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10 Things They Never Told You About Africa – Must Read

AFRICANGLOBE - There are too many negative facts about the African continent floating around the Internet, so here's an attempt to increase the number of positive writings on the continent. Let your perceptions be changed!

Is ‘China In Africa’ Something To Fear?

AFRICANGLOBE - While there is no question that China and Chinese companies are changing the way African politicians seek aid and investment, the relationship between the two sides is far more complicated than simple narratives about “democracy or dictatorship” or “trade not aid” suggest.

What Is African Liberation

AFRICANGLOBE - Before we proceed to define what African liberation is, there is need to perceive and agree on the definition of who is an “African”. It would be a fatal mistake to assume that anybody on the African continent today including those who deny that identity is African. On the other hand, it would equally be serious a mistake bordering on ignorance of history to perceive that people of African descent domiciled outside the continent, for example in the Americas, Europe, Asia or Oceania, are not Africans.

West Causing Many Of Africa’s Troubles – Mugabe

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says the West is the cause of many of Africa's problems, urging the continent to "build resistance against them", a report says.

Egypt Ready To Re-Engage With Africa To Protect Its Interests

AFRICANGLOBE - After years of upheaval, Egypt is beginning to re-engage with Africa. The renewed attention is a matter of pride and self-interest. Uncomfortable with its decline on the world stage, Egypt aspires to use Africa to regain some prominence.

African Investors Launch News Agency

AFRICANGLOBE - “For the first time we shall be disseminating news and stories about our continent through our own voice, interpreting our own stories for the world. This is truly history in the making and a very significant development,” said Agbesi, who will be founding chairman of ANA.

Africa’s Growth To Go Beyond Oil, Commodities In 2015

AFRICANGLOBE - Economic experts from across the African continent say this may be an exciting year for African economies, which could be ready to move out of their traditional roles and into new sectors.

The Gantt Report – 2015 A New Day And A New...

AFRICANGLOBE - This 1950s strategy of marching and praying every time something bad happens to Black people is out dated, played out and pretty much reactionary. In 2015, we shouldn’t hope and hope and hope for a better day. We should work and fight for a better life! You don’t have to take my word for it but most African Americans don’t have many problems that money can’t solve.

Aliko Dangote Is “A Lion Of Africa’s Business”

AFRICANGLOBE - "Aliko Dangote is a lion of Africa in terms of business. He is second to none when it comes to investing in Africa, not just in Nigeria. He is also a capitalist with a big heart. He puts his money where his mouth is and his foundation is a step forward for a man who wants to make a difference on the continent.”

African Ownership Is The Key To African Nationalism

AFRICANGLOBE - It is important to stress that as the denigration of Africans has been a universal phenomenon in modern history, so African Nationalism has a universal aspect – it is Pan Africanism; it is a struggle for the entire Africa, and for all people of African descent. African Nationalism was the response by Africans to the conquest, enslavement, the subjugation, plunder, and exploitation, of Africa by the nations of Europe

The New Scramble For Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Decades after the European powers carved up the African continent for their own imperial needs, Africa is undergoing a new wave of resource and strategic exploitation – some are calling it the new scramble for Africa.

The New Scramble For Africa (Part 1)

AFRICANGLOBE - With the African continent home to the majority of the world’s fastest-growing economies, urban consumer markets and a wealth of natural resources, it’s perhaps not surprising that some of the world’s largest corporations, from Monsanto to Unilever, are rushing to get a slice of the action. The good news is that, as in the struggles for independence, Africans are not taking this corporate colonialism lying down.

Five Reasons Not To Write Off Africa In World Cup 2014

AFRICANGLOBE - Five teams carry the hopes of the African continent into World Cup 2014: Algeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria. According to the pundits, those hopes will not be enough to get any of them into the knockout phase, but those pundits could well be wrong.

Ethiopia And China Sign Major Deals

AFRICANGLOBE - China and Ethiopia have signed more than a dozen agreements aimed at shoring up burgeoning ties between the world's second-largest economy and the African continent that saw their trade top $200bn last year.

Mo Ibrahim: Now Is The Time For Afro-Realism

Sudanese-born Mo Ibrahim is founder and chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation which he established in 2006 to support good governance and exceptional leadership on the African continent.

Uhuru Kenyatta Now Key Regional Point Man

AFRICANGLOBE - Experts in foreign relations opine President Uhuru Kenyatta has performed better on the international platform than on the domestic front since assuming office a year ago.