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Mount Kenya peeks out from the clouds beyond a garlic farm in Embaringo, Kenya

China’s relationship with Africa is illustrated by garlic tensions

Farmers say Beijing’s growing presence in Kenya is having a negative impact on their lives, culture, and ability to make ends meet. By Ismail Einashe,...
Kenya Flag

Kenya’s ties with superpowers pay off

For decades particularly throughout the Cold War, African nations chose a side among the competing global powers. At the height of Soviet-American tensions in...
Campaign poster of 1856 Republican Candidates for President and Vice President John C. Frémont and William D. Dayton. US Senate

Antislavery Wasn’t Mainstream, Until It Was

After Republicans lost their first election in 1856, the nineteenth-century Nate Silvers were happy to declare the antislavery movement a radical, fringe idea. Four...
Maurice Bishop (1944-1983) - Maurice Rupert Bishop was a Grenadian revolutionary and the leader of New Jewel Movement – popular efforts in the areas of socio-economic development, education, and Black liberation – that came to power during the 13 March 1979 revolution that removed Eric Gairy from office

The Spirit of Maurice Bishop and the CARICOM Foreign Ministers Meeting in Grenada

By David Comissiong — In this 40th anniversary year of the 1979 Grenada Revolution, the fates smiled upon our Caribbean Community (CARICOM) when it was confirmed that...
Frederick Douglass

Slavery and the Family Tree

By Whitney Stewart, Black Perspectives — How do you make a family tree when you may not know your family history? Beyond the very real...
Rev. Sharpton and NAN to pay for funeral of pregnant woman killed by police

Rev. Sharpton and NAN to pay for funeral of pregnant woman killed by police

News — May 15 Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) to pay for funeral...

Angola to elect new president as dos Santos retires

Angola goes to the polls on Wednesday in a historic election marking the end of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos’ 38-year reign, with his...

What we need to learn from Freetown’s landslide tragedy

Last week, disaster hit Sierra Leone, one of the jewels of Africa. At least 500 people were killed after a mudslide tore through a...

UNICEF: Boko Haram use of child bombers soars

The number of children, mainly girls, used by the Nigerian armed group Boko Haram as “human bombs” has quadrupled this year, according to UNICEF. The...

Angolans vote for president as dos Santos retires

Millions of Angolans are voting for their first new president in 38 years. Wednesday’s election will see President Jose Eduardo dos Santos quit after nearly...
Cyclone Idai: President Emmerson Hails Nigeria For Assistance

Cyclone Idai: President Emmerson Hails Nigeria For Assistance

The President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has commended the Nigerian Government for extending relief items to the people of Zimbabwe...
Pete Buttigieg gambles with criticism of identity politics

Pete Buttigieg gambles with criticism of identity politics

Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegMSNBC to host Harris town hall this month Poll: Buttigieg has 0 percent support among South Carolina black voters Poll:...
Thomas Craemer, associate professor of public policy, at the UConn Hartford campus

One Professor’s Journey to the Past Through Reparations

By Christine Buckley, UConn Today —  Last month, Georgetown University’s undergraduate students voted in favor of a referendum to voluntarily charge each student a fee...
White-Gravenor Hall of Georgetown University is shown.

A Reparations Movement Begat at Georgetown

A sixty-five-year-old student who is a descendant of slaves that the school once sold wants to make sure “the Jesuits atone for their sins.” By...
Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Don Rojas and Rev Herbert Daughtry at Benefit Tribute to Don Rojas, May 11, 2019, House of the Lord Church, Brooklyn, New York

Freedom fighter now fighting for his life

(L-R) Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Don Rojas and Rev. Herbert Daughtry at May 11, 2019 Benefit Tribute for Don Rojas By Herb Boyd — From far and...
Sheila Jackson Lee

The ‘lost cause’ of black politics?

By Roger House, The Hill — The black American demand for reparations over slavery and segregation has gained attention in political circles recently. How it emerged as...

COMMUNIQUÉ DE DANIEL EDAH SUR L’ENLÈVEMENT EN TERRITOIRE BÉNINOIS ET LA LIBÉRATION DES OTAGES...

Il est regrettable que les efforts de promotion du tourisme béninois soient confrontés à la recrudescence de la menace terroriste à nos frontières.Pour la...
Zimbabwe Begins Power Cuts | Leadership Newspaper

Zimbabwe Begins Power Cuts | Leadership Newspaper

Zimbabwe has started rolling power cuts lasting up to eight hours that will also hit mines, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company...
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Prophet Makandiwa – Finding Your Purpose

Emmanuel Makandiwa's wisdom, truly remarkable power and authority to teach is demonstrated as he answers questions from the congregants concerning Mentorship. Source: Youtube Channel...
ECOWAS Advocates For Strengthened Regional Security

ECOWAS Advocates For Strengthened Regional Security

The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS Parliament) has pledged to work with partners to strengthen security in the...
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Whose Gift?: Powerful Secrets about Prophetic Gifts – By Prophet EMMANUEL MAKANDIWA

When God gives his word to you, He is giving Himself to you because God is His Word. This is a very sensitive and...
Benefit Book Sale to help Don Rojas in his fight with Cancer

Benefit Book Sale to help Don Rojas in his fight with Cancer

EXTENDED THROUGH SUNDAY! — This extended opportunity expires at MIDNIGHT Sunday, May 12th. This weekend, purchases made on www.blackclassicbooks.com can help support Don Rojas,...

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