The amazing stories of Simon Ateba, editor-in-chief of TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA, Washington D.C., August 18, 2018.are rarely told in the United States where most people in the news are often white. Kids who grow up watching television or browsing news sites often end up believing the world ends in California and starts in New York. They may also end up believing that success, peace, care, love and intelligence are all white while failure, chaos, terror, ignorance, anger and violence are all black. knows that’s false. Our popular segment “My American Story” highlights the perseverance, tenacity, intelligence, sophistication, struggles and successes of Africans in the United States and Canada –
Nonye Aghanya was born in the southeastern Nigerian state of Enugu and moved to Brooklyn in New York City in 1992 after she graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, at the age of 19.
There, in the city that never sleeps, she obtained a Master of Science degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Pace University, New York, as well as several other certificates and qualifications in the healthcare sector.
“Due to my innate love of helping others, I abandoned a pursuit in the profession of Computer Science and Information Technology, and obtained a certificate as a nurse’s assistant over 27 years ago,” she told TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA in an interview in early August.