This frigid winter’s been tough on everybody here in McKeesport, but especially the destitute and the homeless. So the winter clothes giveaway by the organization, Planet Aid, couldn’t come at a better time.
Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
Kenyan security forces launched a “major” assault late Sunday on the upscale Nairobi mall where an unknown number of hostages are being held by al-Qaida-linked militants, in an operation officials said would end the two-day standoff that had already killed 68 people.
An African Priest who graduated from Duquesne University was gunned down and murdered in Africa.
Earlier this month, a University of Pittsburgh alumnus donated eight important African artifacts in honor of an African American history professor.
Africa meets Appalachia in a vibrant exhibit at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.