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Angola At Peace Is One Of Africa’s Top Defense Spender

AFRICANGLOBE - Angola spent more on its military last year than any other equatorial African nation even though it’s been at peace since a civil war ended more than a decade ago.

Resource Nationalism A Must

AFRICANGLOBE - It was important for African nations to take total control of their natural resources. That would ensure that Africans are able to add value and beneficiate their natural resources to derive greater value from exports than exporting raw materials.

Ethiopia Developing Faster Than Any Other African Country?

AFRICANGLOBE - In one of my recent articles, I wrote about Ethiopia’s infrastructure development. As usual Kenyans were in denial but the fact remains that Ethiopia is advancing faster than any other African country. A new World Bank report has confirmed this.

South Africa Richest In Africa, But Gap Narrowing

AFRICANGLOBE - The individual wealth of the average South African had increased to $11,310 (about R120 000) at the end of last year from $4,200 in 2000 on the back of stable asset ownership, a functional banking system and a free and independent media, Andrew Amoils, a senior analyst at New World Wealth, said yesterday.

Good Liberation Hero-Bad Liberation Hero

AFRICANGLOBE - Mandela and Mugabe are key figures in the liberation of southern Africa, so why is Mandela the good liberation hero and Mugabe the bad? A lot of it has to do with the extent to which the liberation projects in South Africa and Zimbabwe have threatened White and Western economic interests.

Ethiopia Creating Millionaires Faster Than Any other African Country

AFRICANGLOBE - Research is showing that Ethiopia is creating millionaires at a faster rate than any other country on the continent. The number of dollar millionaires in the east African nation rose from 1,300 in 2007 to 2,700 by September this year, according to New World Wealth, a consultancy based in the UK and South Africa.

South Africa Is Not An African Country

South Africans are a fatally different breed of dark-skinned people who are in deep trouble because they continually have thought themselves out of existence in the name of globalisation or progress. For the past three and a half centuries, not only have the privileged Africans allowed themselves to be alienated from their own history, heritage, culture and languages, but have collaborated in wiping out their identity.

Israel in ‘Advanced’ Talks With Four Countries Over Deal to Expel...

AFRICANGLOBE - Last week, a senior Israeli official said an African country has agreed to take in Eritrean labor migrants living in Israel if Israel gives them military assistance first

South Africa Leads African Competitiveness

South Africa is the highest-ranked African country and third-placed among the BRICS economies in the World Economic Forum's (WEF's) latest Global Competitiveness Index, ranking...

Arab Nomads Attack Another African Country

Tuareg rebels clashed with Malian troops Thursday as they attacked a town in the north of the country, after last week's first major offensive in three years, the bandits said. "We attacked Anderamboukane this morning... The Malian army is facing us," said Moussa Salam, a spokesman for the Azawad National Liberation Movement (MNLA) which is demanding autonomy for the nomadic desert tribe.