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No Charges For French Soldiers Who Raped African Children

AFRICANGLOBE - As French investigators prepare to return to Central African Republic to look further into two-year-old accusations that French soldiers deployed in the country raping children, there is no sign of any criminal charges being laid any time soon, let alone of convictions being secured. This is despite the fact that accounts provided to UN staff by child victims and witnesses in May and June 2014, and given to French authorities in July 2014, included the names of the children and some nicknames and physical characteristics of 11 alleged perpetrators serving in France's Sangaris military mission.

Nigerian University Unveils ‘Environmentally Friendly’ Car

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) on the weekend unveiled a car that was manufactured by the institution's Department of Mechanical Engineering. While unveiling the car to journalists, the Head of Department, Dr. Mohammed Dauda, said the car is environment friendly.

Rebels Advance on Central African Republic’s Capital

AFRICANGLOBE - There was deep anxiety in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, CAR, yesterday, December 27, 2012 as rebels advanced towards the city, according to a UN envoy. Margaret Vogt said Bangui residents were fearful of what could happen if the rebels overran the city.

Texas Man Dies After Shooting Over Air Jordans

AFRICANGLOBE - A Texas man who crashed a car last week after being shot over a pair of popular Air Jordan sneakers has died. He was identified as Joshua Wood, 22, and no one has been arrested in his death, authorities said Wednesday.

Another Handcuffed Young Man Manages to Shoot Himself Inside a Police...

AFRICANGLOBE - A perturbing trend is emerging in the South. Twice in six months, young men have managed to shoot themselves in the head...

Jordan Davis Killer Disputes Similarities to Trayvon Martin Case

Attorney for Jordan Davis' Killer Disputes Similarities To Trayvon Martin Case The attorney for the Florida man who killed an unarmed Black teenager after claiming...

Sean Bell Remembered On Anniversary of His Murder at the Hands...

AFRICANGLOBE - Family and friends of Sean Bell gathered in Jamaica, Queens on Sunday to remember the 23-year-old man who was gunned down by New...

Louisiana Woman Set on Fire, Car Spray-Painted With ‘KKK’

A 20-year-old Black woman said she was set on fire by three men who wrote the initials KKK and a racial slur on her...

Mother Being Asked to Repair NYPD Car That Killed Her Son

Late last month, Laverne Dobbinson received a letter, addressed to her son, from a law firm notifying him that it had been retained by...

Woman Allegedly Raped by Police Faces Prosecution for “Indecency”

The Tunisian authorities must drop indecency charges against a woman who was summoned to court on Wednesday after she had complained that police officers...

Officer Involved in Chavis Carter Death Returns to Work

One of two Arkansas police officers placed on paid administrative leave after Chavis Carter was fatally shot while handcuffed in their patrol car is...

Medical Examiner Rules Chavis Carter’s Death A Suicide, Can This be...

An Arkansas medical examiner has ruled that Chavis Carter, the 21-year-old man killed by a gunshot wound to the head while handcuffed in the...

Jonesboro Police Chief: It’s Easy to Shoot Yourself While in Handcuffs

The Jonesboro, Arkansas police continue to deny any wrong-doing in the shooting death of Chavis Carter and now their police chief is supporting them. Police...

Nigeria Gears Up for Motorsports Debut

Could motorsports become a major industry in football-obsessed Nigeria? It will be if one Nigerian businessman has his way. London-based entrepreneur Ribi Adeshokan has...

Chavis Carter Shooting Death While Handcuffed To Be Investigated By FBI

The FBI said Thursday it will join the police investigation into the death of Chavis Carter, the 21-year-old man shot in the head while handcuffed...

Pregnant Woman Tased by Police in Chicago Over Parking Violation

Tiffany Rent stood hunched over in pain outside a Far South Side courthouse in Chicago on Wednesday, tears streaming down her face as she...