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No Clarion Calls For Gun Violence Impacting Blacks

AFRICANGLOBE - It’s been at least 20 days since the massacre of 20 school children and six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. That’s enough time for the hysteria to have died down, at least somewhat, and enough time to talk about something OTHER than gun control.

The NRA and the Gun Connection in Jamaica

AFRICANGLOBE - Following on the recent brutal slaying of 20 first-graders with an assault rifle in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama has called for 'action' on some level of gun control while those in the National Rifle Association (NRA) have increased their proactivity in defence of 'Second Amendment rights.'

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...

Algeria Opposing Military Intervention in Northern Mali

International military intervention in Mali would be an “adventure” that would never succeed, Algeria warned on Tuesday, urging a political solution to pave the...

Fighting Erupts Among Arab Invaders in Malian Town of Gao

AFRICANGLOBE - Al-Qaeda-linked fighters have gathered reinforcements in the tense Gao region of northeastern Mali and are waiting to see if the Tuareg rebels...

Gun Sales Skyrocket After Barack Obama’s Re-election

Owners of guns have been stocking up because they are concerned about a potential tightening of regulations on assault weapons in the president's second...

Uganda Sleeps As Kenya Reaps Big in Somalia

Peace is returning to Somalia. Kismayu, the largest remaining seaport and stronghold of the al-Shabab militants, fell to Kenyan forces at the end of...

Kenyan and Somali Troops Enter Al-Shabaab Strong Hold of Kismayo

African Union (AU) forces have launched a sea and land assault and taken control of parts of Kismayo, the last major stronghold of Somalia's...

China Offers Military Aid to Mali In Fight Against Arab Terrorists

China has offered to support Mali’s military in its fight against Islamist rebels who have seized northern parts of the country, according to a...

West African Leaders Finalize Blueprint for Intervention in Mali

The West African Economic Community (ECOWAS) and the government of Mali have agreed on the conditions of a military operation in northern Mali. On...

Robert Mugabe and the Liberation of Southern Africa

During the 1950s and 1960s while most of the European colonies in Africa were gaining their independence, the southern tier of the continent remained...

Mogadishu After Al-Shabab

After the Al-Shabab terorists were driven out of Mogadishu, the hope was that the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) would fill the vacuum, but doubts are emerging...

Rwanda in Congo – Sixteen Years of Intervention

A recent UN report on the crisis in eastern DRC indicates that senior members of the Rwandan military have been supporting Congo's newest rebel...

Mali Facing Worst Human Rights Situation in 50 Years

Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by fighting in northern Mali and dozens have been subjected to arbitrary detention, extra-judicial executions or...

The Sahel’s Gathering Storm of Arab Expansionism and Drought

As the interim government in Mali under Dioncounda Traoré pledged to rout invading Arab forces in the north, there were signs that the new...

Arab Tuaregs Carrying Out Campaign of Mass Rape in Northern Mali

Increasing numbers of Malian women are being raped by Tuareg rebels and armed groups that have swept across the north of Mali since the...