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Obama’s leadership takes center stage
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 September 2012
   Palestinian Hamas supporters burn U.S. flags as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)   Amidst the anti-U.S. ... read more >>
Rep. Bass Statement on the Passing of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2012
WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights made the following statement after the announced ... read more >>
Clinton hopes for improved drones to find Kony
Written by MATTHEW LEE Associated Press 12 August 2012
  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with South Sudan President Salva Kiir, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at the Presidential Office Building in Juba, South Sudan. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)   U.S. ... read more >>
Ghana Mourns The Death of President John Atta Mills
Written by NNPA Story 01 August 2012
   President of Ghana, John Atta Mills (Courtesy of Key Newsjournal)  Ghanaian President John Atta Mills died suddenly last week Tuesday (7/24) shortly after becoming ill, according to a statement ... read more >>
Meharry Medical College Physician to be Installed as President of the National Medical Association
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 July 2012
  Dr. Rahn Kennedy Bailey   Dr. Rahn Kennedy Bailey, associate professor and chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Meharry Medical College, will be installed as president ... read more >>
Ivory Coast U.S. Ambassador Brings Delegation of Senior Cabinet Ministers to Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 July 2012
  His Excellency Daouda Diabate, Ambassador of Cote d'Ivoire to the U.S. addresses the audience at the 2012 Ivory Coast in L.A. Business Conference and Expo on July 6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. ... read more >>
Former President Hosni Mubarak is in a coma
Written by HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB | Associated Press 21 June 2012
Ex-President Hosni Mubarak lays on a gurney inside a barred cage in the police academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo, File) At press time, the man, who ruled Egypt for 30 years, was reported ... read more >>
Obama: Congress, Europe must stem economic crisis
Written by Associated Press 18 June 2012
Obama: Congress, Europe must stem economic crisisBy BEN FELLERAssociated Press  The economy at risk, President Barack Obama accused Republicans last Friday of pursuing policies that would weaken the U.S. ... read more >>
Foreign Firms Get Big Break Under Nigeria's New Oil Law
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network 18 June 2012
Foreign Firms Get Big Break Under Nigeria's New Oil LawSpecial to the NNPA from the Global Information NetworkNigeria's long-awaited oil reform bill is a Christmas stocking stuffed with goodies for the ... read more >>
Nairobi Shopping Center is Target of Bomb Linked to Al-Shabab
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network 18 June 2012
Nairobi Shopping Center is Target of Bomb Linked to Al-Shabab By Fungai Maboreke Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network A homemade bomb left in a bag at a busy Nairobi mall went off ... read more >>
African Leaders Eye Resources of the Diaspora for Development Fund
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network 18 June 2012
African Leaders Eye Resources of the Diaspora for Development FundSpecial to the NNPA from the Global Information NetworkA fund to harness the financial resources of African citizens abroad was endorsed ... read more >>
Press Secretary on the President’s Invitation to African Leaders to Join Camp David Summit
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 04 May 2012
Press Secretary on the President’s Invitation to African Leaders to Join Camp David SummitPresident Obama has invited African Leaders to join Leaders at the G-8 Summit at Camp David on May 19 for a ... read more >>
National Council of Negro Women and Others Partner for Conference in Ghana
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 March 2012
Hesham Elswify (President of African Express); Nicole Lee (President of TransAfrica Forum); Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever (Executive Director of NCNW); First Lady of Ghana, Mrs. Ernestina Naadu Mills; Barbara ... read more >>
Anti-Apartheid Activist Steve Biko Recalled
Written by Brooke Smith Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network 09 January 2012
Steve Biko South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko might have cheered the movement of Occupiers now multiplying across the United States and abroad with the goal to obtain rights for the “99 ... read more >>
Obama ends war in Iraq!
Written by Pat Hendricks Munson Sentinel Contributing Writer 30 December 2011
“Please come home for Christmas. If not for Christmas by New Year’s night”… blues singer Charles BrownFamily and friends who’ve sat around listening to and singing this Christmas classic are ... read more >>
Obama requests return of American spy plane
Written by Associated Press 16 December 2011
A machine like the one at the center of the storm (AP PHOTO) Iran says 'No' to President Obama's calls to give back downed US unmanned drone WASHINGTON (AP)-- The Obama administration has delivered a formal ... read more >>
Three women Nobel Peace Prize winners
Written by Associated Press 16 December 2011
(l to r) Tawakkol Karman of Yemen, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee, and Liberian president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf display their diplomas and medals at City Hall in Oslo. (AP Photo) The peace prize ... read more >>
The Color of War
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 November 2011
“After a decade of war, the nation that we need to build--and the nation that we will build--is our own."--President Barack Obama After eight years and over 4,400 deaths, President Obama has announced ... read more >>
U.S. Troops in Uganda Raise Fears of ‘Mission Creep’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 October 2011
Government officials in Uganda are cheering the arrival of 100 U.S. Special Forces to back up their flagging efforts against the Lord’s Resistance Army, a ragtag rebel group that has eluded capture while ... read more >>
Iranian plot foiled
Written by Associated Press 14 October 2011
Attorney General Eric Holder At a news conference, Atty. Gen'l Eric Holder declared: "Iran responsible..." as federal officials link Iran to plot to assassinate Saudi diplomat in the U.S. WASHINGTON (AP)-The ... read more >>
Hate Speech’ Verdict Shocks ANC Loyalists
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 September 2011
OH, HOW SOON WE FORGET! The African National Congress says it is “appalled” by the judgment against ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema, who was found guilty of “hate speech” in a just-ended ... read more >>
Palestians bid for state hood
Written by Associated Press 22 September 2011
Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, to go ahead with bid for statehood at the U.N on Friday NEW YORK (AP)--With the future of the Middle East in the balance, the ... read more >>
Black woman crowned Miss Universe 2011
Written by Associated Press 15 September 2011
Leila Lopes, Miss Universe 2011              Lopes during the swimsuit portion of the contest Leila Lopes has placed her native country, Angola, Africa, in the spotlight and on the world ... read more >>
Libya...
Written by Associated Press 26 August 2011
Libyan rebels entering TripoliLibya...Iraq, Afghanistan, Tunisia, Egypt, now Libya, which middle-eastern country is next, and will regime change equal western-style democracy?AP StoryWASHINGTON (AP)--The ... read more >>
Harry Roselmack, first Black primetime news anchor in France, visits the Sentinel
Written by Tasia Smith (Intern) 04 August 2011
Harry Roselmack, French television anchor. --Photo By Brian W. Carter Roselmack explores American diversity, media and politics on a State Department international leadership program Harry Roselmack, ... read more >>

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