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Middle East madness and confusion

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Simultaneous gun attacks in Iran on June 7, killed at least 17 people and injured dozens. The gunmen targeted the Iranian parliament building and the Mausoleum of the late leader... »

Venezuela threatens to exit OAS

by AP | May 3, 2017 - 10:04:50 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela is threatening to pull out of the Organization of American States as the socialist government’s response to political unrest that has been blamed for 27 deaths in recent weeks draws rebuke from the hemisphere’s major powers. »

Nigel Farage Turns On Ally Donald Trump After U.S. Missile Strike On Syria

by | Apr 12, 2017 - 9:37:20 AM

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has criticized his ally U.S. President Donald Trump for ordering a missile strike against an airbase in Syria in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack. »

Gambia’s UDP Wins Majority Of Seats In Parliamentary Elections

by | Apr 12, 2017 - 9:33:09 AM

The Gambia’s longtime opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) has won an absolute majority in parliament in the West African country’s first general elections after the ouster of President Yahya Jammeh. »

Questions on mainstream media response to Westminster attack

by Trevon Muhammad The Final Call | Apr 5, 2017 - 11:21:43 AM

LONDON—Heralded as the most serious terrorist attack in London since the 7\7 bombings, which claimed 56 lives in July 2005, the recent Westminster incident which saw a 52-year-old man use his vehicle to mow down numerous civilians on Westminster bridge before killing a police officer has dominated headlines in recent days. »

Dismal employment stats for Black youth in UK

by Trevon Muhammad | Apr 5, 2017 - 11:19:10 AM

LONDON—Education has long been hailed as the key to overcoming racism and social inequality but with official UK government statistics showing Black youth are still as likely to be unemployed as they were 20 years ago, despite a significant increase in educational participation. »

South Africa Seeks Legal Change To Allow Taking Of White-Owned Land

by GIN | Mar 29, 2017 - 1:39:18 PM

(GIN)—President Jacob Zuma finally addressed the long-unresolved matter of land reform, a demand of thousands of Black landless people whose properties were confiscated in the apartheid era. »

Investing In Zimbabwe's Smallholder Farmers

by Sally Nyakanyanga | Mar 29, 2017 - 1:32:47 PM

HARARE (IPS)—To take his mangoes to Shurugwi, about 132 miles south of Harare, requires Edward Madzokere to hire a cart and wake up at dawn. The fruit farmer sells his produce at the nearest “growth point” at Tongogara (the term for areas targeted for development) where the prices are not stable. »

Winnie Mandela is hospitalized but doing well - spokesman says

by GIN | Mar 24, 2017 - 1:49:04 PM

(GIN)—Veteran activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is in good spirits while she remains hospitalized for observation, her spokesperson Victor Dlamini told News24 over the recent weekend. »

Africa still cursed by glut of small arms

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Mar 14, 2017 - 1:38:38 PM

The International Red Cross has determined small arms are the world’s principal cause of death and conflict. “Small/light arms are cheap and portable, and are used by all combatants—state militaries, militias, and insurgents.” »

Report from African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Mar 2, 2017 - 12:03:06 PM

Chadian foreign affairs minister Moussa Faki Mahamat was elected new chairperson of the African Union Commission. The election was held in the AU’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. »

A President’s Last Act: Dual Citizenship For Africans In The Diaspora

by A. Akbar Muhammad | Jan 25, 2017 - 9:51:08 AM

On January 6, a day before the West African Nation of Ghana changed leadership, I was blessed to receive my Ghana citizenship along with Bro. Earl 3X Reddix from Las Vegas. »

Looking Ahead For The Motherland In 2017

by Jehron Muhammad | Jan 18, 2017 - 11:40:59 AM

The need for industrial and infrastructure development in Africa is sacrosanct. The outgoing African Union Commission chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, said the AU’s move to secure “visa-freeentry for all Africans” is a step in that direction. »

Truck Plows Into Berlin Christmas Market

by | Dec 20, 2016 - 1:55:08 PM

A truck ploughed into a Christmas market in western Berlin killing nine and injuring several people, according to police. The incident Dec. 19 happened in one of Berlin’s largest Christmas markets, located in the western Charlottenburg district. »

Putin: Russian Ambassador’s Murder Provocation Aimed At Undermining Syria Peace Process

by | Dec 20, 2016 - 1:48:13 PM

The fatal attack on Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, who was killed by a gunman on Dec. 19, is “clearly a provocation” aimed at undermining both Russian-Turkish relations and the settling of the Syrian crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. »


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