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Protesters Killed As Anti-Govt Protests Hits Sudan’s Capital

AFRICANGLOBE - A Sudanese protester was shot dead by security forces in downtown Khartoum, according to medical sources, as protests that have been spreading through the country hit the capital on Tuesday. 

‘Your Skin Colour Was A Crime’: African Migrants In Algeria

AFRICANGLOBE - 2018 has been a terrible year for migrant workers in Algeria, marked by the biggest number of arrests and deportations ever. One of the first expulsions of migrants was triggered by a fight between some African workers and locals in the suburbs of Algiers two years ago. Security forces arrested 1500 Africans, deporting hundreds to the border with Niger.

This Is The World’s Worst Case Of Women’s Rights Abuse And...

AFRICANGLOBE - The death sentence for a 19-year-old girl in Sudan who murdered her husband after he tried to rape her was named yesterday as the world’s worst court ruling for women’s rights this year. Noura Hussein was sentenced to death after a Sharia court, which follows Islamic religious laws, found her guilty of premeditated murder for stabbing her husband, whom she was forced to marry.

Muslim Mauritania Wants To Sentence Anti-Slavery Activists To 20Yrs

AFRICANGLOBE - Prosecutors at a Mauritanian appeal court have requested 13 anti-slavery activists have their sentences increased to 20 years each for protesting against a forced slum clearance, a judicial source said. Defence lawyers for the activists from the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA) had called this week for the case to be thrown out saying their clients were tortured in police custody.

Arab Terrorist Convicted Of Destroying African Heritage In Timbuktu

AFRICANGLOBE - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced an Arab terrorist to nine years jail for razing Timbuktu's fabled shrines, in a landmark judgement experts hope will help safeguard the world's ancient monuments. Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi was convicted of a crime of "significant gravity".

Why Sudan’s Arab Spring is a Fantasy

Why has Sudan not yet witnessed a massive protest similar to those that toppled the dictatorial governments of Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen. What...

How America Did Gaddafi’s Dirty Work

Buried in the filing cabinet of a Libyan intelligence chief, Human Rights Watch found evidence of collusion between Gaddafi's regime and the United States...

Sudan Police Shot Dead 8 Student Protesters in Darfur

Sudanese authorities closed schools in Darfur's largest city on Wednesday after at least eight people, many reportedly teenagers, were killed in the worst violence...

Children in Northern Mali Being Raped, Maimed and Forced to Fight...

The United Nations Childrens' Fund said Friday that armed groups occupying northern Mali were forcibly recruiting children, while others had been raped and killed by explosive devices. UNICEF said...

Who Will Throw the Barbarians Out of Timbuktu?

I remember Timbuktu, the City of 333 Saints. Sitting with a drink on a terrace overlooking a street and a parking lot. Wandering through...

Arab Islamists Destroy Ancient Timbuktu Mosque

AFRICANGLOBE - In another attack on a world heritage site in north Mali, the Ansar Dine Arab Islamist group on Monday tore down the door to a 15-century Timbuktu mosque locals believed had to stay shut until the end of the world, in what UNESCO has called 'wanton destruction'.

Will Political Instability in Sudan Lead to Military Adventurism?

It appears that the Arab Spring is finally reaching Sudan as the NCP regime grapples with economic and political turmoil being manifested by student-led...

Arab Islamists Destroy Holy Sites in Timbuktu

Al Qaeda-linked Arab Islamists armed with Kalashnikovs and pick-axes began destroying prized mausoleums of Malian saints in the UNESCO-listed northern city of Timbuktu on...

South Africa and the U.K. Focus on Doubling Trade

South Africa and the UK are looking to increase economic and trade ties by focusing on exporting high-value-added goods to Britain, the Minister of...

Darfur Refugee Camps Attacked By Arab Militia

Armed Arab Militiamen in Land Cruiser cars opened heavy fires at Khams Dagaig camp (Zalingei, West-Darfur) on Sunday, sparking terror and fear among the residents.

Arab Strongman Mubarak Goes on Trial

Months after an uprising ended his 30-year-rule, Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak goes on trial Wednesday on murder charges, in a historic moment for the Arab region whose leaders are rarely held to account.