Sunday, July 15, 2018
CLOSE
 
International
Tracing Nelson Mandela’s footsteps 100 years after his birth
July 12, 2018
July 18 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013. ... read more »
Protesters Arrested at Demonstration Outside Federal Immigration Office 
July 5, 2018
City Councilman Mike Bonin and 17 other demonstrators were arrested today during a protest outside Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in downtown Los Angeles decrying the federal agency's handling of undocumented families entering the country.  ... read more »
Ugandan Inventor Wins Major Prize for Malaria Detector
June 21, 2018
Ugandan inventor Brian Gitta, 24, has scooped a major prize for his device that detects tell-tale signs of malaria – the leading cause of death in his country. ... read more »
Amnesty International Finds Troubles Brewing in Cameroon
June 21, 2018
In a new 37 page report, the rights watchdog Amnesty International has documented “unlawful killings, destruction of private property, arbitrary arrests and torture” in two restive regions in Cameroon tied to a power struggle pitting French- against English speaking Cameroonians. ... read more »
African Union to Hold Summit in ‘Slavery Hub’
June 21, 2018
According to the 2016 Global Slavery Index, Mauritania has one of the highest rates of slavery in the world, with an estimated 43,000 living in modern slavery conditions, out of a population of 4 million. The practice especially affects the Haratins, who have been caught in a cycle of servitude enforced by the Moors, the lighter-skinned descendants of Arab Berbers. ... read more »
Waters Statement on Donald Trump’s Embrace of our Enemies & Hostility Toward our Allies
June 15, 2018
“Donald Trump loves to refer to himself as a ‘deal-maker,’ but in reality, his bluster on the world stage over the past week has only isolated the United States from our allies and played right into the hands of two of our most dangerous enemies, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin. ... read more »
Deep Mourning Over Passing of Nigerian Reggae Legend
June 15, 2018
Born Ukeleke Elumelu Onwubuya, Ras Kimono, alongside his Massive Dread Band, won several awards and was prominent in the Nigerian music scene for his socially-conscious lyrics. ... read more »
Bribery Caught on Tape Nails Ghana’s Senior Soccer Brass
June 15, 2018
Senior officers of the revered Ghana Football Soccer Association who took fat wads of cash to influence player selection in the national team became the unwitting stars of a new documentary by Ghana’s number one investigative journalist. The film opened this month in Accra. ... read more »
Business Opportunities Abound in Zambia, Says Ambassador
June 14, 2018
Zambian Ambassador visits L.A. Sentinel, invites African Americans to invest ... read more »
“The Workers Cup”-Modern Slavery in Qatar
June 14, 2018
Director Adam Sobel is passionate and in his documentary, "The Workers Cup," he puts his heart on his sleeve.  He cares.  In a turn of events that he never imagined, he took a job (2010) in Qatar and moved with his significant other, now his wife, and there, so far from home, his life changed, a lot. ... read more »
Worldwide Campaign Frees Prominent Cartoonist in Equatorial Guinea Prison
June 13, 2018
In a moving letter published under the title “Artist, Finally Free, Leaves Country,” artist Ramon Esono Ebale confirms he was released after six months in prison on apparent false charges and then a three month wait for travel documents. ... read more »
Spain Gives ‘Safe Harbor’ to 629 Africans Stranded at Sea
June 13, 2018
The migrants had been picked up from inflatable boats off the coast of Libya over the weekend, in six different rescue operations, according to the NGO SOS Méditerranée. ... read more »
South African Conservationist Tapped for U.N. Expert Panel on Biodiversity
June 7, 2018
Dr. Dziba, who studied at Utah State University and Fort Hare University in the U.S., says he’s looking forward to engaging with people worldwide in finding solutions for the sustainability of the world’s natural assets. ... read more »
Riot Police Break Up ‘Transparency Rally’ in Mali
June 7, 2018
Several hundred people attended the rally, outside the headquarters of the Democratic Alliance for Peace – the party of the current President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Some 30 people were hospitalized, according to the protestors, including prominent opposition figure Etienne Fabaka Sissoko who was reportedly in a coma after security forces fired live ammunition at protesters on Saturday. ... read more »
South African Promise of a ‘New Dawn’ Slowed by Infighting
June 7, 2018
South Africa’s former leader Jacob Zuma is among those said to be impeding efforts by his successor, President Cyril Ramaphosa, to create a “new dawn” for citizens and foreign investors – free of corruption and cronyism which became associated with the Zuma regime. ... read more »
SEARCH:    
Videos



Legends


Photo of the Day
Events

Latest ePaper
Subscribe Now!

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:







LA Watts Times


TOS-Cookbook-Web

© 2018 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

Contact UsAboutMedia KitCorrections & Misprints

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul