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West African Troops Enter Gambia To Remove Yahya Jammeh

AFRICANGLOBE - West African troops have crossed the border into the Gambia as part of regional efforts to support the new democratically-elected president in a showdown with his predecessor, Yahya Jammeh. “We have entered Gambia,” Col Abdou Ndiaye, a spokesman for the Senegalese army. The Nigerian military told reporters that it was also deploying troops to Gambia as part of a “standby” west African coalition force to enforce the result of the December election, which Adama Barrow won.

How You Can Earn Money By Selling These Sneakers

AFRICANGLOBE - “Business has been moving faster than expected,” explains Tarik Edmonson, owner & CEO of SneakersCustom.com. Their company sales have been strong all over the globe – with orders coming in from Africa, Europe, North America and the Caribbean. Their products are available through independent wholesalers and direct from their website. Recently, they've launched an affiliate/wholesale program that allows other entrepreneurs to start their own business and generate revenue from a very easy-to-sell product.

2017 Will Be Africa’s Year?

AFRICANGLOBE - For the economic juggernauts of Africa, economic diversification is no longer an option, improving the non-resource tax systems is a must, and enhancing agricultural productivity is not an outdated concept. Consider this: Higher productivity would not only raise the incomes of farmers, it would also free up resources, such as labor, for other economic sectors.

West Papua: The Genocide That The World Is Ignoring

AFRICANGLOBE - If you need evidence that politicians and the mainstream media pick and choose which oppressive conflicts to cover in order to further geopolitical ambitions, you need only Google “West Papua.” Ever heard of it? Have you ever been sitting at home watching CNN, BBC, or Fox News and heard the news anchor mention West Papua?

Hundreds Of Ancient Egyptian Coffins To Be “Restored”

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt will "restore" hundreds of coffins dating back thousands of years to the time of the pharaohs as part of an American-Egyptian project to preserve and document one of the world’s oldest civilisations, a director of the project said. The conservation effort, funded by a US grant, will restore more than 600 wooden coffins that date to various eras of ancient Egypt and which are currently stored at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

ANC Youth Leader Wants A Second Revolution In South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The African National Congress (ANC) needs a bold leader to launch a "second revolution" redistributing wealth to the Black majority, said the head of the party's youth wing, which helped propel President Jacob Zuma to power.

Kenya’s Lake Turkana Wind Project To Begin Power Production

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa's biggest wind power scheme, the Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya, should be fully connected to the national electricity grid and producing power by the end of June, a director at the consortium building the project said on Wednesday.

Dangote And Sinotruck Set Up Truck Assembly Plant In Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has partnered with China's heavy duty truck group Sinotruck to set up a $100 million plant to assemble trucks and cars in Nigeria for local use and export, the executive director of Dangote group said. The joint venture, which is 65% owned by Dangote and 35% by Sinotruck will assemble components and knocked down parts imported from Sinotruck to the Nigerian plant.

Scientists Looked At The DNA Of These Pacific Islanders, And Were...

AFRICANGLOBE - The Melanesian people probably never thought they’d be so crucial to our understanding of humanity’s origins. But when a group of scientists decided to look closer into the DNA of the remote Pacific islanders, they made a startling discovery. And it’s one that could turn our comprehension of ancestry on its head.

John Lewis ‘Presided Over The Destruction Of Black America’

AFRICANGLOBE - Mason Weaver, an author and alleged former member of the Black Panther movement, said Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) presided over the "destruction of Black America" in the years following his march with other Civil Rights leaders across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965.

This European Dog Is The Most Vile Creature To Have Ever...

AFRICANGLOBE - He was the leader of a European country. A head of state with an immense amount of power. And he oversaw one of the most vile genocides that the world has ever seen. Yet we’re not talking about Adolf Hitler here. In fact, there’s a very real chance that you’ve never even heard this tyrant’s name before. During his reign he was responsible for the slaughter of more than 10 million people. He turned a chunk of Africa into his own personal slave plantation and killing ground, where he ruled with an iron fist. Indeed, the crimes that were carried out in his name are enough to turn anyone’s stomach.

New Mutiny In Ivory Coast

AFRICANGLOBE - Paramilitary forces in Ivory Coast have fired shots into the air in several cities in what seems to be the start of a new mutiny. Shots were heard in the main city Abidjan, the capital, Yamoussoukro, and the western cities of Man and Daloa.

How Chris Gardner Went From Being Homeless To Becoming A Multi-Millionaire...

AFRICANGLOBE - When Chris Gardner and his young son were sleeping rough on the floor of a public toilet, he could never have dreamt that his life story would be turned into a hit Hollywood movie. It was back in the early 1980s that Mr Gardner, then aged 27, and his toddler son were homeless for a year in San Francisco.

Obama Eases Sanctions On Sudan – Lifeline For Bashir Or Catalyst...

AFRICANGLOBE - What's behind Obama's 11th-hour decision to lift sanctions on one of the world's most isolated regimes? In one of his final acts in office, US President Barack Obama announced last Friday the partial lifting of sanctions against Sudan, paving the way for normalisation of ties with one of the most isolated countries in the world.

Military Invasion Imminent As West African Leaders Prepare To Remove Yahya...

AFRICANGLOBE - The refusal of out going President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia to agree to step down honourably on January 19, 2017 following his loss of the December 1, 2016 presidential election to the coalition of opposition parties' candidate, Mr. Adama Barrow, has left the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) leaders with no other option than to eject him from office by military force.

A Last Gift To White Supremacy: Obama Extends Sanctions On President...

AFRICANGLOBE - As a parting gift to white supremacy, outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama put beyond any doubt his abhorrence for President Robert Mugabe's government last Friday when his outgoing administration extended its sanctions against Zimbabwe by another year. Zimbabwe's foreign-funded opposition welcomed the development but a Zanu PF minister scorned the move, describing it as inconsequential from an Obama government nearing its end.