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Bronx: A full house at Co-op City

By Ben Kochman, Bronx Times – Good luck finding an apartment at Co-op City. The world’s largest housing development has never been hotter. The northeast Bronx complex is as packed as

Church & Ministries

Christian Council to coordinate National Prayer

Ghana News Agency – The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has been tasked by President John Mahama to coordinate this year’s National Week of Prayer and Thanksgiving. Reverend Dr. Kwabena


Lagos based Nigerian drug kingpin ran one of the largest drug smuggling rings in America –

NigeriaExchange News – A Nigerian man, based in Lagos Island, Lagos in Nigeria, ran one of the largest drug smuggling networks ever discovered in the U.S, prosecutors say. The Nigerian


Graduations abound for immigrant family

By Eric Robinette Journal-News, Fairfield — Many people wear caps and gowns at this time of year, but one Fairfield family that immigrated from Africa will have several graduation joys to celebrate


Pope Francis Offers Surprise Prayer at Wall Separating Israel and Palestine

By Katherine Weber, Christian Post Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to the Middle East by making final stops in Bethlehem and Israel on Sunday and Monday, paying a special

Community News

Chicago: Ghanaian dies after car plunges into retention pond

WLS, Romeoville – One man is dead after a car with two passengers drove into a retention pond in southwest suburban Romeoville Thursday night. At 7:49 p.m., Romeoville police responded

Africa Headlines

Nigerian Teachers in Nationwide Strike Over Kidnapped Schoolgirls

BY Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post Reporter Nigeria’s teachers have gone on a nationwide strike and staged rallies to protest the kidnapping of over 200 schoolgirls by Islamic militants, demanding that schools receive better


Italy rescues child migrants from seas as concern grows

The Italian navy has rescued nearly 1,000 illegal migrants from the seas off southern Italy inside two days, with 170 children among them. In the latest rescue, 462 migrants including


Ghana: African Biblical Leadership Initiative (ABLI) Forum Opens in Accra

The challenges of leadership that confront Ghana and Africa as a whole have their roots in indiscipline, lawlessness, corruption and bribery, President John Dramani Mahama has noted. President Mahama who


Illegal Profits From Forced Labor Top $150 Billion a Year

Lisa Schlein, Geneva — A new report finds traffickers, employers and organized crime rake in $150 billion a year from commercial sexual exploitation and forced economic exploitation. State-sanctioned forced labor