Diaspora

Oldest human burial discovered in Africa sheds light on...

(USA Today) - Scientists have uncovered the earliest modern human burial in Africa, which changes what we know about social behaviors...

U.S. to Withdraw Main Force From Somalia By Early 2021

(All Africa) - Commanders of The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) face an anxious next 30 days with Ugandan President Yoweri...

Egypt Unearths New Mummies Dating Back 2,500 Years

(NYT) - More than 100 painted wooden coffins, many with bodies, were found in the necropolis of Saqqara, officials said. After several...

Trump Ramps Up Deportations to Haiti Despite Massive Risk...

(Truth Out) - Refugees’ rights organizations on Thursday said the Trump administration has been ramping up deportations of Haitians...

Barbados says it will remove the Queen as head of state

(DailyMail) - Barbados has announced its intention to remove the Queen as its head of state and become a republic by November, 2021.

Mapping US police killings of Black Americans (Statistics...

(Aljazeera) - Black Americans are two-and-a-half times as likely as white Americans to be killed by police officers.

Protesters in London, Berlin, Toronto take to streets in...

(The Hill) - Demonstrators around the world, including in London, Berlin and Toronto, took to the streets in support of the U.S. protests...

US embassies in Africa speak up on Floyd

(ABC) - As Minneapolis burns over the police killing of George Floyd and shock and disappointment in Africa grow, some U.S. embassies...

Africa: Don't Give Continent Loans, Write-Off Debts, Magufuli...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has urged the World Bank and other international lenders to write off debts to African countries,...

Lebanon arrests suspect for putting Nigerian worker up...

Facebook post sparks outrage in Nigeria, with the government calling for the man's prosecution.

Africa does not need saving during this pandemic

In fact, Africa and the Global South can teach the rest some lessons.

Study: Droves of Americans are turning to prayer in the...

A new report says that more than half of Americans are praying that COVID-19 will quickly come to an end.