AU endorses Nigerian for World Bank presidency

The African Union, AU, has given a resounding support to the candidacy of Nigerian Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for president of the World Bank. Nominations for the post expired on Friday, March 23…


Trayvon Martin Video Shows No Blood or Bruises on George Zimmerman

PHOTO: Trayvon Martin, 17, was fatally shot by neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman. (ABC)

A police surveillance video taken the night that Trayvon Martin was shot dead shows no blood or bruises on George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who says he shot Martin after he was punched in the nose, knocked down and had his head slammed into the ground.


Africa has potential to push global growth – report

The 2012 edition of the Economic Report on Africa (ERA) launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia contends that Africa has the potential to be a pole of global growth and calls for unleashing the continent’s full potential to fully play that role, according to the Information and Communication Service of ECA…


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Africa has potential to push global growth – report

The myth of freedom in the land of the free

The US touts itself as the land of free, but it has laws which are designed to crush criticisms of the state.

Before Occupy Wall Street, many protesters were middle- and upper-middle class college graduates who could safely assume the constitutional guarantee of their civil liberties. But afterward, not so much…


Trayvon Martin case: US could bring hate crime charge against George Zimmerman

The Justice Department could bring a hate crime charge against George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin if there is sufficient evidence the slaying was motivated by racial bias…


Trayvon Martin’s parents speak at NYC ‘Million Hoodie March’

The parents of teenager Trayvon Martin, who was fatally shot in Sanford by a volunteer neighborhood watchman, joined more than a thousand people marching in New York City on Wednesday to demand justice for their son…