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Foundation Launches New Fund To Tackle Systemic Inequities In Central Texas

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Austin Community Foundation has announced the launch of The Black Fund, a new giving network that aims to unleash the power of Black-led organizations and uplift solutions to benefit the Black community in Central Texas. The Foundation brings together philanthropists, dollars and ideas to build a better Austin today and tomorrow. It […]

UN Body Receives Additional $42m Donation From LEGO Foundation, Germany, USA

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The LEGO Foundation, Germany and the United States have announced the donation of an additional $42 million to support the interventions of Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the United Nations global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises. The ECW supports quality education outcomes for refugees, internally displaced and other crisis-affected girls […]

Alleged Sex Abuse: Archdiocese Investigates 3 Retired Chicago Priests

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The archdiocese of Chicago asked three retired priests to stay out of ministry while it investigates allegations of sexual abuse of minors from nearly 50 years ago. News release from the archdiocese on Monday revealed that the allegations against Revs. John J. Rudnik, 87; James E. Flynn, 80; and John W. Clemens, […]

African American Author Harps On Hidden Battles Behind Smiling Faces

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – African American visionary author, Tanya White has said that everyone is fighting an ugly battle behind their beautiful smiles. White currently resides in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the host of the Real Talk With Tanya White radio show that was extremely popular on Blog Talk Radio and has found a new station […]

Female Author Launches Two New Books To Inspire African American Women

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A renowned African-American writer, marriage and family counselor, Femeca Grant has unveiled two of her new self-help books to encourage women, particularly those that have gone through setbacks. The books entitled, “Her Story’ and Your Story: Inspirational Self-Compassion Journal”, to inspire more African American women to tell their stories. Available both as […]

Nigeria Records Over $1.7billion Exports To US In 2020 – Buhari

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has described the United States as Nigeria’s main trading partner and one of ‘‘our most important diplomatic partners,’’ underscoring the need for concerted efforts to increase the volume of bilateral trade. Buhari spoke at a meeting with the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) at the Nigeria International Economic […]

New Book Celebrates Unsung World’s Top African American Wrestling Champions

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A recently unveiled book has uncovered the untold stories of world’s top African American professional wrestling champions. The book entitled, “Pro Wrestling’s Black World Champions”, is co-authored by the late Julian L.D. Shabazz, historian and leading authority on the history of African-American wrestlers, and his brother professor and scholar David L. Shabazz. […]

Climate Ministerial Meeting Sets Agenda For COP27

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt, stakeholders, ministers and development experts have cautioned against turning the conference into a mere talking shop of promises. Speakers from Africa and other developing parts of the world, gave the warning at the 2nd ministerial meeting on climate and development held on […]

Africans Converge In Kansas For Talks On Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Delegates from Ghana, Kenya, and other African countries will converge in Kansas City to brainstorm on salient issues surrounding the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. The long overdue meeting is of utmost importance and in tandem with the vision of The United Nations Decade of People of African Descent. The slave trade regularly used […]

Climate Change: Buhari Reiterates Commitment To Nigeria’s Energy Transition Plan

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in New York restated the commitment of the Nigerian government towards ensuring that there was a rapid and strategic transition to renewable energy in response to the world-wide efforts for the preservation of the environment. Speaking at a Leaders” Closed-Door Meeting on Climate Change convened by the […]

Buhari Bids Farewell To UNGA, Vows To Entrench Free, Fair Elections

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in New York vowed to entrench a process of free, fair, transparent and credible elections through which Nigerians elect leaders of their choice. In his farewell speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) as President, he told the 77th session that next year, there would be […]

Biden To Address UN On 2nd Day Of General Assembly

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – U.S President, Joe Biden is due to address the 77th General Debate of the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. In a break with tradition, Biden’s appearance came on the second day of the high-level annual diplomatic event instead of the first, the delay was due to Biden’s attendance of […]

U.S House Of Reps Pass Bipartisan Legislation To Promote Quality Education Globally

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The United States House of Representatives has passed the bipartisan and bicameral bill which seeks to advance quality basic education around the world. Introduced by House Foreign Affairs Africa Subcommittee Chair, Karen Bass (D-CA) and Ranking Member Chris Smith (R-NJ), the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development (READ) Act Reauthorization of 2022, reauthorizes […]

Two African American Developers Set To Restore Famous Historic Center In Florida

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Two African American Developers, Miles Alexander III of Alexander Goshen and Leornard Burke of Cornerstone Strategic Partners, are poised to revamp the famous Black Historic Center in Fort Myers, Florida. Dubbed, McCollum Hall, is a historical site and commercial center in Dunbar, which was built in 1938 by Clifford McCollum. The center […]

US Govt Announces $5m Grant To Support AfDB’s Fight Against Methane Emissions

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) The United States government has announced a provision of $5 million grant to the African Development Bank (AfDB) to support efforts in abating methane gas emission, across Africa. Methane accounts about half of the net rise in global average temperature since the pre-industrial era. The grant, subject to the completion of US domestic […]

US House Of Rep Committee Passes Resolution On AU-America Relationship

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Foreign Affairs Committee of the United States House of Representatives has passed by voice vote a resolution introduced by Africa Subcommittee Chair, Karen Bass (D-CA) and Ranking Member Chris Smith (R-NJ) reaffirming the significance of the African Union (AU) as a strategic international partner to the United States. The resolution also seeks […]

African American Music Icon Recounts Journey In New Book

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The legendary African American music industry giant and author, Teddy Astin has revealed the twists and turns of his monumental journey from being a 6-year-old paperboy to the warehouse of Warner Brothers Records. In his new memoir entitled, “A Golden Past -And- A Platinum Future”, Astin symbolically describes the journey from his […]

IPCC Announces Postponement Of Synthetic Report Release

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has rescheduled the approval session for the Synthesis Report (SYR), which will integrate the findings of the Working Groups and Special Reports. The assessment reports which were initially scheduled to be released from 13 to 17 of March 2023, hosted by Switzerland, has been shifted […]

African American Female Doctor Launches Telemedicine, Walk-in Clinic In Texas

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – African American Primary Care Physician, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ExtraCare, Dr. Patricia Horace has launched a new telemedicine and walk-in clinic in Texas to address healthcare disparities across the state. The clinic is helping local residents to achieve wellness and ideal health throughout Tarrant county and beyond. Dr. Horace […]

UN Body Urges Solidarity To Safeguard Education

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the United Nations (UN) global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, has reiterated the need to unit and collectively protect education in crisis-prone countries and region of the world. ECW works through the multilateral system to both increase the speed of responses in crises and connect […]

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