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‘This is not a game’: Statement from Prince Harry defending Meghan from press resurfaces ahead ...

The Independent 07 Mar 2021
Others argued the press was subjecting Ms Markle, who is biracial, the daughter of a white father and an African-American mother, to racist mistreatment across the country’s press. INDY/LIFE Newsletter ... Thanks for signing up to the INDY/LIFE newsletter ... INDY/LIFE Newsletter ... Thanks for signing up to the INDY/LIFE newsletter.

News Roundup: Nigeria receives vaccines, oil price hit 14-month high, Apapa gridlock returns…

Business Day Online 06 Mar 2021
Nigeria took some steps forward in its fight against the Covid-19 vaccines as it received 3.94 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine during the week, the third and largest delivery so far to an African country by the COVAX program ... Of the six African countries studied in the ...

Books to read in March include the inaugural poem

The Keene Sentinel 06 Mar 2021
Infinite Country ... Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town” by Brian Alexander (March 9) ... The author here writes about how a fictional American oil corporation corrupts and chokes the life out of an African village. Protagonist Thula tries to change her country’s fate, to little avail.

TIMELINE: A year of Covid-19 in SA

Independent online (SA) 05 Mar 2021
With the country in level 5 lockdown and only essential services operating, South Africans had to learn to adapt to the “new normal” ... In June, the country had been battling the virus for three months, and South Africans began sharing their recovery stories ... study in the country.

Vice president speaks at Black History Month celebration

Herald Mail 05 Mar 2021
The congressman continued, “Since we met last February, our country and the world has endured a deadly pandemic that has exposed deep-seated racial disparities in health care access and outcomes … Just this week we learned that the life expectancy for African Americans in this country fell nearly three years in the first half of 2020.

Director Of Forestry Operations And Partnerships

Reliefweb 02 Mar 2021
One Acre Fund works to make African smallholder farmers more prosperous ... We currently serve over 1.25 million clients in seven countries across Eastern and Southern Africa, and we aim to reach 10 million farm families by 2032 ... Hold for African Nationals. We will sponsor African Nationals living outside of their home country.

Opelousas museum of rural, Black history gets $5,000 donation to keep doors open

The Advocate 01 Mar 2021
Curator Wilken Jones is pictured Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the Rural African American Museum in Opelousas, La ... Jones’ collection gives us a tangible look at a century of African American life in St ... Jones traced his family's history while traveling to African countries of Kenya, Senegal and Ghana, where many of Louisiana's slaves came from.

Almost 100 migrants rescued off Libya, 20 missing

The Jordan Times 01 Mar 2021
People traffickers have thrived amid the lawlessness that followed the overthrow of dictator Muammar Qadhafi's regime in 2011, making the North African country an important conduit for migrants seeking safety and a better life in Europe.

Playwright Kyle Bass: 'It's the emotionality of theater that I like'

Observer Dispatch 01 Mar 2021
His ability to elicit deep emotions from his audiences is rooted in his love of language and his African-American heritage ... Several of his plays tell the stories of real-life African-Americans set against the backdrop of some of the most turbulent times in this country’s history.

Movies on TV this week: ‘Gandhi’; ‘Forrest Gump’ and more

The Los Angeles Times 26 Feb 2021
A Bug’s Life (1998) ★★★ Freeform Sat ... The Undiscovered Country (1991) ★★★ EPIX Tues ... A sacred white bat’s disappearance begets bloodshed between African tribes and puts the goofy pet sleuth on the case ... A North African tyrant risks his life to ensure that democracy never comes to the country he so lovingly oppresses.

UN Eritrea expert urges probe of refugee camp attack in Ethiopia

The New Arab 24 Feb 2021
"Eritrea continues to have no national assembly to adopt laws, including those regulating fundamental rights and the right of the Eritrean people to participate freely in the public life of their country." ... Responding to the rapporteur's update, an Eritrean official told the council that his country had been treated "unfairly and unjustly".

A Tuskegee hero and the oldest living Black West Point grad reflect on the US ...

Business Insider 24 Feb 2021
Two celebrated Black veterans who shattered the military's color line heralded the arrival of the country's first African-American defense secretary as an exceptionally qualified officer and ... An African-American Family's Journey from West Point - a Life of Duty, Honor and Country."

'The past is so present': how white mobs once killed American democracy

The Observer 22 Feb 2021
He recognized the 6 January attack as a return to the political playbook of white mob violence that has been actively used in this country for more than a century ... “It felt to us like it was life or death, not just for African Americans. It felt like it was life or death for the country.” .