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Ethiopian police comb through rubbish dump for landslide suvivors

A giant landslide that crashed down on a landfill where hundreds of Ethiopians collected recyclables killed upward of 65 local area residents, including entire families, officials said Monday.

'My Home Is Not Your Backyard’ at Corridor Gallery

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Caribbean Fine Art Fair proudly announced the opening of “My Home Is Not Your Backyard” with an opening reception Feb. 26. Curated by Oshun Layne, the exhibition (which runs locally until March 26) is ...

The hypocrisy of Trump and his merry pack of conservatives knows no bounds

Feb. 22, 2017, Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani, two Indian immigrants enjoying an after-work whiskey at Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kan., were shot—one dead—by Adam W. Purinton, a white man who hurled ethnic slurs at them and suggested ...

Frantic scramble by Caribbean for oil, gas

From all appearances, several countries in the 15-nation Caribbean Community are rushing to sign offshore oil exploration agreements with big name Western oil companies, hoping to find oil and switch economic dependence away from traditional sectors, such as bananas and ...

US war on 'fake news' cheers free press enemies worldwide

Vitriolic attacks on mainstream media in the U.S. could be giving repressive foreign leaders the go-ahead to stifle their own media critics, thus ending a recent opening for crusading journalists in Africa and the developing world.

Lobbying firm to work for Caribbean governments

A Trinidad-based umbrella regional security agency is planning to help governments scrutinize the backgrounds of foreigners applying to become citizens of a string of Caribbean nations that have schemes offering passports and citizenship to expatriates in exchange for investment dollars.

Civil war blamed for famine looming in South Sudan

The government of South Sudan and the United Nations are reporting that some 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of famine.

African refugees look to Canada as U.S. deportations rise

Refugees, including some from Africa, have been trekking through subzero weather at the northern U.S. border with Canada in a bid to escape a new wave of deportations from the U.S.

Officer sodomizing victim leads to Paris protests

Weeklong protests erupted in France after a 22-year-old Black man charged that police officers beat and sodomized him during an arrest Feb 2.

Radio still a dynamic medium in 21st century, says U.N. on World Radio Day

Since its invention in 1895, the radio just won’t sit still.

Tension mounts as Kenyan doctors are jailed in labor dispute

Seven doctors leading a strike of public sector medical professionals were hauled off to jail as talks to end a four-year running labor dispute collapsed. More than 5,000 workers are honoring the strike that began Dec. 5.

New look at Antiguan passport holders

Just when the administration of President Donald Trump is applying greater scrutiny to who enters the U.S. and who doesn’t, authorities in Antigua are preparing to pull the plug on nearly 20 foreigners who bought passports and citizenship rights under ...

Tillerson will not write Guyana’s laws

While the newly minted administration of President Donald Trump fights with the justice system on immigration issues, Guyana’s government has found itself on the defensive about the role former ExxonMobil boss and current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson could play ...

AFRICAN UNION BLASTS TRUMP’S AFRICAN MUSLIM IMMIGRANTS BAN

(GIN)—An outraged African Union recalled the kidnapping of Black Africans as it considered the controversial new U.S. anti-immigrant rules.

Bountiful ties between Ghana and Israel

Accra, Ghana—Recently, a delegation of African-American journalists was invited to tour Ghana by the Consulate General of Israel in New York City.