(GIN)—For the past 50 years, the citizens of Gabon have lived under a dynasty with one name: Bongo. Omar Bongo Ondimba, the father, served from December 1967 to June 2009 to be replaced by his son, Ali Bongo Ondimba, who ...
(GIN)—A well-known soukous star from the Congo got a quick lesson in the evolving status of Kenyan women when he was detained and summarily deported, his performance scuttled, after he was caught striking a woman with his foot on a ...
This issue just would not go away. In the past week, finance ministers from across the nine-nation Eastern Caribbean sub-grouping faced up to the issue of de-risking, the situation of American commercial banks cutting ties with those in the region ...
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (July 28, 2016)—The United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is encouraging Virgin Islanders living outside the territory to come back home to reunite with their loved ones.
A massive turnout of activists, delegates, doctors and public health experts are settling in for this year’s International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, where the good news is that survival rates have increased thanks to life-saving medications.
Cholera is an infectious and often fatal bacterial disease of the small intestine, typically contracted from infected water supplies and causing severe vomiting and diarrhea.
Tired of being bullied by larger and more powerful neighbors, two of the Caribbean Community’s largest member states with border disputes have decided to approach the World Court for final rulings, hoping that a win would end decades of political ...
Resorts World Casino New York City recently hosted the Queens of Queens Dance Party at the Central Park event space.
With exports down and scarce dollars hidden away under pillows, banks in Zimbabwe are running out of legal tender.
Limpopo, in the heart of South Africa, is resource-scarce and poverty is severe. Many households do not have access to running water or electricity.
(GIN)—Four police officers have been arrested in the torture and murder of a noted Kenyan human rights lawyer and two other men.
(GIN)—This year’s prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing for a short story has been awarded to South African writer, photographer and filmmaker Lidudumalingani for his story, “Memories We Lost.”
Writing on the blog This Is Africa, Malawi journalist Levi Kabwato tackled the much reported story of “Brexit” from his own unique perspective.
I must confess that I was brought to tears by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on immigration June 23, 2016.
A delegation of officials from Barbados, including Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, traveled to Panama on the weekend for the formal opening of the expanded Panama Canal project.