Andy Kalala

At age 17, Andy Kalala wrote his first article as Sports reporter in his High School monthly paper : ''Echos de Mulemba'' in Mbuji Mayi, Democratic Republic of Congo.

His journey took a professional touch when he started working 22 years ago in 1988 at ''La Semaine'' weekly magazine in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. For a dozen of years, he's been working with the International  acclaimed African & West Indian female Magazine ''Amina'' established in Paris, France. He contributes also to the online  ''Africalog'' Magazine. The Author of numerous short stories published in ''Amina Magazine'', Andy Kalala has worked as Editor-in-Chief of ''Kulima Bulletin'' and as a Social worker with the same NGO Kulima in Nampula & Maputo in Mozambique. 

Once in the US, Andy helped children with issues to get back on track through ''Children's Home of Reading'' in Reading, Pennsylvania and through ''Manos Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Services'' in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Winner of 2010 Award of Excellency for his work with Refugees from all over the world as Employment Specialist at ''Lutheran Refugee Services'', Andy started his own magazine''Afrimpact'' to make shine the impact of Africans of Africa, Africans of Diaspora and Friends of Africa from five continents in the world.

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