Africa

Actor Djimon Hounsou Explains How Western Media Portrays Africa And Why It Must Stop
By June 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Actor Djimon Hounsou Explains How Western Media Portrays Africa And Why It Must Stop

Djimon Gaston Hounsou is a Beninese American actor and model from such movies as Amistad, Blood Diamond, and many others. He’s been nominated for two Academy Awards. Born in Cotonou, Bénin, he has always been cognizant of the way in which Hollywood portrays Africa in films. Now, he’s speaking out about why it has to […]

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Missing 234 Nigerian Schoolgirls, Kidnapped, Sold For $12 Each
By May 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Missing 234 Nigerian Schoolgirls, Kidnapped, Sold For $12 Each

It’s been over two weeks now since 234 Nigerian girls were kidnapped from their school. A  local terrorist group has been pin-pointed as the culprits. The search continues, but families are beginning to hope, as little international help or pressure has materialized. The perpetrators are thought to be part of a group of militants that calls itself […]

Uganda Vows To Keep Anti-Gay Laws, Tells West It Can Keep It’s Money
By March 2, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Uganda Vows To Keep Anti-Gay Laws, Tells West It Can Keep It’s Money

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has announced that his country will keep it’s anti-gay laws, in spite of the West cutting millions of dollars in aid to the nation.  Museveni said that “the world does not owe them a living,” and that they will be fine without Western aid. Museveni signed a bill into law Monday […]

Co-Pilot Hijacks Ethiopian Airlines Flight, Lands In Geneva Seeking Asylum
By February 17, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

Co-Pilot Hijacks Ethiopian Airlines Flight, Lands In Geneva Seeking Asylum

An Ethiopian Airlines flight bound for Rome was hijacked this morning. The hijacker was a co-pilot, who forced the plane to redirect to Geneva, Switzerland, where he was hoping for asylum. The hijacker was in his early 30s and from Ethiopia. When then plane landed at Geneva International Airport, police prompted arrested him. None of […]

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African Immigrants in Israel Hold Massive Strike To Protest Racism
By January 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

African Immigrants in Israel Hold Massive Strike To Protest Racism

Yesterday, a massive group of hundreds came together to form a protest and to declare a strike of African migrant workers and immigrants in Israel. There was a small counter-demonstration by south Tel Aviv residents, which only amounted to around 10 to 12 people, cleverly shouting “go home,” and making racist taunts of “kushim” – […]