Category Archives: Africa

Books News: Lupita Nyong’o to Publish a Children’s Book

Advertisement Lupita Nyong’o, the Academy Award-winning actress and voice of Maz Kanata in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” will publish her debut children’s book “Sulwe” with Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers next January. “Sulwe,” which means “star” in ...

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Trump Comments, Infuriating Africans, May Set Back U.S. Interests

Advertisement CAPE TOWN — South Africa and Nigeria have joined a chorus of nations that condemning President Trump’s inflammatory remarks on immigration, as Africa experts warned that the controversy threatened to set back American interests across the world’s fastest-growing continent. ...

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Lesotho Diamond Weighs More Than a Baseball

Advertisement LONDON — High in the mountains of a small southern African kingdom, miners have unearthed one of the largest diamonds ever found, a glittering giant weighing 910 carats, or 6.4 ounces, and probably worth tens of millions of dollars. ...

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