Archive | December, 2015

African descent Mexicans counted in country’s Census for the first time

December 11, 2015

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African descent Mexicans counted in country’s Census for the first time For the first time ever, people of African descent living in Mexico were able to identify themselves as Afro-Mexican or African descent in the national census. Indigenous (Native to America) people of Mexico are also able to self-identify. The actual population size of both […]

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Nigeria signs MOU with Chinese firm, Huawei, to train 2,000 young Nigerians on ICT

December 11, 2015

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Nigeria signs MOU with Chinese firm, Huawei, to train 2,000 young Nigerians on Information and Communication Technology By Talatu Usman Premium Times The federal government of Nigeria on 10 December 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Chinese technology firm, Huawei, to train 2000 young Nigerians on Information and Communication Technology, ICT. The MOU […]

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Africa: Benin deploys 800 troops for Boko Haram

December 11, 2015

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Africa: Benin deploys 800 troops for Boko Haram By Isiaka Wakili Daily Trust Benin Republic President Boni Yayi said his country was ready to send 800 troops to join Nigeria and other neighbouring nations in the ongoing fight against the Boko Haram insurgency. Yayi stated this at the Presidential Villa in Abuja after a closed-door […]

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Donald Trump: An American distraction and a reminder of the German American Bund- Nazi supporters

December 9, 2015

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Donald Trump: An American distraction and a reminder of the German American Bund- Nazi supporters Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was born on June 14, 1946, in New York City, New York. Mr. Trump is grandson (father’s side) of German immigrants Frederick Trump and Elizabeth Trump. On his mother’s side Mr. Trump is the son […]

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Africa: China and Djibouti negotiate over first overseas military base

December 7, 2015

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Africa: China and Djibouti negotiate over first overseas military base China plans to build its first overseas military outpost in the east African nation of Djibouti Xinhua BEIJING- The Chinese government has confirmed its started negotiations with Djibouti’s government for the construction of a new military base there. The Chinese Foreign Ministry says the base […]

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December 18, 1865: Formally abolishing slavery in the United States – Statement issued verifying the ratification of The 13th Amendment -150 years

December 6, 2015

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December 18, 1865: Formally abolishing slavery in the United States – Statement issued verifying the ratification of The 13th Amendment 150 years Dilemma X would like to take this Flashback look at the ending of legal enslavement of African descent people in the United States. The 13th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States […]

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Cincinnati light rail streetcar begins live power testing

December 2, 2015

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Cincinnati light rail streetcar begins live power testing The new Cincinnati light rail streetcar started its first live-power vehicle test in the Central Business District. ________ Video: Cincinnati streetcar in downtown ________ _______

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Dutch society vows to keep “Blackface” Zwarte Piet – Sinterklaas Christmas tradition -Origin is the black Moors of Spain

December 2, 2015

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Dutch society vows to keep “Blackface” Zwarte Piet – Sinterklaas Christmas tradition -Origin is the black Moors of Spain By Matthew Martin New Zealand Herald Rotorua and New Zealand’s Dutch communities are being asked to reconsider their Black Pete pre-Christmas tradition. But the Netherlands Society Rotorua is defending the tradition – where a person blackens […]

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China’s yuan gains IMF reserve status

December 1, 2015

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China’s yuan gains IMF reserve status -effective October 1, 2016 Currently just the US dollar, the euro, the yen and the pound are in the group. Xinhua RMB) is eligible for joining the Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket as an international reserve currency. (Xinhua/Bao Dandan) WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s […]

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