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Uganda: Doing Israel’s Dirty Work

Uganda: Doing Israel’s Dirty Work

AFRICANGLOBE - While contemplating potential locations for a Jewish homeland over a century ago, Theodor…

White Noise, Black Politics

White Noise, Black Politics

AFRICANGLOBE - When writers erase Blackness from the political discourse, they violate the right of…

‘B-Stylers’, Japanese Teens Who Want To Be Like Poor Blacks

‘B-Stylers’, Japanese Teens Who Want To Be Like Poor Blacks

AFRICANGLOBE - Dutch photographer Desiré van den Berg has spent the past seven months traveling…

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…

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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

The ANC Survives South Africa’s ‘Arab Spring’

The ANC Survives South Africa’s ‘Arab Spring’

AFRICANGLOBE - Anglo American CEO, Mark Cutifani announced in a recent interview on April 11, 2014, in Johannesburg that they would “seek a buyer for our platinum operations in the North West Province and will move on to the opencast…

Africa’s Hunger For Data Sends Satellites Into Orbit

Africa’s Hunger For Data Sends Satellites Into Orbit

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa's demand for bandwidth is doubling every year, outpacing the laying of terrestrial…

First “Black-Owned” Steel Mill In SA Agni Steel Starts Production

First “Black-Owned” Steel Mill In SA Agni Steel Starts Production

AFRICANGLOBE - Agni Steels South Africa this week fired up its furnaces at the Coega…

African Trade Routes Shift Focus From Exports To Local Markets

African Trade Routes Shift Focus From Exports To Local Markets

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa's booming economic growth and swelling population is giving it an opportunity to…

Africa

South Africa: ANC Facing Defections Ahead Of Critical Vote

South Africa: ANC Facing Defections Ahead Of Critical Vote

AFRICANGLOBE - As South Africa's powerful ruling ANC hits 20 years in power, it is…

Happy Birthday Zimbabwe

Happy Birthday Zimbabwe

AFRICANGLOBE - World leaders congratulated Zimbabwe on the occasion to mark its 34th Independence Day…

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…

Uganda: Doing Israel’s Dirty Work

Uganda: Doing Israel’s Dirty Work

AFRICANGLOBE - While contemplating potential locations for a Jewish homeland over a century ago, Theodor Herzl - the father of modern political Zionism - proposed Uganda as a temporary refuge for persecuted Jews. Ironically, Uganda is now on the receiving…

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