What’s Culture Got To Do With It?

“WHAT’S CULTURE GOT TO DO WITH IT?” Conference 15-18 June 2009 Uppsala, Sweden AIMS The main aim of the conference is to discuss what role the study of culture – here creative cultural expressions – plays and could play in understanding change in contemporary Africa. The title of the conference should read as: What’s culture …

Young Motswana Entrepreneur Shines in Sweden

Hat tip to Time Out TIME OUT caught up with Ayesha Bontle Quraishi, a Botswana born entertainment entrepreneur who now resides in Sweden Interview By: Thabiso Maretlwaneng on her recent visit to the country of her birth as part of a Swedish Embassy initiative. Aisha is poster the poster child for ambition. Not content with …

More about Nyamko Sabuni

In a tall, blond government, a small black woman like Nyamko Sabuni was always going to stand out. It is, though, the former refugees outspoken views that have demanded attention in her adopted Sweden, where she wants a ban on the veil for under-15s and compulsory gynaecological checks for all schoolgirls to protect against genital …

Nyamko Ana Sabuni – First Black Minister in Sweden

Nyamko Ana Sabuni (born 31 March 1969) is the Swedish Minister for Integration and Gender Equality. A member of the Liberal People’s Party, Sabuni has been a member of the Riksdag (Parliament) since 2002 and a member of the party board since 2004. As an opposition politician, Sabuni proposed banning the veil for girls under …