Somalia: Man, 61, Graduates From High School

Somalia: Man, 61, Graduates From High School

By Harun Maruf Ahmed Mohamed Ali dropped out of school to support his family by working when he was 10 years old. Over the years, he became a well-known tailor in his hometown of Bal’ad, Somalia, but he never gave up on his dream of getting an education. Over the years, he made attempts to […]

16 year old Gar-Field High School senior to build library in Ghana

16 year old Gar-Field High School senior to build library in Ghana

During the summer of 2014, Francisca Boateng, along with Speakwell Foundation, went to Ghana with the mission of teaching the youth public speaking. Upon her return, she informed her daughter, Samantha Boateng, who is currently a senior in high school, about the unfortunate situation of these children. They had no library available for recreational or […]

Kwadwo Osei Appiah-Kubi Launches new Book

Kwadwo Osei Appiah-Kubi  Launches new Book

ABOUT THE BOOK 366 NUGGETS FROM SCRIPTURES presents a daily year round exploration of several Scriptures from the Holy Bible. It contains valuable spiritual tenets that will enable you to understand many Bible verses and effectively apply them in your daily life for consistent successes throughout the year. It is easy to read, meditate, memorize, […]

Obama appoints Nigerian journalist on US Human Trafficking Council

Obama appoints Nigerian journalist on US Human Trafficking Council

United States President, Barrack Obama has named a Nigerian-American journalist and Anti-human Trafficking advocate, Bukola Love Oriola as a member of the US Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. In a statement by the office of the Press Secretary, White House on December 16, Obama said he was honoured that Oriola and ten others appointed to […]

Africare to Honor Senior U.S. Diplomat at High-Profile Gala

Africare to Honor Senior U.S. Diplomat at High-Profile Gala

PRESS RELEASE Four Additional Individuals and Organizations Will be Recognized for Their Service to Africa United States Department of State Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, will receive the Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award from Africare, the nation’s oldest and largest African-American led organization providing assistance to Africa, at the annual […]

The Scramble for Africa Lives on in the 21st Century

The Scramble for Africa Lives on in the 21st Century

‘Land grabs’ stands tall as a major development challenge in Africa. Millions of agriculture dependent families are forced to leave their fertile lands for multinational companies who occupy the lands for business purposes. According to a 2008, report by Thomson Reuters Foundation  100,000 hectares(ha) of Mali’s fertile land, was handed to Libyan investors in a […]

The Conference of Ghanaian Presbyterian Churches in North America Declare Position on Same Sex marriage

The Conference of Ghanaian Presbyterian Churches in North America Declare Position on Same Sex marriage

Recently The Presbyterian Church  (U.S.A) voted to formally sanction same-sex marriages. The 1.7 million-member church voted to amend  its constitution to allow gay marriage ceremonies, a move which permits its ministers to marry same-sex couples. This has generated a lot of debate and misinformation within the body of Christ. Afrikan Post delved into this controversy […]

Canada: Mansa Agbaku, Saint John teen, lands Currie Scholarship

Canada: Mansa Agbaku, Saint John teen, lands Currie Scholarship

By Rachel Cave, CBC News – A high school student in Saint John has been awarded one of the most generous undergraduate scholarships available in Canada. 17-year-old Mansa Agbaku says the $65,000 Currie Scholarship will cover four years of tuition, room and board at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). “It means everything to me,” said the St. Malachy’s High School student. “It’s motivation for sure. It also means that […]