Africans abroad - The Africa News

As one who has organised community events for eight years, I would like to share with you a few words of encouragement.

First of all I know it is hard to put up a community event from the time you name it till the actual day of the event. If you have managed to do this without cancelling the event even if only two or 2000 people turned up, give yourself a pat on the back. Well done.

Police are appealing for help in tracing a young Zimbabwean boy has gone missing in the UK.

Spencer Musika, from Thamesmead, was last seen at his father's home address in Thamesmead on 17th November 2012.

Jean Lambert, Green Member of the European Parliament for London, and the Heinrich Böll Foundation will co-host an event to discuss the challenges facing Nigeria as the country looks to move towards a sustainable, green future.

The event titled “Green Deal Nigeria”, will be held at Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London on Saturday 10th November 2012, from 1:30 to 5:30pm.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigerian internationally renowned author will be one the inspirational speakers at the 4th edition of the TEDxEuston event taking place at the Mermaid Theatre, Blackfriars, London, on 1st December 2012.

The other speakers are: Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO of the Acumen Fund; Frank Njenga, the Kenyan psychiatrist who fights for better mental health support throughout Africa; Sada Mire, a young Somali archaeologist; and Amina Az Zubair, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on global development.

AFRUCA – Africans Unite Against Child Abuse is looking for the Head of Finance and Administration. The successful candidate will be based at AFRUCA’s Head Office in London and earn between £34,000 and £40,000 depending on experience.

You will use your finance skills to make a big difference to African children in the UK by joining this award-winning, fast growing, dynamic charity.