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Scientists ‘Cure’ Leukaemia With HIV

Scientists ‘Cure’ Leukaemia With HIV

AFRICANGLOBE – one of the biggest and most sensational breakthroughs of the year involved Emily Whitehead, a 7-year-old girl, whose acute leukaemia (blood cancer) was effectively “cured” by HIV.

Black Students in Tallahassee Demand ‘Justice for Jordan Davis’

AFRICANGLOBE – Tallahassee, FL – On Dec. 1, just after sunset, Black student organizations from Florida State University (FSU) and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) held a candlelight vigil for Jordan Davis. Davis, a 17-year-old Black teen was violently gunned down in Jacksonville while in the backseat of a friend’s car by a middle-aged [...]

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New iPhone App Points the Way to Black-Owned Businesses

AFRICANGLOBE – Around The Way, a New York-based company, and Clearly Innovative, a Washington, D.C.-based mobile-app development firm, have launched a mobile app that backers claim will empower and support black-owned businesses. “Other ethnic groups have been supporting their own businesses literally for thousands of years,” said Eric Hamilton, chief marketing officer and co-founder of [...]

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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 Australia’s Western Downs facility. Australia has been crowing about becoming the global leader after a promise was made to disburse $1.2 billion on the Western Downs facility but the deal did [...]

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Haiti: Human Security in Danger

AFRICANGLOBE – FIDH and its member organisations in Haiti, the National Human Rights Defense Network (RNDDH) and the Ecumenical Center for Human Rights (CEDH), today publish an alarming report into the persistent human insecurity in Haiti, despite the exceptional humanitarian efforts made since the earthquake of 12 January 2010. Almost three years after this disaster, [...]

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Obama Election Has Prompted Explosion of White Male Anger

AFRICANGLOBE – Nov. 6 just may go down as the worst day in American history—at least for a certain segment of American white males. The reelection of Barack Obama on Tuesday appears to have caught a large swath of white males by surprise, perhaps because they had been listening to a steady stream of completely [...]

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Gambian Students Develop Remote Electric Control Technology

Two Gambian students in Accra polytechnic in Ghana are said to have made a breakthrough in new technology system that enables one to use mobile phone to switch off a whole power station. The new technology was developed by Ndongo Sillah and Bakary Fatty from NAWEC and Gambia Ports Authority respectively. The duo are pursuing [...]

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‘You are Castrated Slaves’

Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Rt Rev Howard Gregory has lashed out against successful members of society who live in isolation, saying that their selfishness has done nothing for nation-building. Describing such persons as “castrated slaves”, the bishop said that class segregation is one of the biggest problems that the country now faces. [...]

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Black Criminalization and Incarceration: A Slow Moving Holocaust

Mariame Kaba was talking to a group of young Black men who were visiting an exhibit last year commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Attica Prison riot in New York when she first began envisioning “Black/Inside: A History of Captivity & Confinement in the U.S.” Kaba, the founder of Project NIA whose mission is to [...]

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