Saturday, August 1, 2015
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AFRICANGLOBE - Africa's largest trade union movement, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has warned that strikes in South Africa remain a ticking time bomb needing to be addressed urgently. Strikes were commonplace in South Africa in 2012 with the most explosive being in key sectors like mining, agriculture, and the transport industry.

The conflicts in Mali and Congo have yet again confirmed fears about how poorly equipped, badly commanded, ill trained and hated most African armies are. General Carter Ham head of AFRICOM - the U.S. military command for Africa - did not mince his words, when he briefed the Homeland Security Policy Institute

A number of obstacles may stand between a person and exercise, and hairstyles may be one of them for African-American women, according to a new study. Researchers found about two of every five African-American women said they avoid exercise because of concerns about their hair, and researchers say that is concerning given the United States' obesity epidemic.

The African American jobless rate is about twice that of whites, a disparity that has barely budged since the government began tracking the data in 1972. In last week’s jobs report, the black unemployment rate was 13.2 percent, while the white rate stood at 6.8 percent.

AFRICANGLOBE - South African Airways (SAA) and Air Canada signed a code share agreement on Monday, making it easier for passengers to travel between...

AFRICANGLOBE - It’s as much a cultural challenge as it is an individual one.African American women appear to be unmoved by the growing obesity epidemic...

AFRICANGLOBE - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has decided to activate its stand-by force and dispatch it to the troubled eastern region of...

AFRICANGLOBE - It’s easy to ignore the current debate over the fiscal cliff as pundits and lawmakers throw around terms like sequestration, triggers, automatic tax increases...

AFRICANGLOBE - Sitting at the first Africa CEO Forum this week, in the heart of Geneva, I asked myself if this was the right...

The United States government on Monday expressed concern over delays in resumption of South Sudan's oil production, claiming the move deprives the two Sudan's...

AFRICANGLOBE - Since the night of the election, Bill O'Reilly has been looking for a scapegoat on whom he can blame Mitt Romney’s loss....

AFRICANGLOBE - Some African American farmers in Alabama say they are still facing discrimination with the federal government.About a half dozen farmers held a...

AFRICANGLOBE - Addis Ababa loosely translated means a 'new flower'. The capital city of Ethiopia is indeed blooming and very fast, Addis is also...

AFRICANGLOBE - As Africa’s increasingly strong economic performance continues, the continent needs to generate enough energy to power the development.Most African countries have set...

Nielsen's recent analysis of African American consumer buying habits and trends highlights consumer opportunities for businesses. It also points out possible shortcomings on the...

The arrangement whereby Whites surrendered political control of South Africa, while continuing to dominate the economy, has become indefensible. “Workers seeking to organize outside...

AFRICANGLOBE - Former South African president Thabo Mbeki has been named "African of the Year" for his "persistent and consistent" efforts to avert war...