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Pertinent Questions Regarding East Africa’s Oil and Gas Rush

In July this year the China-Africa Ministerial Conference in Beijing took place. Forty-nine African countries and China agreed the fortunes of oil and natural...

Technology Changes Face of Tourism in Africa

The Tourism Industry is facing a paradigm shift globally. Africa is by no means immune to this trend as information technology is one of...

U.S. Offers Rewards for Al-Shabaab Terrorists

For the first time, the U.S. State Department's Rewards for Justice program is offering rewards for information on seven key leaders of the Somalia-based...

Tanzania’s Tourism Earnings Increase

Tanzania's tourism earnings grew by 8.2 % to $1,254.5 million in 2010 compared to $1,159.8 million recorded in 2009. These earnings accrued from 782,699 international...

Oil Firms Operating in Angola Must Disclose Payments

More than 150 Angolan civil society organisations and activists have written a letter to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) urging it to...

Do Not Believe A Word Zimmerman and Sanford Police Say In...

Now Sanford Police claim that George Zimmerman, the killer of Trayvon Martin was actually the victim.  There are now reports that the 17 year...

Cases Of Missing Black Women Continue To Be Ignored

There is a groundswell of criticism growing about the number of Black women who go missing every year. According to the National Crime Information Center, White women are the ones who get the most attention when they go missing. The FBI reports that in 2010, of the 273,985 minorities reported missing in this country, 85 percent were Black. The Black & Missing Foundation, Inc. (BAM), a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring awareness to a problem, states that most Black women disappear in New York, Georgia, North Carolina, Maryland, and Florida. Since the organization was launched in 2008, it has helped to either locate or bring closure to 71 missing persons cases. This January alone, the organization helped find six people, and all were found alive.

Heavy Clashes Between Rebels and Govt in Sudan’s South Kordofan State

Sudanese troops on Thursday occupied a key stronghold of the southern-aligned rebels they are battling in South Kordofan state, the information minister said. The claims were denied by the rebels, however, who said heavy fighting was ongoing.

Human Intelligence Takes Center Stage In Kenya’s Battle With Al-Shabaab

AFRICANGLOBE - Kenyan soldiers and the Al-Shabaab militia are using locals in a bid to emerge victorious in the military operation in Somalia. The Kenyan troops are using humanitarian assistance to endear the Somalis as they gather intelligence on the Al-Shabaab while the terror group is using the locals as human shields.

African-Americans Wield Considerable Consumer Power

African-Americans' buying power is expected to reach $1.1 trillion by 2015, according to The State of the African-American Consumer Report, released today, collaboratively by Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy, and The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a federation of more than 200 Black community newspapers across the U.S.

South Africa Submits Final Bid for SKA

South Africa has submitted its bid documents to host the €1.5-billion Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the world's most powerful radio telescope – arguably the country's most important contest since its successful bid to host the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

Gaddafi Forces Enter Northern Nigeria

Some members of the ousted regime of Libya's Colonel Muammar Gaddafi have crossed over to some parts of Northern Nigeria, according to reports by Hamada Radio International.

Wikileaks: Govt of Sudan Seeking North Korean Missiles

The Sudanese government has been secretly conducting negotiations with North Korea for the purchase of medium-range ballistic missiles, short-range missiles, and anti-tank missiles, according to a leaked US diplomatic note.

Mombasa Port Operations Boosted to Meet Customer Demands

To address traders' discontent over service inefficiencies, Kenya Port Authority-KPA has embarked on automating its services, Gichiri Ndua, the Managing Director has disclosed.

Namibian Satellite Centre to Warn of Disaster Threats

A new satellite data centre in Namibia will help farmers prepare for droughts, floods, bushfires and pests. The Earth Observation and Satellite Applications Research and...

South African Govt Lodges Review Application of Wal-Mart/Massmart Deal

The South African Government has lodged an application seeking a review for the approval of the Wal-Mart/Massmart merger.