Tag Archives: africa

  • Obama Discusses Issue of Gay Rights in Africa; Kenyan President Dismissive (WATCH)

    Jul 26, 15 by EurPublisher 4 Comments

    *(Via USA Today) – President Obama called on African nations Saturday (in Nairobi, Kenya) to confer equal rights to gays and lesbians, kicking off his first full day in the nation by undertaking a topic that remains highly sensitive on the continent. Kenyan President Kenyatta dismissed the importance of gay rights, calling it a “non-issue” […]

  • Lupita Nyong’o, in Grasshopper Green, Slays Cannes Red Carpet (Pics)

    May 13, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Lupita Nyong’o dropped the mic on yet another red carpet with her undeniable style. She showed up at the Cannes Film Festival’s Opening Ceremony Wednesday in a “grasshopper green” gown, which doubled as a sentimental tribute to Africa. Nyong’o selected a custom pleated Gucci chiffon design featuring a mini capelet and embellished hand-painted floral crystals […]

  • President Obama to Visit Kenya This Summer

    Mar 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *The White House announced Monday that President Barack Obama will make his first trip to his father’s native Kenya as president this summer. Obama will travel to Kenya in July for bilateral meetings and the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, an annual conference that connects entrepreneurs with business leaders, international organizations, and governments, reports CNN. “His […]

  • Homeless Man on LA’s Skid Row Shot & Killed by Police … on Tape (Graphic Video)

    Mar 3, 15 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *(Via Yahoo News) – Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a homeless skid-row robbery suspect who grabbed at an officer’s gun during a scuffle as they tried to subdue him in a confrontation captured on video, police said on Monday. The man, known by the street name Africa, had been living for weeks in […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Ebola: More Questions Than Answers

    Nov 3, 14 by riversteff 4 Comments

    *I’m no alarmist, but it should be evident to anyone who’s been paying attention that the Center for Disease Control is behind the curve when it comes to having all the information needed to effectively fight the Ebola virus in the United States. There’s conflicting information about how Ebola is transmitted from one person to […]

  • NIMBY! Atlantans Concerned About Ebola Patients Receiving Treatment in the City

    Aug 5, 14 by Angela P. Moore 2 Comments

    *The Ebola epidemic is the worst outbreak in history and it is steadily wreaking havoc across West Africa. So far, this frightening disease has killed 887 lives and over 1600 cases have been documented. In addition, the numbers are not slowing down. Two American missionary/medical workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus were transported over […]