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Uganda’s Sovereignty Vs. Western Aid

Criticism of Uganda typifies Western hypocrisy towards the African continent. Linking aid to some of these matters smacks of a dangerous attempt on the part of Western leaders to buy, cajole and compromise African leaders when it comes to the issue of gays and lesbians.

European Scientists Descend On Africa To Promote Genetically Modified Crops

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa is expected to be the next target of GM food companies, as European scientists and policymakers travel to Ethiopia to boost the prospect of growing more of the controversial crops on the continent.

France, Germany Send Troops To Mali

AFRICANGLOBE - France and Germany say they will deploy troops to Mali as part of a joint military brigade in the West African country. "France and Germany have decided to send elements of the Franco-German Brigade to Mali; the first deployment under the aegis of the EU and in an African location," said a joint statement issued on Wednesday.

European Countries To Send Troops To Central African Republic

AFRICANGLOBE - Some European countries will send troops to support a French mission in Central African Republic, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. "We will soon have troops on the ground from our European colleagues," Fabius told parliament in response to a question.

Not Welcome: Queen Announces Tighter Controls On Immigration to Britain

AFRICANGLOBE - Queen Elizabeth II outlined in her annual speech the British Government’s plans to reduce immigration in the House of Lords today. The issue of curbing people seeking to take up residence in the UK is one of the Government’s top priorities for the coming months.

Cypriot Financial Crisis: Lessons For Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - The EU recently announced a $10 billion deal with the Cypriot Government to avert a bank meltdown that may have spread to the EU and potentially began the collapse of the 17 country European Union. Whether that deal is a means to an end or just another paper in the cracks will be known sooner rather than later

A Brief History Of Black People In Europe

AFRICANGLOBE - It is generally known that Black people have been residing in European countries since the early colonial times. But even before the 15th century and during Roman times, a time when skin colour still wasn’t a racist stigma but just another physical feature, Black people lived in Europe. Remains of a man with African features were found in England recently, dating his life back to the 13th century. Read this article for more info.

Rwanda ‘Preferred Destination’ for UK Travelers

British travellers are increasingly choosing to go to Rwanda because it offers exciting holiday bargains compared to most African and European countries, according to new data released by the world's largest travel site, TripAdvisor.
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