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Tennessee Just Showed That White Supremacy Is Alive and Well

A statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest sits in a park in Memphis in August 2017. (Photo: Adrian Sainz, AP) By Keisha N. Blain,...

Trump’s Racism Is Part of His Larger Con

President Donald Trump hands his pen to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, after signing an executive order reorganizing the executive branch....

Republicans Want a White Republic. They’ll Destroy America to Get It

Screenshot from video “President Trump Defends Racist Tweet About Congresswoman” — Video below. By Carol Anderson, Time — When in a recent tweetstorm Donald Trump suggested that...

Trump’s America Is a ‘White Man’s Country’

President Trump’s recent comments about four congresswomen are widely seen as racist.Credit: Al Drago for The New York Times His racist idea of citizenship is...

Citizenship once meant whiteness. Here’s how that changed.

Detail of an American flag held by a newly naturalized citizen during a U.S. citizens naturalization ceremony in Atlanta on Aug. 10, 2016. (Kevin...

NAARC Expresses Concern Over Attacks on Sen. Kamala Harris’s Identity

The National African American Reparations Commission Praises Progress on Reparations Expresses Concern Over Attacks on Sen. Kamala Harris’s Identity New York, July 19, 2019 — The...
Understanding the political economy of maize in Kenya

Understanding the political economy of maize in Kenya

Source: Timothy Njagi Njeru, Research Fellow, Tegemeo Institute, Egerton University / The Conversation Maize is the cheapest source of calories...
Why declaring Ebola a public health emergency isn't a silver bullet

Why declaring Ebola a public health emergency isn’t a silver bullet

Source: Yap Boum, Professor in the faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology / The Conversation The World...

SDG8 plays pivotal role in efforts to achieve 2030 Agenda, says Chinganya

New York, July 19, 2019 (ECA) – Sustainable development goal number 8, a multidimensional goal that lies at the heart of the global 2030...

COMESA member states urged to ratify Tripartite Agreement as a building block towards the...

Nairobi 19 July 2019 (ECA)-The African Continental Free Trade Area offers a unique opportunity for the private sector to benefit immensely in terms of...

Untapped potential: ECA’s Dosso weighs-in on remittances at Ivorian Diaspora Forum

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, July 17, 2019 – Remittances from the diaspora are an important source of income for African economies, which could be making...
half a world apart, yet similarly paranoid and dangerous

half a world apart, yet similarly paranoid and dangerous

Source: Roger Southall, Professor of Sociology, University of the Witwatersrand / The Conversation Within the space of a few days,...

Technical Workshop to Review the African Union Training Curriculum on Migration Governance, 17-19 July...

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Zeynabou Kane, Assistant Training Officer at the Training and Research Division of IDEP and focal point of the course on...

Gambia: Pa Modou Faal Testifies On 2009 Sedition Trial of 7 Journalists

By Yankuba JallowPa Momodou Faal, an erstwhile treasurer of The Gambia Press Union Tuesday appeared before the TRRC and gave account of his arrest...
high risk groups aren't getting the attention they need

high risk groups aren’t getting the attention they need

Source: Makobu Kimani, PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam and researcher , Kenya Medical Research Institute / The Conversation ...

Liberia: New World Bank Country Director for Liberia Arrives Today

press release The World Bank Country Director for Liberia, Mr. Pierre Frank Laporte, arrives in Liberia on Thursday, July 18, for a three-day official visit....
Archive documents reveal the US and UK's role in the dying days of apartheid

Archive documents reveal the US and UK’s role in the dying days of apartheid

Source: Sue Onslow, Reader, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study / The Conversation It is a quarter of...

Sudan: Wali of N. Kordofan Commends Sudan-Spain Relations

Obeid — The caretaker Wali of North Kordofan State, Maj. Gen. Mohamed Khidir Mohamed Hamid lauded the progressing relation s between Sudan and Spain...

Ugandan Commentator Arrested Over Facebook Post Critical of President

On July 12, 2019, plainclothes police in Kireka, a suburb of Kampala, Uganda's capital, arrested Joseph Kabuleta, a local minister and former reporter who...
Ghana hopes to benefit from hosting Africa's free trade area secretariat

Ghana hopes to benefit from hosting Africa’s free trade area secretariat

Source: Adu Owusu Sarkodie, Doctor of Economics, University of Ghana / The Conversation Ghana has been chosen by the African...

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