Friday, October 31, 2014
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Egypt: Relations with United States in 'turmoil'
Written by Barbara Surk Associated Press 17 October 2013
Egyptians chat in front of a poster criticizing U.S President Barak Obama with Arabic that reads, "from the Egyptian people to Obama," in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. More than a month after ... read more >>
Brazil speech at UN lashes out at US spy program
Written by Lara Jakes AP National Security Writer 26 September 2013
Brazil's President Dilma Roussef waits to be introduced to address the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Brazil's president ... read more >>
Trinidad and Tobago at 51: The Evolution of the Steel Pan
Written by Michael D. Roberts pecial to the NNPA from the New York Carib News 20 September 2013
Darryl Reid plays the Steel Pan at the Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean cruise industry booth at the Seatrade Cruise Shipping convention Tuesday March 11, 2008 in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David Adame) From ... read more >>
Debbie Allen Dance Academy Premieres “Freeze Frame: at Australia’s Brisbane Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 September 2013
Cast members perform a scene from director/choreographer Debbie Allen's gripping musical piece, "Freeze Frame," which premieres at Brisbane Festival in Australia next week. (Courtesy Photo) Debbie ... read more >>
Nigeria ruling party splinters as some urge change
Written by ARLEY PETESCH Associated Press 06 September 2013
Rivers state governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, speaks to foreign journalist in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday Sept. 2, 2013.  (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba) A splinter group has been formed within Nigeria's ruling ... read more >>
Egypt judges recommend dissolving the Brotherhood
Written by SARAH EL DEEB Associated Press 06 September 2013
In this Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 file photo, then Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Mohammed Morsi speaks during a press conference alleging early fraud in Egypt parliamentary elections at the group's offices ... read more >>
Rep. Hahn Honors Nigerian’s Dr. Paul Orhii
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
Dr. Paul Orhii Congresswoman Janice Hahn Congresswoman Janice Hahn recently provided a congressional certificate to the distinguished Dr. Paul Orhii, the Federal Government of Nigeria appointed Director ... read more >>
Afro-Mexicans Demand Answers in Response to Death of Malcolm Latif Shabazz
Written by Karen Juanita CarrilloSpecial to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 22 August 2013
In this undated photo courtesy of the Shabazz family is  Malcolm Shabazz in an unknown location. Shabazz, the 28-year-old grandson of political activist Malcolm X, died in Mexico, U.S. officials confirmed ... read more >>
Report of Billion-Dollar Loss to Oil Fraud Dims Oil Wealth Dreams
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network 06 August 2013
AP Photo   July 30 (GIN) – Nigeria lost billions of dollars in oil and gas revenue over a two-year period as the nation suffered from crumbling infrastructure, polluted lakes and rivers, joblessness ... read more >>
Malcolm Shabazz Death; Mexico Hunger Strike Protest
Written by Saeed Shabazz Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 01 August 2013
“We are not very clear why we were attacked, but in my judgment, I know that the pressure was on them heavily; so upon that they attack us,” wrote Lance George Brown in an email to this reporter. ... read more >>
STEER CLEAR OF BIOTECH SEEDS, NIGERIAN ECOLOGIST WARNS
Written by GIN 26 July 2013
Nnimmo Bassey Prize-winning Nigerian environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey is urging African governments to take a stand against genetically altered seeds and accept that working with nature is “immeasurably ... read more >>
U.S. PUSHES ‘SECRET WAR’ IN SOMALIA WHILE OIL COMPANIES FISH FOR THE GOLD
Written by GIN 26 July 2013
al-Shabaab forces In a good week, reports from the Horn of Africa couldn’t be more upbeat. “Somalia is a good news story for the region,” declared Johnnie Carson, U.S. ass’t secretary of state ... read more >>
DURBAN FILM FESTIVAL OPENS TO FANFARE – BUT WHERE’S THE FILM?
Written by GIN 26 July 2013
South Africa’s world class film festival in the city of Durban had an opening film and a closing film. But somehow, along the way, the opening night film was pulled from the program. Censors, to the ... read more >>
Jamaican Athletic Program Upended
Written by Bert Wilkinson Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 26 July 2013
  The exploits of sprinters Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the London 2012 Summer Olympics helped to ensure that the yellow, green and black flag of the small Caribbean island ... read more >>
Obama’s Promise to Africa
Written by Herb Boyd Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 13 July 2013
President Barack Obama (Photo by Dave Goodson)   After symbolic stops at two islands—Goree, off the coast of Senegal, where he stood in the “Door of No Return,” and Robben Island, off the coast ... read more >>
SAfrica: Mandela very much alive grandson says
Written by Associated Press 13 July 2013
Buyelekhaya Zwelibanzi Dalindyebo, left, the Xhosa king who rules the Thembu tribe to which the Mandela family belongs, escorts Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to her car, after ... read more >>
Nigerian woman launches entertainment TV network
Written by MICHELLE FAUL Associated Press 11 July 2013
In this photo taken on Sunday June 30, 2013, Mo Abudu, chief executive officer of EbonyLife TV, attends the launch of Africa’s first global black entertainment network in Lagos, Nigeria. (AP Photo) ... read more >>
Mandela still in hospital in serious condition
Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press 14 June 2013
Battling a lung infection, former South African President Nelson Mandela was rushed to the hospital in the early morning hours after his condition significantly deteriorated. Deborah Patta reports. (AP ... read more >>
FBI ID's Benghazi suspects but no arrests yet
Written by KIMBERLY DOZIER | Associated Press 21 May 2013
  WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has identified five men who might be responsible for the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year, and has enough evidence to justify seizing ... read more >>
Funeral Set for Grandson of Malcolm X
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 May 2013
REFLECTIONS: Malcolm Lateef Shabazz, stands next to a painting of his late grandfather at the Sentinel offices. Shabazz was slain on May 9 after he was apparently beaten to death. He was 28 years ... read more >>
Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X, killed
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Amersterdam News 10 May 2013
      Photo courtesy of @Malcolm71084 twitter photo   Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X, killed   Special to the NNPA from the Amsterdam News   The Amsterdam News has learned, and ... read more >>
Vogue Uses Blackface in Clumsy Tribute to Black Fashion Icons
Written by Krishana Davis Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 03 May 2013
Vogue Netherlands (Courtesy Photo) The fashion community is in an uproar over Vogue Netherlands’ attempt to pay homage to Black icons in a feature with a White model in Blackface in its May 2013 issue. The ... read more >>
Report: 260,000 died in Somali famine
Written by Jason Straziuso, Associated Press 29 April 2013
 In this Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 file photo, children from southern Somalia hold their pots as they line up to receive cooked food in Mogadishu, Somalia. Officials in East Africa say a report to be released ... read more >>
Group: Sudan army supporting fugitive warlord Kony
Written by RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press 26 April 2013
In this Nov. 12, 2006, file photo, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army Joseph Kony answers journalists' questions following a meeting with UN humanitarian chief Jan Egeland at Ri-Kwangba in southern ... read more >>
In Caribbean, gridlocked courts stall lives
Written by DAVID McFADDEN | Associated Press 26 April 2013
In this April 13, 2013 photo, Claudette Johnson shows a photo of her slain son Tyrone Johnson, who was 21 when he was killed, as she poses for a photo at the market in West Kingston, Jamaica. Johnson ... read more >>

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