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ANCYL Warns Of Party’s Demise

ANCYL Warns Of Party’s Demise

AFRICANGLOBE – The ANC Youth League has made some astonishing predictions in a discussion document that states that the ANC could one day lose power and be reduced to an opposition party.

Remembering Master Storyteller Chinua Achebe

AFRICANGLOBE – Chinua Achebe: Tributes and Reflections, a book of eulogy in honour of the departed master storyteller, provides a magnificent insight into Achebe the man, both his character and his work. Launched at the 40th African Literature Association Conference on April 10 in Johannesburg, the book attracted 49 eminent writers and academics from the African literary space

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Rival Leaders, Rival Governments In Libya As Crisis Deepens

AFRICANGLOBE – Libya’s political crisis deepened today when the outgoing Parliament picked a new Islamist-backed government, leaving the country with two rival parliaments and leaders, each with their own armed supporters.

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South Africa Set To Designate Shipbuilding As A Strategic Industry

AFRICANGLOBE – The status of South Africa’s currently modest shipbuilding industry is set to change with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) this week confirming it as one that has been earmarked for local procurement.

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Renaissance Dam Talks Kick Off In Khartoum

AFRICANGLOBE – The fourth round of tripartite talks over the building of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance dam started in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum on Monday. The talks, scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, will involve discussions among Egypt’s, Sudan’s and Ethiopia’s water ministers to reach agreement over criteria and mechanisms for building the dam.

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Mass Immigration Of Chinese Into Africa Driven By Money

AFRICANGLOBE – In 2011 the Chinese parliament debated a proposal, admittedly fanciful, to deploy as many as 100 million people in Africa. The news circulated widely in Africa that many of the more roughneck types of Chinese incomer are prison labourers and criminals.

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Viva Mugabe: Zimbabwe Attains Food Self-Sufficiency

AFRICANGLOBE – Zimbabwe has attained national food self-sufficiency following last season’s bumper harvest during which the country surpassed the 1.4 million tonnes target in grain and maize production.

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16 Most Powerful Militaries In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE – Based on available information, the following countries represent the most powerful militaries in Africa, Numbers reflect each country’s power index, derived from a unique algorithm developed by GFP.

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The Two Sudans

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The Two Sudans

AFRICANGLOBE – Part of the solution to the crisis facing the Sudans can be found in the character of Harkhuf who governed Upper Egypt in the twenty-third century B.C.E. and established extensive diplomatic and trade relations with Nubia (modern-day Sudan). The epitaph on his tomb, which reads “I gave bread to the hungry, clothing to the naked, I ferried him who had no boat,” is one of the first humanitarian claims in world history.

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