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Dangote donates $20m to The African Center to help change global narratives about Africa
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Arts and Culture Dangote donates $20m to The African Center to help change global narratives about Africa

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote donated $20 million to help change narratives about Africa in the world. The donation was made to The Africa Center in New York, towards reversing the trend of negative news on Africa. Funding is the greatest challenge for media startups in the Global South, and there is need for local and international donors to invest in sustaining and growing media organisations in their work.

Alioune Diop University in Senegal wins the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture
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Arts and Culture Alioune Diop University in Senegal wins the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture

The five winners of the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture who will share US$ 1 million between them includes Alioune Diop University Teaching and Research Unit, in Bambey, Senegal. The Award is given to projects that set new standards of excellence in architecture, planning practices, historic preservation and landscape architecture