New York City holds 4th Annual Iftar in the City

Photos : Isseu Diouf Campbell The de Blasio Administration—led by the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the Mayor’s Center for Faith and Community Partnerships, the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit, and Thrive NYC—hosted … Read More

Un rapport révèle les économies les plus compétitives d’Afrique

Le nombre de personnes en âge de travailler en Afrique devrait atteindre 450 millions au cours des deux prochaines décennies, mais les moteurs de création d’emplois du continent ne suivent pas. Si des postes nouveaux et en nombre suffisant ne … Read More

Video: African immigrants meet with Mayor Bill de Blasio at Bronx Fair

By Isseu Diouf Campbell  Several African immigrants met with Mayor Bill de Blasio at the City Resource Fair held during City Hall in Your Borough Week at the Bronx County Courthouse to discuss issues affecting African immigrants in New York. … Read More

Photos: City holds Resource Fair in the Bronx

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell Mayor Bill de Blasio and Bronx Borough President Ruben Díaz, Jr. hosted a City Resource Fair during City Hall in Your Borough Week at the Bronx County Courthouse. Top representatives from City Hall, the Department … Read More

Video: NYC’s Community & Ethnic Media honored at CUNY’s 15th Ippies Journalism Awards

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Video: Sunu Thiossane Broooklyn Student Dance Performance

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Video: Screening of Larabilaran: Le Talibé et Moi at BAM Fisher

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Photos: Africa-America Institute hosts screening of Africa’s Great Civilizations at the UN

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell Africa-America Institute hosted a screening of highlights from Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.’ documentary Africa’s Great Civilizations at the United Nations headquarters on April 26, 2017.  

Video: What immigrant New Yorkers need to do in case of an emergency

By Isseu Diouf Campbell New York City Emergency Management Department Commissioner Joseph Esposito explains what immigrant New Yorkers need to do in case of an emergency during a breakfast hosted by the department for immigrant community leaders at its headquarters … Read More

Video: New York State agencies have billions of dollars to spend with MWBEs

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Barrow tells Gambians to build nation based on moral, ethical values of Islam

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Gambian President Adama Barrow has urged his compatriots to build their nation according to moral and ethical values prescribed by Islam and based on the rule of law and tolerance. “With these values, we will be able to achieve the … Read More

Human Rights Watch says Italy should direct safe rescue operations in Mediterranean

posted in: Africa, Libya/Libye

Italy and other European Union countries should not cede control over rescue operations in international waters to Libyan forces because they have engaged in reckless conduct during recent rescue operations that endangered people in international waters in the Mediterranean, Human … Read More

AUC Chair Moussa Mahamat worried over the rising number of African refugees

Painting a gloomy picture of the refugee problems confronting Africa, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Mahamat, on Tuesday warned that the total number of displaced and stateless persons in Africa has drastically increased from 10.2 million to … Read More

Stars join UNICEF’s Super Dads campaign to celebrate fatherhood

Stars from the world of entertainment and sports joined Super Dads, a new UNICEF initiative launched for Father’s Day to celebrate fatherhood, and highlight the importance of love, play, protection and good nutrition for the healthy development of young children’s … Read More

Early marriage and teenage pregnancy get in the way of education for African girls

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Millions of pregnant and married adolescent girls across many African countries are being denied education because of discriminatory policies and practices, Human Rights Watch said on Friday, on the Day of the African Child. More than 49 million girls are … Read More

‘No limit’ to cruelty of traffickers in Libya, says UN agencies

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Two United Nations agencies have voiced ‘deep concern’ for the safety of hundreds of migrants and refugees – including many children – held captive by smugglers or criminal gangs at an unknown location in Libya after videos showing their abuse … Read More

AU condemns assassination of the wife of Lesotho’s PM Thomas Thabane

African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat was shocked and saddened by the assassination of Lipolelo Alice Thabane, wife of Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane at Ha Masana village, in the outskirts of the capital, Maseru, on 14 June 2017. … Read More

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