Video: Community members call for justice for Souleymane Porgo

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Community members gathered on 149th street and 3rd avenue in the Bronx on May 9, 2017, a week after West African street vendor Souleymane Porgo was brutally assaulted, to speak out against violence and call for … Read More

The African community to host a Voter Registration Drive on September 29 in Harlem

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Members of the African community living in New York are hosting a Voter Registration Drive on September 29, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the Malian Center located at 2433 Frederick Douglass Blvd, in Harlem. Despite … Read More

UN expert panel condemns killings of African-Americans by US police

The Chairman of the UN Expert Panel on People of African Descent, Mr. Ricardo Sunga III condemned on Friday the back-to-back killings of two African-American men by police in the US last week, saying the incidents demonstrated “a high level … Read More

Impatient Africans “not going to wait until 2063”

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There is a mood of impatience among the ministers, businessmen and education experts attending this year’s eLearning Africa conference in Cairo. Aware of the opportunity offered by information and communication technologies to spread education, training and access to information throughout … Read More

Columbia University hosts 11th Annual African Economic Forum

By Isseu Diouf Campbell The 11th Annual African Economic Forum (AEF) was held last weekend at Columbia University’s School of Law in Harlem. This year’s conference themed Africa Rising: Emergent Perspectives from the Frontier kicked off on April 4, with … Read More