More than 200 planes from 25 countries gathered in Germany for the largest-scale war games in decades, held with an eye on the war in Ukraine.
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NATO air drills in Germany.
By Rodney MuhumuzaThe Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s longtime president says he is taking “forced leave” after testing positive for COVID-19. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, left, wearing a face mask in South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. Uganda’s long-time president says he is taking “forced leave” after testing positive for COVID-19. While two
11 UN peacekeepers accused of sexual exploitation, abuse in Central African Republic11 UN peacekeepers accused of sexual exploitation, abuse in Central African Republic
By Jean Fernand Koena The Associated Press BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Eleven U.N. peacekeepers stationed in Central African Republic have been accused of sexual exploitation and abuse, the United Nations said June 9. Investigations were still underway, but preliminary evidence gathered by the U.N. Office of Internal Oversight Services revealed that the members
By AFRO Staff June 12, 2023 Autistic scholar Kymera Mitchell, 18, a recent high school graduate from Chicago, Ill., received acceptance letters from 19 colleges, including nine full-ride scholarship offers. Mitchell’s achievement is even more special given her diagnosis of autism at an early age. (Courtesy Photo/ Twitter screenshot) A Black Chicago high-schooler has been
By Rich DubroffThe Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Winger made it clear he’s got work to do as the Washington Wizards’ new top basketball executive. Winger, who spent the last six seasons as the Los Angeles Clippers general manager, has the title of President of Monumental Basketball. Hired on May 25, he’ll also oversee
Photo: milkos via 123RF Financial health is an individual’s or household’s overall economic well-being. It is determined by evaluating income, expenses, debt, savings, and investments. It also includes assessing your ability to manage finances, plan for the future, cope with unexpected expenses, and achieve financial goals. Assessing your financial health is vital for several reasons. It:
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Lavaille Lavette, a New York Times best-selling author, said her greatest satisfaction is telling stories about people, places, things, and events that everyone should remember. “Jayylen’s Juneteenth Surprise,” her most recent work, is a gorgeously illustrated “Little Golden Book” about a little boy’s first Juneteenth celebration.
Maryland Chamber Foundation’s externship program fosters collaboration between local businesses and educators to better expose students to livable wage careers
By Megan Sayles AFRO Business Writermsayles@afro.com This July, roughly 23 local public school educators are set to participate in the Maryland Chamber Foundation’s Teacher Externship Program. The four-week program, running from July 10 to Aug. 4, pairs high school teachers and counselors with leading Maryland businesses for hands-on learning experiences in industries associated with classroom