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Affordable Luxury in Cape Town, South Africa

As a world-class city blessed with abundant natural beauty; memorable cuisine; endless wine lands; and a fascinating, multi-layered urban heart, Cape Town is renowned...

Mauritania: President’s Shooting Reveals Military Regime Parading As a Democracy

When the news spread that Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania had been shot my reaction was, "it finally happened!" While many of the details...

Bright Start for Rwanda’s Development Fund

AGACIRO Development Fund (AgDF) got off to a roaring start yesterday, when Rwandans from all walks of life and friends of Rwanda raised more...

Do Women Raised Without Fathers Love Differently?

As women we often undermine or overlook the importance of having a father around. Not just “around-the-way” around, but an active, checked-in, available father. Men,...

Former Egyptian President Reportedly “Clinically Dead”

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was being kept alive on life support after suffering a stroke, as the two men vying to succeed him...

Abyei’s Displaced Struggle to Survive

Almost a year after fleeing fighting in Abyei, a disputed region on the border between South Sudan and Sudan, thousands of civilians are struggling...

Marcus Mosiah Garvey

AFRICANGLOBE - Marcus Garvey, a simple but humble Black man from Jamaica, West Indies, was the first to forcefully speak about the concept of African nationalism—of Black people returning to Africa, the continent of their forefathers, in order to build a great nation of their own. His writings and ideas would inspire many leaders of the civil rights movement during the second half of the twentieth century.

For Woman in Sudan, No Escape From Misery

Mary Nyekueh Ley has a quick way of summing up her life. "My life’s a curse,” she said. Her first husband was wounded in battle and...

Whitney Houston Dead at Age 48

Grammy-winning singer and actress Whitney Houston, one of the most talented performers of her generation who lived a turbulent personal life and admitted drug...

Black Women More Ambitious Than White Women -Survey

When I awoke for work last night I had a News Alert from the Washington Post. It was regarding a special report based upon a new National survey where Black women define themselves. The email blast teased the five page article written by Krissah Thompson as revealing “how Black women in America feel about career, religion, relationships, personal finances and discrimination.” Reading through the content each of those subjects is touched upon but it all comes back to one of the central themes in which Black women have been discussed in the media for at least the last five years: relationships.

Africa Will Hold NATO and the Arabs Responsible for Black Lives...

A group of 500 Ghanaians who managed to arrive home from the fighting in Libya told harrying stories of how difficult life had been for them. Many TV stations and reputable news organisations have also confirmed that racists in Libya are making life very dangerous for black migrants who have not been able to leave Libya.

Troy Davis Murdered in American Custody

The murder of Troy Davis in Georgia amid overwhelming evidence that he might have been innocent was greeted by protesters outside the prison with tears, prayers and a pledge to continue the fight against the death penalty.

Letter From House of Representatives Urge Clemency for Troy Davis

More than 50 members of the House of Representatives signed a letter sent to Georgia’s State Board of Pardons and Paroles Monday, urging it to stop the scheduled execution Troy Anthony Davis and shift his sentence from death to life in prison.

Mormon Bishop Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Ethiopian Children

A former Mormon bishop and co-founder of a nonprofit group that helps women and children in Third World villages faces sentencing in November for sexually abusing children.

Strauss-Kahn Sued Over Alleged Sex Attack

Lawyers for the maid, Guinean immigrant, wrote in the lawsuit that Strauss-Kahn "intentionally, brutally and violently sexually assaulted Ms. Diallo and in the process humiliated, degraded, violated and robbed Ms. Diallo of her dignity as a woman."

Emancipation And The Emancipated

AFRICANGLOBE - Jamaica will be celebrating a significant milestone in its life tomorrow, namely, emancipation from chattel slavery. The observance of Emancipation Day is not merely intended to create another public holiday, but rather to inject in the consciousness of our people a deep appreciation of the process of liberation from British colonial exploitation to the achievement of nationhood, the suffering endured, the human cost (lives lost), the sacrifices made, and the hopes and aspirations of those engaged in the struggle.
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