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Established in 1992, The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the promotion of cultural and racial tolerance and understanding through the exhibition of film, art and creative expression. It is PAFF's goal to present and showcase the broad spectrum of Black creative works, particularly those that reinforce positive images and help to destroy negative stereotypes. We believe film and art can lead to better understanding and foster communication between peoples of diverse cultures, races, and lifestyles, while at the same time, serve as a vehicle to initiate dialogue on the important issues of our times.

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Panafest is a biennial festival of African dance, music and other performing arts that is held every two years in Ghana. A cultural event dedicated to the enhancement of the ideals of Pan-Africanism and the development of the African continent. It is organized biennially for Africans and people of Africa descent as well as all persons committed to the well being of Africans on continent and in the diaspora. The essential thrust of PANAFEST is to enhance DEVELOPMENT.
Mungo Park

Mungo Park, Explorer
Mungo Park was a Scottish explorer who led one of the first expeditions to investigate the course of the Niger river in Western Africa. Mungo Park was a 23 year-old scottish surgeon surgeon who had just returned from a journey to Sumatra on a ship of the East India Company. There he had discovered 6 species of fish, he had published descriptions in a Scientific Journal. In 1795, Park had gone to Piscina, on an offer to research further into Africa. Park had accepted and a severe fever overcame him during his journey. Park also had been captured by certain muslim leaders. After he had got out of the Prison he had wandered around and had finally found the Niger River. Park was amazed at how beautiful the River was. Park had stated "I saw with infinite pleasure, the object of my, mission". Park had returned home to London where became famous on his publications of his voyage across Africa. Later in 1806 he sailed downstream to the Bussa rapids, where he drowned, trying to escape an attack by the Africans.
Pax Christi

Patriarch Michel SABBAH
Patriarch Michel SABBAH
President Pax Christi Int.
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Pax Christi International is a non-profit, non-governmental Catholic peace movement that began in France at the end of World War II. Today, it is comprised of autonomous national sections, local groups, and affiliated organisations spread over 30 countries and 5 continents, with over 60,000 members worldwide. The movement works in all areas of peace but has a specific focus on demilitarisation, security and arms trade, development and human rights, and ecology.

Peace Child

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Peace Child International empowers children to take responsibility for peace, human rights and the environment through education, leadership development and direct participation in the events that shape our world community. Peace Child gets its name from a tradition In Papua New Guinea, when warring tribes of head-hunters made peace, they each exchanged a child. The children would grow up with the others' tribe and if in the future, conflict threatened between the tribes again, those children would be sent to negotiate. Such a child was called a "Peace Child." This legend represents the important role we believe young people can play in changing the world.
Peace Corps

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Americans have served in 46 countries on the continent. The Peace Corps has continued to develop a strong partnership with the people of Africa, with Volunteers currently working in 25 countries in the areas of education, health, business, agriculture, and the environment.


PELMAMA is an acronym for the "Pelindaba Museums of African and Modern Art", a project initiated by The Haenggi Foundation Inc., Johannesburg, South Africa, an Association not for Gain established in 1978, following on the Soweto riots. A museum complex to house the hundreds of top works of art by SA and international artists assembled to-date was to be established on 17 ha of land in the Pelindaba district, equidistant to Johannesburg, Soweto and Pretoria, augmented by fully equipped workshop facilities for Black and White artists and students.
Pink Lake
(Born: 1924)

Pink Lake
At some 20 miles from Dakar/Senegal, the Pink Lake is a major attraction for tourists. It is shallow, warm and surrounded by white foam. Everything floats on it, because of its very high salinity. During the week, men and mostly women are busy crushing the bottom of the lake, which consists of a thick crust of salt that they gather to sell. Sand dunes, a baobab forest and traditional villages with thatch-roofed huts surround the Pink Lake also called Retba.
Sidney Poitier
(Born: 1924)

Sidney Poitier
Acclaimed actor Sidney Poitier was born in Florida of Bahamian parents, and studied acting at the American Negro Theater in New York in the late 1940's. In the 1950's, Poitier began working in movies, starring in several films about racism, including Cry, the Beloved Country (1952), The Blackboard Jungle (1955) and The Defiant Ones (1955), the last of which earned him an Academy Award nomination. In 1963, he won the Academy Award for best actor for his role in Lilies of the Field, the first time a black person was so honored. In 1967, he starred in three successful films: To Sir, With Love; In the Heat of the Night and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. Poitier is known for the power, subtlety and honesty of his performances.
Prince Claus Fund

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The Prince Claus Fund for Culture and development was established to mark the 70th birthday of H.R.H. Prince Claus of the Netherlands on September 6th, 1996, for the purpose of "expanding insight into cultures and promoting interaction between culture and development". The Prince Claus Fund stimulates and supports activities in the field of culture and development by granting awards, funding and producing publications and by financing and promoting networks and innovative cultural activities. Support is given to people and in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Equality, respect and trust are the essential parameters of such partnerships; quality and originality are the preconditions of support.
Prince Diabaté

Prince Diabaté
Considered to be one of the leading kora players of his generation, Prince Diabaté brings not only total mastery over his ancestral tradition, but a commitment to renew it through fresh ideas and exchanges with musicians from many cultures. Prince Diabaté hails from a prominent, Malinké family from Guinea, West Africa. He learned his art from his father, Djéli Sori Diabaté. Breaking with tradition, his father also taught Prince's mother, Hadja Djéli Sira Cissoko, to play kora.
Pro Afrika Initiative

Pro Afrika Initiative
Not an other relief organization but an Africa Advocacy in the German language to promote Africa. "Noch eine Hilfsorganisation? Nein. Wir sehen unsere Aufgabe nicht in Entwicklungsprojekten auf dem afrikanischen Kontinent, sondern setzen uns ein für eine faire und weitsichtige Afrikapolitik hier, in Deutschland und Europa. Es geht uns darum, das Bild Afrikas in Deutschland zu korrigieren. Unsere Partner in Afrika sind dabei vor allem zivilgesellschaftliche Akteure: Wissenschaftler, Schriftsteller und Publizisten, unabhängige Medien, Studenten- und Frauenorganisationen, kulturelle Initiativen, Gewerkschaften, Umwelt- und Menschenrechtsgruppen in allen Ländern des Kontinents.
Project Concern Int

Project Concern International
Project Concern International, is a non-profit international health organization that saves the lives of children by preventing disease and by providing access to clean water and nutritious food. Project Concern's programs in the United States and ten countries around the world provide health care to more than 3 million people each year. In Zambia, the devastating effects of the HIV/AIDS crisis have left an estimated 1.2 million children orphans, many of whom are forced to live on the streets. In response, Project Concern formed the Africa KidSAFE network to provide services for street children to meet their needs for shelter, food, education, skills training, medical care, counseling and recreation.
Proud Sista

Ngone Ada Aw
Her name is Ngone Ada Aw, an ACSR Afrikan Captive Survivor Refugee born in the U.S. She lives her life for the LIBERATION OF THE MOTHERLAND in honor of the Holy and Divine Ancient Afrikan Ancestors, who were kidnapped and enslaved by the enemies of JUSTICE and PEACE.
TWA People

The indigenious name for Pygmies is "TWA", a people of hunters and gatherers, Baka live in the equatorial forest of Southeastern Cameroon together with various ethnic groups of bantu farmers, with whom they exchange goods and have a symbiotic relationship from time immemorial. Like the other groups of TWA (Efe, Sua, Aka, Babenzele, etc.), the Baka are traditionally nomadic, even though they are undergoing a process of slow sedentariness under the influence of multiple factors. The first of these factors is massive deforestation, which deprives the pygmies of the natural and symbolic resources essential for their biological and cultural survival.
Pyramid of Yeweh

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Yeweh are not constructing an (African) Identity, but highlighting a Worldwide Existing and Vital Reality old over Thousands of Years, a Reality in constant Movements as they say: AFRICA in Its Continuity over Space and Time!

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