Rep. Hahn Honors Nigerian’s Dr. Paul Orhii
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2013
Dr. Paul Orhii Congresswoman Janice Hahn Congresswoman Janice Hahn recently provided a congressional certificate to the distinguished Dr. Paul Orhii, the Federal Government of Nigeria appointed Director ... read more >>
Afro-Mexicans Demand Answers in Response to Death of Malcolm Latif Shabazz
Written by Karen Juanita CarrilloSpecial to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 22 August 2013
In this undated photo courtesy of the Shabazz family is  Malcolm Shabazz in an unknown location. Shabazz, the 28-year-old grandson of political activist Malcolm X, died in Mexico, U.S. officials confirmed ... read more >>
Report of Billion-Dollar Loss to Oil Fraud Dims Oil Wealth Dreams
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network 06 August 2013
AP Photo   July 30 (GIN) – Nigeria lost billions of dollars in oil and gas revenue over a two-year period as the nation suffered from crumbling infrastructure, polluted lakes and rivers, joblessness ... read more >>
Malcolm Shabazz Death; Mexico Hunger Strike Protest
Written by Saeed Shabazz Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 01 August 2013
“We are not very clear why we were attacked, but in my judgment, I know that the pressure was on them heavily; so upon that they attack us,” wrote Lance George Brown in an email to this reporter. ... read more >>
Written by GIN 26 July 2013
Nnimmo Bassey Prize-winning Nigerian environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey is urging African governments to take a stand against genetically altered seeds and accept that working with nature is “immeasurably ... read more >>
Written by GIN 26 July 2013
al-Shabaab forces In a good week, reports from the Horn of Africa couldn’t be more upbeat. “Somalia is a good news story for the region,” declared Johnnie Carson, U.S. ass’t secretary of state ... read more >>
Written by GIN 26 July 2013
South Africa’s world class film festival in the city of Durban had an opening film and a closing film. But somehow, along the way, the opening night film was pulled from the program. Censors, to the ... read more >>
Jamaican Athletic Program Upended
Written by Bert Wilkinson Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 26 July 2013
  The exploits of sprinters Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the London 2012 Summer Olympics helped to ensure that the yellow, green and black flag of the small Caribbean island ... read more >>
Obama’s Promise to Africa
Written by Herb Boyd Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 13 July 2013
President Barack Obama (Photo by Dave Goodson)   After symbolic stops at two islands—Goree, off the coast of Senegal, where he stood in the “Door of No Return,” and Robben Island, off the coast ... read more >>
SAfrica: Mandela very much alive grandson says
Written by Associated Press 13 July 2013
Buyelekhaya Zwelibanzi Dalindyebo, left, the Xhosa king who rules the Thembu tribe to which the Mandela family belongs, escorts Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to her car, after ... read more >>
Nigerian woman launches entertainment TV network
Written by MICHELLE FAUL Associated Press 11 July 2013
In this photo taken on Sunday June 30, 2013, Mo Abudu, chief executive officer of EbonyLife TV, attends the launch of Africa’s first global black entertainment network in Lagos, Nigeria. (AP Photo) ... read more >>
Mandela still in hospital in serious condition
Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press 14 June 2013
Battling a lung infection, former South African President Nelson Mandela was rushed to the hospital in the early morning hours after his condition significantly deteriorated. Deborah Patta reports. (AP ... read more >>
FBI ID's Benghazi suspects but no arrests yet
Written by KIMBERLY DOZIER | Associated Press 21 May 2013
  WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has identified five men who might be responsible for the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year, and has enough evidence to justify seizing ... read more >>
Funeral Set for Grandson of Malcolm X
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 May 2013
REFLECTIONS: Malcolm Lateef Shabazz, stands next to a painting of his late grandfather at the Sentinel offices. Shabazz was slain on May 9 after he was apparently beaten to death. He was 28 years ... read more >>
Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X, killed
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Amersterdam News 10 May 2013
      Photo courtesy of @Malcolm71084 twitter photo   Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X, killed   Special to the NNPA from the Amsterdam News   The Amsterdam News has learned, and ... read more >>
Vogue Uses Blackface in Clumsy Tribute to Black Fashion Icons
Written by Krishana Davis Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 03 May 2013
Vogue Netherlands (Courtesy Photo) The fashion community is in an uproar over Vogue Netherlands’ attempt to pay homage to Black icons in a feature with a White model in Blackface in its May 2013 issue. The ... read more >>
Report: 260,000 died in Somali famine
Written by Jason Straziuso, Associated Press 29 April 2013
 In this Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 file photo, children from southern Somalia hold their pots as they line up to receive cooked food in Mogadishu, Somalia. Officials in East Africa say a report to be released ... read more >>
Group: Sudan army supporting fugitive warlord Kony
Written by RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press 26 April 2013
In this Nov. 12, 2006, file photo, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army Joseph Kony answers journalists' questions following a meeting with UN humanitarian chief Jan Egeland at Ri-Kwangba in southern ... read more >>
In Caribbean, gridlocked courts stall lives
Written by DAVID McFADDEN | Associated Press 26 April 2013
In this April 13, 2013 photo, Claudette Johnson shows a photo of her slain son Tyrone Johnson, who was 21 when he was killed, as she poses for a photo at the market in West Kingston, Jamaica. Johnson ... read more >>
Suspect in Canada terror plot denies charges
Written by Rob Gillies and Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press 24 April 2013
Chiheb Esseghaier, one of two suspects accused of plotting with al-Qaida in Iran to derail a train in Canada, arrives at Buttonville Airport just north of Toronto, on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Canadian ... read more >>
After long period of quiet, Guantanamo grows tense
Written by BEN FOX Associated Press 19 April 2013
In this April 16, 2013 video frame grab reviewed by the U.S. Military, shows some of the makeshift weapons that were confiscated from prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay prison following a Saturday ... read more >>
Cuba gives reporters rare tour of island lockups
Written by Associated Press 11 April 2013
A prisoner looks at members of the press from his cell after the gate was opened by military guards at the Combinado del Este prison during a media tour of the prison in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, April ... read more >>
China pulls 'Django Unchained' on day of premiere
Written by Didi Tang Associated Press 11 April 2013
FILE - In this undated publicity file photo released by The Weinstein Company, from left, Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio star in the film, "Django Unchained," directed by Quentin Tarantino. (AP Photo/The ... read more >>
Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in as president of Kenya
Written by TOM ODULA and JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press 11 April 2013
President Uhuru Kenyatta, right, receives the sword of the Commander In Chief of the Kenya Armed Forces from outgoing president Mwai Kibaki, second left, at Moi International Sports Complex in Nairobi, ... read more >>
SKorea: North Korea moved missile to east coast
Written by Sam Kim and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press 04 April 2013
(AP Photo)   SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After a series of escalating threats, North Korea has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast, South Korea's defense minister said ... read more >>