UK Plan to Deport Asylum Seekers to Rwanda Considered “Cruel”

Fol­low­ing a recent agree­ment signed between the British and Rwan­dan gov­ern­ments on asy­lum seek­ers in the Unit­ed King­dom, sev­er­al inter­na­tion­al aid agen­cies report that some asy­lum seek­ers in the UK have gone into hid­ing for fear of being sent to Rwan­da. Under the agree­ment, peo­ple sus­pect­ed of ille­gal­ly enter­ing the UK would be flown to…

Coverage of Colorado’s Africans Reflects Its Importance in US Politics

From West­word mag­a­zine ‑Sep­tem­ber 6, 2018 Can­di­dates Fight for Immi­grant Sup­port in the 6th Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict Race From Col­orado Pub­lic Radio ‑Sep­tem­ber 8, 2018 CD6 Has Stub­born­ly Stood By Coff­man. Are Chang­ing Demo­graph­ics, And Jason Crow, Enough To Beat Him? From Den­verite ‑Sep­tem­ber 11, 2018 Aurora’s Ethiopi­an com­mu­ni­ty is divid­ed over November’s elec­tion From CNN (post­ed on the CBS 4…

No Rest for the Weary in Zimbabwe

In yet anoth­er set­back to bring­ing last­ing peace to Zim­bab­we, Reuters News Ser­vice report­ed Mon­day that there is a dead­lock in nego­ti­a­tions between the rul­ing ZANU PF par­ty and the oppo­si­tion Move­ment for Demo­c­ra­t­ic Change(MDC) on the terms of imple­men­ta­tion of the Sep­tem­ber 2008 pow­er-shar­ing agree­ment. Both sides are cur­rent­ly at a region­al sum­mit to…

Africa’s New Era Continues with Gains in Peace and Democracy

In the world of fast-paced twen­­ty-four-hour news, to craft a pow­er­ful news head­line means the head­line should stand out and draw read­ers’ atten­tion amid a pletho­ra of sto­ries from all direc­tions. It’s a the­o­ry that applies to print and tele­vi­sion news–when pow­er­ful head­line news, embod­ied in sud­den peace agree­ments, rebel sur­ren­ders, may­hem, and con­flict, easily…