Activists: PetroCaribe protests in Haiti a new movement

Oct. 17, Haitians took to the streets in Port-au-Prince, the nation’s capital, protesting the alleged misuse of PetroCaribe funds. According to sources, the funds were a part of a Venezuelan-sponsored oil assistance program.

Young Medical Worker Executed By Boko Haram Caliphate

“We urge you: spare and release these women,” begged Patricia Danzi, director of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Africa. “Like all those abducted, they are not part of any fight. They are daughters and sisters, one is ...

Us gets green light to boot thousands of African refugees

A simmering dispute between the U.S. and Ghana appears to be resolved.

As Brazil nears a Bolsonaro presidency, Black lives are under attack

If you think we are living through the worst of times here in the United States (with someone named Trump serving as our president), take a moment to say a prayer for the people of Brazil.

Grisly Video Casts Grim Shadow Over Cameroon President's Re-Election Bid

(GIN)—As the clock ticks down to Sunday’s presidential elections in Cameroon, President Paul Biya remains tightlipped about a grisly video gone viral of two mothers and their young children executed in cold blood by government soldiers.

First lady of Nigeria is honoree at Global Empowerment Movement

Sept. 27, the first lady of Nigeria, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, was honored with the Distinguished Global Award for Excellence in Women Empowerment and Gender Development during the Global Empowerment Movement session of the United Nations in New York City.


The statue is a gift to the United Nations from South Africa.

Trump’s immigration separation policy: a civil rights, human rights issue

The world is pushing back against President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which has resulted in separations of undocumented parents and children.

At the UN Trump gets laughs but ignores African issues

Well, the 45th president received a round of laughter from some of the heads of state and delegates in the audience.

NYC welcome rally for Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa to UN General Assembly

The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front and the people of Zimbabwe set the example of self-determination and leadership for African people worldwide.”

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All eyes were on a powerful storm as it sent water cascading into swollen rivers and raised fatalities to 100 at the beginning of the week.

More CARICOM countries easing marijuana laws, penalties

In recent weeks, several members of the 15-nation CARICOM have made progressive moves to soften legislation dealing with marijuana use for various purposes in the wake of an edict from leaders for the region to review the regional approach to ...

Africa's critics see dark side to China's "charitable" loans

There are two sides to every coin and two widely opposing views on China’s offer of generous loans and grants to African countries announced at the recent Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing.

Trinidad closes major refinery

Trinidad’s government is beginning to feel the expected political fallout from this week’s announcement that government will soon close the money-losing, debt-ridden and overstaffed major oil refinery and try to restructure it in the wake of declining daily oil production ...

Land fever sweeps southern Africa, pressing governments react

he day of reckoning is arriving in southern Africa for the hundreds of thousands of Blacks whose lands were taken forcibly by white settlers—a crime that goes unpunished despite promises for land reform year after year.