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Ukraine And The Rebirth Of Fascism In Europe

AFRICANGLOBE - The violence on the streets of Ukraine is far more than an expression of popular anger against a government. Instead, it is merely the latest example of the rise of the most insidious form of fascism that Europe has seen since the fall of the Third Reich.

President Mugabe Voted African Union Deputy Chair

AFRICANGLOBE - President Mugabe was yesterday elected First Deputy Chair of the African Union, rendering futile a decision by the European Union not to invite him to a summit of the two blocs slated for Belgium in April.The AU Executive Council was firm in that Europe should not be allowed to dictate to African Heads of State and Government who will attend the summit.

UN Approves Use Of Force By EU Troops In Central African...

AFRICANGLOBE - The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution allowing European Union troops to use force in the Central African Republic and threatening sanctions against those blamed for the country's strife. The EU has pledged 500 troops to help African and French forces already in the country trying to end clashes between rival Christian and Muslim militias.

Illegal Sanctions Against Zimbabwe Must Go Completely

AFRICANGLOBE - The just concluded auction of Marange diamonds at the Antwerp World Diamond Centre in Belgium did not only mark the opening up of the European Union market to Zimbabwean gems but also exposed the extent to which Zimbabwe has been prejudiced by illegal sanctions.The sale provided a pertinent case study that revealed Zimbabwe’s economic potential once sanctions are lifted.

Haiti, Dominican Republic To Discuss Racist Dominican Court Ruling

AFRICANGLOBE - Haiti and the Dominican Republic will meet next month in an effort to resolve questions over a widely debated court decision that could render thousands of Dominicans of Haitian ancestry stateless, Haiti's foreign minister said Thursday.

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.

South Africa Revisits Bilateral Investment Agreements

AFRICANGLOBE - The country in the past three weeks has revoked investment agreements with Germany and Switzerland, following treaty terminations with Belgium, Spain and the Netherlands. Some other countries have also opted to break out of the regime.

Lampedusa Migrant Deaths: The Real Face of the European Union

AFRICANGLOBE - Horrific images of hundreds of drowned African refugees off the coast of the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa reveal the real face of the European Union. Twenty-one years after the signing of the Treaty of Maastricht, the project of European unification under White capitalism has turned into a nightmare in every respect.

Will Kenya Sign Slanted EU Economic Partnership Agreement?

AFRICANGLOBE - A row is brewing between Kenya's new government and her regional counterparts over its readiness to sign the European Union's Economic Partnership Agreement (EPAs).

European Union, United States Plot to Discredit Zimbabwe Elections Exposed

AFRICANGLOBE - The European Union, Britain and the US government have been heavily funding efforts to discredit the forthcoming harmonised elections, documents in our possession reveal. Our investigations show that the United States Department of State has been making huge deposits into quasi-political groups masquerading as NGOs to prop up the MDC-T campaign

Europe Bans Stolen Oil From Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - The European Parliament is set to stop the purchase of stolen oil from Nigeria in Europe. Any crude oil meant to be sold in the European market is now to be accompanied with a certificate of origin.

Lessons in Economic Integration for African Union

AFRICANGLOBE - As the African Union celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, it is still younger and less integrated than the 56-year-old body that is now the European Union, and, according to politicians and diplomats, has a big advantage over the Europeans as it charts its own path of integration.

European Union Attempting to Muscle In On African Markets

AFRICANGLOBE - The European Parliament has set a deadline of early 2014 for countries in southern Africa to open up their markets. Failure to comply could mean they are no longer able to export duty-free to the European Union.

Europeans Tightening Screws on Namibia Trade

AFRICANGLOBE - Namibia has just over 18 months to conclude controversial trade negotiations with the European Union or lose its duty- and quota-free access for beef, fish and grapes to EU markets.

European Union Warns Egypt: Reform or Face Aid Cuts

AFRICANGLOBE - The European Union warned Egypt on Wednesday it could lose funds from its 5 billion euro ($6.5 billion) aid package if democratic reforms fail to satisfy Brussels, and said Cairo has already lost some additional funding.

Zimbabwe: Western Observers Will Not Be Invited to Monitor Elections

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe's Foreign Affairs Minister, has said Zimbabwe will not be inviting Western observers to the constitutional referendum and elections due this year. Mumbengegwi criticized the European Union and United States observers for lacking objectivity, saying they don't see any need to invite them when they have never reciprocated and invited them to monitor theirs.