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UN implores US to pay reparations for slavery

During a Washington D.C. press conference in early February, three human rights activists, who are also members of the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent panel, suggested that Congress pass the Commission to Study Reparation ...

Obama on terror attacks: 'We stand in solidarity' with Belgium

The U.S. will do whatever it can to help Belgium bring to justice those responsible for Tuesday's terror attacks, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday.

My visit to Ghana, the return to ‘the last exit’

It was surreal when the plane touched down and my sneakers touched the tarmac. My senses were excited with the rush of emotion and overwhelmed with the newfound heat.

A $5 million prize fails to tempt wealthy African leaders

Even with a $5 million prize, the search to find an effective African leader is still a challenge.

A hotel in a prized forest? Environmentalists say no

Hotel developers are eyeing the Karura Forest as the building ground for a new five-star hotel.

Ghana to eliminate English as medium of instruction in schools

Ghana is planning to eliminate English as the primary language in schools and focus on their native tongue.

Robert Mugabe expels Zimbabwe’s foreign diamond exploiters

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe puts an end to foreign diamond exploiters.

Robert Mugabe expels Zimbabwe’s foreign diamond exploiters

As Africa continues to shake off the shackles of Arab and European colonialism, another step was recently taken in that direction.

Zimbabwe: Is a dynasty of Mugabes in the works?

Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest president, turned 92 this week without a clear successor. His wife, Grace, however, is grooming herself for the job.

Ugandans disoute outcome of election giving president a fifth term

Retirement? Not for President Yoweri Museveni. The 71-year-old leader, who has already held office for three decades, once knocked African leaders who “overstay.” But whereas some leaders gather their memories and go, Museveni went to the mat for a fifth ...

First Zika pregnancies reported in Caribbean

The first Caribbean case of the Zika virus in pregnant women has been confirmed in Barbados, where three women are currently seeking treatment as the virus continues to storm the region.

King of Savalou, Benin visits to Harlem

Senator Bill Perkins held a public welcome ceremony for His Excellency Gandjegni Awoyo Gbaguidi, King of Savalou, Benin.

UN announces death of former UN Chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a veteran Egyptian diplomat and a single term as U.N. secretary-general, has died. He was 93.

We are all Haitian

The attacks of Haitians in the Dominican Republic affects us all as New Yorkers.

Red Flag Raised In Ethiopia As Food Shortages Mount

Food shortages mount in Ethiopia