The Nigerian terror group’s leader Abubakar Shekau pledged allegiance to Isis last month, but the diffuse organization had appeared to continue to operate under its official name Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'awati wal-Jihad, Arabic for “People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet's Teachings and Jihad”.
Senegal appears to be the quintessential target for the likes of Boko Haram and al-Qaida. Last year, it upgraded its defense ties with the United States, increasing the presence of American military personnel and boosting joint military exercises.
Monday – Start Your Business With The SBA and SCORE – Monday, May 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at SC Works, 700 Taylor St Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Starting a business is an exciting proposition, but it’s also an incredibly challenging undertaking. You may be asking: What characteristics do you need to be an […]
Friday – 100 Men Who Cook for Kids – Friday, May 19, 2017 from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM at EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. EdVenture introduces Columbia to 100 Men Who Cook for Kids, a celebration of the culinary creations by men throughout the Midlands. Elected officials, sports stars, public service professionals […]
"In the past 17 years, there were one to eight percent of contracts awarded to minorities," Johnson said. "We hope that the county Charleston County School District would follow Charleston County in awarding anywhere from 30 to 35 percent to minority contractors. The organization wants to see a change as soon as possible."
(Columbia, S.C.) – Award-winning Columbia, S.C., realtor Beronica Whisnant will head up real estate sales and marketing for the BullStreet Neighborhood, as well as serve on project-specific boards such as the BullStreet Master Owner’s Association and the planned BullStreet Merchants’ Association. As director of real estate at BullStreet, Whisnant will be responsible for recruiting and […]
COLUMBIA, SC – The Nickelodeon Theatre, South Carolina’s only non-profit art house cinema, names Alison Kozberg Director of the theater. Andy Smith will continue to lead the organization as CEO of the Columbia Film Society, the non-profit that oversees the Nick, and Seth Gadsden will continue to serve as Director of Indie Grits Labs. This […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 10, 2017) – What’s Next Midlands’ newest project, a pop-up drive-in movie theater, will feature a new movie every month between May and August 2017. The Summer Drive-In Movie Series, presented by What’s Next Midlands, was inspired by an idea submitted to WhatsNextMidlands.com and is being brought to life by the Historic […]
Columbia, SC – Telamon Corporation’s Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program is sponsoring a Stand Down event for homeless veterans on Friday May 19, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The event will be held at the Cecil Tillis Center located at 2111 Simpkins Lane, Columbia, SC 29204 and the parking lot of Second Nazareth Baptist […]