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  • Nigerian attackers target barracks holding rebel prisoners

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Explosions and fighting broke out early Friday in the troubled northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, as dozens of insurgents attacked a military barracks holding rebel detainees, according to government officials. It was...
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  • BRASIL 2014: Grupos, resultados y horarios de juegos (hora local Florida/EEUU)

    BRASIL 2014: Grupos, resultados y horarios de juegos (hora local Florida/EEUU)
    Grupo A Brasil, Croacia, Camerún, México Junio 12: Brasil 3 vs. Croacia 1 en Sao Paulo Finalizado Junio 13: México 1 vs. Camerún 0 en Natal Finalizado Junio 17: Brasil 0 vs. México 0 en Fortaleza  Finalizado Junio 18: Croacia 4 vs. Camerún 0...
  • Beyonce's song 'Flawless' features writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Superstar Beyonce did two astonishing things Thursday night: Release a complete album without any promotion or advance notice, and sample Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Adichie, who lives part of the year in the U.S., is the author of the...
  • World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules

    World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules
    The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments. The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....
  • EU court says gays facing persecution may have grounds for asylum

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- It's a continent where presidents have called homosexuality un-African, un-Godly and anti-human, where same-sex relations are widely banned and gay people are routinely beaten, jailed, harassed or killed. Africa, with its...
  • The South Africa Nelson Mandela discovered, and the one he left behind

    The South Africa Nelson Mandela discovered, and the one he left behind
    By the time Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, the path to ending South Africa's political crisis through the abolition of apartheid was known, even if it would not be easy or straight. Solving the country's economic crisis was another...
  • Review: 'Jews of Nigeria' serves to inspire

     Review: 'Jews of Nigeria' serves to inspire
    Now here's something you don't see every day: A circle of African men chanting Hebrew prayers while wearing tallitot (prayer shawls) and yarmulkes (skull caps) along with their dashikis — not to mention scenes of African women lighting Sabbath...
  • Durban Showcases African Film Renewal

    Opening on July 18, the Durban Intl. Film Festival now ranks as one of the longest running, biggest and fastest growing of major African film events and a burgeoning platform for business in South Africa and beyond. And if Durban's 34th edition says...
  • Carolyn Kirschner, gynecologic oncologist

    Carolyn Kirschner, gynecologic oncologist
    Dr. Carolyn Kirschner believes helping women is not just her job, it's her calling. "I take care of women with female cancers, and it's difficult for them, but it's a privilege for me to be able to walk the journey with these women," said Kirschner, a...
  • REVIEW: Bach Choir Christmas CD glitters with carols and poems

     
    “A Child’s Christmas in Bethlehem,” the Bach Choir of Bethlehem’s fourth release on the Canadian Analekta label, is a festive holiday package. It glitters with carols spanning five centuries in five languages, all bound together...
  • David Oyelowo delves deeper for role in 'The Butler'

    David Oyelowo delves deeper for role in 'The Butler'
    For the Oxford-born, Nigeria-raised David Oyelowo, the last few years have been a profoundly deep — and sometimes harrowing — dive into the African American experience. The actor has played a Tuskegee airman in George Lucas' "Red Tails," a...