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Their Nightmare Ended, Freedom for ‘Chibok Girls’ is Still Out of Reach
April 19, 2018
Nearly four years after militants attacked a rural school and kidnapped over 200 girls in a well-planned raid, the nightmare has ended for about 100 Nigerian girls. ... read more »
Rwandans ‘Remember, Renew and Unite’ on Anniversary of Genocide
April 12, 2018
Rwandans at home and abroad marked the April 1994 Genocide that took the lives of more than a million Rwandans in just 100 days . ... read more »
Presidential Race Takes an Unexpected Twist in Nigeria
April 12, 2018
At a recent meeting with ruling party leaders, President Buhari explained that he heard “the clamor by Nigerians” urging him to run again in 2019. ... read more »
Martin Luther King Jr.’s work still resonates across Africa
April 5, 2018
Streets. Schools. A bridge in Burkina Faso. The name of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. can be found across Africa, a measure of the global influence of the American civil rights leader who was shot dead 50 years ago after speaking out against injustices at home and abroad. ... read more »
Nigerian Parents Plead with Officials to Speed Up Rescue of Abducted Girls
February 28, 2018
Nigerian Parents Plead with Officials to Speed Up Rescue of Abducted Girls ... read more »
Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana is Africa’s first male skeleton athlete at 2018 Winter Olympics
January 22, 2018
Ghana was first represented at the Winter Olympics in 2010, missed the 2014 games and bounced back in 2018 with Frimpong. ... read more »
English-speakers in Cameroon seek haven in Nigeria as ethnic tensions are stoked
January 18, 2018
The government of President Biya says it is only taking defensive action against Anglophone separatists who reportedly killed four security forces early last month. ... read more »
Nairobi Welcomes Delegates To Major U.N. Forum On The Environment
December 6, 2017
Workshops chaired by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) center on health consequences from pollution. ... read more »
Grueling Rescue Operation In Mediterranean Unable To Save 26 African Girls
November 7, 2017
Traffickers are still sending migrant boats out into the Mediterranean - the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday that more than 2,560 migrants had been saved over four days. ... read more »
Charities Facing Closer Scrutiny Over Sex Harassment and Graft Claims
November 7, 2017
The charity’s own figures show that it handled 87 allegations of sexual exploitation by staff in 2016 and 2017, up from 26 cases in 2014. ... read more »
From The Fantastic To The Grimly Realistic, New Book Wins Literary Prize
November 7, 2017
Arimah’s focus is on the lives of girls and women, and while her perspective is often bleak, the collection is bracing and varied.   ... read more »
Home of Parents of Afrobeat Legend ‘Fela’ to become a museum, Gov’t Says
October 31, 2017
Practically all of his records are dominated by political events and discussions from the approach of Pan-Africanism. ... read more »
Trump Slights Africa in First Policy Speech to Leaders
September 28, 2017
He could also have mentioned major drives across the continent against polio which have cut down new cases to record lows. ... read more »
Submissions are Now Being Accepted for the 26th Annual Pan African Film Festival
September 21, 2017
Last year, more than 100,000 people attended the 12-day international film festival, which has long been a highly anticipated event in Los Angeles attended by local, national and international guests. ... read more »
Nurse from South L.A. on a Mission to Address Nursing Shortage, Inspire Nursing Students
September 7, 2017
That dream started in 2008 with the development of Nurses Roc 2, a company designed to provide seminars and inspirational tools for nursing students. ... read more »
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