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The other side of Africa that is rarely depicted in the media

African skyline

Newscast Media HOUSTON, Texas—There is a sophisticated side of Africa that is
rarely portrayed by the media about Africa. Many still think that Africa is a backward
continent with zebras and lions running all over the place. However, that narrative is
far from the truth. Some Africans have never even seen a real life lion or elephant
other than the ones in zoos.

Another misconception is that the whole of Africa is always engaged in wars. If that
iwere true then how on earth are these cities, bridges, streets and industries being
constructed? There are a few pockets of strife here and there, but that is activity is
found in every part of the world.

Africa is rising. The cities and industries are continuously growing as you will see in
the video below. All the edifices shown were built by native Africans with the very
own hands, through their sweat and blood. These African cities rival some of the
greatest cities in the West and those in the Orient like Bangkok and Tokyo. Yet you
never see this aspect of Africa being broadcast to the world. One has to wonder why.

However, since truth can only be found at Newscast Media, we will show you a rare
side of Africa that will surprise many. This video of Mama Africa was edited by the
talented African sister Loreen Nyambok. Watch:

Mama Africa—Video by Lo Nyambok


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Vatican calls upon African leaders to serve interests of the people


Newscast Media VATICAN CITY—The African bishops have concluded the 26th plenary meeting of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), calling upon the political leaders of the continent to work not in their own interests, but for the benefit of all the African population. The theme of the plenary was “The Church, the family of God in Africa at the service of reconciliation, justice
and peace”, and its aim was to adopt new pastoral orientations for reconciliation through the Gospel.

The prelates, who met in Kinshasa, Congo, from 9 to 14 July, invited Africans to commit themselves urgently to the struggle for a just social order and to enable the rights proper to human dignity to be enjoyed by all, in all areas of life. They also called for an end to the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, that has been destroying the country for years and which has caused millions of deaths and serious human rights violations, in addition to the rape of thousands of women and girls.

“We cannot remain silent before a drama which appears to have been forgotten”, said the bishops. “We launch an urgent appeal to the United Nations, the European Union, the African Union and the governments of other countries in any way involved to take resolute action to bring an end to this war which has already lasted too long”.

The bishops also focused on the situations in the Central African Republic, the countries of the Horn of Africa, Mali, Nigeria, South Sudan, Madagascar, Rwanda, Uganda, Tunisia and Egypt.


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