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Whale Watching in South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa is one of the best destinations worldwide for watching marine mammals, whether from land or from boats, with spectacular annual visits from southern right and humpback whales and enormous pods of dolphins year-round.

Writer Attacked for Asking, “Time to Profile White Men?”

AFRICANGLOBE - Is it unfair to ask why the vast majority of the shooters in Newtown-like mass murders are White men? And what would have been the country’s reaction if the shooter had been Black?

Mali’s Army in a State of Emergency

AFRICANGLOBE - The Malian army once cut a disciplined image of a well-trained and well-equipped force. But its image as a model army was blown into smithereens under the shells of Tuareg traitors and their Arab allies.

The Mayan Calendar: Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday

AFRICANGLOBE - In the language of Maya scholars, 13 Bak'tuns or 13 times 144,000 days elapsed between the two dates. This was a significant interval in Maya theology, but, stresses Carlson, not a destructive one. None of the thousands of ruins, tablets, and standing stones that archeologists have examined foretell an end of the world.

The Mayans Were Right The World Might Actually Be Ending

The Mayans predicted that the world would end on December 21, 2012. Of course these were Mexicans with no internet and such a bold prophecy from a tribe from so long ago should never be taken seriously. However, the world has seem to find relevancy and even “evidence"

Fat Women in Stockton Offended at Being Called Fat

AFRICANGLOBE - Obesity is a serious societal problem that is rising in America. All else equal, being morbidly obese puts you at higher risks...

Stronger America Needs Stronger Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - On his return voyage from the Yalta Conference in February 1945, the then United States president, Franklin Roosevelt, held a successive one...

Revisiting Italian Atrocities in Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - The early days of 1937 were one of the most horrifying in Addis Ababa’s history. Fascist Italy’s top general, Rodolfo Graziani, had...

Kidnappers Seize Mother of Nigeria’s Finance Minister Okonjo Iweala

AFRICANGLOBE - Gunmen, yesterday, raised the stake when they abducted the mother of Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Prof. Okonjo Iweala, Professor Kamene Okonjo, in...

Nelson Mandela Undergoes Hospital Tests

AFRICANGLOBE - Former south African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to a Tshwane hospital for medical tests on Saturday, just short of a year...

Another Handcuffed Young Man Manages to Shoot Himself Inside a Police...

AFRICANGLOBE - A perturbing trend is emerging in the South. Twice in six months, young men have managed to shoot themselves in the head...

The Youth are Our Future

AFRICANGLOBE - Is it fair that your child can make one mistake and spend the rest of his or her life paying for it?...

Mike Tyson: I Caught Robin Givens Cheating With Brad Pitt

AFRICANGLOBE - Before Brad Pitt was a household name, he was an unwelcome guest in the home of former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson....

‘Change is Imminent’: African CEOs Look to Bright Future

AFRICANGLOBE - Sitting at the first Africa CEO Forum this week, in the heart of Geneva, I asked myself if this was the right...

Starting a Business: Take the Initiative – Create Your Own Future

People are successful because they have made a clear, unequivocal do or die decision to be successful. People are unsuccessful because they have not...

Federal Court Strikes Down Michigan Vote Against Affirmative Action

AFRICANGLOBE - In the latest skirmish in one of the most contentious issues of our time, a federal appeals court in Michigan ruled that...

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