A full investigation will be conducted into multiple failures of accountability regarding the use of $5 million in funds sent for the fight against Ebola, the government of Sierra Leone has pledged.
After a published plea from Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan for U.S. combat troops in the fight against Boko Haram, U.S. Africa Command appears ready to sweep aside its hesitation and jump in with both feet.
In a mounting chorus of voices, Nigerians from north to south, from the diaspora and at home, both Christian and Muslim, flooded Facebook, blogs and Twitter, and turned out in street rallies over the weekend demanding that the people be ...
It seems like only yesterday that Kechie’s Project organized a rally, forum, vigil, concert and media reception in solidarity with our Chibok girls.
As Caribbean governments prepare to review region-wide legislation allowing for medical marijuana use and a relaxation of laws for possession of infinitesimal amounts, the Obama administration wants the island to know that it is not comfortable with the move towards ...
As if things could hardly be worse, a bomb was detonated this week within a hair of striking President Goodluck Jonathan, who had just appeared at a campaign rally in northern Nigeria.
The 54 nations of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government unanimously elected Robert G. Mugabe, president of the Republic of Zimbabwe, to its chairmanship.
It’s election time in nearly a dozen African countries, and the wish of some leaders to fiddle with the constitution and have a forbidden third term in office is sending tremors through the fragile states involved.
As African leaders in the AU and the Diaspora continue pressing to renew the AGOA, they must know, respect and act in accordance to the importance of Zimbabwe and Pan- Africanism in helping to forge ahead for a “fair” trade ...
Along with invitations to the White House and other prestigious addresses, the Rev. Al Sharpton can now include the Oxford Union, where such luminaries as President Ronald Reagan and Mother Theresa have spoken.
Plans by current President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo to hold a national census that critics say could delay elections for years prompted a rock-throwing melee in the capital city, Kinshasa.
While the president of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, marched in a Paris rally to support the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, anger was rising at home among the country’s majority Muslim population over cartoons ridiculing the Prophet Mohammed.
Kenyan government officials are rushing to condemn the apparent brutality of police who attempted to disperse a protest of primary school children using tear gas, snarling dogs and clubs.
Income inequality, one of the issues that so troubled the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is again front and center in today’s news.
The 53-nation Commonwealth grouping of former British colonies this week threatened to sanction Guyana’s government for its suspension of the country’s parliament and for its refusal to hold local government elections.