- Chicago Juneteenth celebration honors African-American veterans
A Juneteenth celebration in Garfield Park celebrated the historical moment when slaves in Texas learned they were free and also recognized African-Americans who have served our country.
Stacey Baca. ABC News. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 23:47:48 +0000.
- Kenya's violent rehab: What happened next?
BBC Africa Eye investigates what followed its probe into unlicensed rehabilitation centres in Nairobi.
BBC News. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 23:09:11 GMT.
- The African 'poverty safari' on wheels
A charity comes in for criticism for its immersive experience depicting the lives of poor African children.
BBC News. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 23:07:18 GMT.
- Anadarko Petroleum Makes FID on Mozambique LNG Project
Anadarko Petroleum's (APC) FID decision on Mozambique's first onshore LNG facility will boost economic development of the African nation.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 20:57:00 GMT.
- Cory Booker calls for reparations to tackle the 'stain of slavery' and Jim Crow laws
Cory Booker led a parade of prominent African Americans - including actor Danny Glover - in testifying on Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee's bill to study the reparations issue.
Daily Mail. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 20:52:30 GMT.
- Kenya court convicts three over Garissa university massacre
Guilty verdict for three suspects over their role in 2015 attack at northeastern university that killed 148 people.
Al Jazeera. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 18:51:26 GMT.
- Russian security council: IS members formerly active in Syria,Iraq behind Sri Lanka blasts
Security Council Deputy Secretary Yuri Kokov said that currently, the main centers of terrorist activity are the Middle East, Africa, South and South-East Asia
Tass. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 20:42:50 +0300.
- LGBT refugees allege harassment in Kenya, a rare safe haven
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. ...
Tom Odula and Desmond Tiro. Washington Times. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 05:09:00 -0400.
- Congressional Hearing On Slavery Reparations Set For Wednesday
A proposal to create a commission to study reparations for African Americans comes as the presidential election season is kicking into gear. Some Democratic hopefuls support reparations.
Richard Gonzales. NPR. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:26:00 -0400.
- Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report
The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June because of ethinc clashes, reports say.
Paulina Dedaj. Fox News. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 17:31:16 GMT.
- The Latest: Turkey president says Morsi didn't die naturally
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he doesn't believe that Egypt's former president Mohammed Morsi died of natural causes. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:52:57 -0400.
- What To Expect At The 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations
With the 2019 African Cup of Nations set to kick off in Egypt this month, here's a preview of what to expect, who will be competing at the business stage of AFCON 2019, and which players are worth keeping an eye on in Egypt this summer.
By Steve Price, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:07:39 +0000.
- Fossil teeth reveal ancient hyenas in the Arctic
Modern hyenas are known as hunters and scavengers in Asian and African ecosystems such as the savanna. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:08:04 EDT.
- Former Egyptian president Morsi buried in Cairo, son says
Former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has been buried alongside other senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, his son, Ahmed Morsi, said on his Facebook page on Tuesday.
CBC News. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 02:49:53 EDT.
- Former Egypt president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial
The first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history has died aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges.
Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 05:17:08 +1000.
- AstraZeneca Egypt Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in Egypt in 2019
CAIRO, Egypt, June 16, 2019 -- AstraZeneca Egypt has been awarded the best place to work in Egypt for 2019 among other employers in Egypt. ...
PR Newswire. Sun, 16 Jun 2019 06:00:00 +0000.
- 'We are trapped': Zimbabwe's economic crunch hits passports
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - With Zimbabwe's economy in shambles and political tensions rising, leaving the country seems the best option for many who are desperate for jobs. ...
Farai Mutsaka. Washington Times. Sat, 15 Jun 2019 05:15:03 -0400.
- 50 migrants rescued from drifting boat off Malaga
Spain's coast guard said it rescued on Wednesday 49 migrants from an overcrowded boat adrift in the Mediterranean for nearly two days after it left North Africa headed for Europe.
The Local. Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:38:03 +0200.
- Pope Puts First African-American Priest, an Ex-Slave, on Path to Sainthood
Pope Francis on Wednesday put Father Augustine Tolton, the first African-American Catholic priest who started life as a slave in the 19th century U.S. South, on the path to sainthood. ...
Newsmax. Wed, 12 Jun 2019 21:06:01 EDT.
- Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel says he's out for season with wrist injury
The South African announced on social media he will be out for the season trying to heal an injured wrist, putting his Presidents Cup playing streak in jeopardy.
Ryan Herrington. Golf Digest. Sun, 09 Jun 2019 18:54:44 +0000.