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Nelson Mandela Undergoes Hospital Tests

AFRICANGLOBE - Former south African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to a Tshwane hospital for medical tests on Saturday, just short of a year...

Profiting From Tragedy: George Zimmerman’s Parents Launch Website to Solicit...

Just a week after their Son launched a new website seeking donations to help with his legal fees, George Zimmerman's parents, Robert and Gladys...

Civilians in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains Continue to Suffer Indiscriminate Govt Bombings

The Sudanese government forces are conducting indiscriminate bombings and abuses against civilians in the Nuba Mountains area of Southern Kordofan, Human Rights Watch said...

New Protest Planned Against Senegalese President

Senegal faces a tense build-up to the presidential election next Sunday, with opposition candidates planning new protests in the wake of a week of...

Valentine’s Day Is For Suckers

AFRICANGLOBE - We all have been told that Valentine’s Day is a day for lovers. But in the words of my cousin, it’s a day for suckers. Hey her words not mine. Not only is it a day for lovers or suckers, it’s also a day to cash in. Candy stores, florists and Hallmark make a killing on this day. According to Nikoleta Panteva, senior analyst at IBIS World, Valentine’s Day spending totaled $18.6 billion

Wikileaks Exposes American Profiteering After Haiti Earthquake

The most damning section of the earthquake cables appears at the end of one written on February 1, 2010, with a section titled “The Gold Rush is On!” The “veritable free-for-all” of profit-seekers included a sales presentation given to Haitian President Rene Preval by retired general and former US presidential candidate Wesley Clark

Libyan Opposition Arbitrarily Detaining Suspected Gaddafi Loyalists

Human Rights Watch said. One detainee of a volunteer group was apparently tortured to death in custody.