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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 […]

“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 […]

WorldViews: Economic Empowerment for Black Society

WorldViews: Economic Empowerment for Black Society

By Lucas Jallah-Acosta | The AfricaPaper Minneapolis, Minn – During these last couple of years many events have occurred worldwide, especially in the United States. The most controversial or widely known subject matter in our country is the inevitable mass murders of black males by police. According to the BBC, “Black people are three times […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

US-based West Africa Ballet Dance Troupe Comes to Twin Cities

US-based West Africa Ballet Dance Troupe Comes to Twin Cities

By James Kokulo Fasuekoi | The Africa Paper Brooklyn Park, Minn – Minnesotans will host this year’s annual Liberian National Cultural Ambassadors’ cultural festival for the first time. The festival, named, ECHOES OF LIBERIAN CULTURE is now in its third year and was first launched in Boston, MA in 2013. Rhode Island hosted it in […]

Pierre Collins’ Trial Date Set for January 2016

Pierre Collins’ Trial Date Set for January 2016

By Issa A. Mansaray | The AfricaPaper Minneapolis, Minn – A Crystal City man, Pierre Barlee Collins accused of killing his 10-year-old son  will stand trial beginning Jan. 4, 2016. Judge Tanya Bransford set the trial date at yesterday’s hearing. The trial is expected to last about three weeks. Courtroom   Yesterday’s hearing lasted about […]

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