Tamar Braxton thanks her Nigerian boyfriend, David Adefeso, for ‘being my rock’ amid mental health struggles

By Hannah Yasharoff | USA TODAY

Tamar Braxton publicly thanked her Nigerian boyfriend, David Adefeso, for “saving my life” after announcing she would be parting ways with a television career she said negatively impacted her mental health. 

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Zambian Dambisa Moyo and Kenyan David Ndii make list of The 100 Most Influential Economists Online (2020)

By Ebimo Amungo

Two African economist have made the list of of The 100 Most Influential Economists Online (2020). Zambian-born Dambisa Moyo was recognised as a global thought leader while Kenyan economist David Ndii, a well known columnist for the Telegraph also made the list.

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Mima Fondong | Meet the daughter of trending Dr Stella Immanuel

By Henry Oduah  | QED

Arguably the most popular doctor at the moment, Dr Stella Immanuel is receiving a lot of attention following a viral video of her advocating the use of hydroxychloroquine as a cure for coronavirus.

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Serge Ibaka demands respect for Black lives around the world

Serge Ibaka is a power forward for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association. He was born in Congo Brazaville and is a member of the NBA winning Toronto Raptors team of 2019. In this article he talks on his views on the treatment of immigrants and the Black Lives Matter Movement.

By Aaron Rose | Sports Illustrated

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Nigerian boy gets scholarship after viral video of dancing in the rain

By David Lyman | Cincinnati Enquirer

You saw the video, right? The 45-second recording of a kid dancing in the rain? There was something inspiring about it. But would anyone else be interested? Well, here we are, seven weeks after that post, and the video of this kid – his name is Anthony Madu, by the way – has been seen nearly 310,000 times on Instagram alone. And it’s been re-posted on every social media imaginable, where it has been seen by tens of thousands of other people.

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USCIS announces massive increases in U.S. immigration fees

BY DANIEL SHOER ROTH | Miami Herald

The Trump administration announced on Friday an exorbitant increase in fees for some of the most common immigration procedures, including an 81% increase in the cost of U.S. citizenship for naturalization. It will also now charge asylum-seekers, which is an unprecedented move.

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Stella Immaneul says CNN has helped her ministry grow in revealing interview-Video

Stella Immaneul, the Cameroonian-American doctor sheds more light on her beliefs in the efficacy Hydroxl Chloroquine in the treatment of Covid 19, her religious beliefs in Incubus and Sacubus and other issues.

How some Black Americans are finding solace in African spirituality

BBy Nylah Burton  | Vox

Porsche Little, a Brooklyn-based artist, diviner, and aborisha — or someone who serves the Orisha, a group of spirits central to the Yoruba and other African Diaspora religions — says that she has received a huge increase in requests for divinations and readings throughout the pandemic.

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Liberians in America Donate Supplies to Jallah Lone Medical Center to combat Covid

By Arthur F. Beare

Amid numerous challenges facing the health sector of Liberia as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Jallah Lone Medical Center in Bopolu, Gbarpolu County has benefited from a huge consignment of food and Non-food items. The gesture, which is worth about US$2,000 was made possible through the kind courtesy of the ‘Gbarpolu County Association in the Americas’ headed by Teaker Harris and its Project Management Committee Chairman, Dr. Samuel Harris.

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Meet the Queer Somalis in America

by Holly Peterson | | Lavender Magazine

Nasir Abdi-Omar, a queer Somali-American who lives in Minneapolis, has experienced this catch-22 first-hand. “I’ve had to deal with ignorance on both sides,” he explains, “Being a queer Somali person in the Twin Cities sometimes can be alienating…I’m too western for Somalis and too eastern for white, gay America.”

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