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New child soldier fears in C. African Republic
Written by Associated Press 05 January 2013
A youth dances in the rap band entertaining a meeting of the National Youth Council to discuss the current crisis and the message that youth want to send to upcoming peace talks in Libreville, at ... read more >>
South Africa: Mandela rests at home
Written by Associated Press 04 January 2013
In this June 17, 2010 file photo, former South African President, Nelson Mandela leaves the chapel after attending the funeral of his great-granddaughter Zenani Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. ... read more >>
Kenya hospital imprisons new mothers with no money
Written by JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press 04 January 2013
  In this photo taken Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, Maimouna Awuor, 44, speaks to The Associated Press In Nairobi, Kenya. The director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood ... read more >>
US leaves C. African Republic amid security woes
Written by Hippolyte Marboua and Krista Larson Associated Press 04 January 2013
In this frame grab taken from APTN footage from Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, President Francois Bozize addresses crowds, in Bangui, Central African Republic. The president of Central African Republic on ... read more >>
International Year in Review
Written by Shannen Hill – Sentinel Intern 27 December 2012
A United States ambassador, along with three other Americans, was killed in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11, 2012. This attack became a subject of debate on how effective the United States Army is.   Syria Syria’s ... read more >>
Officials: Ill Nelson Mandela making progress
Written by By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press 13 December 2012
  In this June 17, 2010 file photo, former South African President, Nelson Mandela leaves the chapel after attending the funeral of his great-granddaughter Zenani Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. ... read more >>
UN vote enhanced Palestinian standing
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor)n 06 December 2012
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN     The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to upgrade Palestine to a non-member observer state. The vote in the UN was 138 to 9, with ... read more >>
US tries behind scenes to end Israel-Hamas warfare
Written by JULIE PACE Associated Press 21 November 2012
A Palestinian tries to throw back tear gas canister during a protest against Israel's operations in Gaza Strip, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Nov. ... read more >>
Malawi lauded on anti-gay law moratorium
Written by RAPHAEL TENTHANI Associated Press 14 November 2012
In this Thursday May, 20, 2010 file photo, Tiwonge Chimbalanga, foreground, and Steven Monjeza, left background, are led from court in Blantyre, Malawi, after a judge sentenced the couple to the maximum ... read more >>
Granny Obama, Kenya celebrate White House win
Written by JOSPHAT KASIRE and TOM ODULA Associated Press 14 November 2012
  Waving her walking cane and smiling broadly, the step-grandmother of Barack Obama celebrated Wednesday November 7 as this tiny Western Kenyan village danced and rejoiced after the United States president ... read more >>
Black Hockey Player Faces Racist Chants By Czech Fans
Written by by Atlanta Black Star Staff 30 October 2012
  Sentinel Newswire Black NHL player Wayne Simmonds got into a fight with a player for Tere in his third game with Liberec of the Czech Extraliga and was serenaded by fans with “opice,” a term ... read more >>
Platinum producer fires striking S. African miners
Written by RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press 11 October 2012
A fireman sprays fuel off the road after a truck was set alight by striking truck workers on a slipway off a main highway leading out of the city, near the international airport in Cape Town, South Africa, ... read more >>
Obama’s leadership takes center stage
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 September 2012
   Palestinian Hamas supporters burn U.S. flags as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)   Amidst the anti-U.S. ... read more >>
Rep. Bass Statement on the Passing of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2012
WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights made the following statement after the announced ... read more >>
Clinton hopes for improved drones to find Kony
Written by MATTHEW LEE Associated Press 12 August 2012
  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with South Sudan President Salva Kiir, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at the Presidential Office Building in Juba, South Sudan. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)   U.S. ... read more >>
Ghana Mourns The Death of President John Atta Mills
Written by NNPA Story 01 August 2012
   President of Ghana, John Atta Mills (Courtesy of Key Newsjournal)  Ghanaian President John Atta Mills died suddenly last week Tuesday (7/24) shortly after becoming ill, according to a statement ... read more >>
Meharry Medical College Physician to be Installed as President of the National Medical Association
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 July 2012
  Dr. Rahn Kennedy Bailey   Dr. Rahn Kennedy Bailey, associate professor and chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Meharry Medical College, will be installed as president ... read more >>
Ivory Coast U.S. Ambassador Brings Delegation of Senior Cabinet Ministers to Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 July 2012
  His Excellency Daouda Diabate, Ambassador of Cote d'Ivoire to the U.S. addresses the audience at the 2012 Ivory Coast in L.A. Business Conference and Expo on July 6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. ... read more >>
Former President Hosni Mubarak is in a coma
Written by HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB | Associated Press 21 June 2012
Ex-President Hosni Mubarak lays on a gurney inside a barred cage in the police academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo, File) At press time, the man, who ruled Egypt for 30 years, was reported ... read more >>
Obama: Congress, Europe must stem economic crisis
Written by Associated Press 18 June 2012
Obama: Congress, Europe must stem economic crisisBy BEN FELLERAssociated Press  The economy at risk, President Barack Obama accused Republicans last Friday of pursuing policies that would weaken the U.S. ... read more >>
Foreign Firms Get Big Break Under Nigeria's New Oil Law
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network 18 June 2012
Foreign Firms Get Big Break Under Nigeria's New Oil LawSpecial to the NNPA from the Global Information NetworkNigeria's long-awaited oil reform bill is a Christmas stocking stuffed with goodies for the ... read more >>
Nairobi Shopping Center is Target of Bomb Linked to Al-Shabab
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network 18 June 2012
Nairobi Shopping Center is Target of Bomb Linked to Al-Shabab By Fungai Maboreke Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network A homemade bomb left in a bag at a busy Nairobi mall went off ... read more >>
African Leaders Eye Resources of the Diaspora for Development Fund
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network 18 June 2012
African Leaders Eye Resources of the Diaspora for Development FundSpecial to the NNPA from the Global Information NetworkA fund to harness the financial resources of African citizens abroad was endorsed ... read more >>
Press Secretary on the President’s Invitation to African Leaders to Join Camp David Summit
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 04 May 2012
Press Secretary on the President’s Invitation to African Leaders to Join Camp David SummitPresident Obama has invited African Leaders to join Leaders at the G-8 Summit at Camp David on May 19 for a ... read more >>
National Council of Negro Women and Others Partner for Conference in Ghana
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 March 2012
Hesham Elswify (President of African Express); Nicole Lee (President of TransAfrica Forum); Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever (Executive Director of NCNW); First Lady of Ghana, Mrs. Ernestina Naadu Mills; Barbara ... read more >>

 

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