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New Cold War For Africa: China’s Economic Interest vs. US Military Activity

New Cold War For Africa: China’s Economic Interest vs. US Military Activity

AFRICANGLOBE – Both China and the US are trying to broaden and deepen their influence in Africa, with China dominating the continent economically, whereas the US is more pro-active militarily,

‘Africa Should Stop Blaming History For Its Economic Problems’ – Is Obama Right?

AFRICANGLOBE – Barack Obama has told African leaders to stop “making excuses” for ongoing economic problems and to look for solutions rather than blaming the past. Ahead of a summit of African leaders at the White House next week, the US president tried to dispel the notion that poverty and under-development on the continent results purely from the “onerous debt imposed by the west”.

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Cops At The Precinct Where Eric Garner Died May Have Killed Before

AFRICANGLOBE – A police review panel has recommended disciplinary charges against three Staten Island cops — all assigned to the precinct already under fire in Eric Garner’s death — for using excessive force and failing to get medical treatment for a 52-year-old man who died while in custody. Irving Mizell’s death was ruled ‘accidental’ by the medical examiner after he died in NYPD custody due to an alleged heart attack. A new lawsuit claims Mizell was ‘viciously beaten, and assaulted’ out of view of security cameras.

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5 Facts About Missionary Rapist Matthew Durham

AFRICANGLOBE – American teenager and Christian missionary Matthew Durham faces a possible life in prison sentence after authorities say they learned about shocking crimes he allegedly committed on an African mission trip. The suspect was volunteering at a Kenyan children’s home when he allegedly raped and molested a number of young children. Here’s what you need to know:

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US Senators Want Uganda, Nigeria, Punished For Not Allowing Homosexuality

AFRICANGLOBE – Ten U.S. Senators, led by Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) have called on President Obama to exclude Uganda and Nigeria from the African Growth and Opportunity Act program that allows duty-free exports of some products to the U.S. as punishment for restricting homosexuality in their respective countries.

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Still Torn By Factional Fighting, Libya Is Coming Undone

AFRICANGLOBE – For weeks, rival Libyan militias had been pounding one another’s positions with artillery, mortar rounds and rockets in a desperate fight to control the international airport in the capital, Tripoli. Then suddenly, early Saturday morning, the fighting just stopped.

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Ancient Human Remains May Be From World’s First “Race War”

AFRICANGLOBE – Archaeologists studying 13,000-year-old human remains from the Mesolithic Era found at a burial site in Sudan have found proof of what they claim may have been the world’s first race war.

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Million-Year-Old Artifacts Found In South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE – South African and Canadian archaeologists have uncovered tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools, estimated to be up to one-million years old, at a site at the town of Kathu in South Africa’s Northern Cape province.

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“Blond Bombers” And The Ongoing Whitening Of Blackness In Brazil

AFRICANGLOBE – According to anthropologist João Baptista de Lacerda speaking at the first Universal Races Congress in London in 1911, by the year 2012, the half-breeds and the Black race would have disappeared. Apparently, the plan didn’t quite work although it continues a work in process. Over the centuries, anti-Black social ideals weaved themselves into the fabric of Brazil’s social imagination to the point that blackness is, for millions, a classification that is to be avoided.

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