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Silicon Savannah – Africa’s City Of Dreams

Silicon Savannah – Africa’s City Of Dreams

AFRICANGLOBE – Kenyans are calling it the ‘Silicon Savannah’. Artists’ sketches of the emerging technopolis 60 kilometers from Nairobi’s city center, evoke science-fiction cityscapes. Market analysts forecast Konza City to become an emerging global center, perhaps on the scale of California’s Silicon Valley.

U.S. Responsible For Ebola Outbreak In West Africa – Liberian Scientist

AFRICANGLOBE – – Dr. Cyril Broderick, A Liberian scientist and a former professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Liberia says the West, particularly the U.S. is responsible for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Dr. Broderick claims the following in an exclusive article published in the Daily Observer based in Monrovia, Liberia.

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WATCH: The GOP’s Worst Race-Baiting Ad Since Willie Horton

AFRICANGLOBE – In 1988, the “Willie Horton” ad was notorious for its use of racial dog whistles by Republicans to undermine the Democratic nominee for president, Michael Dukakis. That despicable video was part of George H.W. Bush’s successful election, and went down in history as the poster child for shameful race-baiting political advertisement.

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The Battle Of Perspectives Over Africa’s 2050 Population Boom

AFRICANGLOBE – No one doubts that Africa’s population will grow meteorically in the next decades: The continent is expected to go from being home to 15 percent of the world’s population at present to 25 percent of the global population in 2050. Nevertheless, opinions differ with regard to Africa’s projected growth.

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Thomas Sankara And The Assassination Of Africa’s Memory

AFRICANGLOBE – Few young Africans have ever heard of Thomas Sankara. In reality, it is not the assassination of Thomas Sankara that has dealt a lethal blow to Africa and Africans; it is the assassination of his memory, as manifested in the indifference to his legacy, in the lack of constant reference to his ideals and ideas by Africans, by those who know and those who should know.

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Dutch Abandon Racist “Black Pete” Tradition

AFRICANGLOBE – Black Pete, the jolly slaves of the Dutch Saint Nicholas, is finally getting a facelift after years of bitter debate including death threats against those calling for change. An Amsterdam court’s ruling in July that Pete – traditionally dressed in a gaudy medieval costume with a blackened face, red lips and an afro wig – is a ‘negative stereotype’ encouraged many to try to change the deeply rooted custom.

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Black Americans Don’t Have Much To Thank Barack Obama For

AFRICANGLOBE – In 2008, Barack Obama was elected on a message of hope – which, for obvious reasons, had a special resonance for Black Americans. So, six years into the Obama Presidency, how have things improved for Black people?

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Six Africans Make List Of Top 15 Young Innovative Scientists Globally

AFRICANGLOBE – The 6 African finalists include a Ghananian, an Algerian, a Malawian, a Zambian and two Nigerians. The competition attracted some 502 applicants around the globe and the finalists were selected based on 405, 038 votes from the public and high scores from the panel of experts.

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Top 10 Home Business Opportunities

AFRICANGLOBE – Are you one of the many people searching for a hot home business opportunity? Then this list of the best home business opportunities based on current and future trends may be just what you’re looking for.

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