Monthly Archives: November 2020

The Great Green Wall helps restore African communities

SEATTLE, Washington – After decades of limited rainfall and agricultural exhaustion, Africa’s Sahel region has steadily lost arable land. This has led to the gradual desertification of many countries. The The African Union proposed the Great Green Wall as a solution. Although the proposal was initially greeted with skepticism and …

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New store brings African culture to Pittsford

PITTSFORD, NY – Opening a new store in the midst of a pandemic isn’t easy. But one woman decided to take the plunge to share some of her culture with others, while helping other local businesses and the nonprofit Happy Birthday Cha Cha Cha. Rubiena Duarte’s family is from South …

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