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Malema  Seeks Union Alliance To Combat ANC

Malema Seeks Union Alliance To Combat ANC

AFRICANGLOBE – The Economic Freedom Fighters, South Africa’s second-largest opposition party, is seeking to join forces with the nation’s biggest labor union to take on the ruling African National Congress in next year’s municipal vote.

The Key Difference Between Nigeria And South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE – This is the main difference between Jacob Zuma and the president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan. Both men run Africa’s largest economies. Both men are controversial. But one man doesn’t hide from his foes.

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Rival Rebel Faction Seizes Benghazi Branch Of Libyan Central Bank

AFRICANGLOBE – Fighters for one of the factions battling for control of Libya seized the Benghazi branch of the country’s central bank on Thursday. The central bank is the repository for Libya’s oil revenue and holds nearly $100 billion in foreign currency reserves. It is the great prize at the center of the armed struggles that have raged here since the NATO-led overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

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Europe’s Scientific Terrorism Against Africa – A Must Read

AFRICANGLOBE – From as far back as the early 1900s, large pharmaceutical companies have been using African countries as sites for clinical trials. In the early 1900s, we had the case of Dr Eugen Fischer, a professor of anthropology and the study of eugenics. Fischer, who later became a Nazi, performed sterilisation experiments on Herero women in Namibia, which at the time was occupied by Germany. His experiments were carried out largely on the children of mixed-race couples to provide justification to ban marriages between Germans and African women and men.

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South Africa’s Soweto Tense After ‘Afrophobic’ Attacks

AFRICANGLOBE – Foreign nationals, specifically African migrants, working and living in towns and cities across South Africa are routinely targeted. In 2008, more than 60 people were killed in a series of attacks on foreign nationals. In 2013, a 25-year-old Somali man was dragged through the streets of Port Elizabeth, and pelted with stones and rocks.

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World’s Oldest Student: Kenyan Grandmother At School With Her Great-Great-Grandchildren

AFRICANGLOBE – A 90-year-old Kenyan woman who goes to class with six of her great-great-grandchildren is believed to be the oldest primary school pupil in the world. Sitting at the front of class four in her school uniform, Priscilla Sitienei listens intently while she writes the English names of animals in her notebook.

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Former Mandela Aide’s Twitter Rant Sets Off Race Row In South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE – “Jacob Zuma made it clear whites are not welcome in SA,” tweeted Zelda la Grange about the country’s president. “I’m SICK of Jacob Zuma’s constant go at whites every few months,” she said

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Boko Haram And The Return Of German Imperialism To Africa

AFRICANGLOBE – After Germany lost its colonies following defeat in the First World War, the German elite under Hitler dreamed anew of a German colonial empire in Africa. It would serve as a “tropical extension” to a Europe dominated by Germany. Following the terrorist attacks in Paris, Berlin is preparing to pursue Germany’s imperialist interests in Africa with increasingly military means.

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Cameroon To Receive Russian Weapons

AFRICANGLOBE – By the end of the year, the Cameroonian army will be equipped with the most sophisticated military equipment from Russia. This will among other latest generation of weapons, heavy artillery, including missiles, air protection, anti-aircraft missile system, and cannon. Armoured trucks of Russian production will also be delivered to Cameroon to transport troops.

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