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Nigeria’s anti-corruption pledge resonates in far-off Zambia

| April 28, 2015
Nigeria’s anti-corruption pledge resonates in far-off Zambia

(GIN)–Nigeria’s president-elect is already making waves with his pledge to attack corruption, starting with the missing $20 billion allegedly swiped from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation during the previous administration. Muhammadu Buhari pledged to pursue the claim of former Central Bank governor, Lamido Sanusi, who was suspended last year by former president Goodluck Jonathan after […]

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Race-based discrimination ‘fostered in South African schools’

| April 28, 2015
Race-based discrimination ‘fostered in South African schools’

(GIN)–A practice of denying admission to South African public schools of children without visas or whose parents are refugees from other African countries is creating a foundation for the current rash of xenophobia, critics of the practice say. Jean-Luc  Ntumba from the DRC, a father of three, said he was unable to enroll his children […]

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Chaos grows in Burundi as president defies advice to step down

| April 28, 2015
Chaos grows in Burundi as president defies advice to step down

(GIN)–Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza, overriding objections to an ill-advised third term, now faces a growing popular movement to oust him after his term ends this coming June. On Sunday, thousands of angry Burundians filled the streets in the capital, Bujumbura, to protest a maneuver by the ruling party to put Nkurunziza back in office for […]

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Four arrested after warrant served

| April 28, 2015
Four arrested after warrant served

FORT WAYNE—Just before noon, April 24, officers of Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant in the 800 block of Poplar.  As a result of this investigation, four individuals were arrested at the scene. They were: • Michael Cardwell, arrested on a felony […]

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Spiritually Speaking: Bringing sin to the party? Woe!

| April 26, 2015
Spiritually Speaking: Bringing sin to the party? Woe!

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Weekly As believers, we think we have a lot on our plates. From our perspective however, that shouldn’t mean we’re challenged beyond our capacity to fulfill God’s destiny for us. It just means we have a purpose—God’s. The more we understand and internalize this, the […]

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‘He turned it’

| April 26, 2015
‘He turned it’

By Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times “The gifts of the Master are these: freedom, life, hope, new direction, transformation, and intimacy with God. If the cross was the end of the story, we would have no hope. But the cross isn’t the end. Jesus didn’t escape from death; he […]

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Redskins cheerleader’s death examined in new book

| April 25, 2015
Redskins cheerleader’s death examined in new book

By Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer The story of Debbie Flores has always fascinated. Raised in Baltimore where she attended Old Mill High School, the Puerto Rico-born Flores earned two college degrees, one in business and the other in law at the University of Baltimore and at Towson. And, […]

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AKAs to host All White Party

| April 23, 2015
AKAs to host All White Party

Iota Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is scheduled to present their All White Party with the Ladies of AKA, 7:08 p.m. to 12:08 p.m., May 23 at Link’s Wonderland Ballroom, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.

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Paul George makes heartfelt plea for Americans to learn stroke warning signs

| April 23, 2015
Paul George makes heartfelt plea for Americans to learn stroke warning signs

NBA star Paul George and his mom Paulette have teamed with the American Stroke Association to teach the acronym F.A.S.T. for stroke warning sign recognition.

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: I survived!

| April 23, 2015
Rev. Stewart Speaks: I survived!

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever experienced God allowing situation after situation to happen to you in an attempt to get your attention? After this have you felt like one more thing happening to you would cause you to crumble.Anybody ever been there? The children of Israel fled into the wilderness in an […]

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