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On Monday, March 22, 2010 at the World Bank, The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa, in partnership with Travel Channel, held a reception and world premiere for the film, SENEGAL: THE PRESIDENT



On Monday, March 22, 2010 at the World Bank, The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa, in partnership with Travel Channel, held a reception and world premiere for the film, SENEGAL: THE PRESIDENT



Dear Friend ofThe Africa Society,

Over the past eight years we have educated over 10,000 American students about Africa and in the process we have met manyof you. At every event we hear how much you value our programs. High school student Maddie from Los Angeles, for instance, wrote to us stating,



Dear Friend ofThe Africa Society,

Over the past eight years we have educated over 10,000 American students about Africa and in the process we have met manyof you. At every event we hear how much you value our programs. High school student Maddie from Los Angeles, for instance, wrote to us stating,

Continent’s New Oil Hotspots
The power balance in Africa’s crude oil production landscape is set to shift in the near future as a number of new oilfields come online. Crude oil has in recent years been discovered in many countries such as Sierra Leone, S

Continent’s New Oil Hotspots
The power balance in Africa’s crude oil production landscape is set to shift in the near future as a number of new oilfields come online. Crude oil has in recent years been discovered in many countries such as Sierra Leone, S

The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa and Travel Channel request your presence for a reception and special screening
featuring
His Excellency Abdoulaye Wade
President of the Republic of Senegal
&
Mr. Tiki Barber
Television Correspondent

For the World Premiere of
Senegal: The President’s Tour
Monday, March 22 at 6:00 p.m.

Hosted By: The World Bank
Preston Auditorium
1818 H Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006
(Please enter through the H Street entrance of building to access the Preston Auditorium)
Metro: Farragut West

RSVP to Marime@africasummit.org or call 202-232-3862 by March 19

RSVP early as space is limited

The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa and Travel Channel request your presence for a reception and special screening
featuring
His Excellency Abdoulaye Wade
President of the Republic of Senegal
&
Mr. Tiki Barber
Television Correspondent

For the World Premiere of
Senegal: The President’s Tour
Monday, March 22 at 6:00 p.m.

Hosted By: The World Bank
Preston Auditorium
1818 H Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006
(Please enter through the H Street entrance of building to access the Preston Auditorium)
Metro: Farragut West

RSVP to Marime@africasummit.org or call 202-232-3862 by March 19

RSVP early as space is limited

Indian Women Peacekeepers Hailed in Liberia
They are trained in sophisticated combat tactics and weaponry, crowd and mob control, counter-insurgency. They patrol the streets of the Liberian capital, expected to keep the peace after years of war.
http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/africa/03/02/liberia.women/index.html

UN Condemns Gaddafi Jihad Call
The United Nations and European Union have condemned a call from Libya’s leader for Muslims to carry out jihad against Switzerland over a recent vote to ban the construction of minarets in the European country.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2010/02/2010226124744420153.html

Rwanda President’s Widow Held in France Over Genocide
The widow of former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose assassination triggered the Rwandan genocide, has been arrested in France. Agathe Habyarimana is accused by the current Rwandan government of helping to plan the 1994 genocide, and has long been sought by prosecutors there.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8545120.stm

Net Puts Kenya at Centre of Chile Rescue Efforts
Kenya is nearly 12,000km (8,000 miles) from Chile and is therefore perhaps not an obvious place from which to try to coordinate the earthquake relief efforts. And yet, on Saturday, within an hour of the massive quake, volunteers at a crisis group called Ushahidi sprang into action.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8543671.stm