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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Nigeria Tops South Africa & Becomes Africa’s Largest Economy

On Sunday, Nigeria became Africa’s biggest economy jumping ahead of South Africa. With the rebasing of the government’s gross domestic product, the data indicated that the economy grew to $453 billion in 2012, instead of $264 billion as measured by the World Bank for that year, compared...

Egg Donations, Hair Sales Grow As Economy Slowly Recovers

For many Americans, the strains of the economic recession are still very real. Even though the economy is on a slow upturn, cash-strapped women are starting to be more creative with the ways that they can earn extra income. More women are looking to sell...

NAACP President Says Black People Are Worse Under President Obama

NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous is known for making headlines, and he’s at it again. In an interview with David Gregory on Meet The Press, Jealous said that African Americans are doing worse under President Obama than under President Bush. “When you look at...

By Any Means Necessary? Unemployed Black Women Pretends to Be White, Job Prospects Dramatically Increase

  With the unemployment rate still hovering around eight-percent for Americans, and almost double that for black folks, one woman decided to up her chances of securing a job. After being unemployed for two years, Yolanda Spivey decided to attempt an experiment. An insurance professional,...

Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.8 Percent, Republicans Claim ‘Conspiracy’

America got a bit of good news today as the September jobs report was released. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), the economy added 114,000 jobs in last month, and a revision of the July and August numbers show 86,000 more jobs...