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Remembering Master Storyteller Chinua Achebe

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

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Once A Member Of Police Force Disbanded Over Racism

AFRICANGLOBE – Darren Wilson the officer who killed Michael Brown was a member of the Jennings Police Department, which was so racist and corrupt it had to be disbanded in 2011.

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Zimbabwe: Talking About An Economic Revolution

AFRICANGLOBE – It is important to appreciate that we as Zimbabweans, from an economic standpoint, are as free as any sovereign nation can be! In a globalised world, the uppermost freedom any one country can attain is to have indigenous representation leading the economy. After the liberation struggle, this is the second revolution we have achieved.

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All-Black Baseball Team From Chicago Wins Little League World Series

AFRICANGLOBE – Most of the coverage about the Little League World Series so far has been devoted to Philadelphia’s star pitcher Mo’ne Davis. But Davis’ team fell out of the tournament Thursday — and it’s the team who knocked them out that’s writing the headlines now. Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West claimed the U.S. Championship title in a 7-5 victory over Las Vegas on Saturday.

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Black Americans Were Never Given A Chance

AFRICANGLOBE – The truth is that the US has always made things extremely difficult for Black Americans regardless of their best efforts. There is no case more true, than the 1921 race riots in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which left more than 300 Black Americans dead, and thousands injured and demoralized.

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China Understands What The West Doesn’t: Africa Is Our Next Superpower

AFRICANGLOBE – People are reluctant to the idea of demographics as the great driver of history. In the general case, this might be true. But the 21st century will see an unprecedented situation: one where every continent will face large-scale aging and slowing demographic growth. Every continent, that is, except one: Africa!

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Justice System Finds Little Trust Among Black-Americans

AFRICANGLOBE – Grand juries in the United States meet behind closed doors to determine if there is sufficient evidence for an indictment leading to trial. But so deep is the lack of trust among Black Americans in their nation’s criminal justice system that many dread the idea that Darren Wilson, 28, a police officer for six years, might get off scot-free.

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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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‘Made In China’ Now Being Made In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE – The cost of labor in China is going up, so Chinese manufacturers are moving to Africa, and they’re playing all the angles. “There’s been much talk about the Chinese Dream in the past few years, but I have an African Dream.” said Sun Qiaoming. “African gold will fill my next bucket of gold.”

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