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Min. Farrakhan announces major July 4 worldwide address

by Naba’a Muhammad and Starla Muhammad Final Call Editors @TheFinalCall

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam recently delivered a poignant, spiritually insightful message at the close of the Holy Month of Ramadan, the annual Islamic period... »

Pandemic shaping economic, social climate of East and Southern Africa

by Jehron Muhammad | May 21, 2020 - 3:41:33 PM

In many East and Southern African countries, local, regional and national lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic have been extended, reported Equinet. “Their impacts raise questions on their sustainability. »

African women farm majority of Africa’s food but own less than majority of land

by Jehron Muhammad | May 13, 2020 - 2:02:43 PM

Historically, African women have been the continent’s workforce for food production, yet history reveals they have only limited access to the very basic tools required to produce food. »

Coronavirus pandemic and the economic freedom of Black South Africa

by Jehron Muhammad | May 6, 2020 - 1:32:34 PM

As the numbers increase, the spread of the virus will increase rapidly, reported Atlantic Council. Indeed, the number of cases in South Africa has skyrocketed from a reported 150 cases March 19 to a reported 5,350 cases April 29—in just over one month. »

Cuba’s doctors can help U.S. fight pandemic and save lives

by Brian E. Muhammad -Staff Writer- | May 5, 2020 - 12:28:56 AM

For nearly six decades the Republic of Cuba has been training and sending health care professionals around the globe. »

Muslim medical student helps confront coronavirus in Cuba

by Ihsan Nimat Muhammad, Guest Columnist | Apr 30, 2020 - 10:01:38 AM

HAVANA, Cuba—As I awakened for my normal quiet time study in the wee hours of the morning while most everything was still, I reflected on all that is going on in our world right now as it relates to coronavirus. »

Pan-African solidarity in the midst of a crisis Final Call Covid-19, Africa forum unites experts across continent with audience in U.S.

by Nisa Islam Muhammad Staff Writer @nisaislam | Apr 28, 2020 - 5:48:10 AM

According to recent figures published by Johns Hopkins University, over 2.7 million cases of Covid-19 have been detected worldwide, with 192,019 deaths and 752,148 people now recovered. »

Covid-19 and the Motherland: Special Final Call forum connects Black America & Africa

by Naba'a Muhammad | Apr 24, 2020 - 3:51:03 PM

CHICAGO—The Final Call Newspaper, using digital technology, convened an online gathering of scholars, activists and advocates from Senegal, South Africa, Uganda, Kenya, Cuba and Sudan as well as the Windy City and Philadelphia to discuss the Covid-19 pandemic its impact on the Motherland and possible solutions. »

Chinese racism against Africans in the midst of Beijing’s pandemic strategy

by Jehron Muhammad | Apr 21, 2020 - 1:58:16 AM

McDonald’s in China recently apologized after a location in Guangzhou barred Black people from entering. In a video, a staff member while in the restaurant in question—held up a sign with words including, “We’ve been informed that from now on Black people are not allowed to enter the restau- rant. For the sake of your health courteously notify the local police for medical isolation ...,” reported several news outlets. »

Africa’s oil industry taking a hit

by Jehron Muhammad | Apr 9, 2020 - 12:33:26 PM

During a press conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Vera Songwe, executive secretary for the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) predicted the continent’s growing COVID-19 cases are set to deal African economies a severe blow. »

Venezuela rejects U.S. drug trafficking charge against President Maduro

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Apr 2, 2020 - 11:37:59 AM

United States Attorney General William Barr announced Washington brought “narco-terrorism,” corruption and drug trafficking charges against Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro and 14 current and former officials of his government. »

The economics of Africa’s coronavirus pandemic

by Jehron Muhammad | Apr 2, 2020 - 10:16:44 AM

One thing lacking in Africa’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic is consideration of what the aftermath of colonialism and neoliberalism has done to limit the effectiveness of African centered and controlled “public services.” »

Africans blaming Europeans for coronavirus cases

by Jehron Muhammad | Mar 25, 2020 - 2:59:35 PM

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta slated March 21, 2020 as a “Day of Prayer” as the country turns to God to seek his intercession in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. »

China shows COVID-19 can be ‘stopped in its tracks’

by UN News | Mar 18, 2020 - 6:53:53 PM

China’s experience in containing the spread of the new coronavirus could serve as a lesson for other countries now facing the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior official with the World Health Organization told UN News in an in-depth interview. »

Experts baffled by so few coronavirus cases in Africa

by Jehron Muhammad | Mar 18, 2020 - 1:42:42 PM

Experts are baffled as to why there are so few cases of Africans infected with the strain of the coronavirus COVID-19. And this, according to, is despite China—where the virus originated—“ being the continents top trading partner and the continent having a population of 1.3 billion.” »


Cuba’s doctors can help U.S. fight pandemic and save lives

For nearly six decades the Republic of Cuba has been...

U.S.-Iran war on hold amid Trump’s changing stories, murky motives?

Despite open rejections as false by Republicans as well as...

Marching Toward War? Anger, resentment, danger rise

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A Special Visit to MECCA: Min. Farrakhan, Nation of Islam delegation embark on historic pilgrimage to Islam's holiest cities

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and a delegation from the...

I Am Not An Enemy To America

TEHRAN, Iran and DOHA, Qatar—Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan’s...

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Farrakhan rebukes NATO, U.S. 'blood shedders' on Libya war

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Wyclef brings excitement to Haiti's politics

On the streets of Port-au-Prince, Wyclef Jean, the popular musician...

Farrakhan urges Caribbean to unite for progress; calls for end to political disunity for good of the region

( - In an historic and important trip to the...

U.S. Muslims meet with Iran's President Ahmadinejad

Iran's President Ahmadinejad was in the United States for the...

Haiti - Profiting from misery?

Questions ran rampant across America just a few days after...

Sudanese leader offers insight on politics, oil and Farrakhan

Prior to his recent arrest, The Final Call interviewed Dr....
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