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Residents From 15 States File Petitions to Secede From the United...

As of Saturday November 10, 2012, 15 States have petitioned the Obama Administration to secede from the United States of America in order to create...

Obama, Romney to Make Their Final Case on Last Day of...

President Barack Obama andRepublican challenger Mitt Romney make a frenetic dash to a series of crucial swing states on Monday, delivering their final arguments...

Indian Company Invests $55m In Ethiopian Steel Project

Aarti Steel Plc has inaugurated a one billion birr ($55 million) steel producing factory in Ethiopia's Oromia Regional State, in a somewhat unusual foreign...

Somalia: The end of a Failed State?

What does Somalia's first presidential election in 40 years mean to a nation seeking to filter itself from the shadows of a war-torn failed...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Dead at Age 57

Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia’s charismatic Prime Minister has died of an undisclosed illness after not being seen in public for weeks, Ethiopian authorities announced Tuesday....

State of Emergency Declared in Darfur Refugee Camp

International humanitarian organizations and the head of the Kassab IDP camp in Darfur, Eltaher Ismail, held a meeting yesterday in Kutum town, North Darfur....

Dlamini Zuma – Here to Serve the Continent

When South Africa's Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma spoke to a crowd of international journalists about her election as the new Chairperson of...

U.S. Secretary of State Clinton’s Africa Tour Raises Tensions With China

On July 30 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton began a nearly two-week tour of Africa. During the course of the tour, Clinton will...

South Africa: President Jacob Zuma Laughs Alone

President Jacob Zuma has an infectious laugh. His guffaws break the ice and disarm the tensest situation. At that precise moment no answers are...

Nigerian Oil Production Hits Record 2.7 Million Barrels

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that Nigerian oil production has risen from 2.4 million barrels per day (mbpd) to 2.7 mbpd...

Hillary Clinton Tours the African Frontlines of America’s War On Terror

She says she's here to strengthen democratic institutions and improve business ties, but her itinerary tells a different story. Hillary Clinton's 10-day, seven-country blitz...

Nigeria: Big Problems, an Even Bigger Future

Whether by accident or design, Nigeria is destined to become Africa's largest economy. The kind of economic growth it will experience in the coming...

Hillary Clinton to Visit Five African Countries

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Africa July 31 through August 10, 2012. During this trip, the Secretary will emphasize U.S....

White South African Found Guilty of Treason, Plotting to Kill Mandela

Leader of the White Supremacist Boeremag organisation, Mike du Toit, was convicted of treason by the High Court in Tshwane, South Africa on Thursday.Judge...

Black America Silent While its Voting Rights are Being Threatened

An open letter to African America:In the late '90s, the Internet belched forth a rumor that the Voting Rights Act was soon to expire...

George Zimmerman “Manipulating” System: Hopes to Get Away With Murder

George Zimmerman has filed a motion in Seminole County, Florida requesting a new trial judge—claiming current Judge Kenneth Lester is biased against him.Is Mr....

Condoleezza Rice: Possible Vice President Pick for Mitt Romney

There is renewed talk in political circles of Republican challenger Mitt Romney possibly leaning toward former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as his vice...

Israel to African Immigrants: ‘You’re Not Welcome Here’

There’s a problem in Israel, and for once it doesn’t have much to do with Palestine. Instead, right-wing Israelis have found a new target:...

ANC to Decide on Nationalisation of Mines in December

On top of deciding whether Jacob Zuma will serve another term as ANC president, the 5,000 delegates who will attend the party's 53rd national...

Nigeria Establishes Sovereign Wealth Fund

Nigeria's powerful state governors said on Monday they had approved federal government's proposal to launch a sovereign wealth fund with an initial $1 billion,...

Sudan Protests Unabated as Bashir Vows No Retreat On Austerity

Burgeoning demonstrations continued for the tenth day in sporadic parts of Sudan's capital Khartoum and other provincial towns as the government reaffirmed its intention...

ANC Gives Zuma Mixed Welcome

South African President Jacob Zuma received a mixed welcome when he delivered his opening address at the ANC's four-day policy conference in Midrand on...