Nigeria to overtake US as world's third most...08/03/15
The United Nations has predicted that Nigeria will surpass the United States as the world's third most populous country. India will also overtake China as the world's most populous country in less than a decade. ()
Western Australia school teaches two African languages
It's been said that culture and language are intertwined. So it's a fear of many migrants in Australia that their children will lose both in their new home. Language schools have sprung up around the country to address the issue, but Wes...()
Nkandu Beltz 3
Zambia-born Nkandu Beltz is passionate about inspiring young people to achieve their goals. She presents her unique and effective method of boosting the morale of young people around Australia to the extent that she's a sought-after speaker and st...()
No place for discrimination in Victoria: Human Rights...
A one-day African Leadership Forum has been held in Melbourne. John Searle, Chairman of Victoria's Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission, was the principal speaker. Shortly after the forum ended, he had a short interview with SB...()
Tax help - get all the deductions you're entitled to
Have you ever thought about how much you could be saving just by taking your lunch to work? Statisticians at McCrindle Research have found that while we're meant to be working to create wealth, we're often eating into that wealth at work.()
Chad's former leader Hissene Habre faces court in Senagal
Chad's former President Hissene Habre has been removed from the courtroom at his trial for crimes against humanity. He shouted that the process was "a farce", as he was waiting for proceedings to begin. Mr Habre was taken out of the cou...()
NBA star Luol Deng jets into Melbourne for South Sudanese...
On break from the NBA in the United States, Miami Heat's Luol Deng is still putting on clinics, but this week his audience are the kids of the South Sudanese community in Melbourne. His visit comes ahead of the South Sudanese Australian Nationa...()
Women's rights advocate discusses how the campaign to...
Many of our listeners and visitors to our social media sites will no doubt know who Sydney woman Juliana Nkrumah is. She's a prominent advocate of the rights of women, especially of migrant and refugee women and children. Shes one of th...()
Soccer game ushers in 4th anniversary of South Sudan's...
South Sudan will be marking four years of independence on July 9. Members of the South Sudanese community - now living in Sydney - have begun celebrations. And a friendly football match has been held showcasing some of the city's finest ...()
Australian company sees Africa's economic takeoff
Africa Rising Australia is a private consultancy that focuses on promoting and facilitating trade, business and investment between Australia and Africa. The company says it works with African and Australian government entities, corporations, ...()
Work experience for African migrants yielding results
A work experience program for African migrants and new arrivals is producing results for African communities across Australia. The African Australian Inclusion Program claims a success rate of over 80 per cent in helping participants find full-...()
New program to help refugee women end their isolation
Migrant and refugee women can often struggle when forging a new life in a new country, many holding on to memories of their lives and loved ones back home. But a new program aimed at newly arrived women hopes to help unravel their feelings of ...()
Revealed: Australians fighting in South Sudan civil war
It's been revealed Australians are playing military roles in the conflict in South Sudan. SBS has learnt up to 30 South Sudanese-Australians, all former refugees, are believed to be involved. South Sudanese-Australians are speaking out a...()
Zimbabwe community's netball team in Victoria eyes top...
Interest in netball is peaking after an intense trans-Tasman netball season and with the World Cup in Sydney just over a month away. One Melbourne team hoping to make its mark in the local competition is the all-Zimbabwean women's side. ...()
Refugee Camp in my Neighbourhood exhibition tour
A 'refugee camp' has sprung up in Sydney to mark Refugee Week. The simulated camp is on the grounds of the Auburn Centre for Community. Martin Kwakwa visited the camp, and joined a tour of the conducted by Abraham Ajok, a former South Su...()
African American philosopher and academic Dr Cornell West...
Dr Cornell West is an American philosopher, academic, activist and author. The son of a Baptist Church minister, Dr West received his undergraduate education at Harvard University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in 1973. He received a PhD...()
South African athlete, Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius, to be...
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is eligible to be released from prison on parole in August. He has served ten months of a five-year sentence for culpable homicide in the shooting of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013....()
Assefa Bekele and Inspector Fitzgerald at Africa Day 2015...
Africa Day celebrations in Sydney were held on the 30th of May 2015 in the sidelines of Blacktown's annual Multicultural Festival. This year the event attracted a much greater crowd than last year. Community...()
Nameless Australian tour 2015
Afro Pop and MTV award winner "best male artist" NAMELESS is touring Australia. After a one off appearance in Sydney last week he will perform on Friday the 29th of May in Perth. He will perform in Melbourne on Saturday the 30th of May. ()
Rowena Robinson- Nothern Beaches Peninsula Ebola...
This Wednesday the, 20th of May The Out of Africa Charity Event in Aid of Victims of Ebola will be held in Manly. Organized by local artists and residents , this event is supported by the Mandela Legacy Trust, the Manly Community Centre, The th...()
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