Illinois Prison Banned Books On Black History And Empowerment From Inmate Education Program

In Illinois 3 out of every 4 inmates are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” …

How Racial Attacks On Black Community Increased By 200% Since Trump Became POTUS

The emergence of Donald Trump as the president of America was one event that sent mixed feelings through the Black community. Some saw him as a harmless republican, while others saw …

Rwanda’s Kagame rejects Financial Times report on ‘cooked poverty figures

For the second time in a week, Rwandan president Paul Kagame has responded to a recent report by the Financial Times, FT, that poverty figures were manipulated in 2015. The president’s …

If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it

Ian Forde, a merchandise manager for the global sportswear company Puma, can’t bring himself to delete his iPhone thread with the late Nipsey Hussle. Every now and then, he’ll pull it …

10 African Civilizations More Amazing Than Ancient Egypt

Unknown to most people, hundreds of smaller kingdoms have popped up throughout Africa’s history, with some eventually growing into powerful empires. These vast nations united Africa, managed wealthy trade routes, and …

Meet Charlotte Maxeke; Mother of South Africa’s Anti-Apartheid Movement

Charlotte Maxeke never let the traditional restrictions that overwhelmed her peers in the Cape define her path as she trailblazed to become the first woman of colour to hold a graduate …

Kenya: Lupita Nyong’o Getting Spanked On Stage By Janelle Monae

Kenyan actor Lupita Nyong’o and American singer, Janelle Monae, on Tuesday made headlines when a video of them dancing to ‘I Got The Juice’ surfaced and circulated on social media. Janelle …

University of Rwanda Senate Raises Red Flag on ‘Academic Corruption’

When Manuella Ineza (not real name) joined her first year of education at the University of Rwanda, she thought she had an opportunity to chase her degree ahead of the world …

US government deports 40 Ghanaians

40 Ghanaians aged between 21-70 years have been deported from the United States of America (USA). The deportees made up of 38 males and two females arrived on board a chartered flight, Omni Air …

Losing My Religion: Should Children Have A Say In Their Faith?

Children usually don’t have a choice in the decisions that affect their lives in the first few years they are on this earth.  They don’t have a say about where they …

How Useless & Dysfunction Some African Cultures be?

I remember how excited my father was when my brother was born, you would’ve thought it was his first child. Growing up the daughter of a Nigerian immigrant meant a lot …

Why Are Black People Obsessed With The Bible That Was Used To Enslave Them?

When I became a born-again Christian in 2008, I started studying the bible word for word. I would spend hours a day reading all commentaries for all the verses I studied. …

African Dictators Paying Millions for Trump Attention and Favours

In the last few years some of Africa’s most notorious regimes have splashed millions on public relations firms better known as lobbyists in pursuit of favours in the eyes of the …

Zimbabwean Girl becomes the first Black person to Win Miss London Pageant

Black is beautiful and a brown skin girl has just proven that maintaining a natural beauty is a worthy thing.  Vimbai Chapungu, a Zimbawean, has been crowned Miss London 2019, making …

Man Sets a Date to Walk on River Niger Like Jesus

In an incredible show of confidence, a popular Pastor based in Nigeria’s Southeast city of Onitsha has called on everyone to come witness his exploits at a set date. The spiritual …

Meet 9-year-old Nigerian Who has Built More than 30 Mobile Games

Basil Okpara Jr., a 9 year-old from Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, has built more than 30 mobile games since he started coding from the age of 7. The 9-year-old is currently …

Samuel L. Jackson Traces His Ancestral Roots Back to Gabon

American actor and film producer Samuel L. Jackson received a hero’s homecoming in Gabon as he traced his ancestry back to the West African country. The Hollywood veteran traced the connection …

The British only Abolished ‘Slave Trade’ not ‘Slavery’

Members of the British House of Commons in 1807 knew what they were doing when they abolished the slave trade. Majority of them never wanted slavery to come to an end. …

Bernie Sanders Exposes the American Media Giants of White Supremacy

Many decades ago, the great media critic George Seldes observed: “The most sacred cow of the press is the press itself.” That remains true today. Bernie Sanders set off the latest …

Nigerian Teens Produce Movies with Smartphones

A group of Nigerian teens have gone viral for producing movies using a smartphones and a tripod made from a broken microphone stand. “Well the main aim was not for our …

South Africans shocked to find baby alive after being thrown out of window by mom

A newborn has beaten the odds to survive after allegedly being thrown out of a window by his mother in South Africa. A 32-year-old woman believed to be the child’s mother …

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Police arrests Uber driver over kidnap of Canadian women

Ashanti Region According to eyewitnesses, the pair (names withheld) were returning to their hostel at Ahodwo, a suburb of the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi on Tuesday when they were pushed into a …

Pastor, church members beat mortuary man

Pastor, church members beat mortuary man for not allowing them to resurrect congregant

Edward Mensah Akpakudi, the National Chairman of the Ghana Mortuary Workers Association (MOWAG) has disclosed how a pastor church members beat mortuary man in Sunyani, workers there says because the latter …

Upper West Region: Burkinabe caught with loaded gun at crowded Catholic Church

Police have detained a Burkinabe caught with a foreign pistol at a crowded Catholic Church in Hamile in the Upper West Region on Sunday. Police say the man, whose name has …

Man spends birthday cleaning cemetery

A private businessman, Ali Suraj, on Sunday, 26 May 2019 celebrated his 40th birthday at the Tafo cemetery in the Old Tafo Municipality of the Ashanti region.  Mr Suraj spent the …

Prophet Gaisie says his personal prayers have revealed that there is no chance of finding the Kidnapped girls

The founder and leader of True Word Fire Prophetic Ministries, Prophet Nigel Gaisie says Ghana may never find the kidnapped girls. According to the prophet, his prayers have so far not …

Cargo truck falls on its side on Kwame Nkrumah interchange

Cargo truck falls on its side on the Kwame Nkrumah Circle interchange causing gridlock on that stretch.  The driver of the vehicle, whose name was not given was however brought out …

Theresa May quits: UK set for new PM

Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister.  In an emotional statement, she said …

Kenya upholds law criminalising gay sex

Kenya’s High Court has ruled against campaigners seeking to overturn a law banning gay sex. The judges rejected claims that the colonial-era law violated the new constitution, which guarantees equality, dignity …

Two Ghanaians killed in terrorist attack near Burkina Faso-Mali border

Two Ghanaian drivers have been killed in a terrorist attack close to the Burkina Faso-Mali border.  The acting Chairman of the Joint Association of Port Transport Union, Alhaji Shamsu Baba Yaro …