04 Mar 2024

Category: Diaspora News

News from outside Canada showcasing people and events involving people of African descent world-wide


France apologizes over Rwanda genocide 

ByEditorial Staff Thursday, May 27, 2021 FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron, in a visit to Rwanda, has said France recognised its ‘responsibility’ in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, asking for forgiveness for…

Germany acknowledges Namibia genocide 

Friday 28 May 2021 Germany has officially acknowledged committing genocide during its colonial occupation of Namibia, and announced financial aid worth more than €1.1bn (£940m; $1.34bn). German colonisers killed tens…

Barefoot ballet dancer wins scholarship 

Nigerian boy gains fame with dance video as stars pay homage Lekan Oyekanmi and Jonathan Landrum Jr. Friday, August 21, 2020 Ballet student Anthony Mmesoma Madu, center, dances in the…