WITH MAY DAY AS BACKDROP, LABOR MILITANCY GROWS ANEW ACROSS AFRICA
Absent any influence from the White House toward democratic reforms, a number of African leaders are quietly tweaking their laws to ensure a lock on the presidency for decades to come.
Using the knowledge gained in the anti-apartheid struggle, two South African women challenged a secret, multibillion-dollar nuclear deal that would have dotted South Africa with nuclear power plants from Russia.
(GIN)—As Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was lovingly laid to rest with full state honors, her beloved country was being buffeted by published reports of a massive diversion of monies from the most vulnerable people, to whom she dedicated her life, to the ...
Several Caribbean Community countries are beginning to sit up and take notice of the increasing numbers of Venezuelan nationals seeking asylum,
Next year’s race for the presidency in Nigeria just got a lot more interesting as a crusading journalist—an upstart known for exposing the millions and billions stolen by a national “loot-ocracy”—announced his candidacy for the nation’s top job.
“I am a living symbol of whatever is happening in my country,” Winnie Madikizela-Mandela wrote in “Part of My Soul Went With Him.” That once vibrant, resilient symbol, sometimes called the “Mother of the Nation” in South Africa, died Monday, ...
Longtime Black-rights activist and politician, Epsy Alejandra Campbell Barr, will become Costa Rica’s first Black and first female vice president.
Liberians living in America since a devastating civil war that took 250,000 lives are now in the crosshairs of the Trump administration, which is threatening to lift their protected status and deport them.
A message posted on Twitter last week alerted the world that Ghana and the United States have completed an agreement granting “unrestricted” access to a host of Ghanaian facilities and wide-ranging tax exemptions to the U.S. military.
AUSTRALIANS, DEBATE, FAST-TRACK, VISAS, AFRIKANERS
Zimbabweans in the Diaspora with money to invest are holding on to their wallets. An invitation to rebuild the country rings hollow without the right to vote, they say.
A string of bombs going off in Austin, Texas, has law enforcement pointing to possible hate crimes as police continue to look for suspects.
(GIN)—An extended visit to Africa this month by the U.S. secretary of state to mend fences after the president’s crude description of African and Caribbean countries was cut short this week by the dismissal of the embattled Secretary Rex Tillerson.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, during his remarks on International Women’s Day, celebrated March 8, said, “We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. For decades, women have been calling for the equality that is their right.