Mother of 50 Cent’s Rumored ‘Third Son’ Suing New York City After Teen Was Bullied and Beaten at Charter School

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson attends ABC’s Winter TCA 2020 Press Tour in Pasadena, California, on January 8, 2020.Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP (Getty Images) A teenager once believed to be the “third child” of 50 Cent has allegedly been bullied and beaten in school. Now, his mother is suing New York City for millions. Myasia Dickerson says when students at Brooklyn’s Williamsburg Charter High School got wind that 14-year-old Davian Fraser had a close association with the hip hop kingpin at the beginning of the school year, some of them started to…

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These 10 African capital cities have interesting stories behind their names

What’s in a name? For some African towns and cities, a whole lot went into what they are called today. Africa having the unique history that it does means that the continent is a potpourri of ideas and cultures. Languages, identities and ways of life have literally been made up through slavery, colonization and whatever afterward. There are many things that go into choosing a capital city – it is, after all, the seat of administration. More about this It comes as no surprise then that Africa’s capital cities have…

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10 Years Later: What Will Haitians On Temporary Protected Status In The U.S. Do Next?

Sunday marks the 10-year anniversary of the magnitude-7.0 earthquake of 2010 that forever changed the lives of Haiti and its’ residents. The lingering effects of the catastrophic natural disaster afforded safety and stability for refugees in the U.S. However, those living in America under temporary protected status are facing another reality 10 years later as those protections are due to expire next year. The Haitians who were evacuated to the U.S. under TPS now have an elevated sense of urgency to obtain naturalization in the states. SEE MORE: What To…

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Africa’s fastest growing economies through 2024

Brookings Institution’s annual ‘Foresight Africa Report’ predicts Senegal, Rwanda, Niger, Uganda and Mozambique as the five fastest growing economies over the next five years. This is line with other reports and predictions that point to Africa’s positive economic outlook despite slowing global GDP growth.   Africa’s Top 5 Fastest Growing Economies (2020 – 2024) 1. Senegal 8.3% 2. Rwanda 7.9% 3. Niger 7.3% 4. Uganda 7.2% 5. Mozambique 6.9%                                            Source: (Foresight Africa Report) There are several factors and elements that these predictions are hinged on such as improving business environments…

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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: Candidates Keep Stealing From Kamala Harris’ Campaign Playbook

Kamala Harris may have suspended her presidential campaign early last month, but so many elements of her candidacy have remained thriving, thanks in no small part to the Democrats who are still running for president. MORE: Who’s Going To Speak Up For Black Lives At Democratic Debates Now? No, that’s not to say those candidates have been shouting out Kamala on the campaign trail. It’s actually much more of the opposite as a handful of them have kept the California senator’s name out of their mouth while still benefitting from…

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USAfrica: Prof. Chukwuemeka Ike lived as Africa’s foremost administrator of higher education. By Prof. Uzodinma Nwala

Special to USAfricaonline.com By Prof. UZODINMA NWALA We mourn the transition of Chukwuemeka Ike as a Cultural Act because we, the living, shall no longer behold him with our earthly eyes. However, Chukwuemeka Ike remains an immortal, only henceforth, to be beholden with our spiritual consciousness. Many know him as a writer. But his greatest contribution to the march of human civilization is in the area of Administration of Higher Education! He was among the great immortal lieutenants who, alongside Prof Kenneth Dike, pioneered University Administration in Nigeria and Biafra,…

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Sierra Leone : Neeks Fashion boss donates jerseys to his former school

By Ishmael Sallieu Koroma From L- Vice principal of Sierra Leone Muslim Congress ,Alhassan Kamara receiving the football gears from Neeks CEO , Ishmael B. Koroma at the school grounds The Chief Executive Officer of Neeks Fashion,  Ishmael B. Koroma ,  has donated football gears to his former school, the Sierra Leone Muslim Congress Boy’s Secondary School at  Kissy Mess -Mess East of Freetown. The donated items include football  vests , socks and  sport trousers among others. Speaking during the donation, he said that he was pleased to be back…

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Equatorial Guinea to add 20,000 bpd of oil production this year

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Equatorial Guinea will add 20,000 barrels per day (bpd) of oil production by October, the country’s oil minister said on Sunday. “We expect an increase this year of around 20,000 bpd additional because of the new discoveries,” Gabriel Obiang Lima told reporters on the sidelines of an energy event. Equatorial Guinea, a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), currently produces 120,000 bpd. Asked about the need to extend the OPEC+ production cuts agreement beyond March, the minister said the deal should be…

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Libya’s warring sides accept ceasefire after Putin, Merkel meet

The Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya said it welcomes a ceasefire agreement presented Saturday by the Libyan National Army (LNA) after days of diplomatic efforts to get the warring sides to return to negotiations interrupted in April by an LNA offensive on Tripoli. LNA spokesman Maj. Gen. Ahmed Al-Mismari delivered the announcement that the LNA would abide by a ceasefire beginning at midnight but warned the GNA must assure its fighter groups honor the truce as well. The spokesman did not indicate why LNA commander Gen. Khalifa Haftar…

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Oman’s new Sultan faces diplomatic, economic challenges

Muscat, Oman – Oman’s late ruler Sultan Qaboos al-Said was lauded for the mediating role he played between conflicting parties in the Gulf region, during his near-50 year rule which also saw the emergence of an educated, middle class.  Qaboos, who died on Friday according to Omani state media, came to power in 1970 in a palace coup against his father. More: He used the country’s oil revenues to build state institutions and develop the country’s infrastructure, but struggled in the last years of his life to diversify Oman’s economy…

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