Haddy N’jie is the darling of Norway

Haddy N’jie is the darling of Norway

Haddy Jatou N’jie is a Norwegian singer-songwriter, writer, journalist, TV presenter, charity ambassador, and activist. Haddy Jatou N’jie the singer-songwriter. Haddy Jatou N’jie the journalist. Program leaders Haddy N’jie and Swedish Per Sinding-Larsen present Norway’s history 1814-2014.   Haddy Jatou N’jie the TV presenter. Haddy Jatou N’jie the charity ambassador. Haddy N’jie the activist. Shout, …

Thanks for the Food Cookbook

Thanks for the Food Cookbook

Award-winning food blogger and travel writer Whitney Love invites readers to get to know the Norway she loves through more than 70 delicious recipes. Thanks for the Food: The Culinary Adventures of An American in Norway transports readers to the kitchens of Norway with traditional and modern takes on: Norway’s famous pepperkaker—Christmas cookies with a …

7th Annual Summer School on BLACK EUROPE
Melinda Victoria Elvenes – Powerful woman

Melinda Victoria Elvenes – Powerful woman

Melinda Victoria Elvenes – Norway – Lifestyle – Miss Norway Universe 2010 and Miss Universe 2010 contestant (Frøken Norge) Melinda Victoria, was born to a Norwegian father and a Motswana mother. After having lived in Botswana for the first 12 years of her life she moved to Norway, where she became a student at the …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2011 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2011 – A List of Our Own©

2010 List | 2012 List | 2013 List Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2011 – A List of Our Own© In 2010 the Black Women in Europe™ Blog released its first Power List naming 58 women across Europe in 6 categories. The 2011 list names 35 women in 9 categories: Athletics, Entrepreneurship & Business, Law, Lifestyle, …

Melinda Victoria Elvenes – Miss Norway 2010 (Frøken Norge 2010) and Miss Universe Contestant

Melinda Victoria Elvenes – Miss Norway 2010 (Frøken Norge 2010) and Miss Universe Contestant

Melinda Victoria was born to a norwegian father and a motswana mother. After living in Botswana for the first 12 years of her life she moved to Norway ,where she is currently living. Melinda soon became a Collaborationstudent at the respected Norwegian Opera and Ballet School. She fell more in love with the art of …

A Call to Action – My visit to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo

A Call to Action – My visit to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo

I went to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo specifically to see the A Call to Action exhibit for the 2009 Nobel Peace Laureate, President Barack Obama. This was my second visit to Oslo and to the Peace Center, and I highly recommend all visitors to Oslo to get to this museum. There is currently …

African History Week in Oslo is 15-19 September 2010

African History Week in Oslo is 15-19 September 2010

Hat tip: UrbanLife.se This festival is in its 6th year! Maybe I’ll get there one year. Get more information about the artists performing, the venues and ticket information. Festilvalprogram 2010 Tirsdag 14. september UHURU Åpningsarrangement med Nick Makoha på MS Innvik Onsdag 15. september Indaba fagseminar kl.08.30, inkl. lunsj Synlig-Usynlig åpning av kunstutstilling kl. 17.00 …

Two of the three Eurovision Song Contest 2010 Hosts are black women

Two of the three Eurovision Song Contest 2010 Hosts are black women

These ladies will be seen by approximately 120 million views over three days (25, 27 and 29 May 2010). Haddy Jatou N’jie Haddy Jatou N’jie (born on the 25th of June, 1979) is a Norwegian singer, songwriter, author and journalist. She holds a degree in journalism from the Oslo University College. Haddy began her television …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Norway 3 – Thanks for the food

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Norway 3 – Thanks for the food

Thanks for the Food About My Blog This blog is about my attempts at making great food at home (i.e. mostly from scratch without the use of a microwave, convenience foods, ridiculously overpriced imported food from the “expat” part of the grocery store). I cook using what I can find in Norway or online from …

Dyana Gaye’s films is part of CinemAfrica movie breakfast 28 / 3, and Norway’s first African Film Festival

Dyana Gaye’s films is part of CinemAfrica movie breakfast 28 / 3, and Norway’s first African Film Festival

Sunday, March 28th at 10:45 (movie playback starts 11:00) to 14:00 Bio Rio, Hornstull Beach 3, Subway Hornstull St. Louis Blues Directed by Dyana Gaye Senegal (2009), 48 min Language: French, Wolof, English subtitles In a dusty parking lot in Dakar waiting six passengers and a tired driver impatiently for a seventh show up, so …

Nordic Africa Days 2009

Nordic Africa Days 2009

Hat tip: Zola Mumford Africa: In Search of Alternatives Nordic Africa Days 2009 1-3 October – Trondheim, Norway The conference is organised by Africa Network Norway, in close cooperation with the Nordic Africa Institute. It is interdisciplinary and open to researchers, master students and practitioners who apply research-based knowledge pertaining to African issues. More information …

Anne Brown – An American Soprano in Norway

Anne Brown – An American Soprano in Norway

Source: Randye Jones at Afrocentric Voices Soprano Anne Wiggins Brown was born on August 9, 1912, in Baltimore, Maryland. (This year, rather than 1915, was confirmed by the singer herself.) Her father, Dr. Harry F. Brown, was a prominent physician and grandson of a slave. Her mother, Mary Wiggins Brown, was of African, Cherokee and …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Norway 2 – Nigerian Woman n Norway

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Norway 2 – Nigerian Woman n Norway

I don’t know much about this sister from Norway except that I love her blog. It’s called Nigerian Woman in Norway and it’s a combination of fluff and substance. Previous entries in the series:DenmarkEnglandSwitzerlandSlovenijaFranceGermanyItalyEngland 2NorwayCzech RepublicFrance 2

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Norway – Whitney’s Big Adventure

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Norway – Whitney’s Big Adventure

Whitney is currently living in Norway and authors the Whitney’s Big Adventure blog. She’s got a great job and a good life. Here’s a bit about her: Now for your edification, a little about me. I am a refined, independent girl currently EMPLOYED and working hard to learn a new language (my third) and maintain …

Manuela Ramin-Osmundsen

Manuela Ramin-Osmundsen

photographer Guri Dahl Norway’s Minister of Children and Equality Manuela Ramin-Osmundsen is a Norwegian politician belonging to the Norwegian Labour Party. She was appointed minister of Children and Equality Affairs in the second cabinet Stoltenberg at October 18, 2007. She is the first minority member of the Norwegian Cabinet. Ramin-Osmundsen came to Norway in 1991, …