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U.S. Mississippi House passes bill to remove Confederate emblem from state flag

The House of southern U.S. state Mississippi has passed a bill to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag, local media reported. The...
African American Photo And Graphic Commemorating Juneteenth

Commemorating Juneteenth: The Continuing Unresolved Issues from the Civil War and the Thirteenth Amendment

After 145 years since the end of slavery, the African American national question is still a burning one --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: The following is the text of...
Osahene Boakye Gyan Asked To Stop Warmongering

Osahene Boakye Gyan Asked To Stop Warmongering

The Deputy Communications Director of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mame Yaa Aboagye, has charged the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to stop...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (L) converses with opposition leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Jan. 15, 2020. South Sudan warring parties on Wednesday agreed to continue with further consultations on the contentious issue of the number of states after Salva Kiir and Riek Machar met in Juba. (Xinhua/Denis Elamu)

South Sudan forms unity government

South Sudan formed a transitional unity government on Saturday after the youngest country in Africa had been ravaged by years of civil war. ...
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Sudanese Government cautions public over possible civil unrest

Sudan's Minister of Information and Communications Hassan Ismail on Sunday warned against the possibility of a civil war due to the state of political...
Women Suffrage movement organizers

Women’s Suffrage and African Emancipation During the 19th Century

African American History Month Series No. 3 From Seneca Falls to the Civil War and Reconstruction the struggle for national liberation and gender equality took...

ECOWAS Urged To Act On Political Instability In Togo

The Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations Associated with the United Nations (CUNANGOS) - Department of Public Information (DPI) in Ghana, have urged the Economic Community...

South Sudan military court sentences soldier to death over murder

A military court in South Sudan has sentenced a soldier convicted of murder to death by firing squad, and dismissed 20 others from the...

Angry Birds Sits Comfortably on top Chinese Box Office

Disney's "Captain America: Civil War" dropped to second place after two weeks of leading the box office. The superhero blockbuster has raked in 1.159...

Somali State University Bounces Back after Years of Civil War

More than two decades after it closed doors due to break out of civil war and disintegration of the state, the Somali National University...
Captain America

Captain America’s Civil War Remains High on China’s Box Office

The blockbuster superhero sequel starring Chris Evans had the fourth best opening ever among imported films in China, with strong debut earnings of 180...
South Sudan' s rebel leader Riek Machar

UN calls for early creation of interim government in South Sudan

The statement came as Liu Jieyi, the Chinese UN ambassador who holds the rotating council presidency for April, was speaking to reporters here after...

UN worried over Burundi nationals’ continuous escape

People continue to arrive in neighbouring countries, albeit in smaller numbers in recent weeks as it becomes harder to cross borders, UN spokesman Stephane...

There is civil war in southern Turkey – Putin

"Turkey's current leadership does not fight radicals as much as it collaborates with them," Putin said in a nationally televised show in which he...

Is NYSC really in the interest of Youth Corp Members?

In one of my ruminating escapades I stumbled upon this thought: 'Is NYSC really in the interest if Youth Corp Members? 'Many people have...
Syria's al-Assad

N-Korea troops fighting for al-Assad in Syrian civil war

Asaad Al-Zoubi, the head of the Syrian opposition's High Negotiations Committee delegation, told Russian news agency TASS that North Koreans have committed troops to...

Russia and Iran reproached of their involvement with Syrian crisis

Speaking to French lawmakers, Fabius said: "There are both a frightening brutality of Bashar al-Assad regime and complicity of Russia and Iran" that...
South Sudanese

Former Sudanese “lost boy” recounts ordeal in search of survival

by Ben Ochieng Aged just six or seven years old, most of them had lost their parents to...
French President Francois Hollande

French president says a political move is conceivable for Syria

At a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani, Hollande stressed Tehran's role in "promoting talks over a political transition in Syria."...
A woman holds a poster of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif to celebrate the nuclear agreement in Tehran, Iran on July 14, 2015. The nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers will open a new chapter in the relations between Iran and the International community, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)

Oct. 30 world news summary at 0030 GMT

VIENNA -- Iranian and world powers on Thursday met for the first time in Vienna to find a political solution to end Syria's civil...
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African Journalists experience great fun in Disney Africa

Disney Africa welcomed 90 journalists from across Africa to their first ever showcase to media from the continent, at this year?s Multichoice Africa Content...

The Struggle Continues After 150 Years Of Civil War

By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire Confederate army forces retreated from Richmond, Virginia in early April 1865 in the face of advancing Union troops...

Victor Umeh Storms Obosi Market

The Electrical Appliances Dealers Market Obosi played host to the campaign train of Chief (Sir) Victor Umeh, the APGA candidate for Anambra Central Senatorial...

AASU Speaks On Sudan War

Throughout its recent history South Sudan has been involved in one civil war after the other. This way, following the 17 years first Sudanese...

What is ?civil war??

? The oxymoron ?civil war? is a strange beast indeed. It neither describes what, by any?imagination, is ?civil? about it nor does it elucidate on...

Civil War Inevitable [if] there is No Power-Sharing Democracy-Dr Kwame Mayor

Questioning the ruling (NDC) Government why it reneged its promise for Inclusive Government, yet some NDC members want Inclusive, or Power-Sharing after Supreme Court's...

NDC Government Plotting Un-Necessary Civil War in Ghana-Kwame Mayor

The ruling NDC Government is plotting un-necessary Civil War in Ghana, based on the threats of NDC Deputy Communications Director, Gabby Assumeng, to create...

The Drum Beats Of War

?The hopelessness of the situation is highlighted by the inability of the policemen to protect themselves let alone anyone else. In Bama, Borno state,...

A Revolutionary Perspective on the Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil War

The role of Africans in the destruction of the slave system and the attempts to build democracy and self-determination in the United States   By Abayomi...

1882 $5 note called Brown Back That sells for $101,790

A $5 ?brown back? national bank note from 1882 just sold for an eye-popping $101,790, according to Bonhams. The bill barely resembles the kind...