EuroAfrica News-Magazine Online is the 1st African Online Magazine started in 2004 in Europe. It is therefore an Online Africa megaphone in Europe with resilient emphasis on Positive Africa and the “Unreported Africa You Never See on TV”. Africa is more than negative images and negative news. Africa is not synonymous with diseases, disasters and wild animals roaming in the Savannah. We showcase “positive news behind the news” images of Africa.
EuroAfrica Media Network places great emphasis on enduring education and mass communication measures because we know that a lot of harm has been done to Africa. Over decades, many saddening images have been portrayed and blood-cuddling tales told about Africa. Many Africans in Diaspora know that this images often do not reflect the realities of their respective countries in Africa where they were brought up.
Consequently, our focus is on positive aspects which matter so much for Africans, with the aim of correcting the long-polluted minds and to encourage more intercultural relationship with all people world-wide. We look forward to coproducing African related programmes and Documentaries with Europeans and all non-African media organizations around the world with a view to creating more positive portraits on Africa.
Founded in 2004 by Chris Ezeh, EuroAfrica News Magazine Online is our oldest project which gradually later paved the way for the launching of EuroAfrica Media Network. We Offer unified adapted services for The African Diaspora. EAMN is an official Euro/Afrocentric media organisation from Europe serving a worldwide audience via its two bilingual portals (International Page – in English) and a (Local Page – in German):
EAMN offers its international community well-selected interactive services like news, entertainment, networking via our first data bank, partner search, lifestyle, medical counselling. Education/training, business/promotions and advertising opportunities, tours, travel, online medical services, web design/computer training, intercultural counselling, intercultural competence training. In cooperation with the University of Hamburg, we also offer diverse volunteer opportunities through our Network and in different African countries.
The EAMN was founded following the discontentment documented via our Europe-wide survey. This covered the majority of the Africans in Europe, (Euro-Africans or African-Europeans), and in the diaspora. The topic was “the perpetual misrepresentation of Africa by western media whereby, Africa is often seen or presented ignorantly as a country, where nothing else reigns other than cataclysms, hunger, diseases and wild animals roaming in the Savannah.
The EAMN Network as an autonomous, business, and multimedia consultancy organisation, is established not only to provide technical assistance to private, public and non-profit organisations but equally to accomplish a line of concrete aims: To dismantle, challenge and expose poorly researched and oftentimes ignorant journalism that consistently portray a biased profile of Africa. To encourage embibe and motivate in the African through our online publication, a sense of positive attitude towards the finding of solutions rather than waiting or begging for solutions from foreign benefactors. To promote multicultural peaceful co-existence, youth development and understanding via Internet utility and e-commerce services. These include cultural training programmes and art collection, critique, exhibition, and sales.
To encourage and support Africans. Thus to learn, use and be part of the present information technology revolution as evidenced by today’s radical but dynamic developments on the internet. It is our dream at EAMN, to empower Africans and African groups in this way so that they are not literarily left out in the present digital revolution.
Our Online Magazine offers a variety of services and features to all visitors and has the sole mission to develop and nurture an interactive cyber-magazine that not only positively defends Africa, but represents Africans, friends of Africa or people of African descent who either reside in, wish to reside in, or have an interest in Continental Europe. The EAMN is poised to erect information bridges between Africa and the occidental world. We will inform and create room for the needed reconciliation. Part of this mission would be to uncover, publish and document forgotten cultural/historical facts for the oncoming generations.
At the EA-Magazine Online we believe that diversity is the strength, thus the EAMN is committed to the presentation of researched Internet themes that engage creative criticism, advance issues and represent relevant points of view not usually seen on commercial or public mass media. By so doing and through its policies, we are contributing immensely to the realisation of a free, liberal, multicultural and informed society in Europe
To further underline the forenamed goals, our news and magazine features are conceptualised to present up-to-date, in-depth research contributions and essays with theme-emphasis on globalocalisation, African-European history, Africans in Europe, Europeans in Africa, African-Americans in the diaspora and North/South information dichotomy.
* *Chris Ezeh is a medical and Mass Communication professional. He studied in Nigeria and Germany. He is the founder of The EuroAfrica Media Network & the publisher of The EuroAfrica News Online with headquarters in Germany. He worked as a Journalist in Nigeria and later for the International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE) Germany.
Besides his active journalistic endeavours, he is an engaged activist, intercultural health mediation-professional and an environmental advocate. He is unrelenting in the creation and piloting of projects, employing the EuroAfrica Media Network to address social, environmental and health problems in Africa, ethnic and media bias in Europe.* *
His hobbies include foreign languages, aerobics, dancing, recumbent bikes and FlyingGyrocopter/Ultra-lights planes.