Less than two weeks after the Barbados Labor Party did the unthinkable and carried away all 30 contested seats in general elections, the daunting task of rebuilding an economy in ruins is about to begin, and it appears that the ...
South Africa’s former leader Jacob Zuma is among those said to be impeding efforts by his successor, President Cyril Ramaphosa, to create a “new dawn” for citizens and foreign investors—free of the corruption and cronyism that became associated with the ...
In a recent interview with a French magazine, Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara revealed his vision of two more terms in office despite having repeatedly said he would step down at the end of his second term in 2020.
As predicted by regional pundits, electors in the idyllic Caribbean island nation of Barbados voted emphatically to elect a new government in the past week and in doing so created history on several fronts.
Strong evidence has been gathered linking the former president of the Republic of the Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, to the murder of 44 West African migrants, mostly from Ghana, by operatives of the ex-president.
A migrant from Mali who scrambled up the side of a building to save a 4-year-old child dangling from a fifth floor balcony was thanked this week by President Emmanuel Macron and offered citizenship.
A coalition of human rights, environmental and development groups from the four corners of the world is challenging a U.K. appeals court ruling that lets U.K.-headquartered parent companies escape liability when people in poor countries are harmed by their affiliates.
A Sudanese court has upheld a judgment of execution for a teenage girl who fought off the forcible sexual advances of her arranged-marriage husband, leading to his death.
Try as he might, President Trump couldn’t land a deal with Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari at their tête-à-tête in Washington last month.
At Amsterdam News press time, there is expectation of further violent clashes in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, as some 60 demonstrators were killed by Israeli military forces May 14. Rallies were expected in the large West Bank cities in protest ...
New law would make it easier for NJ hair braiders to conduct business
After 14 long years in the U.S. state of Oregon, singer, composer and bandleader Thomas Mapfumo has come home to Zimbabwe.
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.