AFRICANGLOBE - The wealth gap between White and Black families has exploded over the past 25 years, affecting the comfort of Black families, the viability of Black neighborhoods and the opportunities of successive generations of African-American young people, according to a fascinating new study by Brandeis University’s Institute on Assets and Policies.
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AFRICANGLOBE - The crisis in northern Mali could enter a new chapter this week. Malian...
Libya's new leaders pledged "moderate" Islamic rule even as their fighters were accused of committing war crimes and a defiant Moammea Gaddafi vowed to battle on until victory.
AFRICANGLOBE - A Nigerian mobile game developer, Gamsole, is setting a high standard for future African gaming companies. Six months after its induction, in 2012, and under the leadership of CEO Abiola Elijah Olaniran, the company had already amassed an impressive player base of three million.
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Ethiopian Airlines, which will be the first airline in the world outside Japan to operate...
AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama announced new measures Tuesday to help fight the worst-ever Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including sending 3,000 U.S. troops to the region.
AFRICANGLOBE - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged fellow African leaders to stop receiving foreign aid, saying it is not an acceptable basis for prosperity. "Dependency on giving that only appears to be charitable must end," he said in a tweet ahead of this weekend's African Union summit in South Africa.
Black men we have got to do better by our women! derogatory language, is all that I hear when it comes to our music,...
AFRICANGLOBE - With over 1.49bn users, Facebook is one of the most powerful influencers in the world. But with anything that powerful, you have to be careful how you deal with it. While Facebook says protecting the privacy of its users is of utmost priority, there are certain pieces of information you might want to consider not having on there.
AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia has a significant history reaching over 3,000 years into the past. The word "Ethiopia" has become a term for the idea of African solidarity and freedom, not just the name of a nation or a region. The ancient Greek historian Herodotus noted the region of Ethiopia as home to "people with burnt faces." During the Greek and Roman eras, everything south of the Mediterranean in Africa was generally referred to as Ethiopia or Abysinnia.
AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia’s northern regions have been plagued by one of the worst droughts to face the area in decades. During a visit to one of the worst hit areas earlier on Jan. 31, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that “the people of this beautiful country are facing their worst drought in 30 years.”
AFRICANGLOBE - Oil prices have been heading south again, with a barrel of US crude recently falling below 42 dollars - the lowest level since March 2009, the nadir of the global financial crisis. And, while last year's sharp price drop was heavily influenced by two large supply shocks, the current decline also has an important demand dimension.
Instead of joining militias or idling at street corners, the youth in Garowe, the regional capital of the self-declared autonomous region of Puntland, are learning skills to help them earn a living, officials said.
AFRICANGLOBE - This weekend, ever-opinionated billionaire candidate for president Donald Trump lowed the boom on President Obama on the often discussed issue of what the first Black President has done for African Americans.