Kenya is on edge ahead of national elections on Tuesday, but the risk is that much greater for women candidates facing violence, intimidation, and general sexism in the race. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading
CALAIS, FRANCE (JULY 26, 2017) (REUTERS) – Human Rights Watch pressed France on Wednesday (July 26) to end what it described as recurrent police violence against migrants in the northern town of Calais, where hundreds have returned despite the demolition of a sprawling camp once known as “the Jungle”. Continue reading
(MUST COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURES) – Actress Jada Pinkett Smith says that her new film Girls Trip is all about female empowerment. Continue reading
INTERNET (JULY 26, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (July 26) he would not allow transgender individuals to serve in the U.S. military in any capacity.
U.S. immigration agents are planning nationwide raids next week to arrest teenage immigrants suspected of gang involvement as U.S. President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to crack down on illegal immigration. Justin Mitchell reports. Continue reading
Actor Will Smith discusses upcoming release ‘Bright’, which is based in a parallel universe where orcs live alongside humans. Continue reading
Like many young Gambians in search of a better future, 25-year old Mustapha set off on the perilous journey from Africa to Europe. He now shares his harrowing experience with other young people to deter them from following in his footsteps.
HAMBURG, GERMANY (JULY 6, 2017) (REUTERS) – Charity Oxfam on Thursday (July 6) denounced unfair wealth distribution in the world ahead of the start of the G20 summit, demanding from leaders they put “reducing inequality number one on their agenda.” Continue reading
Some of China’s most creative minds fear they’re next as China’s internet crackdown widens. Joel Labi reports. Continue reading
MYAWADDY, MYANMAR (JUNE 30, 2017) (TPBS) – Thousands of irregular migrant workers from Myanmar and Cambodia are leaving Thailand each day, Thailand’s immigration police said on Friday (June 30), after a decree aimed at managing foreign workers took effect earlier this month.