September 28, 2016

NIGERIAN AND SIX OTHERS SENTENCED IN MISSISSIPPI FOR OVER $40 MILLION ONLINE FRAUD

      GULFPORT, Miss. – Six U.S. citizens and a Nigerian national were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison for their roles in online fraud schemes that distributed more than $40 million in counterfeit checks using “mystery shopper” websites and work-from-home scams. The criminal enterprise was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland […]

MURDEROUS FULANI HERDSMEN: IS GOVERNOR AYO FAYOSE A SAVIOR?

        By HEAVEN KALU, National Correspondent, Nigeria African Sun Times The recent anti-grazing bill passed into law in Ekiti State has been met with mixed reactions. While many see this as a step in the right direction others see it in another light. However, like it or loathe it the anti-grazing bill […]

NIGERIA LOSES TO GERMANY 0-2 IN OLYMPIC SEMI-FINALS

        Germany defeated Nigeria in the semi-finals of the Olympic Football game today.  The Germans were the better side on the better team on the night in Sao Paulo as they defeated the African champions who will now settle for a bronze medal match Germany edged their way to a gold medal […]

WELCOME REMARKS OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION, H.E. DR. NKOSAZANA DLAMINI-ZUMA TO THE 29TH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE AFRICAN UNION

      29th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union, Kigali. RWANDA, 13 July 2016 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY   2 Excellency, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Rwanda, Our sister Louise Mushikiwabo and our gracious Host Your Excellency, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Chad and Chairperson of the […]

LOOK AT THE 6FT ERITREAN MIGRANT CAUGHT IN A SUITCASE BY SWISS GUARDS

      Look at the  6ft Eritrean migrant who was caught by shocked Swiss border guards  to discover a lanky man trying to sneak into the country from Italy packed inside a suitcase. The 21-year-old migrant was reportedly traveling with a friend on the Swiss-bound train from Milan’s Central station when his hiding place […]

PONTY BISTRO IS ON A MISSION TO DIG NEW YORKERS OUT OF A FOOD RUT

        Cousins—including Chef Cisse, a 2009 finalist in the hit Food Network show “Chopped”—offer a fusion of West African and French cuisine to expand the New York palate   NEW YORK (June 24, 2016)—Senegalese-American chefs Ali Cisse (Chef Ali) and Elhadji A. Cisse (Chef Cisse) are on a mission to save New […]

MOST INFLUENTIAL CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN DIASPORA LEADERS PUBLISHED

    Many books have been written about people of African descent, but so far no single volume has highlighted the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across the globe. To fill the gap, an International Selection Committee composed of some of the top African diaspora Leaders in the […]

EMINENT ENGINEER, BAI BLYDEN: TESTIMONIALS ON EMPOWERING AFRICA

    “Worrying about Africa is the family business,” says Bai Blyden, an IEEE Smart Village Ambassador and Mentor whose life revolves around solving the energy needs of this vast continent. Blyden grew up rooted in the legacy of his great grandfather, human rights advocate and political philosopher Edward Wilmot Blyden, considered by many to […]

MANDELA POSTER PROJECT MAKES LONG-AWAITED UNITED STATES DEBUT

    The Mandela Poster Project made its long-awaited debut in Brooklyn, NY on June 21. The collection is composed of 95 unique posters that chronicle the life, spirit and impact of Nelson Mandela. The project will now tour Kalahari Resorts and Conventions’ properties through summer 2016. (Photo: Business Wire) BROOKLYN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Mandela Poster […]