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Two NYPD Cops Killed In Ambush in Brooklyn

Two NYPD Cops Killed In Ambush in Brooklyn

AFRICANGLOBE -Two New York City police officers were killed today when they were ambushed as…

America’s Oldest Black College On The Verge Of Financial Collapse

America’s Oldest Black College On The Verge Of Financial Collapse

AFRICANGLOBE - The nation's oldest Black college, Cheyney University, one of Pennsylvania's 14 state-run universities,…

Browning Nation: What’s Really Behind White America’s “Fear” Of Black Men?

Browning Nation: What’s Really Behind White America’s “Fear” Of Black Men?

AFRICANGLOBE - White fear of Black men is inextricable linked to the “genetic survival” of…

Study Paints Complex Picture Of Americans’ Ethnicity

Study Paints Complex Picture Of Americans’ Ethnicity

AFRICANGLOBE - If you think America is all about Black and white, think again. A…

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Namibia, Where Star-Gazing Travelers Find Africa’s Darkest Place

AFRICANGLOBE - Not many tourist spots boast of being dark and difficult to get to, but the Namib desert is one of a number of remote “Dark Sky Reserves” drawing in stargazers for a celestial safari.…

Namibia, Where Star-Gazing Travelers Find Africa’s Darkest Place

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?

Racism And War In America And Beyond

AFRICANGLOBE - America’s ruling elites are blatant in their intentions of maintaining “white privilege” at home and economic dominance by military means abroad. The American sense of “manifest destiny”, accompanied by the “white man’s burden”, never truly faded into mere historical references. They are real notions that continue to exist and define “white privilege” at…

Racism And War In America And Beyond

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

Top 10 Reasons To Start Your Own Business

Top 10 Reasons To Start Your Own Business

AFRICANGLOBE - As scary and intimidating as it can be to start your own business, there are many benefits and good reasons to start one. Here are the top 10 reasons to start your own business. …

Instagram Now Worth $35 Billion

Instagram Now Worth $35 Billion

AFRICANGLOBE - Instagram could be worth $35 billion, according to a new report from Citigroup…

Africa’s Tallest Skyscraper To Be Built In Morocco Next Year

Africa’s Tallest Skyscraper To Be Built In Morocco Next Year

AFRICANGLOBE- Construction will begin next year on Africa's tallest building – a 540-metre-high skyscraper in…

Nigerian Banks Barred From Holding Funds In Dollars

Nigerian Banks Barred From Holding Funds In Dollars

AFRICANGLOBE - The Central Bank of Nigeria today barred banks from holding their own funds…

Africa

Nigeria Kills Dozens Of Boko Haram Gunmen In Borno

Nigeria Kills Dozens Of Boko Haram Gunmen In Borno

AFRICANGLOBE - Scores of Boko Haram insurgents were killed in fierce clashes with Nigerian forces…

Africa ‘Ready’ To Fight Its Own Battles

Africa ‘Ready’ To Fight Its Own Battles

AFRICANGLOBE - Last year, President Jacob Zuma announced the creation of the African Capacity for…

Zambia: I Will Not Resign, Declares Guy Scott

Zambia: I Will Not Resign, Declares Guy Scott

AFRICANGLOBE - Zambia's embattled Acting President Guy Scott has claimed that his colleagues have no…

South Africa: 2014 In Review – A Turbulent Year IN South African Politics

South Africa: 2014 In Review – A Turbulent Year IN South African Politics

AFRICANGLOBE - It has been a stormy year in South African politics. We look back at our fact-checks of dodgy data, political spin, false claims, bogus qualifications and a bizarre conspiracy.…

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