Scholarships – Extended Deadline June 30, 2016 Deadline for 5 scholarship submissions at SAGE FOUNDATION via Alexander Academy The Sage Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 2007 (launched 2010) to open opportunities for youth, has partnered with the Alexander Academy to offer grade 8-12 students in BC 5 scholarships, for a 5 year study period [...]
To acknowledge someone’s contribution to society is always important. It honours the achievements of passionate and hard-working individuals and gives inspiration to those who would follow their example. It is even more important to celebrate the achievements of visible minorities and immigrants, whose victories are not so easily won. But, it can also be a [...]
We send our gratitude to all the medical service men and women around the world along with many local volunteers who are endangering and sacrificing their lives to be in the fore front of this massive epidemic outbreak of Ebola in Africa at this moment. It is heart breaking and with deep sorrow to see [...]
Let compassionate knowledge be your teacher in everyday life! Human nature has a tendency of displaying and exercising jealousy and envy. This attitude creates a road block for anyone who uses these tendencies and those who are the victims of this behaviour. In our multi ethnic society we need to fix our mentality and pride [...]
Facing Forward Concerning the Necessity of Integration into Community At times we might think someone will give us the answer or make things perfect. In reality, there is rarely an instant and simple solution. One such critical situation requiring focus is the African community’s continuous struggle to fit in, to find ourselves fully integrated into [...]
Dear Mother Since the responsibility of motherhood was installed on you, you never walked away from this tremendous responsibility and challenge. You embraced it with pure love and gentle kindness. You demonstrated brilliant and courageous actions to provide the best care for all your children. Your relentless spirit of hard work and even as a [...]
During a recent editorial meeting at The Afro News, a discussion began that reviewed recent experiences with various service suppliers. These included small business home services, insurers and business corporations who came in contact with us and in our individual lives and in our corporate capacities. We felt we had tripped over some comfortable secrets [...]
You have to set and live the life you want your children to live, added Clarence Rhambharat. ‘One of the problems we have in life is hypocrisy, we have to lead by example. You can’t preach religion to your children if you yourself don’t practice it.
As fellow child of Africa and a proud British Columbian, I am so grateful for the remarkable contributions that Honore Gbedze makes to the African community in British Columbia.