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Highlights of the 2023 Miss Universe Pageant

Sheynnis Palacios Makes History as First Nicaraguan Winner In a groundbreaking moment for Nicaragua, Sheynnis Palacios, a 23-year-old communicologist, was crowned the winner of the 2023 Miss Universe competition in El Salvador on Saturday. Palacios made history as the first-ever Nicaraguan woman…

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Virgin Galactic launches 1st mother-daughter team: Keisha Schahaff and Anastatia Mayers Make History as the First Caribbeans to Travel into Space

Private business, Virgin Galactic, launched its “Galactic 02” flight to the space on August 10, 2023. Keisha Schahaff and Anastatia Mayers, a Black Carribean Mother-Daughter duo are among the six passengers on the flight. The pair is making history and fulfilling the…

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South African Olympian Caster Semenya Born a Woman with a medical condition of High Testosterone wins Appeal Against Testosterone Rules in Human Rights Court

South African athlete Caster Semenya succeeded in her lawsuit at the European Court of Human Rights against the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Her personal story led to a controversy about whether the hormone rules in sport are for fairness or…

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Ramin Toloui, U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs on Africa and Diaspora Engagement, Innovation, and Creativity

Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Ramin Toloui, spoke at the African Fintech Summit on March 12. He discussed the various ways in which U.S.-Africa relations are being strengthened, including initiatives aimed…

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