Colombia: Shakira's Virtual Baby Shower Rocks

by Nsenga K. Burton Rolling Stone is reporting that celebrated singer Shakira is hosting a virtual baby shower with soccer star boyfriend...

World Bank Says Caribbean Will Dominate Global Investment

Caribbean 360 is reporting that a new World Bank report predicts that in less than a generation, the Caribbean will be...

Quacquarelli Symonds: University of Cape Town is Africa's Top University

South Africa Info is reporting that the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings has named the University of Cape Town...

VIDEO: Chinua Achebe Discusses Colonization and Africa

African literary legend Chinua Achebe died last week at the age of 82. While re-reading, re-imagining  and revisiting his work, we...

Swaziland: Prime Minister Receives Vote of No Confidence

0 is reporting that businesses have turned against Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini, who suffered a vote of no-confidence in the Swazi House...

The Akosua Report: Charles Cole Diggs, Jr.

''Until Muhammad Ali came along, Diggs was the most popular American in Africa.'' Representative John Conyers (D-MI) said that Mr. Diggs...

Mali: Islamist Rebels Seize Diabaly

The BBC is reporting that Islamist fighters in Mali have seized a town in government-controlled territory amid a military intervention by...

VIDEO: Brawl Breaks Out in Parliament Over Passage of Kenya’s Anti-Terrorism Law

New anti-terrorism law requires journalists to get approval from police before publishing or broadcasting stories, imposes anti-stripping sentence and says terrorist...

Barbados: How We Stifle Our Creativity and Innovation (Op-Ed)

Numbers don’t lie. Barbados’ ranking on the Human Development Index is now at number 38. Though this is still quite an...

US and Cuba to Start Talks to Normalize Relations

BBC News is reporting that the US and Cuba are to start talks to normalize diplomatic ties in a historic shift...

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