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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 Zuma and his deputy Kgalema Motlanthe for the party’s top post. The winner of the polls is almost certain to lead South Africa after the 2014 elect elections because of the [...]

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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 job next week. The leadership contest is likely to dominate and divide the most important meeting of the African National Congress (ANC) for five years. Some 4,500 delegates will descend on [...]

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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 help push Arab terrorists from the north of the country. Once a beacon of democracy in West Africa, Mali has been mired in crisis since Tuareg traitors and al Qaeda-linked Islamist [...]

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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 pivotal to the contentious budget talks sat down Sunday. There was no evidence of a breakthrough, though President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner at least did agree on something: [...]

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