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Europe’s museums and stealing African artifacts

by Jehron Muhammad

National Public Radio recently featured a story concerning the thievery of African artifacts beginning with an audio clip from the movie “Black Panther”.... »

Israel approves plans for 2,304 new settlement homes in occupied West Bank

by PressTV | Aug 14, 2019 - 3:42:29 PM

Israeli officials have advanced plans for the construction of more than 2,300 settlement homes in West Bank, as the Tel Aviv regime presses ahead with its land expropriation policies in the occupied Palestinian territories. »

The history of Israel's illicit covert global arms trade

by Jehron Muhammad | Aug 6, 2019 - 1:43:08 PM

A 2018 press release issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury cited retired Israeli Defense Forces Major General Israel Ziv as using an agricultural company as a “cover” for the sale of $150 million worth of weapons to the government of South Sudan. »

Going Back to Africa a blessing: Blacks who live, work and play on the continent say returning to the Motherland is beautiful

by J.S. Adams Contributing Editor | Jul 31, 2019 - 7:19:50 PM

Close to the shores of Langma Beach in Ghana, West Africa, Carol Muhammad enjoys her six bedroom house with her husband, Robert Muhammad. The couple made the move from Phoenix, Ariz., to Ghana in May, after Robert Muhammad retired. »

Economic cold war between China and U.S. heats up in Africa

by Jehron Muhammad | Jul 31, 2019 - 1:11:09 PM

Six months after National Security Advisor John Bolton announced the Trump administration’s "New Africa Strategy," 11 African heads of state and government and some 1,000 business leaders held, at the beginning of July, the 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit. »

American boots back on the ground in Saudi Arabia

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jul 31, 2019 - 1:07:08 PM

The United States is placing troops back on the soil of Saudi Arabia for the first time in almost two decades as tensions intensify with the Islamic Republic of Iran in a region that’s becoming increasingly volatile. »

Growing African agriculture one ‘byte’ at a time

by IPS | Jul 31, 2019 - 1:05:53 PM

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe—Ella Mazani is a mobile phone farmer. “My mobile phone is part of my farming. It supports my farming and my family’s welfare through the services I get via the phone,” the smallholder maize farmer from Shurugwi in central Zimbabwe quips. »

Artists struggle to save Haiti museum after 2010 earthquake

by AP | Jul 31, 2019 - 1:03:09 PM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—Franck Louissaint sighed and frowned as he stepped onto his patio and flung aside shower curtains protecting a painting by a former voodoo priest who became a renowned Haitian artist. »

Iran to confront acts of mischief in Persian Gulf: Rouhani

by PressTV | Jul 30, 2019 - 2:44:10 PM

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran has the responsibility for securing the Strait of Hormuz and the Persian Gulf and will decisively confront any attempt at destabilizing the strategic waters. »

New British leader’s disturbing remarks recalled by African media outlets

by GIN | Jul 30, 2019 - 10:11:03 AM

(GIN)—African media greeted the new British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, by recalling some of particularly cringe-worthy remarks made during his formative years in politics. »

Report blames U.S.-backed regime for Haiti massacres

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jul 23, 2019 - 10:40:20 AM

A new report by the National Lawyers Guild and Haiti Action Committee called “The Lasalin Massacre and The Human Rights Crisis in Haiti” blames the United States backed government in Haiti for bloodshed and killings in anti-government protests. »

Africa Watch: Beyoncé’s 'Lion King' soundtrack, Sudanese Women and Equality in So Africa

by Jehron Muhammad | Jul 23, 2019 - 10:35:27 AM

Beyoncé just might be the necessary ingredient to rocket Afrobeats into the mainstream U.S. music scene. »

Muslims act of love in Mexico

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jul 23, 2019 - 10:31:30 AM

The first message delivered at Mosque Maryam, the Nation of Islam international headquarters in 2019 by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan was viewed live via webcast July 21, at a gathering in Guadalajara, Mexico. »

‘Chatgate’ scandal throws Puerto Rico’s governor into crisis

by AP | Jul 23, 2019 - 9:19:01 AM

The scandal that is threatening to buckle Puerto Rico's Governor Ricardo Rossello centers on a profanity-laced and at times misogynistic online chat with nine other male members of his administration »

Tens of thousands demonstrate across Sudan as part of continuing demand for change and greater freedom

by Jehron Muhammad | Jul 9, 2019 - 12:54:42 PM

The world watched with much fear and trepidation as members of Sudan’s opposition announced a planned June 30 “Millions March.” »

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