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Jodi Arias: A Look Back at Her Bizarre Murder Trial that Shocked a Nation

The beautiful aspiring photographer murdered her ex-lover — and then tried to cover her tracks.<p>When Travis Alexander broke up with his girlfriend, …

Crime

Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa is waking up to find President Donald Trump has finally taken an interest in the continent. It's not what people expected.<p>Trump has questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway in …

Africa

Nigerian Slaves Beaten, Tied Up With Barbed Wire and Forced to Drink From Toilet in Libya

Dozens of Nigerian migrants freed from indentured servitude in Libya are now returning home and have recounted abuses suffered at the hands of …

Slavery

The Battle For The United States Of Africa

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Tanzanian children with albinism, hunted for body parts, receive prosthetic limbs

Baraka and Mwigulu are bunkmates, living in hiding in Tanzania, where they are hunted simply because of how they look.<p>They weren’t born brothers, but …

Africa

Photos: The architectural mastery of Ethiopia’s ancient churches

Ethiopia is legendary for its medieval, rock-hewn churches, the cruciform and colorful frescoes of which have attracted tourists from across the world. The ancient kingdom of Abyssinia, which we now know as modern-day Ethiopia and Eritrea, was probably the site of the first Christian nation, and …

Archaeology

These photos capture Africa’s 2017: A year of tumultuous change and new beginnings

Photography gives us a peek into distant events—inextricably drawing us together, and allowing us to celebrate our commonalities and appreciate our differences. In these selected photos from 2017, we see this unifying, and sometimes tragic, features represented across Africa. They captured some of …

Africa

How Africa got left behind

Economics

Nkrumah, Gaddafi and Mugabe: Pan African Leaders Who Fought for The United States of Africa

Share this article<p>“Hail! United States of Africa-free! Hail! Motherland most bright, divinely fair. State in perfect sisterhood united…” – Marcus …

Africa

Making a Killing: The Nexus of Terrorism and Wildlife Trafficking

The role of wildlife trafficking in funding militancy and terrorism has received intense attention from conservationists globally as well as from …

African Migration: Scourge or Solution?

Marrakech, MOROCCO — Most African migration is taking place inside the continent, despite the headlines that give the impression that Africans trying …

Europe Has Long History of Refusing To Apologize for African Massacres

The two Namibian communities of <b>Herero</b> and <b>Namaqua</b> have now instituted court proceedings in New York against Germany for the massacres committed in the …

Meet the enslaved cook of the first United States president: Hercules Washington

Few people know about <b>Hercules Washington</b>, or <b>Uncle Harkless/Hekles</b>, the head cook of the first President of the U.S., <b>George Washington.</b> But his role …

Black History

The fertile world of Nigerian patois

NO COMPLIMENT was too flowery at the launch in May of “Antidotes for Corruption”, a book by Dino Melaye, a Nigerian senator who has fended off …

Economics

A borderless Africa? Some countries open doors, raise hopes

KAMPALA, Uganda — For years African leaders have toyed with the idea of free movement by citizens across the continent, even raising the possibility of a single African passport.<p>Now some African countries are taking bold steps to encourage borderless travel that could spur trade and economic growth …

Africa

Is continent ready for United States of Africa?

KAMPALA: For years African leaders have toyed with the idea of free movement by citizens across the continent, even raising the possibility of a …

Everything we know about what U.S. special ops are doing in 33 African nations – VICE News

Increasingly, Americans tend to learn of U.S. military activity on the African continent only when things go wrong. And last month’s deadly ambush in the West African nation of Niger was a wakeup call for most Americans, including some senators, who didn’t know the U.S. military was operating in …

Sci-fi stories that imagine a future Africa

"My science fiction has different ancestors -- African ones," says writer Nnedi Okorafor. In between excerpts from her "Binti" series and her novel …

Science Fiction

Ethiopia Says Saudi Arabia Has Expelled More Than 1,300 of Its Citizens

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (AP) -- Ethiopia says more than 1,300 citizens have been expelled from Saudi Arabia in "recent days" after a warning for …

Europe’s outrage over the African migrant slave trade in Libya is hypocritical

On Nov. 17, CNN broadcast a video showing traders buying and selling migrants from West Africa for a few hundred dollars in a Libyan marketplace. The outcry was swift and global: Thousands of protesters marched against modern day slavery in Paris and Bamako, Mali, while the UN secretary-general …

Migration

Africans are being sold at Libyan slave markets. Thanks, Hillary Clinton.

'We came, we saw, he died,' she joked. But overthrowing Gadhafi was a humanitarian and strategic debacle that now limits our options on North Korea.<p>Black Africans are being sold in open-air slave markets, and it’s Hillary Clinton’s fault. But you won’t hear much about that from the news media or …

North Korea

People for sale: Migrants being sold as slaves for $400 each in Libyan slave markets

The Guardian reported in April that West African migrants were being sold in modern-day slave markets in Libya, based on information from the …

Slavery in Africa: Rwanda Offers to Take 30,000 Refugees After Human Auctions in Libya Spark Anger

The sale of African migrants at auctions in Libya has sparked outrage across the continent.<p>A CNN report published earlier in November obtained …

Sale of Migrants as Slaves in Libya Causes Outrage in Africa and Paris

CAIRO — A CNN report about the sale of African migrants as slaves in the North African nation of Libya has incited outrage in recent days, prompting a protest in central Paris, condemnation by the African Union and an official investigation.<p>Hundreds of protesters, mostly young black people, …

North Africa

20 Haunting Photos From the Heyday of the Eugenics Movement at the Turn of 20th Century

The photos – from a time Britain and America would prefer to forget – show people’s heads being measured in order to determine their mental faculties …

Why are there no mainstream media reporting on the black on black genocide in America?

<b>If you believe Black Lives Matter then you would believe that on a daily basis white people are robbing murdering and killing blacks by the 1000's</b> …

Evidence mounts that plague outbreak in Africa is an engineered depopulation bioweapon

Thousands of people have been infected and over 143 are now reported dead from the plague outbreak that’s now threatening Africa, reports the UK …

'He was a monster': Kevin Spacey's brother drops some seriously disturbing allegations

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