Decrying Hair Rule, South African Students Demand To Be ‘Naturally Who We Are’
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Decrying Hair Rule, South African Students Demand To Be ‘Naturally Who We Are’

[NPR.ORG] For many teenage girls, nothing is more sensitive than the way they feel about…

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21st International AIDS Conference Commences on “Mandela Day”
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21st International AIDS Conference Commences on “Mandela Day”

By Linda Villarosa (BAI Contributing Writer) It was entirely fitting that the 21st International AIDS…

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Why Global Terrorism Will Always Be a Domestic Problem
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Why Global Terrorism Will Always Be a Domestic Problem

By Roger Caldwell (NNPA News Wire Guest Columnist) President Obama underestimated the threat of ISIS,…

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Botswanan Officials Tout Economic Success During The Country’s 50th Anniversary
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Botswanan Officials Tout Economic Success During The Country’s 50th Anniversary

By Barrington M. Salmon (NNPA News Wire Contributor) When the southern African nation of the…

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Investigators Find Second Black Box from EgyptAir Flight 804
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Investigators Find Second Black Box from EgyptAir Flight 804

By Rushawn Walters (NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow) On Friday, Egypt’s Civil Aviation Accident Investigation Committee said…

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Kenyan Court Says Anal Exams Legal to Determine Sex Orientation
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Kenyan Court Says Anal Exams Legal to Determine Sex Orientation

By Victoria Jones (NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow) A Kenyan court ruled Thursday that it is legal…

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Malawi’s struggling economy means more albinos are being killed for their body parts
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Malawi’s struggling economy means more albinos are being killed for their body parts

[QZ.COM] The mythology surrounding albinos in parts of Africa is strong. In Malawi, it’s believed…

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REPORT: EgyptAir plane made 3 emergency landings in the 24 hours before it crashed
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REPORT: EgyptAir plane made 3 emergency landings in the 24 hours before it crashed

[BUSINESSINSIDER.COM] The EgyptAir plane that mysteriously disappeared in the Mediterranean on May 19 with 66…

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Pakistani Woman Dies after Being Set on Fire for Rejecting Marriage Proposal
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Pakistani Woman Dies after Being Set on Fire for Rejecting Marriage Proposal

[CNN.COM] An 18-year-old Pakistani schoolteacher died Wednesday from injuries after her body was set on…

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Nigerian Businessman Tony Elumelu Wants to Transform the Continent with “Africapitalism”
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Nigerian Businessman Tony Elumelu Wants to Transform the Continent with “Africapitalism”

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO of the NNPA) WASHINGTON – Tony O.…

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