Africa http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis Nonprofit Honors Mandela Legacy In First Annual Celebration http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-nonprofit-honors-mandela-legacy-first-annual-celebration <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.africandiasporacouncil.org/index.php" style="line-height: 1.5;">African Diaspora Council Inc.</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is holding its first annual Nelson Mandela celebration this weekend. The event marks Nelson Mandela's&nbsp;</span>96<sup>th</sup><sup>&nbsp;</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">birthday.&nbsp;</span></p><p>The African Diaspora Council’s event includes a dinner, a cultural performance, a&nbsp;6K&nbsp;run and a soccer tournament. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:29:24 +0000 Emanuele Berry 38181 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Nonprofit Honors Mandela Legacy In First Annual Celebration Danforth Center gets grant for African nutrition http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/danforth-center-gets-grant-african-nutrition <p>The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given the <a href="http://www.danforthcenter.org/wordpress/?page_id=115&amp;pid=4288&amp;banner=news_and_media/images/banner-news_and_media.jpg&amp;side=sidebars/sidebar-news_and_media.php&amp;nav=news">Donald Danforth Plant Science Center </a>in Creve Coeur $8.3 million to increase the nutritional value of a staple crop in Africa.</p> Thu, 14 Apr 2011 20:48:15 +0000 The Associated Press 953 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Danforth Center gets grant for African nutrition