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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 […]

“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 […]

Malawi Public Hospitals Turn Death Waiting Shelters

Malawi Public Hospitals Turn Death Waiting Shelters

By Henry Kijimwana Mhango | The AfricaPaper. Lilongwe, Malawi – A significant number of people are dying in Malawi’s public hospitals from what may seemed curable diseases due to shortage of critical medicine and food to feed patients while in hospitals. The shortage has continued to affect many people, mostly the poor and putting lives […]

Buhari’s December Deadline for Boko Haram’s Activity Questionable

Buhari’s December Deadline for Boko Haram’s Activity Questionable

By Mohammad Ibrahim & Alie Sheriff | The AfricaPaper Kaduna, Nigeria – Nearly five days before the self-imposed deadline by President Muhammadu Buhari to stamp out Boko Haram by December 31, the Islamic extremist group defiantly responded in a spate of suicide attacks this week killing more than 50 people and wounding several others in […]

WORLDVIEWS: Doing Right for Victims in Cote d’Ivoire – Ouattara’s Second Term

WORLDVIEWS: Doing Right for Victims in Cote d’Ivoire – Ouattara’s Second Term

Newly reelected Ivorian President Ouattara could consolidate peace and economic prosperity during his second term by addressing past violence in Cote d’Ivoire. This month’s  piece on Worldviews, calls on the Ivorian President to make firm steps to deliver justice and reparations to victims and engage more fully on efforts to acknowledge the truth about Cote […]

Paris: Assembling the Fragments

Paris: Assembling the Fragments

The “13/11” massacre reveals the scale of the ISIS threat, writes David Hayes in London. That makes a coherent response vital. By David Hayes | The AfricaPaper  London, UK – The bomber will always get through.” In the deep valley of the 1930s, a phrase used by the British conservative politician Stanley Baldwin came to […]

Liberians Seek Justice for Henry McCabe’s Death

Liberians Seek Justice for Henry McCabe’s Death

  By Issa A. Mansaray | The AfricaPaper Rush Lake, Minn – More than 100 people attended a vigil for the late 32-year-old Henry McCabe at Rush Lake on Saturday morning, November 7. The atmosphere was somber as they cried, hugged, and consoled his widow, Kareen McCabe. Many had helped in the search for the […]

Liberian VP Thanks Minnesotans for Goodwill During Ebola Crisis

Liberian VP Thanks Minnesotans  for Goodwill During Ebola Crisis

By Issa A. Mansaray | The AfricaPaper Brooklyn Center, Minn – Liberia still has problems, and its government is looking for solutions and international help on how to solve the country’s chronic healthcare shortage and needed government services, such as better education, shelters for the homeless and improved road conditions. Visit Vice President Joseph N. […]

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