Africa in Harlem

NY State Senator Cordell Cleare Organizes Legal and Health Resource Fair for African Migrants in Harlem

By Isseu Diouf Campbell On May 11, 2024, New York State Senator Cordell Cleare organized a Legal and Health Resource Fair at the Malcolm Shabazz Mosque in Harlem. The event’s objective was to... Read More

A new chapter for the Senegalese Gendarmerie: General Martin Faye replaces Moussa Fall

Major General Martin Faye was officially inaugurated in a solemn ceremony on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, as the Director of Military Justice and High Commander of the National Gendarmerie of Senegal. This appointment,... Read More

Faulty Land Management: The damning revelations of the Court of Auditors on the Bandia Wildlife Reserve

In its 2019-2021 report, the Court of Auditors denounces severe irregularities in the land management of the Bandia Wildlife Reserve, covering an area of 3,500 hectares (65 km from Dakar on the road... Read More

CUNY’s Harlem Health Initiative Sheds Light on Black Maternal Mortality Crisis

By Isseu Diouf Campbell CUNY’s Harlem Health Initiative organized a thought-provoking event focused on addressing the issue of Black maternal mortality. The event featured a screening of “Toxic: A Black Woman’s Story,” a... Read More

NYC African Council Hosts Town Hall with Mayor Adams

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The New York City African Council hosted a Town Hall meeting with Mayor Eric Adams and several City commissioners on Saturday, May 4, 2024, to discuss issues affecting... Read More

600 new changing tables installed in New York City Parks’ restrooms

Photo credit: NYC Parks Department NYC Parks Commissioner Sue Donoghue joined Councilmember Rafael Salamanca Jr. at Hunt’s Point Playground in the Bronx on May 9, 2024, to celebrate the successful installation of new... Read More

NYC DOT Kicks off Installation of Upgraded Parking Meters in Northern Manhattan

Photo credit: DOT New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez kicked off the citywide rollout of upgraded, modern parking meters in Upper Manhattan on May 8, 2024, beginning at... Read More

Blaise Diagne International Airport in Senegal: a plane misses its takeoff and leaves dozens injured

In the early hours of Thursday, May 9, 2024, a tragedy was narrowly avoided at Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD). An Air Senegal flight HC 301, en route to Bamako (Mali), left the... Read More

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