Secretary of State Tillerson to Five African Capitals

Secretary of State Tillerson to Five African Capitals

On his first official trip to Africa, Secretary Rex Tillerson will meet with leadership in each country, as well as the leadership of the African Union Commission based in Addis Ababa, to discuss terrorism, peace and security, good governance, and trade and investment. By Agency Report The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would visit […]

A Champion Arises in Prince Georges County District #24

A Champion Arises in Prince Georges County District #24

Sia Finoh braves the Storm to Run for the House of Delegates Sia Finoh a first generation African American woman with family ties in Sierra Leone is running for the House of Delegates, Prince George’s County. District #24 Her candidacy is propelled by the growth of the diverse community in Prince George’s County and the […]

Captain Billy Bids to Manage NPP-USA Finances as USA National Treasurer

Captain Billy Bids to Manage NPP-USA Finances as USA National Treasurer

Vote for Dr. Kwasi Gyan Ayim-Darko aka Captain Billy for continued transparency as the Treasurer, NPP-USA I was appointed the Deputy Treasurer of NPP-USA in 2014 and have served till present. The role of the treasurer in a non-profit organization such as ours, with voluntary membership and chapters across the length and breadth of the […]

Tina Abrefa-Gyan, PhD Outlines Her Vision for NPP-USA

Tina Abrefa-Gyan, PhD Outlines Her Vision for NPP-USA

My Vision for the Position of First Vice Chair of NPP-USA Dear NPP-USA family, I am an active member of NPP-USA both at the local and national levels. I hold my local membership in the Washington DC chapter where I serve as the Vice Chair (Ag) and as the Deputy Secretary at the NPP-USA national […]

The Battle for Limpopo Ahead of ANC 2017

The Battle for Limpopo Ahead of ANC 2017

The upcoming Limpopo regional elective conference will be a make-or-break test of the province’s once-taken for granted support for deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa as the party president ahead of the December elective conference. The province now appears deeply divided over the succession battle between Ramaphosa and outgoing African Union commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The regional […]

Hissene Habre: Chad’s ex-ruler convicted of crimes against humanity

Hissene Habre: Chad’s ex-ruler convicted of crimes against humanity

Chad’s ex-ruler Hissene Habre has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison at a landmark trial in Senegal. The judge convicted him of rape, sexual slavery and ordering killings during his rule from 1982 to 1990. Victims and families of those killed cheered and embraced each other in the courtroom […]

Togo Opposition Cries Foul After Gnassingbé Victory in Presidential Poll

Togo Opposition Cries Foul After Gnassingbé Victory in Presidential Poll

By Michel Arseneault The opposition in Togo says the presidential election at the weekend was marred by ballot-stuffing as partial results indicate President Faure Gnassingbé is set to win by a wide margin. Gnassingbé onTuesday looked poised to win a third term, with 69 per cent of the vote against almost 18 per cent for […]

National Security Adviser Susan Rice Meets Nigerian Minister of Defense Aliyu Gusau

National Security Adviser Susan Rice Meets Nigerian Minister of Defense Aliyu Gusau

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Nigerian Minister of Defense Aliyu Mohammed Gusau National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice met today with Defense Minister Aliyu Mohammed Gusau of Nigeria. Ambassador Rice noted […]

Obama Heading to Kenya for Entrepreneurship Summit

Obama Heading to Kenya for Entrepreneurship Summit

By Oliver Mathenge PRESIDENT Barack Obama has finally decided to visit Kenya, in July this year, a year-and-a-half before he completes his term in office. It will be the first time Obama will visit Kenya as President. Yesterday both the White House and State House announced that Obama will be in Kenya for bilateral talks […]

Hakainde Hichilema Pleads Not Guilty

Hakainde Hichilema Pleads Not Guilty

UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema yesterday pleaded not guilty to defaming President Michael Sata. Hichilema, 50 of Serval Road Kabulonga in Lusaka, is facing a charge of defamation of the President before Lusaka magistrate Boniface Mwiinga. Particulars were that on January 13 this year, Hichilema with intent to bring the President’s […]