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.

Obama to Keep 9,800 Troops in Afghanistan Beyond 2014

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 ...

USAID Launches First-Ever Nutrition Strategy

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.

CBC Excoriates 'Despicable' Abduction of Nigerian Schoolgirls

The Congressional Black Caucus lent its voice to the growing global outrage about the abduction of hundreds of girls and young women in Nigeria.

Hundreds Rally to Support Kidnapped Girls

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.

AKA Sorority Denounces Abductions of Nigerian Girls

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 Lee Resigns

TransAfrica President Nicole Lee announced Thursday she will step down after eight years in the position.

Mitchell Participates in Meetings in D.C.

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 ...

Facing the Wind: Protecting the Environment through Education and Action

Recent climate changes cannot be explained by natural causes alone.