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Shameful: Malcolm X’s Daughter Had To Seek Funding From Qatar For...

AFRICANGLOBE - Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, the celebrated African-American leader and civil rights activist, is seeking support from Qatar for a $6m project to produce a documentary on the life and legacy of her father.

Somalia: New Constitution Bans Female Circumcision

Activists have welcomed a ban on female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in the new constitution of Somalia - a country where 96 percent of women...

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...

Mining Companies Play By New Rules in Zimbabwe

Saviour Kasukuwer, Zimbabwe's empowerment minister has confirmed the majority of mining companies operating in the country have submitted plans to transfer 51 percent of ownership to Zimbabweans.

Zimbabwean Govt Rejects Standard Chartered Bank’s Indigenisation Plan

Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe is on a collision course with Government after expressing reluctance to meet indigenisation thresholds in line with the empowerment laws.

President Kagame Named Regional Development Icon

Inspire Africa, an NGO that brings together young entrepreneurs' in East Africa, has named President Paul Kagame an icon for development in the region and an inspiration for the future poverty free generation.

Zimbabwe Govt Puts Foreign Firms On 14-Day Nationalisation Notice

Zimbabwe has given 11 foreign-owned companies, including Britain's Barclays and Standard Chartered banks, a two-week deadline to comply with its empowerment laws or face nationalisation.