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Where’s the Outrage: US Averaged Over 18 Gun Deaths Daily Since...

AFRICANGLOBE - There have been more than 400 guns deaths since the Newtown massacre on December 14, according to a new interactive project between Slate.com and the anonymous twitter user @gundeaths. The two launched the project because, asSlate writes, there are few real-time chronicles of daily gun deaths in the United States

Africa Could Enter the Space Race In 2013

AFRICANGLOBE - There is something that is just so sentimental and spiritual about the stars and the heavenly bodies. Next year could usher in a great era of space technology in Africa. South Africa, alongside Australia and New Zealand, won the bid to host the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) project.

Shameful: Malcolm X’s Daughter Had To Seek Funding From Qatar For...

AFRICANGLOBE - Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, the celebrated African-American leader and civil rights activist, is seeking support from Qatar for a $6m project to produce a documentary on the life and legacy of her father.

China Grants U.S.$1.4 Billion Railway Loan to Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian officials have succeeded in winding up a deal with their counterparts in China that involves a 1.4 billion dollars in loans,...

Mozambique to Seek $2 Billion Port and Rail Bids

AFRICANGLOBE - Mozambique plans to solicit international bids for a $2 billion railway and port development project next month to boost its coal exports,...

South Africa Becomes Global Leader In Solar Power Generation

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa, Africa largest economy, has become the world leader in solar power generation following Queensland’s withdrawal of a $75 million funding from...

General Electric to Construct Power Plant In Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - General Electric (GE), an America electricity conglomerate,  is set to establish a power plant and an energy-training institute in Cross River, Nigeria, to...

US Military Behind Africa News Websites

The website's headlines trumpet al-Shabab's imminent demise and describe an American jihadist fretting over insurgent infighting. At first glance it appears to be a...

Ethiopia On Track to Complete First Mega-Dams by 2015

Ethiopia's energy minister played down concerns on Monday about how it would finance the first of an array of mega-dams due to revolutionise east...

Ethiopian Dams Bring Rebirth and Power to East Africa

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile River, close to the border with Sudan, will transform Ethiopia into an East African...

How to Maximise the Development Impact of Private Investments

Infrastructure remains seriously underprovided throughout the developing world. The OECD estimates:More than 1 billion people lack access to roads1.2 billion do not have safe...

South Sudan Announces Plan to Build Highway Linking to Kenya

South Sudan's minister of Roads and Bridges, Gier Chuang Aluong, has announced the government's plan to connect South Sudan and the neighbouring Kenya with...

West African Gas Pipeline Misses Target Due To Vandalism

The West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAGPCo), operator of the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP), will not be able to achieve its profit projection for 2012...

Kenya Launch Africa’s Largest Geothermal Power Plant

Kenya has inaugurated Africa's biggest geothermal power project in a bid to meet its growing need for electricity and lower its consumption of nonrenewable...

Ghana Opens Space Research Centre

Ghana is set to embrace space science, with the inauguration of the country's first space science and technology institution.The Ghana Space Science and Technology...

Mali to Get First Gold Refinery In $58m Deal

Swiss Bullion Company and Malian enterprise PAMBC have announced plans to build Mali’s first gold refinery, in a project to cost $58 million.Details of...

Zambia Approves New $823m Copper Plant Project

Zambia has given the go-ahead for development and operation of the South East Ore Body Project, set to up the country’s copper production by...

AfDB $1.03b Loan to Increase Electric Power in Ethiopia,Kenya

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday approved a $348 million loan for Ethiopia and Kenya to finance a cross-border power line, the second...

Tanzania Secures Funding for Massive Natural Gas Project

Tanzania has secured a 1.2 billion US dollars loan to finance the construction of a 230-kms natural gas pipeline linking the Mtwara gas fields...

U.S. Company Accused of Land-Grab in Cameroon

Environment groups are accusing a New York-based agricultural company, Herakles Farms, of going forward with plans for a 73,000-hectare palm-oil plantation and refinery in...

Wikileaks – Egypt Plotting to Attack Ethiopian Dam

Egyptian authorities fearful of losing their monopoly on Nile waters, received an agreement from Khartoum to build an airbase in Sudan, to launch attacks...

Nigeria Signs Billion Dollar Lagos-Ibadan Rail Contract With Chinese

Nigeria's Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, has said that with the commencement of rail transport between Ibadan, Oyo State capital, and Lagos in...