The U.S. finally fills key diplomatic posts in Africa

BY JIBRIL TURE Before Congress adjourned for its current recess earlier this month, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Africa Subcommittee chaired by Senator Lindsey Graham finally confirmed the heads of … Read More

Mapouka, Ivory Coast’s gift to world’s music

BY PAUL YAO Mapouka is a dance of Ivorian origin that is executed by women shaking their rear-end fast to the tune of a brisk, lively beat. The dance has … Read More

British-Nigerian actress Carmen Ejogo joins the cast of Netflix series about America’s first black millionaire

BY JEAN DeCOLLI An upcoming limited Netflix four-part series titled Madam C.J. Walker, which tells the life story of America’s first black millionaire Sarah Breedlove (1867-1919), will cast British-Nigerian actress … Read More

South African Airways to launch direct, non-stop daily flights from D.C. to Accra

BY ALAN GREEN Starting on 5 September 2019, South African Airways (SAA) will turn its non-stop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Accra Kotoka International Airport into a … Read More

Ivorian mega star DJ Arafat dies at 33

BY SUE B. SIMON Ivorian mega star DJ Arafat passed away a few hours ago this Monday in a clinic in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire’s economic capital and largest city, following … Read More

U.S. congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wraps up week-long visit to Ghana

BY ANTHONY YOUNG (Reporting by Joyce Morgan) A 14-member delegation of U.S. lawmakers led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has just concluded a week-long historical visit to Ghana as the … Read More

African Americans who served in Obama’s administration denounce Trump’s racism

In response to Donald Trump’s incendiary tweets of this week in which he launched a vicious attack on four congresswomen of color, going as far as to tell them to … Read More

NAACP Calls for Trump’s impeachment

BY LOU SIFA Delegates to the annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP, which is being held this week in Detroit, Michigan unanimously adopted … Read More

The politics of fear: How it manipulates us to tribalism

BY ARASH JAVANBAKHT People have always used fear for intimidation of the subordinates or enemies, and shepherding the tribe by the leaders. Recently, it appears that Pres. Trump has used … Read More

Trump barking again from his racist hole

BY SOUMANOU SALIFOU Sadly enough, the despicable fraud that rose to the presidency of our beloved United States of America two and a half years ago with help from our … Read More