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Pentecostalism In Africa: Of Prophets And Profits

Pentecostalism In Africa: Of Prophets And Profits

AFRICANGLOBE – Pentecostal churches are booming in Nigeria, indeed across much of Africa. You can hear the Synagogue Church of All Nations long before you see it. The hymns sung by its 15 000 worshippers, their arms upraised, echo through the streets of Lagos. Devotees come from far and wide every Sunday to hear, and be healed by, the man they call the Prophet, Temitope Balogun (“T.B.”) Joshua.

Samora Machel, 28 Years Still No Answers

AFRICANGLOBE- Samora Machel took office as Mozambique’s founding president in 1975, after years of heading the country’s guerrilla movement, Frelimo, in the struggle for independence from Portugal, and he proceeded to lead the country through a tempestuous decade. He was a firm believer in armed struggle not as a means to an end, but as a means to the beginning.

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War Criminal Omar Al-Bashir To Seek Re-Election In 2015

AFRICANGLOBE – Sudanese President and fugitive war criminal Omar al-Bashir – in power since a 1989 coup – will stand for re-election in April 2015 after being retained as the leader of Sudan’s ruling party, an adviser has said.

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Fresh Tribal Clashes Kill 7 In Southern Libya

AFRICANGLOBE – Seven people were killed and 23 others injured in fresh tribal clashes between African and Tuareg nomads in Libya’s southwestern town of Ubari, a medical official said Tuesday.

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Jacob Zuma: South Africa’s Number One Coward

AFRICANGLOBE – Is President Jacob Zuma running scared? The ANC has confirmed that he will avoid taking direct questions from opposition MPs until Julius Malema and his supporters have been tamed. The rules of parliament demand that the president face leaders of opposition parties and answer their questions four times a year.

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Ebola Deaths Facilitated By Imperialism

AFRICANGLOBE – In complete contrast to the imperialist policy of the USA and Britain which in the midst of the Ebola crisis have ceased the opportunity to send new troops to West Africa,

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Nigeria, Boko Haram Reach Ceasefire Agreement

AFRICANGLOBE – In a landmark decision, Nigeria’s military says it has agreed a truce with terrorist group Boko Haram — and that the schoolgirls the group has abducted will be released.
Nigeria’s chief of defence staff, Alex Badeh, announced the truce.

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Libya: From Africa’s Richest Country To A Failed State

AFRICANGLOBE – This week marks the three-year anniversary of the Western-backed assassination of Libya’s former president, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, and the fall of one of Africa’s richest nations. In 1967 Colonel Gaddafi inherited one of the poorest nations in Africa. However, by the time he was assassinated, Gaddafi had turned Libya into Africa’s wealthiest nation. Libya had the highest GDP per capita and life expectancy on the continent.

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Unlike The Rest Of Africa, South Africa Has Hope – Jacob Zuma

AFRICANGLOBE – “If I am wrong, come and tell me which country did as we did. Once we were free we said our major focus is to address the plight of the poor. In no country in the world have you seen government giving people houses free of charge because they are poor.”

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