“People are fleeing a war but still find time to be racist.”
Ukraine's President struck a defiant note Thursday after Russia launched an unprecedented military invasion that has already left dozens dead, prompting Western leaders to condemn Moscow and vow unity with Kyiv.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's move to recognize breakaway eastern Ukrainian territories as independent could be the opening phase of a larger potential military operation targeting Ukraine, nearly a dozen U.S. and western officials told CNN.
The United Nations World Food Program is appealing to the world for at least $327 million to care for the urgent needs of 4.5 million people over the next six months and help communities become better-equipped to deal with extreme climate shocks.
South Africa’s leading advocate for change and reconciliation under a Black majority rule and the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Bishop Tutu, died in Cape Town on December 26 at the age of 90.
The World Bank estimates that 97 million people across the globe fell into poverty due to the pandemic in 2020, living on less than $2 a day.
The Biden administration is lifting restrictions on eight southern African countries that were put in place last month after the Omicron variant was first identified in South Africa, two administration officials told CNN.
Health officials in the United Kingdom reported that infection rates due to the Omicron variant had doubled every two to three days. Reportedly, the variant accounts for 40 percent of all COVID cases in London.
Harsh criticism continues to be heard from Africans and their leaders against UK and U.S. travel restrictions allegedly to control the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant – now showing up in several U.S. states.
France is inducting Josephine Baker -- Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy and civil rights activist -- into its Pantheon, the first Black woman honored in the final resting place of France's most revered luminaries.