Could Ebola crisis bring on famine?08/20/14
Fears have risen of an associated famine in the countries worst-affected by the Ebola crisis.
Sydney man denied job 'because he was Black'
A Brazilian-born Australian citizen says he was denied a job at a Sydney city cafe because he is Black, and he's considering taking legal action against the cafe owner. Nilson Dos Santos had no idea when he applied for a job as a barista that h...
Racial tensions flare in the United States
The shooting death of an unarmed Black teenager by a White police officer has reignited racial tensions in the United States. There have been violent clashes and protests in the Missouri town of Ferguson, where police are accused of using exces...
Ebola devastates West Africa
The Ebola epidemic in four countries in West Africa shows no sign of abating. SBS TV's reporterAshley Hamer is in the thick of it all in rural Sierra Leone. Her report from the village of Kailahun, a 12-hour drive from the capital Freetown, tel...
Thousands facing famine in South Sudan
There are calls for the international community to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to South Sudan to prevent a humanitarian disaster.
Aid groups call for Australian role on South Sudan peace
Aid agency Oxfam has called on the Australian government to use its role at the United Nations to push for a peace deal in South Sudan.
Interview with Noma - star singer of Cirque Mother Africa
Noma as Nomathamsanqa Mkwananzi is affectionately known in the arts and music circles was born to a family of two. She has grown to defy and break boundaries with her voice and performance. From a tender age Noma sang in church and was ...
Interview with Dabullfap
Dabullfap has been singing and rapping since 2011. But it is only since last summer that he took music seriously as a career option. For over a year he's been going back and forth to the UK, Europe and LA making contacts. We caught up w...
New FGM support kit launched in Australia
It's hoped a new resource just released will help Australian women and girls who have experienced genital mutilation.
Concern in Australia over Ebola outbreak
Australians are being urged to postpone non-essential travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, because of an outbreak of Ebola.
UNICEF urges support for South Sudan amid famine crisis
UNICEF is calling for increased support from the international community as South Sudan edges towards a full scale famine.
Ebola virus hits West Africa
As the Ebola virus wreaks havoc in several West African nations, two American health workers have been infected as authorities struggle to contain the outbreak. Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia have together recorded about 660 cases. Li...
Ethiopian prince blames African leaders for upsurge in asylum seeker...
As European nations face an influx of refugees fleeing their homelands in Africa, a member of a former royal dynasty in Ethiopia is blaming European leaders for the problem. Prince Asfa-Wossen Asserate says Western nations have themselves to bl...
Heart Of Gold Africa Black Tie Ball
Heart of Gold Africa (HOGA) is charity founded by Sydney based designer Suzan Mutesi. Hoga's objective is to improve the living conditions in less privileged communities in Africa (and in Uganda in particular). On the 15th of August HOG...
Dr Jayne Francis Nakato at Syndey' s Rotary International Convention
Last month Rotary International held their biggest annual gathering at Sydney Olympic Park. Dr Jayne Francis Nakato was amongst the nearly 2000 delegates. Dr Nakato is from Uganda and has recently been elected president of Rotary Club in her ...
How the digital age is affecting your kids' eyes
With many children watching TV or playing on smart-phones or computers during winter school holidays, industry body, Optometry Australia is leading a push to inform parents about the impact of screens on kids' eyes. Dr Tim Fricke, a paediatri...
New revelations about the death of more than 5500 Australian soldiers...
The Lost Legions of Fromelles is the latest book by Peter Barton. Peter Barton is an academic, film maker and writer. He is arguably the most authoritative writer about the battle of Fromelles. The Lost Legion of Fromelles is a meticulou...
African-Australian in 2014 Miss World Australia finals
When 18 year old Nyadier Apech applied for Miss World Australia beauty pageant she did not know how far she would go. Shes just made it to the finals of the competition that will be held in Sydney on the 23rd of July. Nyadier was born i...
Sarah Lewis: becoming a Peace Soldier
"I am a Peace Soldier" human rights initiative was launched at RMIT in Melbourne on the 9th of July 2014. The day of South Sudan's 3rd independence anniversary. The event was launched by Rev Tim Costello, CEO of World Vision Australia....
Stronger African Australia media needed: academic
Dr John Budarick is a lecturer in media studies at the University of Adelaide. His academic interests include "ethnic minority media". Among other things he has conducted extensive research on the African-Australian media. He recently co...
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