Nearly two dozen major technology companies are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
In London, Nigerian born entrepreneur Tomi Makanjuola has been leading the vegan rise in popularity among Africans living in the city, offering healthier and meatless dishes, packed with flavours.
From a 9-year-old published author in Nigeria to an activist spreading the word on why gender violence must stop, there were several memorable African voices this year.
(NVO) – U.S. President Barack Obama wished Americans a “happy and safe Fourth of July” on Saturday (July 4) during his weekly address.
Former SS officer and Auschwitz bookkeeper Oskar Groening says he can only ask God for forgiveness in a German court case where he stands accused of being an accessory to mass murder.
Taiwanese scientists design a mobile phone app, the Sober Diary, to help addicts quit alcohol.
Rolling Stone retracted an explosive article Sunday (April 05) detailing an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity after an outside review concluded that the story failed to follow journalistic standards.
(Next Media Online) – Twenty-three people have been indicted for being part of an alleged Medicaid fraud ring that took advantage of thousands of homeless people in New York to claim millions of dollars from Medicaid.
(NVO) – Governments using executions to punish crime and “terrorism” are responsible for a 28% rise in death sentences worldwide, a report released by Amnesty International said on Wednesday (April 1).
Officials give their reaction to the gang rape of a 72-year-old nun in the Nadia district of West Bengal.