Thank You America! Campaign Recognizes Aurora, Colorado Civic, Community Leaders

By George Bamu on March 18, 2017

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Honorees from the Thank You America! Campaign, Betsy Oudenhoven (1st left), Papa Dia(second right) pose with Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan(2nd left) and City Manager, George Noe(1st right) at city hall, March 15. Richardo Gambetta-Alvarado of the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs looks on.

The idea and story of Aurora, Colorado as a diverse, prosperous city never gets old every time it is told. While Aurora has seen its share of issues which trouble American inner cities, it remains a place that revels in its beauty, making it an attraction to people from all over the world.…

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World Press Fredom Day event–Focus on African coverage

By George Bamu on May 4, 2014

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To celebrate the 23rd World Press Freedom Day, ‘CCA will co-host a community discussion May 8 from 5-7 p.m. about the important role of news in the promotion of growth and development in Africa.’ Read more

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CCA takes the community seriously, says Chris Ward

By Africa Agenda on May 28, 2012

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Monica LaBiche Brown (far left) and A. Scott Dupree(far right) of Africa Agenda, and Kristin Cutaia of CCA(middle right) pose for a photo with Justus Kangwagye, mayor of Rulindo-Rwanda.

The African nation of Rwanda is quite a distance from Aurora, Colorado, but on Thursday, May 10, it seemed closer to the city with the presence in Aurora and Denver of Rwandan mayor, Justus Kangwagye.

Kangwagye was invited by Africa Agenda to Community College of Aurora(CCA) for a discussion, Rwandan Progress, to recount the progress that Rwanda has made in the last decade.

The nation is often cited as an example in Africa for its ability to transcend hatred and divisions into a twenty first century democracy and economy.…

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Building Cameroon through civic engagement

By George Bamu on May 8, 2009

Cameroon Information and Education Day(CIED) in Colorado

We had an impressive turn out of the community at the Africa Agenda Cameroon Information and Education Day(CIED) event at Community College of Aurora(CCA) May 7.

There were remarks from the following:

(CCA) President Dr. Linda Bowman, Denver City Councilman Michael Hancock , Coordinator of Global Initiatives at CCA, Elizabeth Hirsh. Members of the Cameroonian Community in Colorado were there as well, including Dr. Cliford Asobo, Dr. David Makongo, Inkriz Ndikum, and Dr. Ajume Wingo. The Cameroon embassy in D.C. was represented by Communications Counselor, Richard Nyamboli.

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