AFRICANGLOBE - For an administration that prides itself in never letting a crisis go to waste, the Ebola outbreak is seemingly offering the perfect opportunity to achieve a long-time Western goal – to build up a U.S. military presence in Africa in the face of growing Chinese investment and influence on the continent.
AFRICANGLOBE - A suicide bomber disguised in a school uniform detonated explosives at a high school assembly in the northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum on Monday, killing at least 48 students, according to survivors and a morgue attendant.
AFRICANGLOBE - In contemporary France, major fortunes, migrants' origins and attitudes to Africa have their roots in the imperial power dynamic. In 2007, Nicolas Sarkozy infamously described the continent in terms redolent of the colonial era, provoking widespread anger.
Global Witness is today calling on Glencore to explain potentially corrupt deals in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and is calling on the company...
The prospect of South Sudan's admission to the East African Community to which she applied for observer status in 2007, is exciting. Her markets and oil fields will certainly boost the region's foreign investment and trade.
Kenya has moved to boost trade between her and the neighbours following the launch of a Trade Association aimed at facilitating trade in the East African Community region.
AFRICANGLOBE - A Black college student, Taj Patterson, was walking home from a party. At the edge of the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, Patterson was allegedly jumped by a gang of hasidic Jews dressed in clothing that had police-like shield emblems.
This imperial competition for Africa's resources has, of late, been interfaced with the threat of illegal regime change. Africa is at crossroads; either we allow our erstwhile oppressors unfettered access to our natural resources and, thus, face the wrath of this great continent's future generations, or we wrestle the nettle and take full charge of the exploitation of our natural resources
AFRICANGLOBE - The fatal police shooting of Jerame Reid, a 36 year-old Black New Jersey man, has thrown the issue of police body cameras back into the spotlight, as experts say recently released dashboard footage raises as many questions as it answers.
AFRICANGLOBE - The manager of a ranch owned by Zimbabwe’s last White ruler says he has been ordered by President Robert Mugabe’s government to...
The Tall Man is a skillfully produced documentary from Australian director Tony Krawitz about what some say is a murder in police custody of Aborigine Cameron (“Mulrinji”)...
AFRICANGLOBE - Although a preliminary autopsy report ruling Jonathan Sanders' death a homicide, caused by manual asphyxiation, came as no surprise to his friends and relatives, they hope it is the first step towards justice.
AFRICANGLOBE - Uganda will soon launch the first space observer called Cadimella, Capt. Chris Nsamba, the chief executive officer and founder of the African Space Research Program (ASRP), has revealed.Nsamba was briefing the Vice-President, Edward Ssekandi, who inspected the launch pad of the space observer at Kimaka Airfield in Jinja on Monday.