Raised on the island of Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Creative Art Director Hollis King grew up crafting carnival masks, designing spinning tops and creating his own kites.
There is a vibrant, exciting culture of young people in the film industry in Nigeria these days, and it’s time the world paid greater attention to it.
On March 25, Ethiopia became the most recent African state, after Nigeria and Uganda, to pass anti-gay legislation that imposes long-term imprisonment for anyone caught indulging in same-sex activity in the country. Other African nations are said to soon follow, ...
One of the few women presidents in Africa stands to lose her post in next month’s polls since foreign donors have cut off support from the once popular leader over funds stolen or misappropriated by members of her administration.
Longtime editorial writer, poet and political organizer Carl Bloice was remembered by friends and comrades at a gathering in San Francisco this week. The West Coast writer succumbed suddenly to a years-long battle with cancer.
Thirteen candidates are in the running for the presidency in this West African country which has yet to have an elected leader serve a full term since independence from Portugal in 1974.
As the May 7 election day in South Africa nears, former friends and allies of the ruling African National Congress are betting that voters will follow them out of the party or at least send a strong message that the ...
Caribbean trade bloc states planning to fight Europe for compensation for the Trans Atlantic African slave trade this week said they are prepared to take their case all the way to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Netherlands ...
A judge in Jamaica recently ruled that the country’s homeless LGBT youths, thrown out of their homes by relatives, have the right to live in sewers and gullies, published reports say.
While mainstream media has focused on the situation in the Ukraine, an apparent internal conflict has escalated in South Sudan, causing injury, death and forcible displacement of thousands of innocent Sudanese.
In the very near future, Caribbean trade bloc governments might be called upon to intervene in a feud dating back to the British and Dutch colonial era.
On the 20th anniversary of one of the worst massacres on the African continent – the Rwandan genocide – a Rwandese couple is still reliving the nightmare as they search for perpetrators in foreign countries complicit in crimes against humanity.
The health budget of one of Africa’s poorest and least healthy countries could be bankrupted by a privately-run hospital envisioned by the World Bank’s private sector arm as the future of African health care.
News headlines worldwide are trumpeting the startling news that Nigeria has now surpassed South Africa as the continent’s biggest economy.
Former Olympic champion Oscar Pistorius told the South African courtroom he suffered from “terrible nightmares” leaving him unable to sleep since the day his gun went off, shooting his girlfriend as she hid from him in the couple’s bathroom.