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Black immigrant rally in NYC raises awareness about racial, religious and language inequities

Apr. 16, 2024 19:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Black immigrants turned out in the hundreds on Tuesday across from New York City Hall during a hearing about racial inequities in the city's shelter and immigrant support systems. Over 1,500 immigrants, mostly from Guinea, assembled in City Hall Park, after it...

African Development Bank chief criticizes opaque loans tied to Africa's natural resources

Mar. 15, 2024 18:09 PM EDT

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The head of the African Development Bank is calling for an end to loans given in exchange for the continent's rich supplies of oil or critical minerals used in smartphones and electric car batteries. “They are just bad, first and foremost, because you...

West Africa bloc lifts coup sanctions on Niger in a new push for dialogue to resolve tensions

Feb. 24, 2024 11:42 AM EST

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — West Africa’s regional bloc known as ECOWAS said Saturday that it is lifting travel and economic sanctions imposed on Niger that were aimed at reversing last year's coup in the country in a new push for dialogue as it also renewed calls on three junta-led nations to...