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What Has the Black Community Done for the Black Community?

After seeing what happened in Wisconsin’s recall election, it is apparent to me as well as anyone else who was paying attention, that Money...

Kenyan Wins Award for Amboseli Ecotourism Project

A Kenyan conservationist has been named among the six winners of the 2012 'Champions of the Earth' prize awarded by the United Nations Environment...

Black Community, Yes President Obama the Party is Over

As we gear up for the 2012 Presidential election, it’s interesting to see how the White House works to explain the fact that it’s...

South Sudan Seeks East African Support

The high level delegation from South Sudan has sought assistance from the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) to mediate the current crisis facing them...

Ethiopia’s Ecotourism Potential

Ethiopia is eyeing harnessing its ecotourism potential as an instrument in poverty reduction, according to the country's Minister of Culture and Tourism. Speaking at the...

Can The Sanford’s Black Community Win?

The Sanford Black community is being forced, by less than desirable elements in their political arena, as many of the supporters of Chief Bill...

South Sudan Civil Society Groups Call For Arrest of Sudan’s Bashir

South Sudan should not tarnish its reputation as the world's newest nation by hosting the international fugitive, Omer al-Bashir, a coalition of South Sudanese...

Robert Mugabe Reads the Riot Act to Foreign Miners

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has read the riot act to foreign-owned firms that are refusing to comply with Zimbabwe's indigenisation and empowerment laws, saying...

Africa Targets Continent-Wide Free Trade Area by 2017

Africa will target the establishment of a continental free trade area by 2017, according to a document issued at the closing of the African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. "The Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) should be operationalised by the indicative date of 2017," the document said.

EALA Calls for Independent African Parliament

Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) Abdirahin Abdi has called for the establishment of a fully fledged independent African parliament. "The entire East African Community (EAC) fraternity fully supports the efforts towards the development of a fully - fledged continental parliament that has greater autonomy and legislative leverage," he said at the opening of the sixth ordinary session of the second Pan African Parliament (PAP) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last week.

Eddie Long, Herman Cain Both Symbols of Atlanta

Bishop Eddie Long and Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain were once considered to be pillars of their community (the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, where he remarkably maintained power). Long was the lead pastor at one of the largest churches in the south, and Cain was on his way to becoming the frontrunner for the Republican nomination for President of the United States.

East African Integration On Track As Tanzania Signs

Tanzania finally signed a crucial report to fast-track the East African Community integration after its complaints were addressed by the Heads of State and Government in a Summit in Bujumbura.

Natural Resources – Pathway To Development Or Fragility?

AFRICANGLOBE - Trade and investment in natural mineral resources hold great potential for boosting growth and prosperity in the developing world. Too often though, misguided or illicit exploitation of these resources has contributed, directly or indirectly, to armed conflict, human rights violations, crime and corruption, and/or international terrorism, thereby impeding economic and social development

East African Leaders To Give Direction On Federation

AFRICANGLOBE - The East African Community Heads of States and Governments are expected to give direction on how the region could move towards the envisaged political federation. EAC deputy secretary general in-charge of political affairs Beatrice Kiraso said the five Presidents have received a report on the fears and concerns of east Africans over the concept of one government.

China And East African Community In New $500 Million Trade And...

China has entered into an agreement with the East African Community on economy, trade, investment and technical co-operation. Officials said the parties, led by EAC Secretary General Richard Sezibera and China Vice Minister for Commerce Jiang Yaoping, discussed priority projects in infrastructure worth over $500 million

Southern African Countries to Launch Major Food, Water Project for Okavango...

The Southern African Development Community and the African Development Bank (AfDB) are working on a project to improve water management and food security in the two Okavango Basin states of Angola and Namibia.