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Black Voters Want Obama to Focus On Employment

AFRICANGLOBE - President Obama's coalition came through for him big time on Election Day, and now members of the coalition want him to return the favor, particularly Black voters.

African Dictators Financed Former French President With 'Briefcase of Cash'

African leaders gave former French president Jacques Chirac and his prime minister Dominique de Villepin briefcases full of cash, notably to finance election campaigns, alleges a former aide.

South Sudan to be Included in AGOA Bill

A BILL to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) provisions on third-country fabric and on the inclusion of Africa's youngest country, South Sudan has been introduced in the United States (US) Congress.
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Arabs Hate Black People

African migrants in Morocco feel victimised by the locals, and Moroccans in their turn are sometimes resentful of the newcomers. The lack of understanding between...

Namibia: Foreign Investment Not a Substitute for Domestic Business

Foreign investment can facilitate and accelerate growth, but it cannot be a substitute for domestic business, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs), in creating employment.
Are We Born Racist? A New Israeli Study Has Some Surprising Answers

Minority Babies Now Majority In The US, Surpassing Anglo-Whites

AFRICANGLOBE - For the first time in history, there were more ethnic minority babies born in the United States than White, according to 2011 census data released on Thursday.
Nas Joins Andreessen Horowitz As Investor In Tristan Walker's Bevel

Nas Joins Andreessen Horowitz As Investor In Tristan Walker’s Bevel

AFRICANGLOBE - More often than not in his young career, Tristan Walker has ended up at the forefront of his field. The 29-year-old Stanford business school grad worked as director of business development for Foursquare before becoming venture firm Andreessen Horowitz’s entrepreneur in residence.
#OpKKK Engaged: Anonymous Begins Exposing Politicians With Ties To The KKK

#OpKKK Engaged: Anonymous Begins Exposing Politicians With Ties To The KKK

AFRICANGLOBE - Over the last week, the hacktivist group known as Anonymous has been saying that they will expose some 1,000 United States politicians who have ties to the KKK. On Monday morning, just past midnight, the hackers made true on their “threat.”

African Researchers to Link Via High-Speed Intranet

A plan to link up African researchers via a high-speed computer intranet finally has substantial backing, following a cash commitment from the European Union (EU). The EU has put forward 14.75 million (around US$21 million) to help build the high-capacity regional intranet, for academic and research institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa.


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The Light Is The Truth – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - It’s the Sunday before the 2014 election and all through the house not a registered soul was stirring, not even a political mouse! At this time, I don’t have a clue what the results will be but there is one thing I can predict. I believe far more Democratic candidates will lose than win their political races.

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What President Barack Obama’s Second-Term Means For Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - With United States President Barack Obama fending-off an election year challenge from former Republican Governor and businessman, Mitt Romney, to secure a...

Africa’s Richest Man To Invest In Tanzanian Coal Mine

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has announced new plans to invest an undisclosed sum in the development of a major coal mine in Tanzania, even as he continues to expand his business interests across the continent.

South Africa: Land, Statues And Malema

AFRICANGLOBE - There is no doubt that the South African government, under its beleaguered President Jacob Zuma, is feeling the heat, as the EFF relentlessly remind the ruling ANC at every opportunity to resolve the question of disproportionate land ownership between the white minority and African majority South Africans. The EFF has not made a secret of their encouragement of potential land invasions. Their populism, a news headline and vote-catching stunt, has got the ruling party worried about a potentially explosive issue.

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