Director Hits Back at Critics of Taylor Swift’s African Video
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Director Hits Back at Critics of Taylor Swift’s African Video

  (Reuters) – The director of Taylor Swift’s new music video set in Africa struck…

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President Obama Eyes African Legacy
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President Obama Eyes African Legacy

(BBC) – As President Obama finished his speech to the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa last…

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Obama Faces Political Minefield During Kenyan ‘Homecoming’
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Obama Faces Political Minefield During Kenyan ‘Homecoming’

(The Guardian) – Everyone thought Francis Oduor was dead. In fact the Kenyan international footballer had fled…

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Afrostream: The African Netflix
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Afrostream: The African Netflix

(Ebony) – Tonjé Bakang, 33, was beautifully poisoned by Black American culture at an early age. …

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The 20 Fastest-Growing Economies This Year
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The 20 Fastest-Growing Economies This Year

  (Bloomberg) – Emerging markets in Asia and Africa still reign supreme: They’re at the top…

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Africa Loses $60 Billion a Year Illegally, Report Says
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Africa Loses $60 Billion a Year Illegally, Report Says

Patrick McGroarty, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL   JOHANNESBURG (The Wall Street Journal)—Companies and government officials…

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Gunfire, Tear Gas in Protests Against Possible Congo Election Delay
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Gunfire, Tear Gas in Protests Against Possible Congo Election Delay

Aaron Ross, REUTERS   KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Security forces fired live…

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Give Way Oprah: Nigerian Oil Tycoon Becomes Richest Black Woman
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Give Way Oprah: Nigerian Oil Tycoon Becomes Richest Black Woman

  (InformationNigeria.com)—Fashion designer turned oil tycoon, Chief (Mrs) Folorunsho Alakija, is now officially the richest…

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Somalia Questions Deal Giving Ex-U.K. Soldiers Fish Rights
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Somalia Questions Deal Giving Ex-U.K. Soldiers Fish Rights

(Bloomberg) – Somalia is seeking to renegotiate an agreement that gives a company run by…

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A Nation Where Slavery Still Thrives
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A Nation Where Slavery Still Thrives

By Lekan Oguntoyinbo NNPA Columnist A couple of weeks ago, law enforcement officials in Mauritania…

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