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Diaspora

Diaspora

  • AU, SA, Host a Diaspora Summit

    The Africa Union (AU), in partnership with South Africa, is hosting the Global African Diaspora Summit, one of the vehicles through which the AU and the African Diaspora aim to realise the vision or a united, peaceful and prosperous Africa and her Diaspora.

    President Jacob Zuma, together with 64 heads of state are attending the event, which is hosted under the theme ‘Towards the Realisation of a United and Integrated Africa and its Diaspora’.

    In the same vein, International Relations Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, says the summit confirms Unity for Africans. She describes the event as one of the projects that is the, "Culmination of the vision of our fore bearers, that we should be sitting here together to discuss how we integrate and continue to work together.”

    To read the article titled, “First Global African Diaspora Summit underway,” click here.

    Source: 
    SABC News
  • Site Launched as Facebook Rival

    Four United States students who launched a new social networking site called ‘Diaspora’ are stressing its ease of use and stricter privacy policy, in a bid to make waves in a field dominated by Facebook.

    The version, which is available to software developers since last week, is giving outsiders an opportunity to work on applications within its framework, ahead of a public launch due at a yet undisclosed later date.

    "This is now a community project and development open to anyone with the technical expertise who shares the vision of a social network that puts users in control," say the founders at the project site: www.joindiaspora.com.

    To read the article titled, “Pro-privacy website launched as Facebook rival,” click here.


    Source: 
    IOL Technology
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