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Central African Republic SOS to Uganda As Rebels Advance On Capital

AFRICANGLOBE - The embattled president of the Central African Republic, Francois Bozize has reportedly sent an SOS message to Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni. In the face of a growing rebellion, which has seen insurgents seizing much of the Central African Republic in the last three weeks

From Fiscal Abyss, To Fiscal Cliff, To Deal?

AFRICANGLOBE - During the 2012 campaign President Obama told the electorate that he would raise taxes on those making over $250K in order to generate much needed revenues and avoid going over the fiscal cliff. President Obama won reelection with a convincing margin; some would say a mandate even though Republicans still control the House.

Tension in Egypt: Opposition Leaders Put Under Investigation for ‘Coup D’état’

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt was facing renewed political tensions on Thursday after three leading opposition figures, including a former head of the UN's nuclear watchdog, were placed under investigation for allegedly plotting to topple Mohammed Morsi, the Islamist president.

US Sliding Towards Fiscal Cliff

AFRICANGLOBE - Fiscal Cliff : While much of the country is mired in snowstorms across the nation’s midsection and in Pennsylvania and New England, the nation’s capital is bogged down in Congress’ efforts to avoid skidding off the fiscal cliff.

Jacob Zuma Re-Elected as Head Of the ANC

South African President Jacob Zuma easily won re-election yesterday to be the leader of the African National Congress at the ANC’s five-day conference in Mangaung.

Zuma Faces Tough Challenge as ANC Votes

AFRICANGLOBE - Delegates attending South Africa's ruling ANC's conference were on Monday evening expected to vote in an election pitting under fire President Jacob...

Kgalema Motlanthe Set to Challenge Jacob Zuma for ANC Leadership

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's deputy president, Kgalema Motlanthe, has ended months of speculation by confirming he will run against Jacob Zuma for the top...

Dumb Move: Army Force Mali’s Prime Minister to Resign

AFRICANGLOBE - Mali's prime minister was forced to resign on Tuesday by the soldiers who staged a coup in March, complicating international efforts to...

Fiscal Cliff: President Obama John Boehner Meets Face-to-Face

AFRICANGLOBE - Twenty-three days since they last met face-to-face and 23 days before the fiscal cliff becomes a harsh reality, the two men most...

Nelson Mandela Hospitalization Worries South Africans

AFRICANGLOBE - Nelson Mandela’s second hospitalization this year has raised concerns among South Africans and around the world about the future despite government assurances...

Obama Uncle Deportation: Onyango Faces Third Deportation Hearing

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama's uncle was arrested on drunk driving charges last year and now faces a third deportation hearing after an appeals...

African American Leaders Deliver Agenda For Obama’s Second Term

Following a four-hour closed door meeting Monday, the leaders of four African American advocacy groups emerged looking pleased to announce a collective wish list...

Susan Rice’s Profile Defies Republican Caricatures

AFRICANGLOBE - As UN ambassador Susan Rice is caricatured by Republicans and the media as too blunt and incompetent to be appointed as Secretary...

Marc Morial, Ben Jealous, Al Sharpton, Who’s Truly Fighting for Black...

Since President Obama was elected with 93% of the votes cast by Black America, there is now a conversation regarding how to leverage unprecedented...

Attacks on Susan Rice Backfires

AFRICANGLOBE - The drama surrounding the possible nomination of UN Ambassador Susan Rice as President Obama’s Secretary of State is a fascinating test for...

Mohamed Mursi – a Wannabe Pharaoh in Revolutionary Clothing?

AFRICANGLOBE - Mohamed Mursi the Egyptian president's constitutional declaration gives him expansive powers under the populist cloak of protecting the revolution. Throughout the day yesterday,...