Members of the Black Law Students Association at the University of Virginia School of Law flew 20 hours to visit Cape Town, South Africa, during spring break to conduct and present legal research on international hate speech law to attorneys with the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. The country is still working to erase the […]

On March 26, US vice-president Kamala Harris landed in Accra, Ghana, kicking off a week-long trip to three African countries, including Tanzania and Zambia. The visit . . .

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday stood before a monument commemorating Ghana’s independence from colonialism and envisioned a grand future between the U.S. and Africa, propelled by innovation on the continent. But she’s also insisting on exploring past wounds, heading to a seaside fort where enslaved Africans were loaded onto ships […]

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris said on Sunday that the United States will increase investment in Africa and help spur economic growth as she began a week long tour of the continent aimed at offering a counter to the influence of rival China. China has invested heavily in Africa in recent decades, including in infrastructure […]

In a city in Ghana, a fight between ethnic groups is the kind of bitter local dispute Islamist militants often exploit Ghanaian immigration police patrol near the border with Burkina Faso, where al Qaeda attacks have forced thousands of villagers to flee. Source link

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will try to deepen and reframe U.S. relationships in Africa during a weeklong trip that is the latest and highest profile outreach by the Biden administration as it moves to counter China’s growing influence. Harris, who is traveling with her husband, Doug Emhoff, plans to visit Ghana, Tanzania […]

WASHINGTON — An American aid worker abducted by militants more than six years ago in West Africa has been freed, his wife and U.S. officials said on Monday, but the circumstances of his release were not immediately clear. The aid worker, Jeffery Woodke, was kidnapped in Niger in October 2016 and then was believed to […]

President Joe Biden’s December summit on U.S.-Africa trade presents an opportunity for Black political and economic leaders to make the most of the moment, and create new partnerships between America and the continent.

Uganda’s parliament is set to debate a new anti-gay bill next week, as the country’s president called for a “medical opinion” on the deviancy of homosexuals. The bill, besides criminalizing homosexuality, also criminalizes the “promotion” and “abetting” of homosexuality and follows a January parliamentary investigation into an alleged promotion of homosexuality in schools. It’s no […]

The UN must broker a renewal of the Black Sea Grain Deal for 12 months to avert impending famine, global hunger. Millions of people are facing extreme hunger and drought in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya. The continued uncertainty of grain shipments from the Black Sea has contributed to the situation. Supply chains must be opened […]

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