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Three Years Later, Haiti’s Recovery Efforts Stumble

AFRICANGLOBE - It has been almost three years since the earthquake that devastated Haiti on Jan. 12 2010. However, despite billions in international aid, hundreds of thousands of Haitian citizens are still left homeless and hungry. Government leaders in charge of spending have been accused of mismanagement, and as it stands now, reconstruction is still a ways off.

African States Called Upon to Priotise Energy in Development Strategies

AFRICANGLOBE - As Africa’s increasingly strong economic performance continues, the continent needs to generate enough energy to power the development. Most African countries have set...

South African Police Accused of Planting Weapons on Dead Miners

On Monday, South Africa's Marikana Commission of Inquiry saw photos taken by the police after the 16 August massacre. The photos are taken by different...

Unions Collude in Repression as South Africa’s Strike Wave Fizzles

The South African Police Service is waging a brutal campaign of intimidation facilitated by the suffocation of strikes in the mining sector by the...

Dominican Republic Continues Racist Treatment of Haitians

After the government of the Dominican Republic moved just weeks after the devastating Haiti earthquake to strip Dominican citizenship from all Dominicans who were born to Haitian parents,...

New AU Chief Vows to Tackle Mali Crises

The new head of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, took office on Monday becoming the first female to assume the top position of...

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Set up Commission to Assess Nile Dam Project

A tripartite commission, established by Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan will meet on 8 October 2012 in Addis Ababa to discuss the impact of Ethiopia's...

Tokyo Pushes Africa’s Private Sector

Driven by demand from its African trading partners, the Japanese government is looking for new ways to get the private sector involved in its...

Nigeria World’s Next Economic Giant Says Obama

United States President Barack Obama has declared Nigeria as the world's next economic success story, stressing that this was one of the major reasons...

Dlamini-Zuma Become the First Female to Head the African Union

South Africa's Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has won the vote to become the new head of the African Union Commission and the first woman to hold the...

Packed Agenda for African Union Summit

African leaders are meeting next week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to review the political and socio-economic situation on the continent in an effort to...

Dlamini-Zuma Ready to Lead the African Union

South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who will be vying for the position of African Union (AU) Commission chairperson next week, says she...

British Police Under Spotlight Over Stop and Search

Black and ethnic minority communities in Britain are still more likely to be stopped and searched by police, according to statistics, despite coming under...

UN Chief Calls for Suspension of Europe’s Illegal Sanctions on Zimbabwe

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Ms Navanethem Pillay yesterday said illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe must be suspended until the conduct and outcome...

Africa Lures Its Diaspora for Development Projects

Africa plans to launch a fund to harness the financial resources of its citizens based in the Diaspora which will be used for development...

World Leaders to Gather in Ethiopia for World Economic Forum on...

More than 700 leaders from business, government, civil society, academia, media and the arts from over 70 countries will meet at the 22nd World...