World

Uganda’s solar-powered bus is a ticket to ride

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com)  — The Ugandan-based manufacturer of a solar-powered bus recently showed off its creation in the landlocked East African country. The bus is powered by the sun.  Uganda is located near the equator and it has nearly perfect sunny weather year round. Temperatures rarely rise above 84 degrees Fahrenheit.[Read More…]

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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…]

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…]

Hillary comes out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership

[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]   The two-top candidates for the Democratic nomination for president have come out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, breaking with President Barack Obama. Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who leads rival U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I.,Vermont)[Read More…]