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South Africa: Economic Shock A Result of Bad Labour Relations, Inequality

The South African economy has recently taken a major blow due to a much-reported epidemic of labour disputes in the mining industry. Approximately 50,000...

Hershey’s Sued For Unlawful Child Labour Practices In Africa

A day after Halloween – when candy sales and chocolate consumption are at their highest levels, particularly among children – a public pension fund,...

Chuka Umunna: Can He Become The ‘British Barack Obama’

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite his protestations, Chuka Umunna, Labour Member of Parliament can’t hold back speculation that he may become the’ British Obama’. The former lawyer, who was born and raised in Streatham, has climbed the ranks of the Labour party with record speed.

Ethiopians Face Murder, Rape and Mistreatment in the Arab World

Born in a poor family in Ethiopia, Makiya says she is happy to finally follow in her friends' footsteps. Those steps have taken them...

To Be Young, Gifted and Brown in Jamaica

Andrew Holness had better watch his step. Amidst all the glamour and the glitter, politics is not a bed of roses. Indeed, it is not an easy road. Now, don't get me wrong, I am not trying to put "His Holiness" or "Prince Andrew" down. But beyond the current euphoria and hype, the soon-to-be "crowned" Jamaica Labour Party leader and prime minister-designate must be wary of the "night of the long knives" as well as the fact that in Jamaican politics, a coronation is often followed by the crucifixion.

Zambia's New President Tells Chinese Investors to Respect Labour Laws

Zambia's newly-elected President Michael Sata on Monday warned Chinese investors to respect the country's labour laws to avoid bad blood in workplace.