World News African Genesis Institute to build housing, school in Ghana
ACCRA, Ghana—The African Genesis Institute announced a highly ambitious plan to build housing and a school in Ghana. The organization announced the plans Aug. 22, to 95 travelers the group brought to Ghana to help celebrate the government-sponsored “Right of Return.”
Updated Sep 11, 2019 - 9:57:23 AM
World News Scottish university to pay $24M in slave-trade reparation
After irrefutable evidence of its links to the trans-Atlantic slave trade were recently exposed, a Scottish university has stepped forward to offer Sterling 20 million, slightly over $24 million, as a first-step payment for its role in the worst crime against humanity.
Updated Sep 6, 2019 - 9:21:35 AM
World News Art, activism and change in Sudan
Sudan’s military council and the main opposition coalition signed a power sharing agreement that is supposed to pave the way to a transition to civilian rule.
Updated Sep 5, 2019 - 9:07:15 PM
World News The history of Israel's illicit covert global arms trade
A 2018 press release issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury cited retired Israeli Defense Forces Major General Israel Ziv as using an agricultural company as a “cover” for the sale of $150 million worth of weapons to the government of South Sudan.
Updated Aug 6, 2019 - 1:43:08 PM
World News Economic cold war between China and U.S. heats up in Africa
Six months after National Security Advisor John Bolton announced the Trump administration’s "New Africa Strategy," 11 African heads of state and government and some 1,000 business leaders held, at the beginning of July, the 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit.
Updated Jul 31, 2019 - 1:11:09 PM
World News American boots back on the ground in Saudi Arabia
The United States is placing troops back on the soil of Saudi Arabia for the first time in almost two decades as tensions intensify with the Islamic Republic of Iran in a region that’s becoming increasingly volatile.
Updated Jul 31, 2019 - 1:07:08 PM