We celebrated world music and cultures of Cork, on the International Day of the African Child. The aim was to bring people together on this very important day of commemorating the horrible events in Soweto of 1976. We wanted to honour this day by bringing different communities and cultures together and to celebrate the beauty … Continue reading Bringing people together with music.
by Norbert Nkengurutse Since 1991, the world celebrates the international day dedicated to the African child on the 16th of June. The 16th of June 1976 was a dark day for the black South African school children. Hundreds were killed and another thousand were injured in Soweto by the apartheid regime of South Africa. The … Continue reading World Music Family Fun Day in Cork’s Fitzgerald Park to celebrate the International Day of the African Child
Of the Sub Saharan hosting countries, Uganda (population of 41 million) has the most refugees (960,000). Rwanda, a small country in East Africa with a population of 11.9 million, hosted 172,000 refugees. The top hosting countries are (according to numbers of refugees) Uganda, Ethiopia (791,600), DRC (459,650), Kenya (451,000) and Sudan (421,470)