(GIN)—The northern Nigerian town of Baga was devastated over the weekend by a surprise raid conducted by Boko Haram insurgents apparently aimed at a major military base constructed there. Amnesty International estimates the death toll could be as high as 2,000, though some witnesses cite lower tolls in the hundreds. Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade, a […]
Spotlight on Fort Wayne’s own Justin Jordan, wife Charity Jordan and their work on the movie ‘Selma’
By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we continue on our journey of love, to get to know one another better while soaking in more beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind, don’t forget about GOD and HIS mercy and to salute HIM everyday because HE deserves it. On that note, we […]
By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times In the spirit of the times, I was wondering about what it really means to have a personal relationship with God, the operative word being personal. I’m learning that as one starts his or her journey towards the Almighty, it becomes more and […]
By George Cook Special to Frost illustrated It’s time to stop preaching to the choir when it comes to black on black crime. My wife I had the privilege to attend a Dec. 29, 2014 prayer service for black men gunned down by police. There were many clergy and some elected officials from Roselle, Elizabeth, […]
In my years of being in business, Mrs. King has the highest credit scores that I have ever seen. In this interview, Mrs. King shares her philosophical insights into how she lives comfortably and basically stress free, knowing that creditors and banks are lined up anxiously waiting to loan her whatever amount of money she wants.
(GIN)–With days to spare before the opening of the Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament, it might be reasonable to ask “who’s on first?” The host of the games, Equatorial Guinea, just dismissed its coach two weeks before it faces Congo Brazzaville in the tournament opener. The Equatorial Guinea Football Federation fired Spanish coach Andoni Goikoetxea […]
By Eric D. Hackley I recently had a very interesting conversation with Mrs. King, a Central High School graduate and retiree from the Indiana State Development Center, commonly known as State School. This is what she had to say: ERIC HACKLEY: Mrs. King many of us folks with a history in Fort Wayne know about […]
Family Affair Bully Club competed at the 2014 Junior Showmanship Nationals in College Park, Ga.
By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—In an effort to develop the next generation of global leaders, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, joined Perfect World, the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE) and domestic groups focused on building ties between the United States and China to embark on a new student exchange […]
(GIN)—For a country with less than 3,000 practicing doctors to treat 34.9 million people, Uganda’s decision to send some 300 doctors to Trinidad and Tobago has raised the temperatures of the some of the local parliamentarians to the boiling point. According to Henry Oryem, state minister for foreign affairs, Uganda’s offer of medical professionals will […]