The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday appointed Abelone Melesse, a young Norwegian rap star of Ethiopian descent, as its new national ambassador to Ethiopia.
The Israeli government Committee for Internal Affairs and Environmental Protection convened for a special debate regarding over-policing and police violence towards Ethiopian emigrants.
As the world's population soars past 7 billion, farmland and freshwater are becoming increasingly valuable resources. And, in response, a growing number of companies and investors — Wall Street traders, Chinese state corporations, Gulf sheiks — have been buying up farmland abroad.
This year, six newcomers join the ranks of Forbes’ fourth annual ranking of the richest people in Africa, down from nine last year. Nigeria and Morocco produced the highest number of newcomers, with two each, while Kenya and Egypt produced one new member each.
Despite over half of Brazilians claiming African descent, black Brazilians face widespread racism — which often manifests itself in violence. For the women of Miss Black Power Brazil, resistance against racism comes from a natural place — their hair.