Recent Articles

Rehabilitation possible for Somali-Americans who triet to join ISIL

| November 15, 2016
Rehabilitation possible for Somali-Americans who triet to join ISIL

(GIN)—After a closely-watched trial, three young Somali-Americans may enter a “deradicalization” program after being found guilty of conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State. Two of the young men have already received lighter sentences for cooperating with the government. The harshest sentence of 10 years went to Zacharia Abdurahman who pleaded guilty but did […]

Read More

Clashes in run-up to Ghana elections bring U.S. sanctions threat

| November 15, 2016
Clashes in run-up to Ghana elections bring U.S. sanctions threat

(GIN)—The U.S. Embassy in Ghana has urged the leadership of political parties to call their members to order following a recent spate of partisan clashes. Persons found guilty of inciting political violence before the polls would face some form of sanctions as violence has no place in the conduct of elections, said U.S. embassy officials. […]

Read More

On African Information Day—getting the story right!

| November 15, 2016
On African Information Day—getting the story right!

(GIN)—Media practitioners from around the continent met this month in Kigali, Rwanda, to celebrate African Information Day. Among the activities was the National Media Dialogue, the launch of the Media Barometer, a tool to self-assess the respect for freedom of expression and information and the state of the media in a specific country, the Development […]

Read More

After suprise election upset, Africans assess changes U.S. landscape

| November 15, 2016
After suprise election upset, Africans assess changes U.S. landscape

(GIN)—Africans were tweeting and messaging about the surprise outcome of U.S. elections last week that left many in the developing world worried for the future. Kenyan-American and distinguished professor Makau Mutua was “quarterbacking” as a “day after” couch potato who second guesses why his team lost. “Hillary Clinton was defeated by “white-lash,” as opposed to […]

Read More

Emily Guerrero to present stor of six generations

| November 14, 2016
Emily Guerrero to present stor of six generations

Courtesy of IIWWMS FORT WAYNE—It Is Well With My Soul is scheduled to host F.U.N. gathering with phenomenal storyteller extraordinaire, Emily J. Guerrero, B.A., Latina Arts, LLC, on an enlightening and informative ancestral journey of six generations of womyn of beauty and courage,  Muncie for Monarchs and Matriarchs: Herstory of Love and Transformation from 7 […]

Read More

HackonomicsTV seeking advice for President-elect Trump

| November 14, 2016
HackonomicsTV seeking advice for President-elect Trump

FORT WAYNE—HackonomicsTV Presents is scheduled to host a free community forum entitled “Making America Great Again, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 18 in the large meeting room of the Pontiac Branch of the Allen County Library, 2215 S. Hanna St. Show creator and host Eric D. Hackley is inviting local people to present […]

Read More

A call to community leaders after the elections

| November 14, 2016
A call to community leaders after the elections

FORT WAYNE—A group of citizens concerned about the impact Donald Trump’s recent election could have on the local immigrant population is scheduled to host a “Call to Community Leaders” forum from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 16 at El Mexicano Newspaper, 2301 Fairfield Ave., Suite 102. Organizers say they want to work with a […]

Read More

Donald Trump’s presidential win stuns world

| November 14, 2016
Donald Trump’s presidential win stuns world

UNITED STATES—Billionaire real estate mogul turned reality television star Donald Trump defied critics and naysayers even in his own Republican Party last week by beating presumptive favorite, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to win the presidency of the U.S.  After a campaign marked by name calling, countless back and forth accusations and “gotcha” last […]

Read More

Pair arrested on Paulding Road drug bust

| November 14, 2016
Pair arrested on Paulding Road drug bust

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:46 a.m., Oct. 19, detectives from the Fort Wayne Police Department Narcotics Division, along with the FWPD Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at 1211 East Paulding Road.  Detectives had received tip information that someone was dealing drugs from this location and corroborated this information through investigative resources. A search of […]

Read More

Drug bust nets multiple arrests

| November 14, 2016
Drug bust nets multiple arrests

FORT WAYNE—Shortly before 8 p.m., Oct. 25, detectives of the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Unit with the Emergency Services Team served two separate search warrants in connection to the sale and distribution of “Spice” or synthetic cannabinoids. The warrants were served at an address in the 700 block of High Street and […]

Read More