Nigerian police have reported that armed herdsmen opened fire on a congregation killing 16 people, and injuring others on Tuesday.
Thousands of mourners have flocked to the heart of South Africa‘s sprawlingSoweto township, a center of anti-apartheid resistance, to pay tribute toNelson Mandela‘s wife Winnie Mandela, who died last week.
United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Danny Glover met with former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio ‘Lula’ da Silva to express support for his presidential candidacy on Thursday. The actor turned political activist said he traveled toBrazil show his “solidarity” and to inform Lula that others in the United Statesalso support him.
This original sin that was committed when our country was colonized must be resolved,” said newly-elected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Newly-elected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said he welcomes discussions about the issue of land expropriations to prevent widespread, public alarm. However, he reiterated that his government intends to, “once and for all,” settle racial disparities in property ownership.
The Caribbean Community, or Caricom, has slammed U.S. President Donald Trump for using “repulsive language” to describe Haiti and African countries.
“Caricom condemns in the strongest terms the unenlightened views reportedly expressed,” the 15-nation bloc’s Guyana-based headquarters said in a statement.
“(Caricom) is deeply disturbed by reports about the use of derogatory and repulsive language by the President of the United States in respect of our member state, Haiti, and other developing countries.” Continue reading