The Painful, Cutting and Brilliant Letters Black People Wrote to Their Former Enslavers

These letters from Black Americans to the people who once controlled their lives show a desire for freedom and a desperate longing to be reunited with their families. Some are exquisite condemnations...

Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso sign Sahel security pact

BAMAKO, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, three West African Sahel nations ruled by military juntas, signed a security pact on Saturday promising to come to the aid...

From Chi-Town bagman to ECOWAS chairman: meet the former money launderer leading the push...

Since the overthrow of Niger’s US-friendly government, West African nations of the ECOWAS bloc have threatened an invasion of their neighbor. Before leading the charge for intervention, ECOWAS chair Bola Tinubu...