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Northern Nigeria At A Crossroads

Northern Nigeria At A Crossroads

AFRICANGLOBE – Northern Nigeria is at a crossroads. Finally delivering the leader they have been waiting for- this year marks what many Nigerians are hoping is a new era for the country, but the north in particular. Marred by ethnic and religious conflict, and poor economic development, Nigeria’s poorest states are concentrated in the north.

Libyan Prime Minister Survives Assassination Attempt

AFRICANGLOBE – Libya’s internationally recognised prime minister, Abdullah al-Thinni, said on Tuesday he had survived an assassination attempt by gunmen who opened fire as he was leaving a session of the anarchic country’s elected parliament.

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The Plight Of Ethiopian Jews In Israel

AFRICANGLOBE – The story of the immigration and absorption of Ethiopian Jews in Israel epitomises the best and the worst of Israeli society. True to its Zionist dream of being a haven for Jews, the Jewish state embarked on risky and expensive rescue operations in the 1980s and 1990s. These brought tens of thousands of Jews from remote parts of Ethiopia, who had suffered from religious persecution, famine and civil wars.

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Obama Gives $1.9 Billion In Weapons As Welcome Gift To Israel’s Racist Govt

AFRICANGLOBE – The Obama administration approved a $1.9 billion arms sale to Israel in recent days as “compensation” for the US nuclear deal with Iran, which the Israeli regime staunchly opposes.

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Resource Nationalism A Must

AFRICANGLOBE – It was important for African nations to take total control of their natural resources. That would ensure that Africans are able to add value and beneficiate their natural resources to derive greater value from exports than exporting raw materials.

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Petition Calls On Europe To Let White South Africans Return

AFRICANGLOBE – The European Union needs to admit white South Africans as they face ethnic cleansing, according to a petition circulating online on Sunday. “The white South African population currently faces ethnic cleansing and persecutions at the hands of the ANC government, the EFF, and various individual anti-white aggressors,” according to Rodrigo Herhaus de Campos, who says in the petition, posted on the website change.org.

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Africa Urged To Emulate Zimbabwe

AFRICANGLOBE – Zimbabwe is on the verge of realising an economic growth which Africa had never known. African leaders have been challenged to adopt indigenisation and economic empowerment policies to enable their citizens to claim their stake in the continent and global village.

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Ethiopia To Hold Elections On Sunday

AFRICANGLOBE – Ethiopia is set to hold its fifth legislative election on Sunday, in which 58 parties will vie for 547 seats in parliament and for seats on the country’s regional state councils. The total number of registered Ethiopian voters stands at 36.8 million in a county of 90 million. Around 48 percent of eligible voters are female.

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Election Landslide Likely For Ethiopia’s Ruling Party

AFRICANGLOBE – When Ethiopia’s ruling party and its allies won 99.6 percent of the vote in the country’s last elections five years ago, some wondered if a government often accused of suffocating the opposition would be embarrassed. The answer was no. “Imagine a government which has delivered double-digit growth rates for over seven years losing an election anywhere on earth,” Meles Zenawi, by then the leader of Africa’s second most populous nation for almost 20 years, said.

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