Journalist and activist Elias Amare, U.S./Africa Bridge Building Project Director Imani Countess, American Ethiopian Public Affairs Committee (AEPAC) organizer Elias Hiruy, and medical doctor and #NoMore Movement co-founder Simon Tesfamariam discussed economic development as a human right at the first-ever African Peoples' Forum. This was organized to counter the Biden administration's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
Rural Kenyans said they have been attacked while struggling for land in central Kenya since the 1960s. Land struggles between squatters and deed holders have continued unabated since Kenya's 1963 independence from the British empire. Shadrack Omuka reports.
A regional conference of the National Unity Platform, a political party in Uganda, brought together members of the country’s diaspora from the New York City and Washington metro areas to strategize on how to tackle U.S. meddling that props up leaders. TF editor Julie Varughese reports.
Hours before Philippine President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr., gave his first State of the Nation address on July 24, Filipino people throughout the world protested. They held their own “People’s State of the Union Address,” or PSONA. Claudia Jones Editorial Intern Cygaelle Bergado reports from New York City.
We are excited to announce the Summer 2022 Claudia Jones Editorial Intern is Cygaelle "Cy" Bergado, a senior at Temple University majoring in Media Studies & Production. We asked Cy a few questions.
The Tanzanian government had planned to lease the 1,500 square kilometers of Maasai ancestral land to Otterlo Business Corporation, which a group of Dubai royal families own, according to petitioners. But after evictions in 2009, 2013 and 2017, the Maasai sought legal recourse, reports Charles Wachira.