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Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va

Historian works to ‘humanize those enslaved’ at Fort Monroe

This June 11, 2008 file photo shows some of the fortifications inside the moat at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va. Casemate Museum Historian Robert...
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Kenya Eyes New Bonds Amid Rising Debt Appetite

By Paul WafulaKenya will explore five new bonds among them the Chinese and Japanese as it moves to find alternatives for its insatiable appetite...
Hate heaped on black heroines of the French Resistance would look familiar to AOC and Rashida Tlaib

Hate heaped on black heroines of the French Resistance would look familiar to AOC...

Source: Annette Joseph-Gabriel, Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies, University of Michigan / The Conversation Women of color who...
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Tanzania: Ndugai – Cag’s Office Audit Report Ready

By Alex MalangaDar es Salaam — National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai has revealed that the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) office auditing report is...
The Striking—and Overlooked—Highlights From Michael Cohen’s Intelligence Committee Interviews – Mother Jones

The Striking—and Overlooked—Highlights From Michael Cohen’s Intelligence Committee Interviews – Mother Jones

Michael Cohen arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on March 6, 2019.Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images On Monday, the House Intelligence Committee released transcripts of...
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South Africa: Another Free State Municipal Official Arrested On Fraud, Corruption Charges

By Kamva SomdyalaA 53-year-old municipal manager at the Dihlabeng Municipality in the Free State, and a 51-year-old security company owner, have been arrested by...
How dogs help keep multiracial neighborhoods socially segregated

How dogs help keep multiracial neighborhoods socially segregated

Source: Sarah Mayorga-Gallo, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Boston / The Conversation Cities in the United States are...
Lonnie Bunch is director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History

Lonnie Bunch is director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. (Photo: Michael R. Barnes, Smithsonian, NMAAHC) By Susannah...
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Sierra Leone: Kono MPs Demand Nullification of ‘Unlawful’ Youth Council Elections

Members of Parliament from Kono District have in a letter expressed grave concern over what they described as an unlawful district Youth Council election...

Anger over ‘Gulliver’s travels’

President Buhari’s frequent globe-trotting has drawn ire from Nigerians, who say it is a waste of public money. By Sunny Idachaba SINCE HIS inauguration on...
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Kenya: Ex-President Daniel Moi Loses Case on Prime Land, to Pay Family Sh1 Billion

By Brian Wasuna and Richard MungutiOn September 21, 1983, former...
Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act – Mother Jones

Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act – Mother Jones

Victoria Jones/Zuma Press WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is facing a new round of charges for his role in publishing tens of thousands of US government...
The American GI in WWII, uncensored

The American GI in WWII, uncensored

Source: Edward Gitre, Assistant Professor of History, Virginia Tech / The Conversation I can still recall the exhilaration I felt...
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Nigeria: Seplat Intensifies Debt Reduction, Drilling Activities for Profitability

By Femi AdekoyaSeplat Petroleum Development Company Plc has stated that it would continue to deleverage its balance sheet and improve drilling activities for sustainable...
South Sudan

South Sudan: Machar is no longer my opponent – President Kiir

By Deng Machol South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and...
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Tanzania Parliament Finds Pan African Parliament’s Vice President Guilty

By Ibrahim YamolaDodoma — The Parliament Powers, Privilege and Ethics Committee has found Shinyanga Urban MP Stephen Masele (CCM), guilty of four accounts. Delivering the...

Tough poll ahead for PF

An economic downturn has taken the shine off Lungu rule. By Benedict Tembo, Lusaka WHATEVER HAPPENS at election time later this year, supporters of the ruling...
The Constitution dictates that impeachment must not be partisan

The Constitution dictates that impeachment must not be partisan

Source: Peter Brandon Bayer, Associate Professor of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas / The Conversation Barely two decades since...
How Some of America’s Richest Towns Fight Affordable Housing – Mother Jones

How Some of America’s Richest Towns Fight Affordable Housing – Mother Jones

In this Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 photo, a woman walks near shops in downtown Westport, Conn. Michael Melia/AP A dirt field overgrown with weeds...
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Kenya: State Capture Foils Kenyatta’s Anti-Corruption Campaign

By Kennedy KimanthiA damning report has indicted the State for...
Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga

Looming merger of Jubilee and ODM ahead of 2022 General Election

By Samuel Ouma | @journalist_27 Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila...

Southern Africa Spring

The exit of former liberation leaders from power suggests that a new wind of change is blowing through Africa . Vusa Sibanda looks at...
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Liberia: MYS, LACE Recruit 1,500 Youth for Life Skills, Business Management Support

By David A. YatesThe Ministry of Youth and Sports (MYS), in collaboration with the Liberia Agency for Community Empowerment (LACE) has begun the recruitment...

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