Somalia on the Brink of Famine: Aid Efforts Risk Failing Marginalized Communities Yet Again

Somalia on the Brink of Famine: Aid Efforts Risk Failing Marginalized Communities Yet Again

Refugee camp, hundreds of thousands of difficult conditions, Somali immigrants are staying. African people waiting to get in the water. August 06, 2011 in Dadaab, Somalia. (Shutterstock) By Nisar Majid, The Conversation Somalia is facing a humanitarian crisis of enormous severity and magnitude. This follows four failed rainy seasons, protracted conflict, political instability and the […]

PM Andrew Holness Addresses Commonwealth Business Forum in Rwanda

The Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) presents an important opportunity for our 54 Member States to determine key priority areas and draw on our collective energies and strengths to realize our true potential.

PM Andrew Holness Addresses Commonwealth Business Forum in Rwanda

Jamaica: Prime Minister of Jamaica- Andrew Holness also attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda, where he delivered a presentation to the Commonwealth Business Forum Heads of Government and Business Leaders’ Roundtable on “Bridging the Digital Divide”. The Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) presents an important opportunity for our 54 Member […]

Global Politics, Ukraine & The Hunger War in East Africa

Global Politics, Ukraine & The Hunger War in East Africa

Axum, Ethiopia – Feb 10, 2020: Ethiopian children seen on the road from Axum to Gheralta, Tigray in Northern Ethiopia, Africa. (Shutterstock) By Linda Nwoke The United Nations warns that over twenty million people will be at risk of starvation in 2022. They link it to delayed rains, lack of international aid, and drought in […]

Toll in DR Congo Train Accident Rises to 75 Dead

Toll in DR Congo Train Accident Rises to 75 Dead

By VOA News KINSHASA, DR CONGO — The death toll in a train crash in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been revised upward to 75, with 125 injured, rail officials and the communications ministry said Sunday. Officials on Saturday gave a toll of 60 men, women and children killed and 52 injured in the […]

Invest In Ghana: Country’s President Urges Black Americans To Do Business In The African Nation

Invest In Ghana: Country’s President Urges Black Americans To Do Business In The African Nation

President of Ghana, H.E Nana Akufo-Addo giving a speech at the Climate Chance Conference in Accra. (Shutterstock) By Brunno Braga, Travel Noire Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is urging Black business owners in the United States to invest in Ghana. The call was made during the 45th Annual Legislative Conference of the National Black […]

Madagascar on the Brink of Climate Change-Induced Famine

Madagascar on the Brink of Climate Change-Induced Famine

By Andrew Harding, BBC Madagascar is on the brink of experiencing the world’s first “climate change famine”, according to the United Nations, which says tens of thousands of people are already suffering “catastrophic” levels of hunger and food insecurity after four years without rain. The drought – the worst in four decades – has devastated […]

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