By some divine intervention or some other factor, SautiSol will finally make an appearance in the DMV! Granted this will probably be overhyped-underdelivered(hoping for the best though), I’m super excited at the prospect! Get your tickets here for their May 23 performance at Coco Cabana in DMV. Summer has finally started!
Global Career Company is holding it’s summit in NY in Nov. 7-9, recruiting people with work authorization in Africa with leading African companies. If nothing, it would be a good place to meet people. Deadline to apply to get invited is Oct. 14, so throw in your resume and head on over to NYC! More information at careersinafrica.com and on the banner.
Our president is coming to DC for a visit!! Deadline to RSVP is TODAY at MIDNIGHT!!
Official Message from the Embassy:
“H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, C.G.H. President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya will be in Washington, DC to attend the US-Africa Leaders Summit which is scheduled to take place in August, 2014. During this visit he will meet with Kenyans resident in the US on Wednesday, 6th August, 2014 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in Washington, DC. Venue details will be provided in due course.
RSVP will be required for attendance.
RSVP deadline : 3rd August 2014 at midnight. Only those who RSVP by the deadline will be allowed into the venue.
Kindly RSVP, link below:
Thursdays are alive with a lot of activities in the district. Here’s my personal list of favorites:
– Ozio Rooftop Thursday as usual – Great place to meet fellow African professionals while listening to great music
– There’s also a screening of The Samaritans from 6pm. More details here.
– The Smithsonian Folklife Festival day 2 will also be underway from 10am to 6pm.
Whatever your flavor you’re sure to have fun tomorrow in the District! No reason not to! Carpe Diem, friends.
Madaraka day will be celebration almost a month after the fact here in Baltimore on June 28th from 5pm. Get your TICKETS NOW!! This day commemorates the day Kenya became a republic and will the the 51st celebration of it’s kind. Mid-life crisis will hopefully be averted for this young nation of ours! #MadarakaBaltimore
“On the sidelines of the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, the Kenya Embassy, in partnership with the Corporate Council on Africa, will host a trade and investment forum titled “Doing Business in Kenya” on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 from 9:00am.” More info here – http://www.kenyaembassy.com/tradeforum.html
June 5 – Ozio Lounge
June 6 – Afropolitan at Current Lounge/Rosebar
A monthly Afrocentric international happy-hour mixer where DMV’s African & International community can unwind, connect and enjoy the best selection of African and other international hits at the rooftop of DC’s prime lounge/bar. DMV’s favorite international DJs will be rocking the house. An event you do not want to miss.