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Basketball Africa League To Tip Off Historic Inaugural Season In May
March 29, 2021
Inaugural BAL Season Will Take Place May 16-30 in Kigali, Rwanda ... read more »
Africa: Dissecting the Continent’s Model for Managing a Viral Pandemic
January 7, 2021
The COVID-19 outbreak has globally left its mark. There's been different results and reactions to the virus throughout the world. Africa has an environment already painted to have a fragile healthcare system. However, it’s been recorded to have the least quantity of cases and deaths when the virus began to spread in March. Africa is now beginning to prepare for the second wave of the viral transmission.  ... read more »
Te’a Cooper Shares Basketball Knowledge at Jr Sparks Virtual Clinic
December 24, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks recently hosted a Jr. Sparks virtual clinic featuring rookie guard, Te’a Cooper. During the clinic, youth participated in shooting and footwork drills, they also competed in challenges to get prizes. ... read more »
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Family of Black Doctors Has Social Media Buzzing
January 3, 2020
Dr. Herbert Oye is a Board Certified Endovascular and Vascular Surgeon, specializing in invasive and non-invasive treatment of vascular diseases. ... read more »
Advocates for Biafra and Journalists Against Corruption Face Gov’t Crackdown
October 11, 2019
In September, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), announced a meeting with world leaders at the United Nations to present the grievances of the Igbo community including unfair treatment by successive governments. ... read more »
Violence Rains Down on Nigerian and Other African Businesses in Johannesburg
September 6, 2019
As state-sponsored violence threatens Latinos in the U.S., xenophobia is again threatening Nigerians and other Africans whose shops in Johannesburg  are being targeted for looting and destruction by unknown groups. ... read more »
Former NNPA Chairman Dorothy Leavell Reflects on the Black Press
August 2, 2019
“The chairman has a direct responsibility for their membership and to be speaking for them in every way to make sure that their rights, their names, and all, are brought to the forefront of other publishers that comprise the board, and to develop policies,” Leavell said. ... read more »
West Africa Inequality Crisis Called Extreme in New Report
July 11, 2019
"Inequality has reached extreme levels in West Africa, and today the wealthiest 1 per cent of West Africans own more than everyone else in the region combined." That was the finding in a new report published by Oxfam and Development Finance International. ... read more »
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Mandela’s Widow, Graca Machel: ‘Child Hunger Must Be Priority in Africa’
June 7, 2019
Economic growth in Africa has been impressive, but a sad reality remains: However prosperous, the results have had little impact on child nutrition. ... read more »
Nigerian Singer Tiwa Savage ‘Humbled’ Over Global Music Deal
May 3, 2019
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian singer-songwriter Tiwa Savage says there’s a “revolution going on” in African music and she is “very humbled and excited” to take her music to a worldwide audience. ... read more »
NBA and FIBA Announce Plan To Launch Professional Basketball League In Africa
March 8, 2019
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced on Saturday their plan to launch the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa. ... read more »
New Interactive Website Featuring Henry Louis Gates, Tracks Slave Voyages
March 7, 2019
The new slave voyages website counts as the product of three years of development by a multi-disciplinary team of historians, librarians, curriculum specialists, cartographers, computer programmers, and web designers, in consultation with scholars of the slave trade from universities in Europe, Africa, South America, and North America. ... read more »
Nigeria President Set to be Declared Winner after Bumpy Vote
February 26, 2019
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s president was poised to be declared the winner of a second term in Africa’s largest democracy after urging voters to give him another chance to tackle gaping corruption, ... read more »
Voters Turned Back As Nigeria Cancels National Polls
February 22, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari , having just left the mosque in his hometown Daura, wanted no part of the drama and was not going to appear as if he had been forewarned.  “I have given the military and the police instructions to be ruthless.  We are not going to be blamed for the bad conduct of the election," he told senior members of his All Progressives Congress (APC). ... read more »
Shocking Documentary Delivers Jaw-Dropping Profile of ISIS
February 1, 2019
How much do you know about ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria? Sure, you probably know that it is an extremist Muslim sect which claims to be a caliphate headquartered in Syria.  ... read more »
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