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Darkness Over Paradise to be Screened June 16

Darkness Over Paradise is a documentary that was developed to expose the atrocities committed during the civil war in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Another (...)

| June 2007 | 5048 views

Black Poet Wins Prestigious Award

By Jeffrey Thomas USINFO Staff Writer Black poet Lucille Clifton(photo) has won the 2007 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, one of the most prestigious (...)

| May 2007 | 926 views

The World’s Most Repressive Regimes

Freedom House PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE World’s Most Repressive Regimes Resistant to Change Sudan, North Korea and Uzbekistan are (...)

| May 2007 | 69915 views

Today is World Press Freedom Day

IFJ(International Federation of Journalists) Africa statement on the World Press Freedom Day. May 3, 2007. Impunity should no longer be tolerated (...)

| May 2007 | 736 views

Yahoo! teams up with Canada for U-20 World Cup

By Abayomi Charles Roberts in Edmonton “The Mexico edition in 1983 has had the largest accumulative audience registered at FIFA - 1, 155,160, according (...)

| April 2007 | 828 views

Bank Staff Asks Wolfowitz to Resign

By Jeannine Aversa. World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz(photo) acknowledged Thursday that he erred in helping a close female friend get (...)

| April 2007 | 711 views

The Godfather of Soul’ - His Immortal Legacy

Commentary By Bankole Roland Marke. James Brown’s polyrhythmic funk earned him the accolade "Godfather of Soul," but he was not born with a silver (...)

| March 2007 | 787 views

Real Madrid recalls David Beckham

By A.C.Roberts. Spanish soccer giants, Real Madrid FC, have recalled former Manchester United and England hit man, David Beckham, ostensibly to help (...)

| February 2007 | 1766 views

FIFA Fiesta: Canada hosts the World again

By Abayomi Charles Roberts in Edmonton Canada beat Brazil 2-1 last year, here in Edmonton. The only time Canada has defeated Brazil in soccer, it was (...)

| February 2007 | 992 views

Nuclear Weapons: The Doomsday Advances

The world is now two minutes closer to a destructive nuclear war. At least that is the view of a group of prominent scientists from Europe and North (...)

| January 2007 | 722 views