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Major US College Installed Its First Black President

Major US College Installed Its First Black President

By Alie B. Sheriff | The AfricaPaper Fulton, MO – In the late 1970s, the euphoria that surrounded Nigeria’s second republic that ended military dictatorship and welcomed the country’s first civilian government in years, was evident in most part in the West African nation. Journey There were signs of renewed hope with the advent of […]

BODY OF MISSING MOUNDS VIEW MAN FOUND IN LAKE

BODY OF MISSING MOUNDS VIEW MAN FOUND IN LAKE

By Alie B. Sheriff | The AfricaPaper New Brighton, Minn – The cause and manner of death for a 32-year-old Mounds View resident whose body was recovered Monday is pending toxicology report, according to Mound Views Police Chief Tom Kinney. Missing Henry McCabe was reported missing on Labor Day, but this week family members got […]

Somali Mothers Unite Against Terrorist Groups

Somali Mothers Unite Against Terrorist Groups

By Issa A. Mansaray | The AfricaPaper Minneapolis, Minn – As terrorist groups continue to lure young Somalis from the Twin Cities to join them in the Middle East, Voice of East African Women (VEAW), based in Minneapolis, has started a series — Mothers Against Youth Recruitment — to address the growing problem affecting Somali […]

Liberia’s Vice President Arrives in Minnesota

Liberia’s Vice President Arrives in Minnesota

The AfricaPaper | News Brooklyn Park, Minn – Liberian Vice President, Joseph N. Boakai, has arrived in  the Twin Cities, home to more than 30,000 people of Liberian descent in the US. The Vice President, who arrived in the Twin Cities on Wednesday on a  week-long visit, will among other things meet with a cross […]

At 100, a Harlem Convent Struggles to Survive

At 100, a Harlem Convent Struggles to Survive

By Benjamin Parkin | The AfricaPaper Harlem, New York – Sister Patricia Marie Williams grins as she recounts her favorite biblical stories, from the Prodigal Son to Adam and Eve. Soft sunlight spills into the room, sparsely decorated with a portrait of Pope Francis and a cross.On Saturday, Sister Patricia celebrates 70 years as a […]

FLOOD: Victims Concern Over Disease Outbreak

FLOOD: Victims Concern Over Disease Outbreak

By Mohammad Ibrahim | The AfricaPaper Kaduna, Nigeria – Residents of flood-ravaged communities in Kaduna state have expressed health concerns over their unkempt environments since the flood waters came their way over two week ago leaving 12 people dead and hundreds homeless. Stench They have been battling with stench from lost valuables such as food […]

Sierra Leoneans React to former VP’s Reported Death

Sierra Leoneans React to former VP’s Reported Death

By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper Freetown, Sierra Leone – When Samuel Bangura died over the weekend in Israel, The Times of Israel, erroneously reported that ousted Vice President, Samuel Sam-Sumana had died in Israel while responding to a hip transplant in a private hospital. Most Sierra Leoneans, regardless of their political affiliation were appalled […]

Thousands Attend Events as Pope Francis Concludes New York Visit

Thousands Attend Events as Pope Francis Concludes New York Visit

By Alie B. Sheriff  | The AfricaPaper United Nations, New York – Pope Francis yesterday drew thousands of adoring crowds in New York, many waiting hours at various venues within the city hoping to catch a glimpse at the most intriguing moral leader. From the United Nations headquarters, where he addressed a conclave of world […]

Kenyan Government Links Terrorism Activities to Drugs Trafficking

Kenyan Government Links Terrorism Activities to Drugs Trafficking

By Harrison Mbungu | The AfricaPaper Mombasa, Kenya – Kenyan government has said illegal terror networks in Kenya are connected to drugs trafficking business which fund terrorism activities through youth events as the government intensifies its war against terror. Target  Groups Kenya has been hit by serious spate of terror attacks in the recent past […]

Henry Tobee McCabe: “He Just Vanished.”

Henry Tobee McCabe: “He Just Vanished.”

By Issa A. Mansaray | The AfricaPaper Fridley, MN – About 100 community members gathered in Fridley to search for a Mounds View man who disappeared without a trace almost two weeks ago. On Saturday, Sept. 19, members of the African community, families, and co-workers gathered at the SuperAmerica station in Fridley to search for […]

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