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Gunfire heard in Burkina Faso, sparking fears of new coup

By Arsene Kabore and Sam Kendrick, The Associated Press Gunfire rang out in Burkina Faso's capital and the state broadcaster went off the air Friday,...

‘The Woman King’ takes North American box office throne

By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press The Viola Davis-led action epic “The Woman King” easily conquered the North American box office in its first weekend in...

World Health Body Wants New Name for ‘Monkeypox’ Virus, Calling it ‘Discriminatory and Stigmatizing’

By Trice Edney Newswire The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced plans to find a new name for the viral disease informally known as ‘monkeypox’...

UK Museum Agrees to Return Looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

A London museum agreed Sunday, August 7, to return a collection of Benin Bronzes looted in the late 19th century from what is now...

Historic Handover: Looted Benin Bronzes Returned By Germany

By Thomas Hochwarter, Zenger News German authorities have returned the first of a treasure trove of bronzes looted from West Africa during the colonial era. The...