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New York Police Kill Unarmed Man In Brooklyn

New York Police Kill Unarmed Man In Brooklyn

AFRICANGLOBE - New York City police shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old Black man Thursday…

VIDEO: New York City Police Beat Man Bloody For Allegedly Jumping A Turnstile

VIDEO: New York City Police Beat Man Bloody For Allegedly Jumping A Turnstile

AFRICANGLOBE - A shocking video of a New York City police officer beating a young…

More Arrests In Ferguson As Residents Await The Conclusion Of The Grand Jury Charade

More Arrests In Ferguson As Residents Await The Conclusion Of The Grand Jury Charade

AFRICANGLOBE - Police arrested at least two demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, for a second night…

The Betrayal Of Haiti By Latin America And The Caribbean

The Betrayal Of Haiti By Latin America And The Caribbean

AFRICANGLOBE - Niccolo Machiavelli once wrote in “The Prince” that one should expect the worst…

Videos

How Lagos Looked 50 Years Ago

AFRICANGLOBE - Lagos is an ancient maritime town with more than 2,000 years of history. Once Nigeria’s capital, it had a population of a little less than 300,000. But in just about five decades it has grown not only into the continent’s most populous city, but one of the top economic powerhouses. …

How Lagos Looked 50 Years Ago

Did Akon Really Perform In A Plastic Bubble To Avoid Getting Ebola?

AFRICANGLOBE - Ebola scaremongering knows no bounds, first there were reports of the virus creating "zombies", and now Akon has allegedly crowd-surfed in a bubble during a concert in Africa "to avoid contracting it".…

Did Akon Really Perform In A Plastic Bubble To Avoid Getting Ebola?

The N-Word Doesn’t Oppress Black People; White Supremacy Does

AFRICANGLOBE- Even if we get rid of the word n*gger, as Morgan desires, it will do nothing to dismantle the White supremacist system that allows the George Zimmermans of the world to stalk a Black teenager on the street, kill him, claim self-defense and then be set free by a jury of his mostly White…

The N-Word Doesn’t Oppress Black People; White Supremacy Does

Meet George Alcorn – Inventor Of The Imaging X-Ray Spectrometer

AFRICANGLOBE - Not many inventors have resumes as impressive as George Edward Alcorn's. Among his credits, the inventor received a B.A. in physics, a master's degree in nuclear physics and a Ph.D in atomic and molecular physics. On top of that, Alcorn worked for the likes of Philco-Ford, Perkin-Elmer, IBM and NASA, created over 20…

Meet George Alcorn – Inventor Of The Imaging X-Ray Spectrometer

America’s Commercial Bail Bonds System

AFRICANGLOBE - Al Jazeera's Fault Lines examines the U.S. bail bond industry, and investigates how money determines who goes free and who stays behind bars. Fault Lines is a weekly show that takes you beyond headlines and holds the powerful to account as we examine the U.S.' role in the world.…

Business

Africa’s Mobile Payment Makes Its Way To Europe With M-Pesa

Africa’s Mobile Payment Makes Its Way To Europe With M-Pesa

AFRICANGLOBE - Snapchat may be the latest application with a new mobile payment feature launched this week, but the idea that made Snapcash possible was spawned more than seven years ago in Africa.…

Chinese Firm Signs $12bn Deal To Build Nigerian Railway

Chinese Firm Signs $12bn Deal To Build Nigerian Railway

AFRICANGLOBE - A state-owned Chinese company has signed a $12bn agreement to build a railway…

93-Year-Old Woman Marks 75 Years With Same Company

93-Year-Old Woman Marks 75 Years With Same Company

AFRICANGLOBE - Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama…

Black Women Help OWN Achieve Ratings Breakthrough

Black Women Help OWN Achieve Ratings Breakthrough

AFRICANGLOBE - OWN’s days as a ratings-challenged network appear to have come to an end.…

Africa

Ebola, Human Rights And Poverty – Making The Connection

Ebola, Human Rights And Poverty – Making The Connection

AFRICANGLOBE - The unimaginable suffering we are witnessing is in no way simply an inevitable…

Power Struggle In Zambia Intensifies: White President Suspended

Power Struggle In Zambia Intensifies: White President Suspended

AFRICANGLOBE - A struggle over who will succeed the late President Michael Sata of Zambia…

Masai Homeland To Be Sold To Arabs For Hunting Reserve

Masai Homeland To Be Sold To Arabs For Hunting Reserve

AFRICANGLOBE - Some 40,000 Masai shepherds will lose their ancestral lands in a deal brokered…

The Much Awaited East African Standby Force Launched In Ethiopia Today

The Much Awaited East African Standby Force Launched In Ethiopia Today

“For the people of the region and the continent in general, this is yet another demonstration of Africa’s resolve to take matters of peace and security in its own hands,”…

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