Africa

The Black Mambas Are The World’s First All-Female Anti-Poaching Unit

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In South Africa rhino poaching is leading to the extinction of rhinos, but one group of women have made it their mission to put an end to the practice and catch those involved. The Black Mambas Anti-Poaching Unit is made up of 26 Black South...

Video Captures LAPD Killing an Unarmed Homeless Man

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A homeless man from Los Angeles’ Skid Row was shot and killed by members of the LAPD yesterday afternoon. The video of the shooting was recorded by a man named Anthony Blackburn and posted to Facebook. The video immediately went viral. Post by Anthony Blackburn....

Akon Thinks African-Americans Are Afraid to Visit Africa

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African-Americans should acknowledge “the rights… and the blessing they do, you know, have actual access to.” — Akon This past Saturday’s episode of Talk To Al Jazeera, the five-time Grammy nominee Akon shared his views on ‘rebranding’ Africa, race relations in the US, the relationship...

Nigerian Students Killed in Suicide Bomb Attack

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Boko Haram, the Islamist militants who still have not returned the missing girls they abducted have struck again. This time the target was a boarding school for boys – Government Science College in Potiskum, Nigeria. About 48 students were killed and 79 injured when a...