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People are pictured in a file photo walking past the cathedral in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigerian bishops want an end to violence in southern Kaduna state, where more than 170 people have been killed this year. (Credit: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters via CNS.)

Nigerian bishops: ‘The killings must stop’

Nigerian bishops have appealed to the government to stop the killings in southern Kaduna state. An Aug. 8 statement signed by Archbishop Augustine Akubeze, conference president, said the bishops “continue to hear of increasing insecurity and unabated acts of terrorism in northern Nigeria. We are all tired of this situation.” The bishops warned that no politician should politicize the killing […]

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How the Hawala system of transferring money may work in Africa

How the Hawala system of transferring money may work in Africa

Hawala is a process of transferring money from one country to the other without moving it physically. The money transfer process involves trust and balancing of broker’s books; thus is made without promissory notes or other documentation. It originated in the 8th century from South Asia as an alternative form of conducting money transfers through a network of hawala dealers. It […]

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Oregon sues feds over Portland protests as unrest continues. Militarized federal agents deployed by the president to Portland, fired tear gas against protesters again overnight (Image by Dave Killen:AP)

Oregon sues feds over Portland protests as unrest continues

and Andrew Selsky | The Associated Press Oregon’s attorney general is seeking an order to stop federal agents from arresting people in Portland as the city continues to be convulsed by nightly protests that have gone on for seven weeks and have now pitted local officials against the Trump administration. Federal agents, some wearing camouflage and some wearing dark Homeland Security […]

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Disinformation and the Case for a Well-Regulated Cyber Militia

Disinformation and the Case for a Well-Regulated Cyber Militia

As experts contemplate how to address the serious risk to national security posed by disinformation, there is consensus among many for better expert coordination, better communication and better education as our best options for addressing the issue. Some are arguing for a centralized government office to help direct it all. Still others, like former CIA Officers Stephanie Hartwell and Steven […]

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US diplomats ordered to leave Chinese consulate as tensions escalate (Image- getty)

Chengdu: US leaves consulate amid row with China

China’s decision to close the US mission came after the US shut China’s consulate in Houston. The move is seen as a retaliation for China’s removal from its consulate in Houston, Texas. American diplomatic staff have left their consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu, after a 72-hour deadline expired. China ordered the closure in response to the US closing […]

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Kaduna State Governor Nasir Elrufai with security operatives during the visit to Kajuru community

Southern Kaduna Killings: ECWA Backs Senate Resolution

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) has lent its voice in full support of the resolution adopted by the Senate during plenary calling on the service chiefs to resign or be sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari due to multi-pronged security challenges in the country. ECWA president, Rev. Stephen Baba Panya stated this in a press statement signed and issued in […]

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Press Statement by ECWA President, Rev. Stephen Panya, on the Ongoing Genocide Against Christians in Southern Kaduna by Fulani Militia and Jihadis

Press Statement by ECWA President, Rev. Stephen Panya, on the Ongoing Genocide Against Christians in Southern Kaduna by Fulani Militia and Jihadis

Download Press Statement by ECWA President, Rev. Stephen Panya, on the Ongoing Genocide Against Christians in Southern Kaduna by Fulani Militia and Jihadis 1. It has become pertinent again for the Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA, to express deep concern on the ongoing decimation of Christians in Christian Communities of Southern Kaduna with brazen impunity by Fulani militia, and to […]

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Muscogee (Creek) Nation (Amanda Rutland/Muscogee Nation/ZUMA Press/Newscom)

US Supreme Court rules half of Oklahoma is Native American land

The ruling means that some tribe members found guilty in state courts for offenses committed on the land at issue can now challenge their convictions. Justice Neil Gorsuch, a conservative appointed by President Donald Trump, sided with the court’s four liberals and also wrote the opinion. He referred to the Trail of Tears, the forcible 19th Century relocation of Native […]

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Non-Stop Worship Service Songs August 16, 2020

ECWA USA DCC 2020 International Conference – Postponement

Greetings in the precious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. After careful consideration of the ongoing spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) overseas and in the United States, ECWA USA DCC Planning Committee decided not to conduct this year’s conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The 2020 National Conference has been rescheduled for July 2021. We ask for your patience as […]

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Before it was accepted by the country, Robert Gould Shaw was pushed to command the 54th Massachusetts regiment of all African-American soldiers, paving the way to equality

An Independence Day Message for Black Americans

Independence Day has largely become a day for barbecue and furniture sales. For many Americans, however, it remains an important day of reflection, a day to celebrate the founding of this great nation. This Independence Day may be more important than any in recent history, with protests continuing and historic symbols under attack. America’s past sins are being dredged up […]

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