2.5% on the month, H1 flat


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62.3% of exports to India

H1 exports largely unchanged on the year

Other origins more competitive to India, Pakistan



London —
South African thermal coal exports for the month of June totaled 6.2 million mt, an increase of 2.5% from May but down 8% on the year, with the total volume for the first half of 2018 largely unchanged on the year at 38.4 million mt, according to customs data released Monday.

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India remained the dominant importer of South African coal, with a total volume for June at 3.83 million mt, up 17% from May and also up 35% on the year, which could have been driven by…

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