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Ex-Staff Accuses UN Of Failure In Darfur

Ex-Staff Accuses UN Of Failure In Darfur

AFRICANGLOBE – The United Nations-African Union force in Darfur (Unamid) has failed to carry out its mission of protecting civilians and has lied about its actions, the force’s former spokeswoman has said.

Child Bride Kills Groom And Three Accomplices By Poisoning Meal

AFRICANGLOBE – A 14-year-old Nigerian girl admitted to poisoning her 35-year-old newlywed husband and two of his friends because ‘she was forced to marry a man she did not love,’ according to police. A child bride forced into marriage in Nigeria killed a groom and three of his friends with a poisoned meal, police said Thursday.

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Brooklyn Man Jonathan Fleming Cleared Of Murder After Serving 25 Years

AFRICANGLOBE – From the day of his 1989 arrest in a deadly New York City shooting, Jonathan Fleming said he had been more than 1,000 miles away, on a vacation at Disney World. Despite having documents to back him up, he was convicted of murder. Prosecutors now agree with him, and Fleming left a Brooklyn court as a free man Tuesday after spending nearly a quarter-century behind bars.

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South Africa: 20 Years Of Apartheid By Another Name

AFRICANGLOBE – It was May Day 1985; the last great uprising against apartheid had begun. Twelve years later, with my 30-year banning from South Africa lifted, there was a pinch-me moment as I flew into Jan Smuts and handed my passport to a Black immigration officer. “Welcome to our country,” she said.

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The US’s Invasion Of Africa That Nobody Knows About

AFRICANGLOBE – To journalists, the Pentagon maintains that we’re hardly doing anything in Africa beyond “humanitarian assistance.” To the military industrial complex, they say America is “at war” in Africa and is looking for a “permanent footprint” throughout the continent.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Cast As MLK In New Film, Will Wear Blackface?

AFRICANGLOBE – To say that Leonardo DiCaprio is simply a good actor would be a gross understatement, given the remarkable resume of award winning performances he’s given throughout his illustrious career. But his acting chops alone are not enough to spare him from the flack he’ll receive from his latest movie role.

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The World Bank’s New Shock Doctrine

AFRICANGLOBE – One of the problems with neoliberal economic policy is that it’s tough to get countries to agree to it; especially democratic ones. It has often required quite extreme measures, such as invasion – the classic example being the US-backed coup against Chile’s democratically elected president – or debt bondage and structural adjustment led by the International Monetary Fund.

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Utah Woman Admits Killing Her 6 Children

AFRICANGLOBE – Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage.

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The U.S. Military Has Been ‘At War’ In Africa On The Sly For Years

AFRICANGLOBE – Captain Rick Cook, the chief of US Africa Command’s Engineer Division, was addressing an audience of more than fifty representatives of some of the largest military engineering firms on the planet. They were planning for the future and the talk was of war.

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