Strike while the iron is hot. For Ethiopia, that means sell—coffee beans in this case—while the market for good coffee is booming around the world.
After the disputed re-election of the longest-serving ruler of Equatorial Guinea, opposition leaders and local organizations decried it as “not credible.”
Thursday, May 19 you will have the opportunity to attend the class “Cook Like a Haitian” in Brooklyn, N.Y. The event will be hosted by the Court Tree Collective, a group of Carroll Gardens-based artists who are dedicated to sharing ...
During his dissertation at the fourth and last day of the 7th Cuban Communist Party Congress in Havana, Cuba last Tuesday, April 19, the Caribbean island’s long-standing revolutionary leader Fidel Castro announced that he would soon be departing this world ...
Beyonce’s pick for lyrics for her latest production, “Lemonade,” was Warsan Shire, a poet of Somali-British parentage.
Despite the guiding hand of a new president and a massive bailout by the federal government last year, salaries of government workers in most of Nigeria’s 36 states have not been paid, in some cases for as long as nine ...
Like a train without brakes, Burundi is barreling towards a collision of ethnic and political factions, with an alarming number of fatalities already reported among Hutus and Tutsis.
Papa Wemba, or Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, was rebellious, prolific, a style icon, at times notorious and always innovative.
When Jocelerme Privert, the interim president of Haiti, was asked if he was keeping up with the presidential campaign in the U.S., he thought the question was about the election problems in his country.
Aegis Defence Services, a UK firm, may have recruited former child soldiers from Sierra Leone to provide security for U.S. bases in Iraq, according to a new TV documentary to premiere next week in Denmark.
Staying true to the promise he made to his country several weeks prior, President Robert Mugabe made sure a number of foreign diamond mining companies ceased operations in the Marange diamond fields in Zimbabwe and vacated the land on the ...
Two Chinese immigrants were convicted by a court in Tanzania late last month after they were found to illegally be in possession of 706 ivory elephant tusks and were each sentenced to 30-year terms in prison.
Scattered to the four winds during years of war and unrest, traditional handmade items have found their way to a safe place in the Somali Museum of Minnesota, amid one of the world’s largest Somali diaspora populations.
n April 14, 2014, 276 girls, ages 16-18, were kidnapped from their school by Boko Haram insurgents in Chibok, Nigeria.
Now that the euphoria surrounding President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Cuba has subsided, the question was raised, Why did Obama really go to Cuba?