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Ferguson Ruling: White Supremacy Is Alive And Well

Ferguson Ruling: White Supremacy Is Alive And Well

AFRICANGLOBE - The natural order, for Gov. Nixon, is one in which police violence will…

Ferguson: Businesses Ablaze, Bullets Fly In Overnight Rebellion Over Grand Jury

Ferguson: Businesses Ablaze, Bullets Fly In Overnight Rebellion Over Grand Jury

AFRICANGLOBE - Police said Tuesday that more than 150 shots were fired in Ferguson, Missouri,…

Fear In Ferguson – The Gantt Report

Fear In Ferguson – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - I have no idea what happens now in Ferguson but I do know…

A Killer Goes Free: Grand Jury Won’t Indict Darren Wilson

A Killer Goes Free: Grand Jury Won’t Indict Darren Wilson

AFRICANGLOBE - A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson…

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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?

Michael Brown, Racism And America’s Open Casket

AFRICANGLOBE - The Michael Brown verdict is yet another reminder, if any was still needed, that racism was and always will be America's open casket through which Black suffering is on constant display. Once again, the nation and the world are numbed at the no-guilty verdict and the closing of America's moral casket on the…

Michael Brown, Racism And America’s Open Casket

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

Five Cities That Have The Ingredients To Become The Next Silicon Valley

Five Cities That Have The Ingredients To Become The Next Silicon Valley

AFRICANGLOBE - According to World Bank data, there are now more than 90 tech hubs across Africa. Regions such as South East Asia have also caught the eye of both investors and intrepid entrepreneurs. The following five most promising tech…

U.S. Crude Oil Import From Nigeria Declines By 93 Percent

U.S. Crude Oil Import From Nigeria Declines By 93 Percent

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States' import of crude oil from Nigeria and Algeria have declined…

African Armies Are On A Spending Spree

African Armies Are On A Spending Spree

AFRICANGLOBE - Last year military spending in Africa grew by 8.3%, faster than in other…

Educating Your Children About Money

Educating Your Children About Money

AFRICANGLOBE - As a parent, there is need for you to educate your children on…

Africa

Nigeria: Sixty Dead In Muslim Suicide Bombing

Nigeria: Sixty Dead In Muslim Suicide Bombing

AFRICANGLOBE - Two explosions at a crowded market in northeastern Nigeria have killed at least…

South Africans Concerned Over ‘Unruly’ National Assembly

South Africans Concerned Over ‘Unruly’ National Assembly

AFRICANGLOBE - Earlier this month, police were called into the assembly after an opposition lawmaker…

Zimbabwe State Media Accuses High Level ZANU-PF Officials Of Treason

Zimbabwe State Media Accuses High Level ZANU-PF Officials Of Treason

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe’s Vice-President Joice Mujuru could be fighting the biggest challenge of her political…

Zambia: Army Gives Guy Scott Ultimatum To Cede Power

Zambia: Army Gives Guy Scott Ultimatum To Cede Power

AFRICANGLOBE - Zambia's defence force has allegedly given illegal White president Guy Scott up to Thursday to cede power or be forcibly removed from. "The country has been embarrassed enough by these guys and the army will do us proud…

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