• ArtWest’s launch at Footscray arts centre

    The Victorian Arts minister, Heddie Victoria recently launched ArtsWest, a new “alliance of arts organisations who together reflect the exciting, vibrant and ever expanding arts and culture thriving in Melbourne’s west”. AMA attended the launch and interviewed the minister.

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  • The Malawian community in Melbourne celebrates 50 years of their country’s independence

    The Malawian community in Melbourne recently celebrated their country’s 50th independence anniversary. The event took place at Federation Square and brought together several Malawians and friends of Malawi. AMA’s cameras where there to capture this exceptional event organised by Trent Smyth, the Consul  of Malawi in Melbourne. Malawi, formerly known as Nyasaland became independent from Britain on 6 July 2014 and two years later it became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations. The country’s first prime minister was Dr Hastings K. Banda […]

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  • Nelson Mandela International Day celebration in Melbourne

    Africa Media Australia (AMA), African Think Tank (ATT) and partners are organising a dinner on the occasion of the Nelson Mandela International Day. This celebration takes place globally, it  was instituted by the united nations since 2010 to honour and celebrate the life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela and to make a global call to action for people to recognise their individual power and take responsibility to make positive change in their communities. In Melbourne the event will take place as a dinner  the iconic […]

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  • Africans celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first arrival of African refugees in Australia

    Africans celebrate the 30th anniversary of the arrival of African refugees (en masse) in Australia. 

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  • Deregulation of university fees: hear the students’ views

    Leon Kalumba and John Cleland are two universtity students who came to AMA to discuss some of the impacts of the federal government’s budget proposal to deregulate universitiy fees. Watch the video for more information.

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  • Boko Haram will not succeed

    Dr David Doward is a former Associate Professor and Director of the African Research Institute. This retired academic has extensive expertise on on Sub-Saharan Africa. AMA caught up with him recently at the Victorian chapter of the Australian Institute of International Affairs  (AIIA) where he made a presentation on “The Rising Threat from Nigeria’s Boko Haram, Militant Islamist Group”.  Dr Dorward thinks that whilst Boko Haram is quite serious in its own determination to set up an islamic state in Northern Nigeria, it will not succeed. He explains […]

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  • ArtWest’s launch at Footscray arts centre
  • The Malawian community in Melbourne celebrates 50 years of their country’s independence
  • Nelson Mandela International Day celebration in Melbourne
  • Africans celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first arrival of African refugees in Australia
  • Deregulation of university fees: hear the students’ views
  • Boko Haram will not succeed
 

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