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He named his movement ‘Revolution Now’ and they jailed him

The Nigerian political sphere is in the mainstream again after political activist/leader of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has been arrested and jailed following claims by Nigerian security agents that he was a threat to democracy and has committed ...

He named his movement ‘Revolution Now’ and they jailed him

The Nigerian political sphere is in the mainstream again after political activist/leader of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has been arrested and jailed following claims by Nigerian security agents that he was a threat to democracy and has committed ...

Ghana is calling folk home from the diaspora

The Gulf Coast of Guinea is calling people to come home from the diaspora to the Motherland—and Ghana specifically.

NIGERIAN CLAIMS TO DEFEATING BOKO HARAM ARE ‘FAR FROM TRUE REALITY’

In Borno State, one of Nigeria’s most conflicted states in the Northeast, few would be celebrating the anniversary of the first outbreak of violence by the Boko Haram fighters whose trail of heartbreak and tragedy weave through the region’s many ...

New British Leader's Disturbing Remarks Recalled By African Media

African media greeted the new British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, by recalling some of the particularly cringe-worthy remarks made during his formative years in politics.

Unexpected Struggles In The Fight Against Ebola

The battle to knock out the Ebola virus should have its eyes on the goal. Instead, politics and a divisive struggle between two drug makers have interfered. A key health minister in the Democratic Republic of Congo has resigned in ...

NY Times pummeled over job postings called offensive by Africans

The New York Times is still recovering from the verbal bashing it received from Kenyan writers shocked and angered by the paper’s outdated references to Africa in a recent ad for the job of Nairobi bureau chief.

Norway may pay Suriname to preserve forests

Back in 2009, Guyana and Norway signed off on a novel deal for a Caribbean Community country, under which that oil and gas-rich European nation would provide Guyana with millions in grant aid to preserve its standing stock of rainforest.

South African candidate for space fight dies in motorbike crash

Family and friends are mourning the untimely death of Mandla Maseko, South Africa’s candidate to be the first Black African in space.

Nigeria restores the study of history in public schools—absent for a decade

The government of Muhammadu Buhari is bringing back the teaching of history in all basic and secondary schools, ending a decade in which departments of history were dismantled or merged into other programs as having little earnings potential for the ...

SENEGALESE IN WALL STREET PROTEST FEAR OFFSHORE OIL/GAS RESOURCES LOST TO FRAUD

(GIN)—A foreign investor with mineral assets throughout Africa is alleged to have made a secret payment of $250,000 to a company run by the brother of the president of Senegal, in a bid to obtain the country’s assets, according to ...

Brooklyn hosts memorial for Comrade Field Marshal Coltrane Chimurenga

The family and the December 12th Movement (the organization he co-founded) held standing-room-only “Memorial Tribute to our Comrade Field Marshal Coltrane Chimurenga” on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the Rev.

Former President of Egypt dies on stand in contentious court hearing

Egyptian ex-president Mohammed Morsi, persecuted by the current military regime according to rights activists, collapsed on the stand and died after giving testimony in his trial, it was reported on state TV.

Blue for Sudan: Sudan protest supporters speak out on the Sudan crisis

Social media profiles have turned blue to stand in solidarity with and bring awareness to the civil crisis in Sudan.

#StrikeHard! Reggae Girlz World Cup Watch Party promotes unity and support for the team

On Sunday, June 9, the Jamaica Tourist Board hosted the first of a series of watch parties. Online people from watch parties in places such as Baltimore, Fort Lauderdale and Toronto joined New York to cheer on the Reggae Girlz ...