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Nigeria’s president denies reports of hunger in northeast, blames U.N.

| December 7, 2016
Nigeria’s president denies reports of hunger in northeast, blames U.N.

(GIN)—Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is challenging U.N. and humanitarian aid organizations on their recent reports of near-starvation among states affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. According to the president, the reports are “hype”—exaggerating the humanitarian crisis in order to encourage more donations. The Nigerian leader’s dispute with the U.N. recalls former president Goodluck Jonathan who […]

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Ghana elections go forward amid explosive U.S.-Ghana corruption

| December 7, 2016
Ghana elections go forward amid explosive U.S.-Ghana corruption

(GIN)—While Ghana busied itself with national elections taking place this week, the U.S. State Department and other agencies were cracking down on one of the most eye-popping corruption scandals in this West African nation. Operating in the center of Accra, a pink building festooned with an American flag was doing a brisk business selling U.S. […]

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Gambia’s once ‘president for life’ quietly concedes defeat

| December 7, 2016
Gambia’s once ‘president for life’ quietly concedes defeat

(GIN)—The prospect of another stolen election by the flamboyant President Yahya Jammeh took a surprise turn this week when the Gambian leader calmly accepted his defeat at the hands of opposition leader, Adama Barrow. In a concession speech broadcast on state TV, Mr. Jammeh declined to contest his loss. “I told you, Gambians, that I […]

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FWUL celebrates ‘Christmas On The The Campus’

| December 6, 2016
FWUL celebrates ‘Christmas On The The Campus’

FORT WAYNE—Get in the holiday spirit with “Christmas On The On Campus,” hosted by the Fort Wayne Urban Leagued, 2135 S. Hanna St. Shoppers, mark your calendar for 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Dec. 16. You’re invited to come and enjoy an evening of cheer. This event is composed of a number of locally-owned businesses […]

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OMCCBCV post-election statement

| December 1, 2016
OMCCBCV post-election statement

THE One Million Conscious and Conscientious Black Contributors and Voters (OMCCBCV) stands on our most basic and practical standard, Economic Empowerment, as we have since our inception less than two years ago. On many occasions, we have spoken on radio shows across this nation, letting Black people know who we are and what we are […]

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Black America’s resilience will keep us struggling forward

| December 1, 2016
Black America’s resilience will keep us struggling forward

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., President and CEO of the NNPA Nobody said that the road to freedom, justice and equality would be easy. In the wake of the results of the national elections across the United States, it is crystal clear that the aspirations, hopes and dreams of 47 million black Americans are neither […]

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Election won’t change anything until we vote with our wallets

| December 1, 2016
Election won’t change anything until we vote with our wallets

By Jim Clingman (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) By the time you read this, I trust you will have wiped away the slime and the grunge, regurgitated a few times, taken a good bath or shower, relentlessly scrubbed the stench from your bodies, and maybe even found it necessary to delouse, because the dirty, filthy, hateful, […]

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No race, no color barrier in the plan of Yahweh

| December 1, 2016
No race, no color barrier in the plan of Yahweh

By Brother Jackie Wall Under the approval and authority of Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHSHUA! What is causing this great hatred, this racism that is present at this time?  It is not coming from the Plan of Our Father, YAHWEH.  This is not found anywhere in his Plan, therefore, it has to be coming from […]

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Arrest made in fatal hit and run accident

| December 1, 2016
Arrest made in fatal hit and run accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:35 p.m., Nov. 15, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a multi vehicle accident in the intersection of Coliseum and Parnell Avenue. Once on scene, officers observed a four-vehicle crash with one of the drivers who was involved in cardiac arrest. That victim was transported from the scene to a […]

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Three arrested in drug raid

| December 1, 2016
Three arrested in drug raid

FORT WAYNE—Just after 11:30 a.m., Nov. 18,officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant located in the 2300 block of 25th Avenue in reference to a dealing narcotics investigation. During the search, detectives also located evidence of dog fighting and the […]

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