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China Opens Railway Technology Institution In Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - In an effort to foster capacity development in Africa’s second largest economy, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has launched a railway...

Mandatory Evacuations Outside New Orleans as Hurricane Isaac Nears

Unprotected, low-lying areas outside New Orleans were evacuated Monday as Hurricane Isaac drew closer to making landfall in or near Louisiana almost seven years...

Lagos of the Future: Megacity’s Ambitious Plans

For decades, residents in Makoko have boarded wooden canoes to navigate through a labyrinth of narrow waterways crisscrossing a floating shanty town perched on...

Rodney King Found Dead at Age 47

Rodney King, the man who was at the center of the infamous Los Angeles riots, was found dead this morning. He was 47. According...

Ninth Ward Still Bleak Six Years After Katrina

Six years after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, the New Orleans neighborhood that was hardest hit still looks like a ghost town. Redevelopment has been slow in coming, and the neighborhood has just 5,500 residents — one-third its pre-Katrina population.

Gaddafi: Libya Will Never Surrender in the Face of Assaults by...

Libya's embattled leader Muammar Gadhafi said Saturday his country will never surrender in the face of assaults by rebels and a NATO air campaign. In an audio address directed at the city of Zawiya where thousands demonstrated their support, Gadhafi promised that Libya would keep fighting.