Celebrating Obama’s inaugural Act in the European Year of innovation and creativity 2009

 

*Celebrating Obama’s inaugural Act in the European Year of innovation and creativity 2009.
*President elect BARACK OBAMA’S INAUGURATION act On the 20th of January 2009.

Following the Historical victory of President elect Barack Obama Various
NGOs and Black communities based in Austria are coming together to
celebrate change in the spirit of Obama.We are seizing this moment to
question, encourage and promote political participation of migrants in
Austria.

This event will be held at the Amerika *Haus, Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 2
1010 Vienna* and is supported by the US Embassy in Austria.
*The event starts at 4:OO pm*.

This event offers the floor and a unique opportunity for Leading opinion
leaders, politicians, diplomats and representatives from different
Austrian communities to make a commitment for change in the European
Year of innovation and creativity 2009.

We hereby kindly invite you to join us on this day to stand up and
celebrate the spirit of change we strongly believe in.

Participation is free of charge upon registration under
office@blackwomencenter.org

For further information and program contact:

office@radioafrika.net
redaktion@afrikanet.info
office@blackwomencenter.org

On behalf of the team of change.
*Beatrice Achaleke, Simon Inou, Alexis Neuberg*

ps: please feel free to pass on this invitation to your friends and
whoever may interested!

*Initiators:
*AFRA – International Center for Black Women’s Perspectives
Afrikanet.info
Radio Afrika TV

*Project partners:
-BDFA
-Tres Monos
-Afrocut
-Ossiri’s Lernakademie
-Schwarze Frauen Community
-Afrikanische Frauenorganisation
-Association for Democracy in Africa
-Chiala Afriquas Graz
-Black Community Linz
-Prinz Zeka

Beatrice Achaleke
– Executive Director
– AFRA — International Center for Black Women’s Perspectives
– Initiator Black European Women’s Council-BEWC
– Trägerin des österreichischen Bundesehrenzeichen 2008

Graumanngasse 7/D/1, 1150 Wien
Tel/Fax: +43 1 9660 425
ZVR-Zahl: 488597767
office@blackwomencenter.org

www.blackwomencenter.org
www.bewnet.eu
www.blackaustria.au

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Kenya declares national holiday in celebration of Barack Obama’s presidential victory


The election of America’s first black president, Barack Obama, has a special resonance in Africa – the home continent of his father.

It was greeted with scenes of wild celebration in his home village of Nyangoma Kogelo, in the green, gently rolling hills of western Kenya, the provincial capital Kisumu, and Nairobi. Thursday has been declared a national holiday.

Kgalema Motlanthe, the new South African president, told Mr Obama that his election “carries with it hope for millions of your countrymen and women as much as it is for millions of people particularly of African descent both in the continent of Africa as well as those in the Diaspora”.

Desmond Tutu, the Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town and a leader of the struggle against apartheid, said it was “almost as when Nelson Mandela became president of South Africa in 1994.

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