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Malcolm X: The Price for Freedom is Death

Malcolm X: The Price for Freedom is Death

AFRICANGLOBE – This is a famous quote from Malcolm X. I wonder if this is true today… If it is, I believe the dynamics of his point have changed. When compared to one of his other more familiar quotes, “By any means necessary,” you can see the context for which he was speaking.

Rebel Faction in Ethiopia’s Ogaden Wants Peace Talks

AFRICANGLOBE – A faction of a separatist rebel group said on Sunday it was seeking peace talks with the Ethiopian government, a development that could help stabilize a region with potential reserves of oil and gas. The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) has fought since the mid-1980s for independence for the mainly ethnic Somali province of Ogaden in southeast Ethiopia, bordering lawless Somalia.

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Three Years Later, Haiti’s Recovery Efforts Stumble

AFRICANGLOBE – It has been almost three years since the earthquake that devastated Haiti on Jan. 12 2010. However, despite billions in international aid, hundreds of thousands of Haitian citizens are still left homeless and hungry. Government leaders in charge of spending have been accused of mismanagement, and as it stands now, reconstruction is still a ways off.

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South Africa: Unemployment Equals Anarchy

AFRICANGLOBE – If unemployment continues South Africa is inviting anarchy, a debate panel heard in Johannesburg on Wednesday night. “We need and our government needs to ensure (poor) people live properly… by allowing them economic participation,” said Lawrence Mavundla, president of the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nafcoc). He was one of [...]

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Nigeria Hopes On Industralisation As WEMPCO Test Run Steel Plant

AFRICANGLOBE – The Federal Government of Nigeria has reinstated its commitment to support growth of the steel industry as Western Metal Products Company Limited (WEMPCO) test ran its new multi-billion naira integrated cold roll steel mill at Magboro, Ogun State, Nigeria. The inauguration of the steel plant will fill in the vaccum that has riddled [...]

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Swaziland: Take From the King, Give to Poor

AFRICANGLOBE – Swaziland should spend less on King Mswati III and his Royal Family and give the money saved to projects to help the poor, a new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) report says. The report believes that it is as vital to address this imbalance between the rich and the poor in [...]

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West African Leaders Approve Military Plan for Mali

West African leaders have approved a military strategy to help Mali retake control of the north of the country from Arab terrorists. Leaders from the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) finally agreed on an African force made up of some 3,000 troops with a one-year mandate. The majority of the troops would [...]

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Eko Atlantic: A New Mega City Development On the Lagos Coastline

 To keep the ocean at bay forever, a wall – The Great Wall of Lagos – is rising. From the Bar Beach Waterfront of Lagos’s Victoria Island it looks like a grey snake nestled in the water. Once completed, the seven-kilometre-long mass of rocks, topped by five-ton concrete blocks, will rise nine metres above sea [...]

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Zimbabwe: Govt Scoffs at White Farmers’ Threats

The Zimbabwean government has dismissed as “empty”, threats by a group of White former farmers who say they want to seize Zimbabwe’s assets in the United Kingdom as compensation for farms acquired for redistribution to landless Black Zimbabweans. The group said it had already approached British foreign secretary William Hague over the matter. The former [...]

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