Expulsion of ANC’s union partner creates uproar

Expulsion of ANC’s union partner creates uproar

The unprecedented expulsion was approved by a select federation committee. Numsa, a militant activist union, was tossed out for disloyalty to the ANC, for poaching members of other ...

Ebola numbers spike

Ebola numbers spike

Late last week, WHO adjusted the figures to reflect current number, saying that of 13,567 reported cases, 4,951 people had died from Ebola. Officials also noted some cases were not ...

BBC faces new attacks over Rwandan genocide

BBC faces new attacks over Rwandan genocide

Last weekend, hundreds of protestors in Rwanda’s Eastern Province marched in their respective districts to denounce “Rwanda’s Untold Story,” a film which aired on the BBC on Oct. 1 ...

Doping shadow falls on popular Kenyan

Doping shadow falls on popular Kenyan

Athlete Rita Jeptoo is rejecting claims by her estranged husband that she enhanced her spectacular winning running times in Boston and Chicago marathons with a blood booster. ...

Eminem single ‘Detroit vs. Everybody’ falls short for local business

Eminem single ‘Detroit vs. Everybody’ falls short for local business

The song is currently charting around the world on account of Eminem’s global fame. He is one of few artists in the world whose individual songs can generate more revenue in a year ...

A time for visionary resistance

A time for visionary resistance

With all that has been said about the challenges we face, Detroiters and people across the country recognize we live in the land of opportunity. We live in a time where the empire ...

On Detroit bankruptcy: Snyder: No need for ‘traditional democracy’

On Detroit bankruptcy: Snyder: No need for ‘traditional democracy’

“City governments are a subdivision of the state of Michigan. I’m responsible for 10 million citizens of the state of Michigan,” Snyder said. “We maintained democracy. Was traditio ...

Detroit’s Dej Loaf begins rap stardom with fashion and fame

Dej Loaf will be an opening artist for Erykah Badu at the Fox Theater in Detroit, Dec. 27, a big break for a young artist looking to make fans in her hometown. In October, The Village Voice of New York City called her raps, a “defiant new female voice,” and she’s quickly become a fashion icon wearing a full-length white mink coat on television. ...

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Eminem single ‘Detroit vs. Everybody’ falls short for local business

The song is currently charting around the world on account of Eminem’s global fame. He is one of few artists in the world whose individual songs can generate more revenue in a year than an average small business. But, missing from the Detroit anthem was a Detroit producer — a squandered opportunity of big revenue for the local arts. ...

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