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Africa Rising

Ivanley Noisette | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ivanley Noisette

Recently I attended the Africa Brain Trust 2012 forum entitled "Africa Rising: A Continent of Opportunity," which concentrated on reinforcing support for promising development-aid strategies, providing a networking venue for interested professionals and encouraging foreign investment.

Giffords, Payne Special Elections Heat Up

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

The races to fill open seats in Congress in Arizona and New Jersey have heated up, with a national Democratic group releasing an ad in Grand Canyon St...

John Celock

Free-For-All To Fill Open House Seat

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

New Jersey's byzantine primary system and a series of longstanding rivalries among Democratic leaders has turned the race to fill a rare open seat in ...

Saluting the Congressman Who Served the Poor Around the World

Eva M. Clayton | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Eva M. Clayton

Rep. Donald Payne's New Jersey constituents will miss his dignified and dedicated representation. But perhaps the constituency group most affected -- the one that has lost a fearless leader -- is the poor around the world, especially those on the African continent or in the African diaspora.

Congressman Dies After Battle With Cancer

Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Donald Payne (D-N.J.) has died after a battle with colon cancer, The New Jersey Star-Ledger reports. He was 77. More from Beth DeFalco of the ...

John Celock

Congressman Flown Home For Cancer Treatment

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne (D-N.J.), 77, was flown home from Washington on Friday to continue treatment for colon cancer. Payne, New Jersey's first Africa...

Rep. Donald Payne In Somalia: Mortars Fired At Congressman

AP | MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Assailants fired mortar shells at the Mogadishu airport as a plane carrying an American congressman took off Monday, offici...