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South African Police Seize Millions From Israeli And Nigerian Suspects

South African Police Seize Millions From Israeli And Nigerian Suspects

AFRICANGLOBE – Two Nigerians and an Israeli citizen are presently being held by South African police for attempting to illegally bring $9.3m cash into the country. The suspects told customs officials that they were in South Africa to buy weapons.

15 September 1963: 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

AFRICANGLOBE – At least fifteen sticks of dynamite exploded in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church as Sunday school classes were being held here today, killing four Negro schoolgirls and injuring 23 other Negroes, some seriously. Later, police shot dead a Negro youth after he threw stones at passing cars. Another Negro boy, aged 13, was shot dead while riding a bicycle.

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Viola Davis: Most Roles Offered To Black Actresses Are “Mammy-Ish”

AFRICANGLOBE – Viola Davis says she’s tired of being offered roles that she describes as “downtrodden” or “mammy-ish.” In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, the How to Get Away with Murder star says there simply aren’t enough meaty roles being offered to Black women in Hollywood

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Why Scotland Should Split From Britain

AFRICANGLOBE – Great Britain lost its allure long ago, but with Scotland taking its leave, that will surely deliver a crippling blow and reality-check to British pretensions There’s one good reason for why Scotland should vote yes for independence: the breaking up of the United Kingdom would be an imminently good thing for the sake of world peace.

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40,000 Whites Own 80% Of South Africa?

AFRICANGLOBE – 40,000 White families own 80% of the land in South Africa according to Andile Mngxitama, an MP and “commissar for land and agrarian revolution” with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in an open letter to business tycoon Richard Branson in May this year.

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Aliko Dangote: Africa’s Richest Man

AFRICANGLOBE – Meet Africa’s richest man: Aliko Dangote. Forbes magazine estimates his wealth at $25bn, making him the 23rd richest man in the world with a growing portfolio of investments across Africa.

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Four Months On Will The Chibok Girls Ever Be Found?

AFRICANGLOBE – Four months ago Muslim terror group Boko Haram kidnapped 220 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State. The mass kidnapping caught the attention of the international media, prompting prominent politicians and celebrities to publicly condemn the abduction.

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‘Black People Lost Ground’ During Obama’s Presidency – Tavis Smiley

AFRICANGLOBE – Tavis Smiley has written a new book on Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr., he also weighed in on the current state of Black America under President Obama. And while Smiley had no interest in “demonizing” Obama, he did say that Black people have to start demanding more of the president because as a whole, African-Americans have not fared well economically in the past few years.

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Alibaba’s IPO Hasn’t Happened Yet, But It’s Already Landed A Punch On Amazon

AFRICANGLOBE – Alibaba hasn’t even gone public yet and it’s already creating headaches for Amazon. Amazon’s stock price has been having an uncharacteristically rough year, in part due to a bout of investor fatigue with its post-profit business model. But it’s down almost 3% today, and this time, Alibaba’s IPO is probably to blame.

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