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Obama praises Nigerian leader for pursuing safety, security
July 23, 2015
President Barack Obama welcomed Nigeria's new president to the Oval Office on Monday and praised him for working to bring "safety, security and peace" to a nation challenged by economic strains, a history of corruption and violence unleashed by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. ... read more »
Nigeria’s New Prez Sworn In Amid ‘Catastrophic Expectations’
June 11, 2015
Muhammadu Buhari (Courtesy Photo) Muhammadu Buhari, his hand on the Holy Book, was sworn in as president of Nigeria at an open-air ceremony this past Friday in the capital city of Abuja. ... read more »
Convicted South African ‘Blade Runner’ to be Granted Early Release
June 10, 2015
(courtesy photo)   Oscar Pistorius, an Olympic and Paralympic champion convicted of killing his girlfriend during a sleepover, is scheduled for release 10 months into his five year prison sentence, ... read more »
Sudan swears in President al-Bashir as he shifts alliances
June 4, 2015
Incumbent President Omar al-Bashir, who was recently re-elected in a landslide that extended his 25-year-old rule, speaks after being sworn in at the Sudanese National Assembly in Khartoum, ... read more »
Washington removes Cuba from US list of terrorism sponsors
May 29, 2015
This coastal view of Havana, Cuba shows the United States Interests Section diplomatic mission, the third tall building from the right, on Sunday, May 24, 2015. ... read more »
Nigeria’s new president pledges fight against Boko Haram
May 29, 2015
New Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, salutes his supporters during his Inauguration in Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, May 29, 2015. Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing and singing songs and praises at the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari, ... read more »
Ex-Haiti prime minister submits papers to run for president
May 22, 2015
In this Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe speaks during his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department in Washington. ... read more »
25-year-old convicted in Jamaican lottery scam
May 8, 2015
This April 27, 2015 booking photo provided by Burleigh County Sheriff’s Office shows Sanjay Williams. A federal jury in North Dakota on Thursday, May 7, 2015, ... read more »
Kenya Red Cross: 54 killed in cattle raid attacks
May 8, 2015
Fifty-four people have been killed in Kenya’s northern region in tribal fighting that police say was started by a cattle raid, the Kenya Red Cross said Wednesday. ... read more »
AP Interview: Uganda’s president says he’s the one bullied
May 8, 2015
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — There is so much freedom in Uganda that it’s nearly anarchy, the country’s president joked, stepping carefully around what’s an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, ... read more »
3,000 Nigerians escaping Boko Haram deported from Niger
May 8, 2015
GAIDAM, Nigeria (AP) — Niger troops have deported more than 3,000 Nigerian fishermen and refugees escaping Boko Haram, forcing them to undertake a brutal three-day trek in which at least a dozen people died, ... read more »
Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram
May 1, 2015
In this file photo taken Wednesday, April 8, 2015, Nigerian Soldiers man a check point in Gwoza, Nigeria, a town newly liberated from Boko Haram. Nigeria’s military says it is moving 200 girls and 93 women from a northeastern forest where they were rescued from Boko Haram extremists. ... read more »
Edo National Association Worldwide hosts Council of Presidents Meeting
May 1, 2015
Presidents from across the country gathered at LAX’S Concourse Hotel for their Council of Presidents Meeting (All photos by Prince Victor Ehue) The Nigerian based organization plans for their fall cultural convention   More than 50 members of the Edo National Association Worldwide (ENAW) council met at the Concourse Hotel by LAX for the Council of Presidents (COP) meeting on April 26.    ... read more »
New Nigerian Buharism and Democracy
May 1, 2015
Rally for Chibok girls in New York (Khori Atkins/New York Amsterdam News) Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, has turned a new page and heralds a new dawn with her March 28 presidential election that saw the emergence of Muslim politician and former Gen. ... read more »
Child Slavery Active in Haiti
May 1, 2015
Some Haitian children work for their keep but sometimes are abused, a panel revealed In Haiti, a 9-year-old girl leaves her poor village to work as a domestic worker for a family in Port-au-Prince, ... read more »

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