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Young African ConneXions Summit: Changing Perceptions and Strengthening Links

(Washington D.C.--) Hundreds of young leaders crowded the auditorium of the Howard University School of Business for the Third Annual Young African ConneXions Summit...

Black Londoners Report Tower Fire Avoidable, Cover-Up at Work

In what has been termed by some as the worst fire disaster in London history, an inferno engulfed the Grenfell Tower block and claimed...

World Food Prize Goes to African Development Bank President

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics...

6 Killed, Dozens Injured in Massive London High-Rise Blaze

LONDON (AP) — A deadly night-time fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in London early Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring...

Haitian Embassy Launches Movement To Change Island’s Image, But Is It Enough?

Haitian Ambassador Paul Altidor wants Americans to help him dispel the notion that Haiti, the first Black republic in the Western Hemisphere, is rife...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Begins Campaigning for Next Election

MARONDERA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has addressed thousands of supporters as he begins campaigning in earnest for what may be his...

11 Killed as Girl Suicide Bombers Hit Camp in North Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Two girl suicide bombers attacked a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram extremist violence and left 11 people dead,...

Paris Mayor Calling for Prohibition of Black Feminist Event that Excludes Whites

PARIS (AP) — The mayor of Paris has strongly criticized and is threatening to cancel an upcoming festival for Black feminists where four-fifths of...

More than 58,000 Haitians Refugees Granted Temporary Reprieve

Following Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly’s recent decision to extend immigration benefits for Haitians residing in the U.S. under a Temporary Protected...

Freed Nigerian Schoolgirls Finally Reunited with Families after 3 Years

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families Saturday...

Nigeria Identifies 82 Freed Chibok Girls; Parents Await Word

Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian newspapers published the names Monday of 82 Chibok schoolgirls set free three years after being kidnapped by Islamic extremists, but...

Nigerian President ‘Delighted’ to Meet Newly Freed 82 Chibok Schoolgirls

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari expressed joy at meeting Sunday with the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed after being held captive...