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    Africa’s Booming Cities Face A Severe Toilet Crisis

    By Rodney Muhumuza, The Associated Press The darkening clouds are ominous for many in the urban neighborhood of Makindye-Lukuli in Uganda, promising rushing rainwaters stinking of human waste from overflowing septic tanks. As Africa faces a population...

    MMA Great Anderson Silva Becomes US Citizen

    By NATALIE RICE Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mixed martial arts great Anderson "Spider" Silva of Brazil became a U.S. citizen along with thousands of others in a mass naturalization ceremony Tuesday at the...

    Sudan Activists Call for ‘Justice’ For Killed Protesters

    By Fay Abuelgasim and Samy Magdy, The Associated Press Tens of thousands of Sudanese flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities July 13 to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal...

    Black Women Stand with Migrants

    By Brianna McAdoo, Special to the AFRO Around the world, people are watching a humanitarian crisis unfold throughout the United States of America and along its Southern border as the Commander and Chief Donald Trump has...

    Both Sides in Sudan Political Crisis Hail Power-Sharing Deal

    By Fay Abuelgasim and Noha Elhennawy, The Associated Press Sudan's ruling military council and its pro-democracy movement both welcomed a new power-sharing agreement reached July 5, raising hopes that the deal would end a three-month political...

    Migrants Stranded in Libya Endure Sewage, Maggots, Disease

    By MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — For hundreds of African migrants, dreams of a new life in Europe have instead ended in a detention center in the remote desert of war-torn Libya, where...

    Tens of Thousands Protest Army Rule in Sudan

    By HUSSEIN MALLA and SAMY MAGDY Associated Press KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan's capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule...

    Amid Crisis, Haiti Fights to Save Oil Used in Fine Perfumes

    By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High up in the hills of rural Haiti, where some women sit topless on porches and bleating goats break the silence, a group of men...

    Sudan: Facts About the African Nation in Crisis

    By TheBurtonWire.com The North African Country of Sudan is in crisis. After the forced and successful removal of president Omar al-Bashir, who had ruled with an iron fist for three decades, the country broke out...

    Joint Statement on Violent Protests That Have Left Haiti at a Standstill

    By BlackPressUSA Washington, D.C. — Representatives Frederica Wilson (D-FL), Kathy Castor (D-FL), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Val Demings (D-FL), Alcee Hastings, (D-FL), Debbie Murcarsel Powell (D-FL), Darren Soto (D-FL), Donna Shalala (D-FL) and Barbara Lee (D-CA)...

    General Strike Launched in Sudan After Security Crackdown

    By BASSAM HATOUM and SAMY MAGDY Associated Press KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of...

    Albinism Pageant in Zimbabwe Joyfully Breaks Down Prejudice

    By FARAI MUTSAKA Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Ayanda Sibanda, a model with albinism, has invariably been called "yellow" or "white" by friends and even some relatives. But she hardly recalls anyone referring to...
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