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White Power In SA: Apartheid Death Squad Commander Eugene de Kock Granted Parole

White Power In SA: Apartheid Death Squad Commander Eugene de Kock Granted Parole

AFRICANGLOBE – The apartheid-era death squad leader known as “Prime Evil” for organising the murder and torture of anti-apartheid activists is to be freed from prison. Eugene de Kock, now 66, was sentenced to life in jail plus 212 years for the numerous crimes he committed in the 1980s and 1990s but has now been granted parole after two decades behind bars.

Nina Simone Documentary A Powerful Portrait Of The Artist

AFRICANGLOBE – Through archival footage and interviews with her family, closest confidants and collaborators, Nina Simone comes to life again — still enigmatic but more easily understood — in the new documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” which premiered recently night at the Sundance Film Festival.

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Beyond The Dam: Egypt Looks For A Foothold In Africa

AFRICANGOBE – Egypt is not really interested in Africa and is only trying to exploit it as a venue of resources – “just like any other colonial country,” in the words of one Cairo-based African diplomat.

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White St. Louis Police Union Official Attacks Black Woman At Community Meeting

AFRICANGLOBE – Months after the murder of Michael Brown in Feruguson, Missouri, a St. Louis community meeting disintegrated into chaos when a white police union representative physically attacked a Black woman who was also in attendance.

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10 Amazing, Fun & Interesting Facts About Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE – Ethiopia, officially known as Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is a country located in the Horn of Africa (northeastern Africa). It is surrounded by Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Kenya. It is the 2nd most populous country in Africa. Let us know some interesting facts about Ethiopia

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Egyptian Dictator Goes To Addis Ababa

AFRICANGLOBE – Following the 1978 Camp David accords with Israel, President Anwar Sadat declared, “The only matter that could take Egypt to war again is the Nile water.” To this day, Egyptian engineers are stationed as far as Lake Victoria, in Uganda, monitoring activities along the river.

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U.S. Stops Israel From Selling Weapons To Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE – Last summer, the US government blocked the sale of American-made Cobra attack helicopters to Nigeria from Israel. That angered the Nigerian government, and Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States responded sharply, accusing Washington of hampering the fight against Boko Haram.

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“American Sniper”: Killing Ragheads For Jesus

AFRICANGLOBE – “American Sniper,” like the big-budget feature films pumped out in Germany during the Nazi era to exalt deformed values of militarism, racial self-glorification and state violence, is a piece of propaganda, a tawdry commercial for the crimes of empire. That it made a record-breaking $105.3 million over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday long weekend is a symptom of the United States’ dark malaise.

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Chad Rides To The Rescue In Nigeria, But Which Chad?

AFRICANGLOBE – ‘Our mission is to hunt down Boko Haram, and we have all the means to do that.’ These were the stirring words of Djerou Ibrahim, a colonel in the Chadian army, as he prepared to lead a 400-vehicle military convoy into Cameroon and north-eastern Nigeria.

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