In a closely watched election, South Africans turned out a decisive “vote for the party,” giving the African National Congress – the party of Mandela - another five years at the nation’s helm.
Attempts to broker the return of the missing school girls held in a rebel camp somewhere in northern Nigeria were apparently quashed today when a government minister forcefully rejected any deal.
A U.S. State Dept. official has found something to like in Kenya’s new legislation legalizing multiple marriages.
Pop icon Erykah Badu was the surprise guest of honor at a swanky party for Swaziland’s King Mswati who turned 46 this month. The lavish event was held at one of Mswati’s many palaces.
An unprecedented surge of gatherings and rallies across the U.S. and abroad, sparked by the kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian boarding school girls
In his just concluded Africa tour, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was striking few deals with African leaders who are intently pursuing their own agendas on elections, the construction of schools, hospitals, roads and bridges, and on curbing rampant ...
A series of emergency meetings are being held across Trinidad following the murder of one of the country’s most prominent citizens and apolitical attorneys.
In Union Square last Saturday, May 3, hundreds of men, women and children took up the clarion call to “Bring Our Girls Home.”
Not since 1998 has a top American official paid a visit to Malaysia and President Barack Obama may have some second thoughts about his current tour of the nation
Several New York City judges are on their way to Tanzania, invited by their continental colleagues to the 12th International Biennial Conference of the International Association of Women Judges.
An international commission of inquiry into the mid-1980s assassination of a Guyana-born U.S. and Caribbean Black Power and civil rights activist, Walter Rodney, began in earnest in his homeland this week.
Nationwide celebration on Apr. 27 marked Freedom Day in South Africa. The day marks the 20th anniversary of elections in which all citizens were able to take part.
An army general close to Angola’s President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been red listed the Interpol wanted list by Brazilian police. He’s accused of trafficking women for the purposes of sexual exploitation.
The mother of the 14 year old boy who risked death to stow away in the wheel well of a plane bound for Hawaii wept upon learning of his life-threatening adventure.
A South African environmentalist Desmond D’sa has been awarded the 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize.