Several Of Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax’s Staffers Reportedly Resigned

The chips are falling for Virginia’s lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax after being accused by two people of sexual assault. His entire staff has allegedly resigned. See Also: Candace Owens Trying To Save Her Sunken Place Career By Explaining ‘Hitler Wanted To Make Germany Great’ Comments According to Richmond.com, “Two of the three government staffers to Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and two employees of his political action committee resigned following news Friday of a second sexual assault allegation against him. The PAC employees who left are Dave Mills, who was the executive director…

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Movie Review; What Women Want.

You are here: Home / Ent. / Movie Review; What Women Want. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s about time Taraji P. Henson, after a string of B-movies (Proud Mary, Acrimony), rocked a bonafide comedy. On talk shows her innate sense of humor is evident. On the big screen (Hidden Figures, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) and small one (Empire) she’s built a solid, award-winning rep in drama. Now she’s digging into ribald humor, and has surrounded herself with the right producers (GirlsTrip), director (Adam Shankman,…

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About Black Conservatives and So On.

You are here: Home / News / About Black Conservatives and So On. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 11 (ThyBlackMan.com) No, Tavoris Brown, I’m not calling either you, or Gladys Knight, names. I’m simply stating a documented fact. One of the most severe problems we have in the Black community is that far too many of us lack the common sense of most animals. We assume that because we’ve learned to sing and dance, they allow us to sit next to them in the football stadium, and they no…

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Rwanda’s Paul Kagame hands over AU leadership to Egyptian president

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame has ended his one-year mandate as the Chairperson of the African Union on Sunday after handing over the position to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Photo: Rwandan presidency The handover was done at the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) heads of state and government summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which will end on Monday. President Kagame who has chalked some successes under his tenure was optimistic that successor would take the AU to its goals. “Our objective was to continue…

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Meet the Ghanaian chief who works as a mechanic by day

Céphas Bansah [Photography © Christina Czybik] Céphas Bansah works as a self-employed car mechanic in the German town of Ludwigshafen. But in his spare time, he oversees the development of his hometown – Hohoe, capital of Ghana’s Gbi Traditional Area – through WhatsApp and Skype. “Being a king is not a profession, it is my life’s work,” says the 70-year-old. “My happiest moments are when I can help in Ghana through my efforts here in Germany.” Technically, the Gbi Traditional Area is not a monarchy and the title Ngoryifia literally…

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Eskom split helps transparency, but financial challenges remain — Moody’s

Ratings agency Moody’s has said that splitting Eskom into three entities may make the power utility’s cost structure more transparent, but the split does little to address the debt-laden utility’s financial challenges. The agency on Monday published a research note in reaction to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address on Thursday, where he announced that Eskom would be split into three separate entities. The entities would all still fall under Eskom. The report is not a credit rating action. “[…] aside from very broad proposals to reduce financial stress…

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Rwanda: Construction of Ellen Degeneres Campus Begins Next Week

Photo: Ellen DeGeneres Portia surprised her wife Ellen with the Gift of a Lifetime: The Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund that will support the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund’s permanent home in Rwanda. By Julius Bizimungu The ground-breaking ceremony of the long awaited Ellen DeGeneres’ Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund begins next week, and officials say the campus could create more than 1,500 jobs during the construction process. “We estimate that 1,500 jobs will be created (with 40 per cent of the workforce being female) and $2 million spent on…

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UAE and Africa startups meet to foster cooperation

Startups from the UAE and Africa will participate in the first-ever Chamberthon event organised and hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry during the Africa Tech Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, on February 13th-15th. The Manager, Public Relations and Corporate Communications, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ruba Abdel Halim in a statement said the details about the Chamberthon and mentorship programme were revealed during a kick-off meeting held at Dubai Chamber’s headquarters which was attended by the UAE startups that will be joining the Dubai Chamber-led trade mission to…

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Cameroon: U.S. Officials Tout Good Ties Despite Aid Cut

Photo: Moki Edwin Kindzeka Aircrafts donated by America at the Yaounde military air base in Cameroon, May 11 2018 Despite announcing plans to trim military support for Cameroon’s government over its alleged human rights violations, key U.S. officials say the United States will continue partnering on security efforts. But a Cameroon official contends the cutback could jeopardize the fight against extremism in the region. U.S. Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin assured that the U.S. was “not going to stop security cooperation with Cameroon,” the Associated Press reported him saying, after he…

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Malaysia’s Najib tones down the bling ahead of 1MDB fraud trial

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – While he was prime minister, Najib Razak was often accused of being woefully out of touch with ordinary citizens’ lives. But now, out of office and facing dozens of criminal charges in connection to an extraordinary multibillion-dollar scandal at Malaysia’s 1MDB state investment fund, the 65-year-old seems to be reinventing himself as a man of the people. Gone are the Italian-cut suits with their carefully coordinated ties and pocket handkerchiefs. His wife, Rosmah Mansor, in her tailor-made traditional silk outfits accessorised with diamonds, is nowhere to…

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