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The Truth About Religion And Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The Bible and the Quran are found in Africa at higher rates than and other books, pastors and imams outnumber medical doctors and engineers. Churches and mosques outnumber schools and other higher institutions of learning. Faith is reining over logic and common sense just as belief is rated above facts and reality.

Ghana’s Economy Will Grow Faster Than Any Other Country This Year

AFRICANGLOBE - Long known as one of the world’s largest cocoa producers, Ghana’s growth is now being buoyed by a different commodity: oil. Expanding crude production and rising prices have placed Ghana’s economy at the top of the GDP growth tables. The International Monetary Fund estimates GDP will rise 8.8% this year – double the pace of emerging economies as a whole, and well ahead of global growth.

CFA Franc – The Currency France Use To Plunder Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The drawbacks of Africa's CFA Franc currencies are being more hotly disputed than ever before. Some Africans see it as a colonial hangover. Voices calling for the abandonment of the French-back CFA franc, used in West and Central Africa by 14 countries - 12 of them former French colonies - seem to be growing louder.

How The African Continent Fell

AFRICANGLOBE - A detailed explanation of how the African continent went from being at the apex of civilization and wealth the being conquered by foreign barbarians, who sold its people into slavery and engineered the continent into a long period of backwardness, stagnation and humiliation.

Israel Pushing For Foothold In Africa With Military Training

AFRICANGLOBE - A report says Israeli commandos are training local forces in more than a dozen African nations where Israeli arms exporters are already accused of being complicit in war crimes.

Italy Just Told France The Truth But Africa Wasn’t Listening

AFRICANGLOBE - In the continuous European game of shifting blames over rescuing African migrants floating in European waters, angry Italy lashed out at self-righteous France. Mr. Luigi Di Maio, the Italian Deputy Prime Minister said: "France is one of those countries that by printing money for 14 African states prevents their economic development and contributes to the fact that the refugees leave and then die in the sea or arrive on our coasts."The Italians are referring to the 74-year-old colonial French policy splitting its colonies in Africa into two currency zones with eight countries making the West African Economic and Monetary Union and six others constituting the Central African Economic and Monetary Community, and imposing the French Franc, CFA, on them.

Only Africans Will Save Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa often to their own chagrin, look to the West and now East (China), believing falsely that the potions from these two sides are better than their own. Everyone goes to AFRICA and become millionaires, but hardly do Africans go to countries like India, China, Lebanon, Pakistan, Israel, and become millionaires. Obviously, what is good for the goose is not good for the gander.

US To Counter Russia And China In Africa Says John Bolton

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States plans to counter the rapidly expanding Chinese and Russian economic and political influence in Africa, US national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday (Dec 13), calling business practices of the two nations "corrupt" and "predatory."

I Know Which Country The US Will Invade Next

AFRICANGLOBE - By the end of this column, it will be clear which country the United States will invade and topple next. Or failing that, it will be clear which country our military-intelligence-industrial complex will be aching to invade next.

Ethiopia Wants To Blast Economy Forward With Satellite Launch

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia plans next year to join an exclusive club of African nations: those with their own national satellites. The country's first satellite, due to be launched in September with China's help and backing, is being put in place in part to track environmental concerns, said the head of the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI).

Africa Could Learn From China

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe and China enjoy strong bilateral relations honed since the liberation struggle, in modern times. History suggests that contact between the two peoples — directly or indirectly — may have come much earlier, perhaps seven millennia ago.

The Ten Most Developed Countries In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The annual report by the United Nations Development Programme usually measures a number of factors to give a comprehensive overview of development. Thus, instead of focusing on economic growth, it looks at other factors such as health and life expectancy, education and standard of living.

Africa’s Emerging Global Geopolitical Role In 2017

AFRICANGLOBE - What is Africa’s emerging role in this new alignment of global power? What should African countries and the African Union do in the face of the emerging geopolitical reality? The African Union is entering 2017 with a GDP in PPP terms of over 7 trillion dollars, roughly equal to the GDP of India. This substantial GDP coupled with the billion plus population of the AU makes the AU the 4th largest economy in the world in PPP terms after China, the USA and India respectively. The emerging system of competing Great Powers gives African countries and the AU the strategic geo-economic maneuvering space to develop economic links which serve the economic and geopolitical self-interest of African countries and the AU.

Africa: The West And The Rest Of Us

AFRICANGLOBE - The West and the Rest of Us is a well-researched book written by Chinweizu. Published in 1978, the book is as pertinent today as it was in the 1980s and 1990s. Chinweizu, a Nigerian author, dedicated his book to victims of the West's assault upon the rest of us, especially to Amerindians and Aborigines of Australasia who were exterminated and expropriated, millions of Africans who were enslaved in the Americas, countless Africans who died resisting European invasion and occupation, soldiers from the Third World who were conscripted to fight and protect western empires, Third World liberation fighters who have struggled for a better future for their people, and to all of us who want to achieve a just, non-imperialist and enduring peace with prosperity for all humankind.

15 Best Countries To Do Business In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The African continent is buzzing with potential. Rich in natural resources, a hardworking population, and huge gaps and opportunities for anyone who wants to succeed in business. Yes there are challenges, but there is also huge potential for growth in almost any sector. Based on Forbes‘ list, we have compiled Africa’s top countries for business.

5 Reasons Why Africa Is The Place To Be In 2017

AFRICANGLOBE - Welcome to 2017. A year that promises so much for our amazing continent. A year with many successes, and limited disappointments. However, there are a lot more reasons why Africa is the place to be. Especially in 2017 where the possibilities are endless. Jumia Travel enumerates 5 obvious reasons why Africa is the place to be this year.
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