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Post-apartheid South Africa

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Post-apartheid South Africa is failing the very people it says it liberated, a new study suggests. The study, “Poverty trends in South Africa: An examination of absolute poverty between 2006... »

African women talk about important issues

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Aug 30, 2017 - 1:06:21 PM

In many African countries due to limited pre-natal care during pregnancy, limited health facilities, and midwives, especially in rural areas, pregnancy can be a “death sentence.” »

Israel diplomatic payoff masquerading as aid to Africa?

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Aug 23, 2017 - 6:27:53 PM

Israel is on a mission to strengthen its ties with Africa. Not only has it made efforts to gain observer status with the Ethiopian headquartered African Union, in October it will co-sponsor the “Africa-Israel Summit” in Togo. »

Death toll in Venezuelan unrest climbs

by Jorge Rueda and Christine Armario | Aug 2, 2017 - 12:50:33 PM

CARACAS, Venezuela - Days before a polarizing vote to start rewriting its constitution, Venezuela is convulsing to a rhythm of daytime strikes and nocturnal clashes. The most recent violence drove the death toll from months of unrest to 100 on July 27. »

UK police: Corporate manslaughter possible in tower fire

by | Aug 2, 2017 - 12:46:21 PM

LONDON — British police said Thursday they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London. »

Venezuela vows to continue with new congress despite U.S. threats

by PressTV.com | Jul 26, 2017 - 10:23:24 PM

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has vowed to go ahead with its plans for a new congress despite the U.S.’ “brutal interventionist” threats of economic sanctions. »

U.S. created Daesh, allowed regional states to fund terror group: Nasrallah

by RT.com | Jul 18, 2017 - 5:02:03 PM

The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the U.S. created the Daesh terrorists (also known as ISIS) and gave regional states the green light to fund and support the Takfiri militant group. »

Farrakhan To Address UK Audience

by Trevon Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jul 16, 2017 - 2:32:20 PM

LONDON—An historic event for the Black community in Britain is coming Aug. 5 when the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan will speak directly to the United Kingdom for the first time since 2002. »

Trump, America Shrinking On World Stage?

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Jul 12, 2017 - 1:06:03 AM

The reputation of United States, long thought of as an imperial super power and world bully, has literally deteriorated in the six months of the presidency of Donald J. Trump. The world is less secure, and there is a fast escalating threat that war might again erupt on the Korean Peninsula. »

We Want Justice! Youth Take To UK Streets After Death Of Black Man

by Trevon Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jul 4, 2017 - 4:15:36 PM

LONDON— “Who killed Edson? The Police killed Edson!” was the chant as over 200 friends and supporters took the streets of Stratford to protest the death of 25-year-old Edson Da Costa in police custody. »

Negligence, Deregulation At Heart Of Tragic UK Fire?

by Trevon Muhammad, Contributing Writer | Jun 28, 2017 - 4:08:10 PM

LONDON—In the days following one of Britain’s worst peacetime disasters in decades, anger has only risen as charges of corporate profiteering and governmental negligence have increased. »

Mosque Attack Raises Questions Of Double Standards

by Brian E. Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Jun 28, 2017 - 1:56:25 PM

The United Kingdom has been racked in recent weeks with violent attacks. Most blamed on so-called “Islamist” extremists or “jihadists” at war with everything they deem un-Islamic. That’s the basic narrative, say observers of extremism. »

Middle East madness and confusion

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jun 14, 2017 - 10:05:08 AM

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 of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. »

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 RT.com | 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. »

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