Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the civil rights leader’s family and admirers marks the anniversary of his death.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Even the name given to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at birth — Nomzamo, “one who undergoes trials” — foretold a life of struggle. During her nearly 38-year marriage to Nelson Mandela, she fought for black majority rule even as she vowed to escape the shadow of the great man. And although many South Africans […]
April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, and people are wearing the color blue to raise awareness for the developmental disorder. More than 3.5 million Americans fall somewhere on the autism spectrum, according to the Autism Society of America; about 1 in 68 children in the U.S. are identified as having ASD, according to the CDC. April is also Autism Awareness Month.
Ugandan Afrobeats star turned politician Bobi Wine is the latest opposition figure to return $8,000 (£6,100) – a sum given to all 429 MPs to help them to consult their constituents on the controversial age-limit bill.