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Central Africans Sick Of UN Troops

AFRICANGLOBE - Hustling, theft, sex tourism and worse. Allegations of rape by UN troops supposedly deployed to keep the peace have loosened tongues about their misconduct in Central Africa, a destitute nation already rife with sex crimes.

UN Report Accuses French Soldiers Of Raping African Children In CAR

AFRICANGLOBE - Britain's Guardian newspaper said it had acquired a U.N. report that first raised allegations of the rape of young boys by French troops. A French judicial source said the prosecutor's office had received that report in July 2014, and had asked for assistance from Central African authorities in investigating whether there had been abuse of minors.

Africa ‘Ready’ To Fight Its Own Battles

AFRICANGLOBE - Last year, President Jacob Zuma announced the creation of the African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crises, a continental initiative to spare Africa the embarrassment of having to call on outsiders in times of crisis.

The Battle Of Perspectives Over Africa’s 2050 Population Boom

AFRICANGLOBE - No one doubts that Africa’s population will grow meteorically in the next decades: The continent is expected to go from being home to 15 percent of the world’s population at present to 25 percent of the global population in 2050. Nevertheless, opinions differ with regard to Africa’s projected growth.

U.S. Sending Aircraft, More Troops To Uganda

AFRICANGLOBE - The Pentagon said Monday that it is stepping up the search for fugitive rebel leader Joseph Kony in Central Africa, deploying 150 Air Force special operations troops and four tilt-rotor transport planes to Uganda to help with the manhunt.

5 African Countries To Watch In 2014

AFRICANGLOBE - As African reporting goes, most eyes in 2014 will likely be on the major economic powers such as Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. However, there are several other nations that are worth watching as they may be harbingers of Africa's future development. Here are five countries that can make a big difference for the continent in 2014.

2014: Three Challenges Put Africa To The Test

AFRICANGLOBE - The Renaissance of Africa is coming to reality step by step and the African people's resolve and wisdom should never be overlooked or underrated. With that in mind, the world is ready to see a united and promising Africa in the new year.

What Does the Fall of Goma Mean for Central Africa?

AFRICANGLOBE - The M23 rebels have taken the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city Goma. Yet again, a Rwandan-backed rebel movement has reignited fears...

Palm-Oil Springs in Africa

Asian and European industries are storming the African continent in search of arable land. Palm-oil represents a great opportunity as long as agricultural development...