Africa

Chad to Become the 37th African Country To Seek Ban On Homosexuality

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While on American soil many states are making same-sex marriages legal, across the pond it is quiet the opposite. Chad is set to become the 37th country to outlaw homosexuality in Africa. Government officials have voted to make same-sex relations a crime carrying a punishment of...

5 Updates on the Efforts to #BringBackOurGirls

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Although five months have passed since Islamic militant group Boko Haram kidnapped a group of Nigerian school girls, it seems that we’re not any closer to figuring out exactly what it will take to #BringBackOurGirls. The plight of the 273 abductees has resonated with millions...

Boko Haram Strikes Another Nigerian Town, Killing Dozens

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Residents of the Nigerian town of Gwoza said they had to flee the area because Boko Haram militants killed dozens of locals on Wednesday. According to  reports, dozens of people who did not flee in time were killed. “Dozens of our people have been killed by the...

As Ebola Virus Spreads, Sierra Leone Doctor Dies From Deadly Virus

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  Sheik Umar Khan was known as the doctor leading Sierra Leone’s fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record, but has unfortunately yesterday, after becoming infected with the virus.  died from the virus on Tuesday, the country’s chief medical officer said. Khan’s death comes...

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Says White People Can’t Own Land In The Country

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Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, has basically told white landowners to take their mule, but leave their forty acres so that it can be given back to the Zimbabwe people. Mugabe said that white people may no longer own any land in Zimbabwe, but can...