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Mexican Drug Cartel May Be Funding Guyana Gold Mining Operations

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Oslo Times — When President Barack Obama signed the 2010 financial regulations bill into law, the primary focus was to clean up the bad business on Wall Street, while stretching Washington’s judicial reach to other...

World Bank Loans $200m to Nigerian Mobile Operator to Fund Phone Towers

(Reuters) - The World Bank's private sector arm has lent $200 million to Nigerian phone tower company IHS to help fund its purchase of about 2,100 tower sites from the country’s No.4 mobile operator...

Jamaican Swimming Star First Black Woman to Hold World Title

DOHA, Qatar – Jamaican star Alia Atkinson wrote her name in history here Saturday, storming to victory in the 100m breaststroke in world record time at the World Short-course Championships, to become the first Black woman...

Nigerian Businessman Aliko Dangote Named Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2014

Billionaire Nigerian business man, Aliko Dangote, was named as the Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2014. Other finalists for the most coveted award were South Africa's Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi...

Wife of Zimbabwe President Mugabe Given Top Government Position Amid Conflict With Vice President

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has been re-appointed as leader of the ruling party, while his wife Grace has been given a top position in the party. Grace Mugabe's promotion to head of Zanu-PF's women's wing...

South Africa and the World Remember Nelson Mandela

It does not seem that it was a year ago that South Africans danced and sang in the streets all night to remember the life of Nelson Mandela, the man who liberated them from...

Number of Americans Visiting Cuba Doubles in Recent Years, In Spite of Sanctions

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — Visits by US citizens to Cuba are on the rise in spite of Washington's sanctions against Havana, a blog article published on the editorial page of the New York Times...

The Khoisan of Southern Africa Were Once Most Populous Group on Planet

The famous Kalahari Bushmen of southern Africa have long been in decline. For more than a century, the people, who speak Khoisan languages, have been pushed off their land by farmers and brutalized by...

Jamaica Hotel Projects Create Jobs for Thousands

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism and entertainment minister, Dr. Wykeham NcNeill, and finance and planning minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, have hailed the significant investments in tourism on the north coast which, they estimate, will...

African Giraffes Facing Extinction Due to Poachers and Hunters

Giraffes, the gentle giants of the African plain, could be facing extinction as conservationists warn that poachers and bush meat hunters are causing their numbers to plummet. The overall number of giraffes has fallen by...

African Entrepreneur Tony Elumelu Pledges to Create a Million Jobs in Africa Over Next...

Africa’s drive to tackle the crisis of youth unemployment and discourage the continent’s teeming youths from being ready tools in the hands of war mongers and troubleshooters received a boost yesterday as top Nigerian...

United States Commits $400,000 to Body Cameras for Jamaican Police

THE UNITED States government has committed US$400,000 (J$45.4 million) to purchase body cameras for the Jamaican police, moving the long-anticipated project one step closer to reality. Meanwhile, Minister of National Security Peter Bunting, who made...

Innoson Motors Commended for The First Nigeria-Made Vehicles

The minister of trade and investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga, has commended Innoson Vehicles Company (IVC) located in Nnewi, Anambra State, for producing the first Nigeria-made vehicles, saying such an investment is necessary to expand...

Antiguan Government, Film Star Robert De Niro Sign Investment Agreement

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Antigua and Barbuda government says it has signed an agreement with international film star, Robert De Niro, for an investment project valued at over US$250 million. A government statement said that...

After Two-Week Cargo Boycott, Kenya and Uganda Reach Trade Agreement

A two-week transit cargo clearance boycott at the Port of Mombasa has threatened to strain good relations between Kenya and Uganda. Ugandan traders had from November 14 boycotted clearing their cargo to protest the introduction...

Rwandan Fashion Boutique Owner Dreams Big

(CNN) -- When Christine Mbabazi started designing clothes in her bedroom in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, she had big ambitions. Now the owner of her own store -- Christine Creative Collections -- she has...

Singer Angelique Kidjo Speaks Out In Defense of Africa

Singer Angelique Kidjo is a symbol of Africa's creativity, energy and beauty. Her music is a unique blend of her own very West African heritage combined with funk, jazz and Latin music, and much...

Thousands Flee Nigerian Town After Suspected Boko Haram Threat

In Nigeria, thousands of residents from Gubio town in Borno State fled this week to Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, after suspected Boko Haram terrorists reportedly sent them a letter threatening an imminent attack. The fleeing...

Cuba Exports Health Solutions and Technologies Across the World

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- More than 50 nations buy Cuban medicines and technologies, one of the country’s main export items, said Victor Faife Perez, head of the department of pharmaceutical services in the ministry...

Nigerian Parliament Declares Shell Should Pay $3.6bn Fine for Oil Spill

A parliament committee in Nigeria says that Shell should pay $3.6 billion in fines as punishment for a 2011 oil spill. The committee's decision, made Wednesday, is non-binding. The spill occurred in 2011 of the...

Ebola Allows US and Cuba Favorable, Cooperative Communication

DENVER — When was the last time in recent memory a top U.S. official praised Cuba publicly? And since when has Cuba’s leadership offered to cooperate with Americans? It’s rare for politicians from these two countries...

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