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French Soldiers Under Probe For Raping African Children

French Soldiers Under Probe For Raping African Children

AFRICANGLOBE – France is investigating allegations that its “peacekeepers” sexually-abused children in the Central African Republic after a leaked UN report said victims as young as eight were raped in exchange for food and money.

Nine Soldiers Killed In Mali Rebel Attack

AFRICANGLOBE – Mali’s defence ministry said nine soldiers were killed in an attack by Tuareg invaders on a town near the border with Mauritania. Wednesday’s attack on the town of Lere, southwest of Timbuktu, was the latest in a series of clashes between the nomads, the Malian army, and a militia allied to the government.

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Ethiopian Israelis Protests Against Police Beating And Racism

AFRICANGLOBE – Clashes have broken out in Jerusalem as more than 1,000 Ethiopian Israelis staged a protest, demanding an investigation into alleged police racism and violence. At least 13 people were injured and two police officers and five protesters were taken to hospital, the Magen David Adom ambulance service said after protests on Thursday.

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230 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed In Weekend Battle

AFRICANGLOBE – Around 230 people were killed, including at least 74 from Niger, at the weekend in the country’s bloodiest battle yet with Boko Haram from neighbouring Nigeria, the government said on Tuesday.

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UN Report: French Soldiers Raped African Children

AFRICANGLOBE – Some of the French soldiers alleged to have sexually abused children in Central African Republic while there on peacekeeping duties have been identified, a French judicial source said on Thursday. The matter came to light this week when Britain’s Guardian newspaper said it had acquired a U.N. report that raised allegations of the rape of young boys by French troops.

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Xenophobia – International Criminal Court To Probe Zuma, Zulu King

AFRICANGLOBE – Following a petition from the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has decided to probe the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other African citizens in South Africa.

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UN Report Accuses French Soldiers Of Raping African Children In CAR

AFRICANGLOBE – Britain’s Guardian newspaper said it had acquired a U.N. report that first raised allegations of the rape of young boys by French troops. A French judicial source said the prosecutor’s office had received that report in July 2014, and had asked for assistance from Central African authorities in investigating whether there had been abuse of minors.

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Egyptian Army Massing For Invasion Of Eastern Libya?

AFRICANGLOBE – The Middle East is on the brink of its fourth war (after Syria, Iraq and Yemen). Military and intelligence sources report that Egypt is massing large-scale ground and air forces in the Western Desert along the Libyan border, in preparation for a military campaign to capture eastern Libya

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Israeli Cops Beat Ethiopian IDF Soldier In Racist Attack

AFRICANGLOBE – Two Israeli policemen have been suspended after video footage emerged on Monday showing them pummeling an Ethiopian-born IDF soldier. “When I saw the clip, I couldn’t believe I was in Israel,” Pakada’s brother told Channel 2. “I was sure it was a prank, that this is a clip from the US of white cops beating Black citizens for no reason. Only by the army uniform, could I see that it was my brother.”

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