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5 Things President Mugabe Got Right

AFRICANGLOBE - In the aftermath of his 95th birthday, we ask: what were the things that former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe got right?

Julius Malema Tells EFF Supporters: We Want White People To Be...

AFRICANGLOBE - “I long for the day when a white man will be driving a tractor on your farm. I long for a day when [DA MP John] Steenhuisen will be driving a tractor on [EFF national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi’s] farm. White privilege will come to an end under EFF,” Malema said, to cheers from the crowd. “This is Shaka Zulu’s land, not Van Wyk and Van Tonder’s land,” he said.  “This land belongs to our forefathers, who fought these bastards. And they thought they defeated our forefathers, and [that] they will defeat us now. Let them come. We are ready for them.”

Why You Should Start A Business And Become Your Own Boss

AFRICANGLOBE - “Moving into self-employment can be hugely beneficial. It gives you the autonomy to do things your way, which can be a huge bonus for people who have spent years working for others.

10 Ways To Support Black-Owned Businesses

AFRICANGLOBE - Research has found that if higher-income Black consumers spent at least $1 out of every $10 with Black-owned businesses, it would generate one million jobs for African Americans. Knowing how much of an impact supporting Black business can make, how do we go about supporting them?

A Letter Of Appreciation To All Who Decided To Open Accounts...

As president of the National Bankers Association, whose members include many of the Black-owned banks that received and are still receiving an unprecedented level of support from all over America, I would like to extend heartfelt gratitude by simply saying: Thank you!

Under Obama The Racial Wage Gap Is The Largest In 36...

AFRICANGLOBE - The wage gap between Black and white workers in the US has increased significantly since 1979, all while productivity has gone up by nearly 63 percent overall, according to a new report. Younger Black women, or those with 10 years of experience or less, have lost the most ground compared to their white peers since 2000. This category of Black women earned 4.1 percent less than young white women in 2000; in 2015, that gap has grown to 10.8 percent less.

Political Parties Don’t Deserve Respect – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - You can love your political party but don’t even go to sleep and dream about respecting it. No political party, wherever it is, deserves your respect individuals do! Don’t get me wrong, there are a few “good” people in most political parties but if you look at the mass membership of any political party you will find devils, beasts, racists, crooks, criminals, drug users, people abusers, con men, whores and some of every other kind of men and women!

From The Haitian Revolution To Salvador, Bahia To Baltimore, The Issue...

AFRICANGLOBE - Whether it’s the 211 years since the Haitian Revolution to Haiti’s status as the poorest country in the West, to police brutality in Baltimore, Maryland or Salvador, Bahia, certain mouth pieces, intellectuals and journalists want to drown the flames of anger with ridiculous proclamations that “this has nothing to do with race”.

Promoting Black Entrepreneurship In Baltimore

AFRICANGLOBE - A new research study looked at data from urban centers around the U.S. and found that in areas where Black individuals were increasing their business ownership, there were positive results beyond the business bottom line.

Colorism – Another Weapon In The Arsenal Of White Supremacy

AFRICANGLOBE - Colorism* or pigmentocracy is discrimination by skin color and is very common in countries that suffered European colonization and in post-slaveholding countries. In a simplified way, the term means that the more pigmented a person, the more exclusion and discrimination that person will suffer. Contrary to racism, which is based on the identification of the subject as belonging to a certain race to exercise discrimination, colorism is oriented only on the person’s skin color.

Black Empowerment Is ‘Killing Babies’

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's policy of race-based affirmative action is “killing babies” and must be scrapped, the country's White-run Institute of Race Relations said Friday. The institute, which spoke out against racial discrimination under apartheid, said Black empowerment policies had seen unqualified people appointed to positions where their incompetence hit poor and vulnerable communities.

Zuma Reiterates ANC Policy On Black Empowerment

AFRICANGLOBE - Africans, Indians, Chinese, midgets, gays and coloureds were deemed to be Black in terms of the affirmative action policy which is aimed at redressing the economic imbalances of apartheid, President Jacob Zuma said.

Mugabe’s Election Victory a Mandate for More Black Empowerment

Robert Mugabe has known, since their days in the liberation struggle, that the people’s aspirations have primarily been economic emancipation. At the heart of Zimbabwe’s struggles since the First Chimurenga to date has been our struggle to claim back and control our national economy.

South Africa: ‘Free But Not Equal’

AFRICANGLOBE - When the farm seizures started in Zimbabwe, I asked President Mugabe why was it that in the African countries that used to be colonies, Africans controlled the governments, but the economies were still largely controlled by Whites. He said,

South Africa’s Economy Remains Firmly In White Hands — Study

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's Black majority directly owns less than 10% of the Johannesburg stock market, a study showed on Thursday, evidence that Africa’s top economy remains firmly in White hands nearly two decades after the end of apartheid.

Canadian Mining Firm Scoffs At Black Empowerment in Zimbabwe

Caledonia Mining Corporation has scoffed at Government of Zimbabwe's economic empowerment drive, branding indigenisation regulations a political gimmick to lure votes for Zanu-PF. The Canadian firm's remarks come at a time when President Mugabe has told foreign companies that are not comfortable with the black empowerment drive to leave the country.