Africa

African leaders press fight for representation at the U.N.

[su_button style=”flat” background=”#94989b” text_shadow=”4px 0px 5px #868686″ desc=”Return to the homepage to see the complete issue and video channel.” rel=”lightbox”]HOMEPAGE [/su_button]   Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) — The present composition of the United Nations is a thorn in the side of some African leaders who question why none of the five permanent[Read More…]

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World Scrabble title scooped by Nigerian in first for Africa

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) — No one disputes the enormous gifts that Africans bring to the global table. But scrabble? In fact, a Nigerian college graduate is just the[Read More…]

African man who died shielding girl from terrorist gunfire in Paris called ‘a hero’

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   As Obama promises unity with France, witnesses say diverse victims reveal ‘we are all in the same boat’ Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Parisian friends of a Good Samaritan[Read More…]

BLACK HISTORY

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Delaware governor pardons black abolitionist African Americans who sought to escape slavery were called mentally ill by Frederick H. Lowe Delaware Gov. Jack Markell on Monday pardoned black abolitionist Samuel D. Burris, a conductor on the Underground[Read More…]

BRIEFS

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Dusty Baker named manager of the Washington Nationals The Washington Nationals on Tuesday signed a multi-year deal with Dusty Baker to manage the team. The 66-year-old Baker has 20 years experience in Major League Baseball, managing the[Read More…]

U. S. chemical contaminator eyes Africa for profit windfall

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com)  – The Michigan-based Dow Chemical Co. has renewed its plans to increase sales of industrial products in sub-Saharan Africa while earning greater profits. “Dow is[Read More…]

Elephant loss could change landscape forever

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   by Robert Sanders University of California at Berkeley The disappearance of elephants and other large land animals could have a devastating and permanent effect on plants and animals they live with, say researchers. When they analyzed large[Read More…]

MUSEUMS & EVENTS

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   DuSable Museum Celebration The DuSable Museum of African American History will hold Founders Day 2015 celebrating the birthday of Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs, the museum’s co-founder, on Sunday, Nov. 1. Dr. Burroughs was born Nov. 1, 1917.[Read More…]

First urban commuter train in sub-Saharan Africa launched in Ethiopia

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) — A brand-new gleaming green and white urban commuter train was launched this week in the capital Addis Ababa. It is the first fully electrified[Read More…]

Nation of Islam will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from JusticeorElse.com (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Editor’s Note: With a backdrop of intense protests against repeated police shootings of unarmed black people, poverty, economic inequality and other injustices, this Saturday’s 20th Anniversary[Read More…]