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Former Liberian Leader Charles Taylor Found Guilty of War Crimes for Aiding and Abetting...

BREAKING NEWS:  Former Liberian leader Charles Taylor has been found guilty of war crimes, including crimes of aiding and abetting rebels against humanity, murder, enslavement,...

Uganda-Born Dr. John Sentamu, Top English Anglican Bishop, Victim of “Naked Racism,” Called “Quite...

Racism in the church? The Church of England's only black bishop. Archbishop of York John Sentamu, who is considered to be the next leader of...

UK Sentences James Ibori, Former Gov of Nigerian Delta State, to 13 Years

James Ibori, the former Governor of Nigeria's Delta state sentenced in Britain Tuesday to 13 years in prison for fraud and money-laundering. He pleaded...

Malawi Welcomes First Female President Joyce Banda, Will Become Second Female President in Africa

Malawi welcomes its new president, Joyce Banda, who is set to become the second female president in Africa. Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika died...

Nelson Mandela Undergoes Surgery for “Long Standing” Medical Problem, Said to be in Good...

Our thoughts and prayers go out to anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, who has been hospitalized for a "abdominal complaint." South African president Jacob Zuma...

Interracial Couple Locked in Loving Embrace on Poster Sparks Outrage in South Africa

From Globe & Mail:  "It’s the poster that all of South Africa is buzzing about. In a single image, it exposes the most sensitive...

Nigerian Deeper LIfe Church in Gombe Hit by Gunmen Leaving Six Dead, 10 Injured

Yet another church in Nigeria has been hit by gunmen. BBC reports gunmen have attacked the Deeper Life Church in Gombe, located in north-east...

White South African Politician Helen Zille Under Fire for Calling Musician “Professional Black”

White South African political leader Helen Zille under fire for describing musician Simphiwe Dana as a "professional black" during racism row on Twitter. Who is...

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