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Kidnapped Nigerian Girls to be Returned: Report

The Nigerian government has reportedly agreed Friday to a cease-fire with militants Boko Haram that would see the return of more than 200 girls who were kidnapped earlier this year.

Malala, Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize

A Pakistani girl who was shot on a school bus by a Taliban gunman in 2012 is one of two recipients of this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

Oil Barons Jump on New Finds in Africa, Ignore Climate Calls

U.S. and U.K. oil explorers are making their moves on the Western Sahara, between Mauritania and Morocco, despite calls by thousands of climate justice activists worldwide to "keep the oil in the soil."

Obama: Battle with ISIS 'Not America's Fight Alone'

President Obama said Tuesday the U.S.-led coalition that attacked the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria overnight made it "clear to the world that this is not America's fight alone."

Ebola Weakens Already Fragile Nations

As the Ebola virus decimates their beloved country, Liberian ambassador to the United States Jeremiah C. Sulunteh and Marion Parker Cassell Nelson watch with horror and growing concern.

World Health Organization Ramping up Fight against Ebola

The Ebola epidemic is wreaking havoc on populations in parts of West Africa forcing the World Health Organization to call for a more determined global response to bring the outbreak under control.

Ebola Claims 1,400 Victims

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa is being described by World Health Organization officials as likely being more widespread than previously reported.

Protests Continue in Support of Nigerian Girls

While leaders from the Motherland painted the town during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in the District a few weeks ago, a group of protesters gathered outside of the Grand Hyatt Washington in Northwest in support of several hundred schoolgirls kidnapped ...

Ebola Outbreak Casts Pall Over U.S.-Africa Summit

President Barack Obama used the three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit as a platform to strengthen ties with African nations as 50 of the continent’s leaders spoke of investment opportunities, trade, oil and democracy.

Pro-Palestinian Protest Brings Thousands to White House

Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched to the White House on Aug. 2 to express their outrage against Israel’s most recent military offensive in Gaza.

U.S.-Africa Summit Tackles Difficult Issues

It should be no surprise a landmass that could easily fit the United States, China, New Zealand, Bangladesh, India, Peru, Greece, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, and most of Europe has a bag of continent-sized issues stalking Africa's 54 nations and ...

Historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Convenes

Officials are set to convene a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit on Capitol Hill beginning Monday.

Nigerian Students Welcomed in P.G. County

Ten Nigerian teenagers listened and smiled as local dignitaries showered them with accolades for their participation in a Global Youth LeaderShape Summit.

Obama Renames Fellowship after Nelson Mandela


President Obama has renamed a fellowship program that educates young African leaders after former South African President Nelson Mandela.

P.G. County Council Condemns Nigerian Abductions

The Prince George's County Council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution condemning African military group, Boko Haram, which has claimed responsibility for the abduction of 276 Nigerian girls from a boarding school in April.

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