"South Africa"

  • Nia Long to Executive Produce ‘Dreams of the Moon’

    Nia Long will star in Dreams of the Moon, a film that is inspired by a true story from Inner City Films. She will also serve as executive producer and it is directed by Alfons Adetuyi. What We Know: This Indie film tells the story of an African American...
  • Christian Adoption Agency Announces End To International Adoptions

    A Michigan based Christian adoption agency states it will end an international adoption program that has brought thousands of foreign-born children to the United States. What We Know: Bethany Christian Services, one of the country’s largest adoption agencies, has helped seek shelter for nearly 15,000 children with American families...
  • Afrobeats Star Burna Boy to Donate Anti-Xenophobia Concert Proceeds to Attack Victims

    Afrobeats artist Burna Boy will be putting on a concert to raise funds for the victims from recent outbreaks of xenophobic violence in South Africa. What We Know: Burna Boy has put together a concert in which he says the proceeds will go to the victims affected by the...
  • Hunter Biden Breaks Silence on Ukraine Dealings and Controversies

    Hunter Biden breaks his silence about the Ukraine dealings and controversies in an interview with ABC news.  What We Know: Hunter Biden, Former Vice President Joe Biden‘s son, opened up in an interview with ABC News that aired Tuesday, October 15, 2019 on Good Morning America. In the interview,...
  • Zimbabwe ex-President Robert Mugabe dies at 95

    Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe who became an African liberation hero after toppling white colonial rule but then led his country to economic collapse and the brink of starvation, has died at the age of 95. What We Know: Mugabe was the world’s oldest ruler when he...
  • Winnie Mandela, anti-apartheid campaigner dead at 81

    Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81. Her PA‚ Zodwa Zwane‚ confirmed the struggle veteran’s death on Monday afternoon. “It is with profound sadness that we inform the public that Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passed away at the Netcare Milpark...
  • Winnie Mandela, anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81

    Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81. Her PA‚ Zodwa Zwane‚ confirmed the struggle veteran’s death on Monday afternoon. “It is with profound sadness that we inform the public that Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passed away at the Netcare Milpark...
  • Black Panther Review

    WAKANDA FOREVER! Update 3/10/18: Black Panther has officially crossed the $1 billion mark entering it into the enters the top 30 highest grossing films of all-time   NO SPOILERS YET $242 million domestically and $427 million globally . These are the numbers Black Panther brought in over this four-day...
  • Michael Bloomberg donates $2 million for Black voter outreach

    Michael Bloomberg, the former New York city mayor who suspended his Democratic primary push, donated $2 million dollars into efforts to boost turnout for Black voters in 8 key states. What We Know: Bloomberg donated $2 million dollars to a non-profit called Collective Future. This non profit is focused...
  • Ava DuVernay Bringing Octavia Butler’s ‘Dawn’ to TV

    Ava DuVernay’s Array Filmworks has partnered up with Amazon Studios and Macro Television Studios to bring Octavia Butler’s classic 1987 science-fiction novel, Dawn, to TV. What We Know: Octavia Butler was an African-American science fiction author, in 1995 she became the first science-fiction writer to receive a MacArthur Fellowship....