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$100 Million Play Smart. Play Safe Sham

$100 Million Play Smart. Play Safe Sham

The U.S. Football League’s $100 Million Play Smart. Play Safe Initiative a Sham, says Internationally recognized pathologist, Dr. Bennet Ifeakandu Omalu.  Dr. Omalu, known as “the Concussion Doctor,” tells Westminster College symposium attendees the NFL has no credibility in medical research. By The AfricaPaper | USA FULTON, MO – The forensic pathologist who identified and […]

How South Africa’s Private Sector Left Out Its People

How South Africa’s Private Sector Left Out Its People

By Sana Butler | The AfricaPaper South Africa – When the president of a country invites business leaders to a strategy meeting on the best ways to partner to strengthen the economy and create jobs, it seems like a no-brainer. Yes, especially if the collaboration is in a developing country where political instability can be […]

WORLDVIEWS: Gabon is in Chaos – and France is to be Blame

WORLDVIEWS: Gabon is in Chaos – and France is to be Blame

By Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry | The AfricaPaper Paris, France – The small African country of Gabon is engulfed in riots over a contested presidential election. And while it may not seem like it at first glance, France is mostly to blame for this upheaval. Gabon is one of the saddest examples of a Cold War-era policy […]

Yorubas in America Demand Better Performance, Accountability from Buhari

Yorubas in America Demand Better Performance, Accountability from Buhari

Nigerian Ex-Patriots Want to Promote More U.S. Trade, Halt Corrupt Practices and Promote Education and Healthcare throughout Nigeria The AfricaPaper | USA DALLAS, Texas  – In a land known more for cowboy hats, boots, oil, and big business, Nigerians living in the United States and Canada were called upon during a weekend national conference in […]

Americans Remembered Their War Heroes both Dead or Alive

Americans Remembered Their War Heroes both Dead or Alive

By James Kokulo Fasuekoi | The AfricaPaper Excelsior, Minn -The Oak Hill Cemetery is a tiny graveyard atop a small hill, about a mile from downtown, Excelsior. But its history is hardly measured by its size for it is the final resting place for some of America’s veterans of foreign wars-from World War I, and […]

“We’re Not Going after Mandingos, or Gios,” Says U.S. Special Agent

“We’re Not Going after Mandingos, or Gios,” Says U.S. Special Agent

By James Kokulo Fasuekoi | The AfricaPaper Brooklyn Park, Minn– Just weeks after a Liberian man was arrested in Philadelphia, Penn, on war crimes that caused 150,000 to 300,000 deaths, and thousands  displaced, a US Special Agent with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), said neither his agency nor the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) […]

For children born of war, what future?

For children born of war, what future?

By  Virginie Ladisch and Lindsay McClain Opiyo | The AfricaPaper  Gulu, Uganda – In recent weeks, more than 700 women and children have been rescued from Boko Haram by the Nigerian Army. Reports suggest that at least 214 of them are visibly pregnant. While agencies like the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) provide much-needed emergency […]

On Camera: Prince Remembered in Harlem

On Camera: Prince Remembered in Harlem

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“Start Praying Mom”…Liberian Boy Texted Mother from Brussels International Airport

“Start Praying Mom”…Liberian Boy Texted Mother from Brussels International Airport

Brussels came under attack in late March, 33 people lost their lives to the terrorists. Liberian  Arsenio Blodyu Allen appeared to have found himself in the wrong place – at the wrong time. Via text, he asked his mother in the West African nation to start praying. By James Kokulo Fasuekoi | The AfricaPaper Minneapolis, […]

“I Have Told God, I Will Never Serve Him”

“I Have Told God, I Will Never Serve Him”

Slain Liberian teen’s mother tells audience at memorial By James Kokulo Fasuekoi | The AfricaPaper Brooklyn Center, Minn – Louise Karluah, the mother of slain Liberian teen Barway Collins has spoken openly for the first time since the tragedy about her unending pains, frustrations, and how she has reacted. Barway’s father, Pierre Collins confessed to […]

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