TAN - The Afro News » News http://archive.theafronews.com Newspaper serving the African American community of British Columbia, published in Vancouver, B.C. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:55:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.6.1 Multi-Grammy winning South African group The Soweto Gospel Choir http://archive.theafronews.com/2014/04/11/12603/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2014/04/11/12603/#comments Sat, 12 Apr 2014 02:05:12 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12603 Two-time Grammy award winners Soweto Gospel Choir return to Vancouver with their new show “DIVINE”. Through vibrant rhythm movement and its renowned vocal harmonies, Soweto Gospel Choir’s inimitable performance style has become a worldwide phenomenon.

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Building a prosperous future at eLearning Africa 2014 http://archive.theafronews.com/2014/03/31/12585/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2014/03/31/12585/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:41:53 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12585 “Many African countries are seeking to diversify their economies and stimulate sectors such as tourism and finance, “eLearning will allow more and more African countries to easily train the next generation of in-demand workers”.

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Fight The Fire – come and support entertainment for a cause! http://archive.theafronews.com/2014/03/27/12577/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2014/03/27/12577/#comments Thu, 27 Mar 2014 23:19:45 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12577 Imagine losing every single possession, every photo and keepsake just wiped out from under you. This is what happened to over forty people on January 31 2014. Beginning at 1:00 am a very aggressive fire leveled an apartment complex destroying thirty one units in New Westminister.

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Statement by The Prime Minister of Canada on Black History Month http://archive.theafronews.com/2014/02/01/12503/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2014/02/01/12503/#comments Sat, 01 Feb 2014 21:30:08 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12503 “During Black History Month this year, our Government will also be highlighting the historical importance of two black communities: Africville in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Hogan's Alley in Vancouver, British Columbia. Canada Post is issuing new stamps throughout the month to honour these communitie

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Extraodirany and Magnific Show Playing in Vancouver http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/12/14/12455/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/12/14/12455/#comments Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:14:32 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12455 Montreal-based theatrical company brings their Odysseo show on tour. Specializing in large-scale equestrian and multimedia displays they delight audiences with elegant and artfully produced theatrical performances.

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Former DRC Diplomat Wins Appeal http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/12/02/12027/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/12/02/12027/#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 06:52:02 +0000 Michelle Williams http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12027 Recently the Supreme Court of Canada granted Ezokola his appeal for a new hearing. The new panel will decide if there are “serious reasons for considering” that Ezokola’s “knowledge of, and participation in, the crimes or criminal purposes of his government meet the complicity by contribution test.”

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D-Day Vet Laid to Rest http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/11/14/12305/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/11/14/12305/#comments Thu, 14 Nov 2013 09:25:10 +0000 Michelle Williams http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12305 Lester Brown, believed to be the last Black Canadian soldier to fight in the 1944 D-Day invasion at Juno Beach, died in a hospital in Wallaceburg, Ontario at age 92.

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Seventeen Year-Old Author Publishes Sci-Fi Adventure Novel http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/11/13/12382/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/11/13/12382/#comments Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:34:40 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12382 The four-hundred and fifty page novel is the culmination of an idea from the author as a grade seven student at the Moody Middle school. When asked, how it all got started, she replied, “I’ve been a keen reader from a young age.

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Centre For Newcomers 25th Anniversary http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/11/08/12368/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/11/08/12368/#comments Fri, 08 Nov 2013 18:00:30 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12368 The Centre for Newcomers was created to help immigrants by guiding them through a transitional period to adapt, learn English and to become more self-sufficient. The current location is ideal and close to the light rail transit line, many bus routes and several major malls.

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An Exciting Return to Vancouver by German-born and New York City-based trumpeter Volker and kora player Ablaye Cissoko! http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/11/08/12360/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/11/08/12360/#comments Fri, 08 Nov 2013 09:09:44 +0000 Ariadne Sawyer http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12360 The music that German-born and New York City-based trumpeter Volker Goetze and Senegalese vocalist and kora player Ablaye Cissoko create, transcends both geographic and musical boundaries.

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