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Sterilization In State Prisons: California’s Long Eugenics Program

Sterilization In State Prisons: California’s Long Eugenics Program

AFRICANGLOBE - The recent revelation that female prisoners in California institutions were sterilized between 2006…

Karyn Washington, Founder Of The Popular “For Brown Girls” Blog, Reportedly Commits Suicide

Karyn Washington, Founder Of The Popular “For Brown Girls” Blog, Reportedly Commits Suicide

AFRICANGLOBE - Karyn Washington, the young beautiful lady who founded the blog For Brown Girls…

Most Americans Don’t Think Obama Is Actually Black – Survey

Most Americans Don’t Think Obama Is Actually Black – Survey

AFRICANGLOBE - Four years ago, President Barack Obama ticked off a box in a U.S.…

Fox News Says Holder And Obama Have It Easy Because They’re Black

Fox News Says Holder And Obama Have It Easy Because They’re Black

AFRICANGLOBE - During this week’s broadcast of Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace brought up…

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Tourism In Africa Is Slowly Coming Of Age

AFRICANGLOBE - Jet-lagged, 500 delegates from around the world arrived in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, in May to deliberate on the path to Africa’s tourism future. To unwind, Zimbabwe’s Tourism Authority, host of the congress of the Africa Travel Association (ATA), had organized a fun-filled welcome. …

Tourism In Africa Is Slowly Coming Of Age

Preacher Tells Congregation To Eat Grass ‘To Be Closer To God’

AFRICANGLOBE - A preacher has encouraged his congregation to eat grass to 'be closer to God'. South African pastor Lesego Daniel, who practices at the Rabboni Centre in Garankuwa, north of Tshwane, allegedly then stamped and kicked his followers at his service this week.…

Preacher Tells Congregation To Eat Grass ‘To Be Closer To God’

South Africa: 20 Years Of Apartheid By Another Name

AFRICANGLOBE - It was May Day 1985; the last great uprising against apartheid had begun. Twelve years later, with my 30-year banning from South Africa lifted, there was a pinch-me moment as I flew into Jan Smuts and handed my passport to a Black immigration officer. “Welcome to our country,” she said.…

South Africa: 20 Years Of Apartheid By Another Name

Biddy Mason, From Slavery To One Of LA’ Wealthiest Black Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE - Bridget “Biddy” Mason was born on August 15, 1818 in Georgia. Mason was born into slavery and before her death in 1891 she became one of Los Angeles’ wealthiest Black residents and philanthropists.…

Biddy Mason, From Slavery To One Of LA’ Wealthiest Black Entrepreneurs

Malcolm X: Make It Plain

AFRICANGLOBE - If any man expressed the anger, struggle and insistence of black people for freedom in the sixties, it was Malcolm X. In Omaha, he was Malcolm Little; later he became "Detroit Red," a small time street hustler. From prison emerged another Malcolm, the fiery, eloquent spokesman for the Nation of Islam. After a…

Business

Can Genetically Modified Crops Save Africa?

Can Genetically Modified Crops Save Africa?

AFRICANGLOBE - Glimmers of enthusiasm for GM in Africa are emerging from the embers of suspicion. Ethiopian farmers are planting GM cotton seeds in preparation for the rainy season in June this year. The development comes after the Ethiopian parliament…

Why Do Chinese Investors Want To Build A Dubai-Style City In Kenya?

Why Do Chinese Investors Want To Build A Dubai-Style City In Kenya?

AFRICANGLOBE - A coalition of 100 investors announced plans to build a "Chinese-controlled economic zone"…

Major South African Trade Union Throws Weight Behind EFF

Major South African Trade Union Throws Weight Behind EFF

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's National Council of Trade Unions (Nactu) has resolved to support the…

The World Bank’s New Shock Doctrine

The World Bank’s New Shock Doctrine

AFRICANGLOBE - One of the problems with neoliberal economic policy is that it’s tough to…

Africa

Africa Is Still Colonized By France – A Must Read

Africa Is Still Colonized By France – A Must Read

AFRICANGLOBE - Did you know that many countries in Africa pay a colonial tax to…

Ex-Staff Accuses UN Of Failure In Darfur

Ex-Staff Accuses UN Of Failure In Darfur

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Nations-African Union force in Darfur (Unamid) has failed to carry out…

Child Bride Kills Groom And Three Accomplices By Poisoning Meal

Child Bride Kills Groom And Three Accomplices By Poisoning Meal

AFRICANGLOBE - A 14-year-old Nigerian girl admitted to poisoning her 35-year-old newlywed husband and two…

Burkina Faso President, A Canny Chameleon

Burkina Faso President, A Canny Chameleon

AFRICANGLOBE - After overthrowing his close friend Thomas Sankara in a bloody coup d'état, Burkina Faso's captain-turned-president, Blaise Compaoré, has held power for more than two decades. He was often accused of ruling with an iron fist and sponsoring rebellions…

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