The hastily organized inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa as president of Zimbabwe has hit a brick wall. Invites to the heads of diplomatic missions, international organizations and consulates were pulled back after challenges to last month’s general election put a question ...
Authorities in Jamaica are trying their best to push the other members of the 15 nations in the Caribbean Community to seriously consider the benefits an organized medical marijuana industry could have for the region.
Caroline Esinam Adzogble, a 26-year old Black woman, is already a successful entrepreneur, educationist, business coach, diversity maverick, and an advocate for women and girls in technology.
Thousands of women and gender activists joined together on the first day of Women’s Month to protest the rising incidence of gender-based violence across the country.
In the early hours of Aug. 3, the 39th anniversary of the Freedom Coup, Don Victor Mooney lights a candle at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in memory of the lives lost during the liberation of Equatorial Guinea and offered a prayer ...
After years of instability brought on by the latest civil war and the Ebola crisis, Liberia’s appears to be starting to rebound after the election of new President George Manneh Weah and a recent investment and trade conference.
As Malians went to the polls Sunday, more than 700 polling stations were shuttered amid threats of violence and attacks, including election officials beaten up, ballot boxes burned and election supervisors stopped by armed groups from entering polling stations.
It’s been called “Abiy-mania”—an impulse to reach out and hug the young new Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, who called an end to his country’s bitter war with Eritrea among other sweeping changes in the Horn of Africa.
Here are 10 fast facts to note on the Trump administration's rapidly hot button issue.
There were no major observances organized for last week’s 28th anniversary of the July 27, 1990, attempted coup in Trinidad that saw heavily armed but apparently misguided Islamic militants storm the island’s parliament while it was in session and attack ...
It has been less than six months since Simidele Adeagbo made history as the first athlete from Nigeria to compete at the Olympic Winter Games in the sport of skeleton, but she is already part of history once again.
May 28, 2018, a 35-year-old Brazilian mother and her son arrived at the U.S. southern border seeking asylum.
Two weeks ago, Caribbean Community leaders meeting in Jamaica held extensive discussions on how the region should deal with the unrelenting pressure from civil society and law enforcement to amend laws that still imprison thousands of people each year for ...
At the start of his speech in South Africa to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, Barack Obama confessed that he didn’t come on his own, but at the “demand” of Mandela’s widow, Graça Machel.
The International Conference on AIDS—the largest conference on any global health issue in the world —opens this week under the title Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges.