Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela: A ‘Troublemaker’ for Freedom

Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela, a man who committed most of his adult life to the pursuit of freedom for all South Africans...

Mali: Prime Minister Diarra Forced to Resign

0 The Associated Press is reporting that Mali's Prime Minister Cheikh Modibo Diarra, 60, has been arrested and forced to resign. Diarra...

2014 Oscars: Lupita Nyong’o Wins Best Supporting Actress for ’12 Years a Slave’

“May it remind me and every child that wherever you’re from, your dreams are valid.” — Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o Lupiat...

2014 Oscars: ’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Big

The 86th Academy Awards live telecast has come to an end. 12 Years a Slave showed and proved, taking home gold...

Somalia's Parliament Voting for New President

BBC News is reporting that Somalia's parliament is in the midst of electing a new president in another step to end...

Nigeria: Millions Missing from Oil Revenues

BBC Africa is reporting that millions of dollars have been lost in the Nigerian oil industry due to a “price-fixing scam.”...

Nigeria: First Lady Orders Arrest of ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Protest Leader

Al Jazeera is reporting that First Lady Patience Jonathan has accused 'Bring Back Our Girls' protest leaders of fabricating some of the...

Bananas Hurled at Italy’s First Black Minister of Integration

0 is reporting that bananas were thrown at Cecile Kyenge, Italy's first black minister of integration. Holly Yan, Lauren Russell and...

Akosua Report: Remembering Bibliophile Vivian G. Harsh

VIVIAN G. HARSH, Bibliophile “As a Black bibliophile and collector, Vivian Harsh’s achievements compliment the work of Arthur Schomburg, Jesse Moorland, and...

Okonjo-Iweala First Woman & African to Head WTO

Nigerian economist Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is shattering global glass ceilings. Okonjo-Iweala has been named to head the World Trade Organization (WTO),...

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