West Africa

Lupita Nyong’o will explore the history of an all-women African army in a new documentary.

Until more information becomes available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Ebola survivors to abstain from all forms of sex or use condoms every time, rather than for just three months as previously recommended, reports The New York Times. The revised guidelines come after the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) and Liberia issued […]

More than four years after last meeting in the Oval Office, the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and President Barack Obama met on Friday at the White House. Predictably, most of the remarks were about the Ebola crisis—which has devastated Liberia and the neighboring countries of Guinea and Sierra Leone with more than 10,000 dead—and […]

The U.S. military is bringing home all but 100 troops dispatched to West Africa almost 10 months ago in an effort to stem the Ebola epidemic, according to a statement released by the White House on Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Obama and Black Lawmakers Talk Poverty, Criminal Justice At White House Meeting The White House reports that […]

  UPDATED Monday, October 27, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. E.T.: Kaci Hickox has been released from medical quarantine in New Jersey, and will be allowed to return to her home in Maine by private transport. Reported NBC News: “Since testing negative for Ebola on early Saturday morning, the patient being monitored in isolation at University […]

Dr. Ben Carson joined guest hosts Angela Rye and Armstrong Williams on “NewsOne Now” to discuss Ebola‘s arrival in America and shared his views on what needs to be done to stop the spread of the virus. Carson explained that the deadly virus needs to be contained in Africa and subsequently defeated there. Carson also expressed […]

Podcast: Download Dr. Ben Carson joined guest hosts Angela Rye and Armstrong Williams on “NewsOne Now” to discuss Ebola‘s arrival in America and shared his views on what needs to be done to stop the spread of the virus. Carson explained that the deadly virus needs to be contained in Africa and subsequently defeated there. Carson also expressed his views about instituting […]

A young Nigerian boy who managed to breach the security of the Benin-City airport and stow away to Lagos has been arrested and turned over to the Federal Airports Authority, reports Vanguard. The boy, who has not been identified, hopped out of the main wheel of the Arik Air aircraft when it landed at Murtala […]

NOVOZAVIDOVO, Russia (AP) — People in this Russian town used to stare at Jean Gregoire Sagbo because they had never seen a black man. Now they say they see in him something equally rare — an honest politician.