Nigeria: Ruling Party, Opposition Culpable in 2019 Election Violence – EU

By Kunle Sanni Nigeria’s leading parties failed to act to curb violence during the 2019 general elections, the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) has said. “The leading parties were at fault in not reining in acts of violence and intimidation by supporters, and in abusing incumbency at federal and state levels,” the observers said in the report released on Saturday. The “leading parties” in the elections were the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The APC presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, won the…

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April Ryan Reacts To Sarah Huckabee Sanders Leaving The White House

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is a habitual liar, which has served her well in Trump’s deplorable White House but now she is gone. Trump made the announcement on Twitter. See Also: Bill Cosby Sentenced To 3 To 10 Years In Prison For Sexual Assault Conviction Trump wrote on hateful Twitter account, “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas.” After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will…

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Eritrea responds to African intellectuals ‘cherry picking’ on its progress

The Eritrean government responded on Thursday to a letter sent earlier this week by more than 100 Africans seeking dialogue on democratic space, calling them “a motley network of African writers and journalists” they say chose a “rather inappropriate” communication strategy in their outreach. Asmara acknowledged the letter in a statement that defended the Horn of Africa nation’s positions, disputing the letter writers’ sense that Eritrea is being left behind as the continent moves forward and calling it “political cherry picking.” The nation is “earnestly working to recoup lost time…

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Reparations Must Include The Costs Of Predatory Lending..

You are here: Home / Money / Business / Reparations Must Include The Costs Of Predatory Lending.. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) In recent years, the spate of homicides linked to questionable uses of deadly weapons and/or force, have prompted many activist organizations to call for racial reparations. From Trayvon Martin’s death in Florida, to Michael Brown’s in Missouri, Eric Garner’s in New York and many other deaths — a chorus of calls for reparations has mounted, even attracting interest among presidential candidates. While no amount…

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Leading Africans reach out to Afwerki, but will Eritrea respond?

More than 100 African thought leaders have appealed to the Eritrean president to allow a delegation to visit the isolated Horn of Africa nation, meet with its leaders and citizens, and open a dialogue with a view toward democratic reforms. The letter to President Isaias Afwerki was created on May 25 for Africa Day and made public on Monday. Its first signature is from Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka, a Nobel laureate who is one of dozens of artists and creatives, journalists and lawyers, human rights advocates, politicians and civil society…

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MINUSMA responds to Mali attack that claimed 100 lives

MINUSMA, the United Nations mission in Mali, has confirmed that some 100 civilians including women and children were killed in the village of Sobanou-Kou in the Mopti region during an attack by armed men on Sunday night. Witnesses and local officials say there are many wounded as well in this latest incident of escalating communal violence in the volatile Sahel nation. There were more than 100 such incidents reported last year, according to Human Rights Watch. That’s continued in 2019, with more than 130 killed in a single March attack…

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Zimbabwe: Morgan Tsvangirai’s Daughter Dies

Photo: 263Chat Member of parliament, Vimbayi Tsvangirai – the daughter to the late MDC founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai – car crash scene. The late MDC- T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai’s daughter, Vimbai, who was involved in a head on collision near truckers Inn just outside Kwekwe last month has died. The MDC confirmed her passing in a tweet on its official Twitter handle. “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the sad passing on of Glen View South MP and Women’s Assembly Secretary Hon. Vimbai Tsvangirai Java,” read the…

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Universities Partner to Produce the Official Oral History of Barack Obama’s Presidency

President Barack Obama is photographed during a presidential portrait sitting for an official photo in the Oval Office, Dec. 6, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza via commons.wikipedia.org) The Obama Foundation has selected the Columbia Center for Oral History Research to produce the official oral history of Barack Obama’s presidency, according to the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education. The project will provide a comprehensive, enduring record of the decisions, actions, and effects of his historic administration. The University of Hawai’i and the University of Chicago will also serve…

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Conservatives Have Always Been The Enemy Of American Democracy.

You are here: Home / News / Conservatives Have Always Been The Enemy Of American Democracy. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) Conservatives have always been known for walking around with flag pins in their lapels and spewing their “bone-spur” brand of patriotism. Going all the way back to the very founding of this nation they’ve always used false patriotism and deception as weapons to promote a self-serving agenda to undermine the interests of the average American.  As a result of that attitude, they have always been the…

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Joe Biden Has Reportedly Lied For Decades About Marching In The Civil Rights Movement

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders might have elicited groans from one audience when he recently repeated his often cited line that he marched with the rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But at least he was telling the truth. A new report claims that former Vice President Joe Biden, who has been holding a big lead atop the Democratic presidential polls since he announced his candidacy in April, has repeatedly and knowingly lied about his involvement in the civil rights movement. Despite advisers reminding him of the truth, Biden has “kept…

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