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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
Officials are set to convene a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit on Capitol Hill beginning Monday.
Ten Nigerian teenagers listened and smiled as local dignitaries showered them with accolades for their participation in a Global Youth LeaderShape Summit.
President Obama has renamed a fellowship program that educates young African leaders after former South African President Nelson Mandela.
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.
President Obama announced Tuesday that he plans to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after this year to train Afghan forces and supporting operations against al Qaeda, a number which he said will be reduced to a "normal embassy presence" in ...
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) made good on a promise to launch its first-ever global nutrition strategy, which it released Thursday at the Chicago Council Global Food Security 2014 event in D.C.
The Congressional Black Caucus lent its voice to the growing global outrage about the abduction of hundreds of girls and young women in Nigeria.
The kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by Islamist rebels three weeks ago has frayed the nerves, tested the patience and deeply angered Nigerians already weary and increasing nervous over a bloody four-year insurgency.
The Chicago-based Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority joined Tuesday a worldwide denouncement of the mass abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by a terrorist group.
TransAfrica President Nicole Lee announced Thursday she will step down after eight years in the position.
Fred Mitchell, Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, spent a hectic two days in Washington, D.C, this week participating in meetings at the U.S. State Department and with Members of Congress who serve on committees with oversight on matters ...