Nigerian Students Killed in Suicide Bomb Attack

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 ...

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Admits Pushing Back on Being Labeled as Black

Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has conquered the literary world with her tales seeped in human complexity and societal woes. She has already witnessed one of her books being converted into ...

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Boko Haram Declares Missing Nigerian Girls “Married Off”

The Nigerian schoolgirls who were tragically abducted from their boarding school in April will not be coming home anytime soon – at least according to Abubakar Shekau, the leader of ...

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Reported Ebola Cases Increase to 13,703, WHO reports

Although, the number of new Ebola cases appear to be dropping in Liberia, the epidemic is far from over. World Health Organisation (WHO) is now reporting the number of reported ...

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Nigeria and Boko Haram Reportedly 'Agree to Ceasefire and Girls' Release'

A cease-fire has reportedly been reached between the Nigerian government and the notorious Islamic militant group Boko Haram, according to a number of sources. Details are still emerging, but BBC has reported, “Nigeria’s military ...

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South Africans Battle to Overturn Apartheid Evictions and Reclaim Their Land

Apartheid was not only a dark period for South Africa, but for the whole world as nations debated and decided how to handle the injustice and whether to economically divest ...

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White South Africans Cry “Reverse Apartheid”

White people in South Africa seem to be having a hard time dealing with the fact that apartheid is over. Or they’re having a hard time dealing with the reality of being poor and blaming it on reverse apartheid. Similar to the cries of reverse...

South African “I Benefited From Apartheid” T-Shirts Spark Race Debate

In South Africa, a supermarket looking to hire new employees targeted black recruits, drawing white backlash. The incident inspired filmmaker Roger Young to create t-shirts reading “I benefited from apartheid.” His goal was for white critics to “understand” how the legacy of apartheid persists, he...