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Harlem Street Renamed After Elombe Brath, Renowned Pan-African and Champion of Black Empowerment

<i>Elombe Brath</i><p>The great Pan-African leader Elombe Brath's legacy will be recognized Friday June 23, when the southwest corner of Adam Clayton Powell …

Africa

The ‘Humanitarian’ Destruction of Libya – Part 3: The War on Africa

<i>This article is part of a three-part series called “The ‘humanitarian’ destruction of Libya” that analyses the 2011 war in Libya and the motives</i> …

Geopolitics

United States Of Africa

This is the United States as you've never seen it before.<p>With 53 states, and more than 2,000 official languages, it's also home to some pretty famous …

Africa

‘The Mummy’ Will Have You Feeling That Old ‘I’ve Just Seen A Hollywood Movie’ Feeling

Watching <i>The Mummy</i> is sort of like going to Vegas’ newest casino, where you get to witness corporate America’s most cynical vision of what the average wage-earning slob should do with his disposable income. It’s all chintzy faux extravagance, a simulacra of a real experience, a strip mall recreation …

Movies

United States Foreign Policy Toward Africa Since World War II

<i>Note: This paper was prepared and presented in part for a panel at the Left Forum held at John Jay College of the City University of New York (CUNY)</i> …

Africa

He Risked Death to Explore Wild Heart of Africa

WATCH: William Stamps Cherry's grandson and biographer discuss the legacy of an early African explorer.<p>Before a brutal civil war plunged the Central African Republic into chaos, the country generated few headlines. Today the former French colony—one of the world’s least developed nations—holds much …

Central African Republic

On Our Radar: “Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design”

The High Museum of Art will be the first venue in the United States to present “Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design.” This major …

Africa

Africans never hung up on Nokia's old 'brick'

LAGOS - For Europeans, Nokia's revamped 'brick' is a throwback to a simpler, more innocent age, when phones were for speaking and reading on the …

News (South Africa)

Liberia: The Politics of Forgetting - the United States of Africa

opinion<p>It was almost 98 years ago in 1919 that Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr., under his United Negro Improvement Association and African Communities …

Africa

The U.S. is waging a massive shadow war in Africa, exclusive documents reveal

By Nick Turse on May 18, 2017<p>Six years ago, a deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Special Operations Command gave a conservative estimate of 116 missions being carried out at any one time by Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets, and other special operations forces across the globe.<p>Today, according to …

War

Yes, the Population of Africa Will Grow Tremendously This Century

In my <i>Reason</i> column last week, I wrote about Africa's economic prospects in view of the continent's explosive population growth. A number of readers …

Population

Seeing Africa through the eyes of the average American youth

I can’t disagree much with the glowing report that America has become very diverse, and as a result, opinions towards Africa (depending on who’s …

China doubled its investment spend in Africa in 2016 as US and UK fell

Like the rest of the rest of the world, Africa remains uncertain about what’s to come after high-stakes elections in the United States of America and United Kingdom resulted in wins for Donald Trump and Brexit.<p>But amid the uncertainty, China is poised to take advantage and strengthen its influence …

Africa

Founder discusses plans for a transcontinental university for Africa

“This century will be the African century, so students who want to be globally equipped will have to understand where Africa’s going.”Fred Swaniker …

Higher Education

Rex Tillerson pisses off entire continent of Africa after ditching meet with diplomat

America's top diplomat is not so good at diplomatting.

Rex Tillerson

Secret US Military Documents Reveal a Constellation of American Military Bases Across Africa

Nick TurseNewly disclosed numbers contradict more than a decade’s worth of dissembling by US Africa Command.

War

Africa: Union - a Catalyst for African Union

[Daily News] Union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar that was inked on 26th April, 1964 - (53 years now) between Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere and …

Africa

America’s Imperial War Drive and the Contemporary African Crisis | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Any reasonable observer of the United States ruling class discourse during April 2017 realizes that the imperialist war drive is still a dominant</i> …

Africa

United States of Africa

African hip hop pioneer Didier Awadi is on a quest to craft an album that pays tribute to the great black revolutionary leaders and their struggle to …

South Africa

Bono Partners With Monsanto to Destroy African Agriculture With GMOs

As his career continues to free fall into total irrelevance, pop star "Bono" of the rock group U2 has announced his support for a ...<p>Control, GMO, …

The United States of Africa Daily

$43M in cash found in empty Nigerian apartment

More than US$43 million was seized from an apartment building in Nigeria after the anti-corruption unit received a tip.

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

From coast to coast: Africa unites to tackle threat of polio

Joint news release UNICEF/WHO<p>More than 190 000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million …

Universal May Try to Nullify Recorded-Music Deal With Prince Estate

When Universal Music Group announced in February that it had completed a recorded-music deal with Prince’s estate, one sentence stuck out. Not only …

Janet Jackson Shares the First Photo of Her Baby Boy—Introducing Eissa Al Mana

Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to meet <b>Janet Jackson</b>'s baby boy.<p>More than three months after welcoming her first child with <b>Wissam Al Mana</b>, the singer …

World map shows Africa in truthful light

<b>Trice Edney News Wire/Global Information Network</b><p>In an age of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” authorities in the city of Boston believe their new …

Life advice from a 117-year-old

Elizabeth is spending it with her family. And since she was born in 1900, her family is... massive.<p>So does she have any advice for all her years of wisdom?<p>Of course she does. Watch the video to find out what she thinks is "a very big mistake".

Field Notes: CMS Africa Summit

<i>Automatticians, the people who build WordPress.com, participate in events and projects around the world every day. Periodically, they report back on</i> …

Sub-Saharan Africa

Rise of Terrorism in Africa | Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses

The recent terror attack by al Shabaab in the port city of Barawe in southern Somalia, a suicide bomb attack by Boko Haram in Maiduguri in Nigeria, …