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AFRICANGLOBE - This move by the largest east African economy is sure to set the pace for the rest of Africa, leading to a further adoption of digital solutions in everyday processes.
AFRICANGLOBE - South African government and security agencies have left secrets exposed at every level and foreign spies have access to all areas of government. A secret security assessment by South African intelligence says foreign espionage is booming, with more than 140 foreign spies estimated to be operating in South Africa - and that the South African state is doing a poor job of protecting itself.
AFRICANGLOBE - Libya's self-proclaimed prime minister has warned that attempts by a rival government in the east to assert control over the oil industry could escalate the political conflict dividing the OPEC member state and force it to break in two.
AFRICANGLOBE - Before the conflict between Sudan’s Arab minority government and Nubian rebels reignited in 2011, members of the Nubian community would volunteer their time, money and crops to build and fund community schools and their students. Towns even pooled funds to fly in teachers from Kenya.
AFRICANGLOBE - July, 22, marks 100 days since the abduction of almost 300 girls by Muslim terrorists from their school dormitory in Chibok, North East Nigeria. Since then, some of the girls managed to escape from their abductors. However, most of them remain in captivity with reports of mass rape, sexual abuse, sex slavery and even death.
AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerians took to the streets Thursday to demand the government do more to rescue scores of schoolgirls abducted by Muslim terrorists more than two weeks ago. The savages seized about 230 girls in the dead of the night at a high school in the nation's far northeast, a hotbed for Terrorist group Boko Haram.
AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's Jacob Zuma led ANC government pulled out at the last minute from a memorial ceremony marking the anniversary of the Marikana massacre the nation's bloodiest post-apartheid labor violence, drawing attention to the dominant party's loss of support among many mineworkers.
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.
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.
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.