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Ethiopian Woman Raped and Murdered in Kuwait

AFRICANGLOBE - An Ethiopian woman died when she allegedly fell from the window of a domestic employment agency in Hawally, Kuwait. According to security sources, when the operations room of Kuwait's Ministry of Interior received information from the building guard about a woman lying on the ground and bleeding, securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location and found the woman bleeding profusely from the head.

Lack of Science Capacity ‘Threatens Africa’s Development’

AFRICANGLOBE - The "remarkable recent economic growth" in many African countries may be able to sustain science through domestic funding (rather than through external sources) - but a lack of scientists and research capacity is threatening to reel back that economic growth, a meeting has heard.

Tanzania: Impressive Developments in Infrastructure

The government of Tanzania has of late started implementation of several capital intensive infrastructure development projects to boost transportation in Dar es Salaam Region...

Rich Angolans Living in Luxury in Portugal

Displays of wealth by newly rich Angolans have become legendary in Portugal in recent years. Angolan leaders and their families and business associates have...

Africans in Israel Attacked by Zionist Government, Racist Mobs

Since late May the rising animosity toward African migrants in Israel has reached a boiling point. After months of anti-African speeches in the Knesset...

Explosion Rocks Kenyan Capital

A massive explosion has rocked a building on Moi Avenue in Nairobi the Kenyan capital, adjacent to the Mount Kenya University. The cause of the...

Timbuktu – Uncertainty and Fear As Arab Rebels Move in

As Timbuktu reels under Arab control, South Africa's investment in the preservation and protection of ancient manuscripts has been significantly imperilled. A good few...

Newark Mayor’s Heroic Act

AFRICANGLOBE - Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, New Jersey, dashed into a burning building Thursday night to help rescue a trapped woman, an act of heroism that sent him to the hospital."Thanks 2 all who are concerned. Just suffering smoke inhalation," Booker said on Twitter. "We got the woman out of the house. We are both off to hospital. I will b ok."

Reviewing the Cardinal Blocks of Tourism

In most parts of the world, April marks the beginning of spring, a renewal and of fresh hope. It also marks the gateway to...

Ethiopia: Promoting Economic Growth

The International Development Association (IDA) is Ethiopia’s largest provider of official development assistance: it has committed over US$7 billion to more than 60 projects...

Hydropower ‘Could Supply Africa’s Entire Power Needs’

Hydropower could supply all of Africa's electricity needs if cross-border cooperation was stepped up, according to a UN report launched last week (12 March)...

Malcolm X College to Get New Campus

  Malcolm X College will get a new $251 million campus as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push to turn the community college into a pipeline for...

South Africa’s Focus On Infrastructure Development Welcomed

The focus on infrastructure development in President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address has been welcomed by various quarters. Zuma announced that South Africa...

In Defence of the New A.U. Headquarters

It is interesting to see a new post-Cold War wrath against Africa accepting a gift of a building from a China that is on...

Can Kenya’s Booming Property Market Stand the Heat?

In the ridges of Nairobi's Ruaka estate at least one four-storey building is completed every two weeks. The majority of rentals are fully booked before completion, while those for sale are half sold before the ground breaking is done. Those in the know say that is due to the huge mismatch between demand and supply of housing in the country. A drive around most of Nairobi's estates and its environs reveals the same story.

New AU Headquarters Mark Strong China-Africa Ties

Towering above the Ethiopian capital, cloaked in urban smog, the new Chinese-built African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa is a bold symbol of China's rapidly changing role in Africa. Once seen as strictly interested in extracting raw resources and investing in infrastructure, China has interests on the continent that are increasingly shifting to investing in institutions and governments, experts say.