Leaders of liberation movements that brought independence to southern Africa yesterday demanded that the West lifts its illegal economic sanctions on Zimbabwe which have crippled the economy and hurt the people of Zimbabwe.
AFRICANGLOBE - The rivalry of gaining influence in South Sudan between China and USA has predictably entered a dangerous phase. In 2010, upon discovering that South Sudan purchased weapons and ammunitions from somewhere else other than USA, the American administration grew furious and threatened sanctions, not just against South Sudan, but also against Kenya, a country America accused of facilitating the deal of securing the arms purchase on behalf of South Sudan.
AFRICANGLOBE - For many Americans, the Confederate battle flag is an unmistakable symbol of slavery and oppression. But for Karen Cooper, a Black woman who was born in New York but later settled in Virginia, the flag embodies something else entirely. “I actually think that it represents freedom,” the ardent tea party supporter says in a video interview that’s been making the rounds online. “It represents a people who stood up to tyranny.”