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By Dr. L A Morrison | Articles pertaining to Africa, and people of African descent. Articles, news clips, interviews, and media segments.
A Nigerian man named Epa is currently fighting for his life in a hospital in Malaysia. According to the story circulating from Uganda, his alleged …Nigeria
A century ago, American troops invaded and occupied a foreign nation. They would stay there for almost two decades, install a client government, …American History
Police in Tampa, Florida, have arrested a man they believe murdered India Clarke, whose death put her on a growing list of transgender woman killed violently in the U.S. this year.
DNA evidence linked 18-year-old Keith Lamayne Gaillard to Clarke's death, according to a Hillsborough County Sheriff's …India
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This is by far the most disturbing Confederate flag associated crime I have heard yet. …Confederate Flag
The placing of the flags was the latest provocative act involving the Civil War-era symbol
(ATLANTA) — Surveillance cameras caught images of two white males laying Confederate battle flags on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s church, but it wasn’t clear whether they had committed a …Civil Rights
The military raided Boko Haram camps in Borno State, as part of an ongoing offensive against the group.
According to an Amnesty …Military
Twenty-six-year-old Victoria Momidu, is a lady, one could described as a shy person at first glance. But as she stood along with her partner in crime …Policing
Medical Doctor & Nurse Lands Themselves Into Trouble For The Abortion Of A 31Years Old Woman In Lagos State, Nigeria
A man, named, Taiwo Ogunlana, who claimed to be a medical doctor and a nurse, Kafayat Oyekola, have been arraigned before an Ebute Metta Magistrates' …Abortion
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Peter Dashboy Khoza, who has pleaded not guilty to the rape of more than 20 children. (Jenni Evans, News24)
Johannesburg - A girl …Criminal Law
KAMPALA, Uganda – Activists are urging Uganda's government to reverse a decision to open for oil drilling a wildlife park on Uganda's border with Congo.
Uganda's government is expected to announce next month which companies can bid for new oil blocks, including one in the Lake Edward basin inside …Uganda
(CNN) — University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge in the shooting death of Samuel DuBose.
If convicted, Tensing could go to prison for life, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said in a news conference. Deters played body camera footage of the …University of Cincinnati
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“This has got to be one of the most painful/heartbreaking news I’ve heard in a …
Ijanikin Otto community in Lagos was on Monday morning thrown into mourning following the murder of a four year old boy by a teenager.
A 16-year-old …Lagos State
CLEVELAND — Several streets were closed late Sunday afternoon near Cleveland State University after local law enforcement pepper sprayed a crowd of people.
Activists from around the country met in Cleveland for a "Black Lives Matter" conference over the weekend. Local activists and members of the …Policing
Thirty-five of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape or sexual assault have been photographed and interviewed by New York Magazine.
The striking cover story features women aged from their 20s to 80, and include supermodels Beverley Johnson and Janice Dickinson, waitresses and journalists.
Mr …Bill Cosby
Love has no boundaries. So when Godfrey Baguma, dubbed "Uganda's Ugliest Man," welcomed his eighth child, that brought a smile to our faces. Baguma …Marriage
A Pennsylvania man is behind bars following the emergence of a disturbing live video he distributed online. According to ABC-27, William Byers Augusta …
Atlanta (CNN) — Two days before she was found face-down in the bathtub at her home outside Atlanta in January, it seemed like Bobbi Kristina Brown's career might have been picking up.
"Let's start this career up&&moving OUT to TO YOU ALLLL quick shall we !?!???!" she said in an enthusiastic …Bobby Brown
His name is Idoko Nicholas Inalegwu and he was a medical student of Benue State University, Makurdi. He died recently in an unexplained accident. His …College & University
A 21-year-old man who was fatally shot in an overnight incident involving Toronto police in the city's entertainment district was wanted for a double …Toronto
(CNN) — Andre Anderson says his main task will be to restore trust between Ferguson's predominantly black populace and the Missouri city's mostly white police force.
Anderson, the city's first African-American head of police, believes he's the right man for the job.
Ferguson officials on Wednesday …Policing
Kano, Nigeria (CNN) — A bloody and terrifying raid by Boko Haram on Friday left at least 25 people dead in three villages in eastern Nigeria's Adamawa state, according to residents and a local government official. Adamawa state borders Borno state, Boko Haram's birth place and main …Boko Haram
(CNN) — President Barack Obama on Saturday lectured Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta about his country's gay rights record.
"When you start treating people differently not because of any harm they are doing to anybody, but because they are different, that's the path whereby freedoms begin to erode," …Africa
Bumangi (Uganda) (AFP) - Even before the bulldozers arrived life was tough for John Muyiisa, scratching a living from a rented farm on Lake Victoria's Kalangala island.
Now he has almost nothing and is seeking compensation in Ugandan courts from the palm oil plantations he blames for seizing the …Palm Oil
LISLE, Ill. (AP) -- Family and friends of an Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail remembered her Saturday as a "courageous voice" for social justice and promised to keep fighting for clarity on the circumstances surrounding her death.
Hundreds of people attended Sandra …Texas
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama nudged African nations Saturday to treat gays and lesbians equally under the law, a position that remains unpopular through much of the continent. Obama's Kenyan counterpart responded by calling the matter a "non-issue" for his country.
Obama tackled the …Africa
Karlita Phillips and her husband Dale Phillips Jr. were not on good terms to put it mildly. The South Carolina couple’s marriage was over. They had …South Carolina
Feverish excitement ahead of the arrival on Friday night of the 44th President of the United States – and trepidation about how Kenya’s most famous son will grasp the thorny issues
When gunmen from the terrorist group al-Shabaab stormed Nairobi’s Westgate Mall in September 2013, Adam Osman slipped …UK Politics