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Brothers Assaulted And Arrested For Distributing Black Literature In London

AFRICANGLOBE - Two brothers behind a charity distributing empowering Black literature to young children were arrested recently while displaying their collection of books in Brixton, south London. Police officers were heckled by spectators when they swarmed in on Sulaiman Lee and Leonegus (Leon) Darealest outside a local supermarket.

African Cities Make It To The World’s Elite List

AFRICANGLOBE - The future potential of 125 cities was measured by A.T. Kearney and African cities made it onto the list along with the most influential cites in the world like New York and London as places that are creating and entrenching a global footprint.

London: The Playground Of Wealthy Nigerians

AFRICANGLOBE - Wealthy Nigerians are living it up in London, playing polo with royalty, frequenting the capital’s top restaurants and bars, snapping up luxury properties and driving sports cars. This according to a colourful article, titled The Nigerians have arrived, in the December issue of British lifestyle and fashion glossy magazineTatler that describes the lavish lives of rich Nigerian businesspeople and their children.

Nigerian President Falls Ill In London

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan received unplanned medical treatment in London on Thursday after he "became indisposed" and was forced to miss a scheduled meeting, his spokesman said. "In the course of his ongoing visit to London for a meeting of Nigeria's Honorary International Investors' Council, President Goodluck Jonathan became indisposed and could not..

Africa Fashion Week Brings Style Fusion to London

AFRICANGLOBE - Loud music pumps through huge speakers, front row guests cheer and a parade of stunning models electrifies the gleaming catwalk -- welcome to Africa Fashion Week London. In many ways, the event reaffirmed why Africa-inspired designs are fast catching the eye of the fashion world.

Mujaheed Adebolaja, a Nigerian Identified as Suspect in London Killing

AFRICANGLOBE - Michael 'Mujaheed' Adebolaja, a 20-year old British Nigerian is identified as one of the two men who hacked to death a serving British soldier in a street near an army barracks in London yesterday. Adebolaja, an alleged a Muslim convert, who answers his Arab name 'Mujaheed'

Idiots Who Converted to Islam Butchers Man in London Street

AFRICANGLOBE - Two men with butcher knives hacked another to death Wednesday near a London military barracks and one then went on video to explain the crime

Over One million Nigerians Live in London – Mayor of London

AFRICANGOBE -Mayor of Brent, London, Micheal Adeyeye, has disclosed that the population of Nigerians living in London has hit over one million people. Meantime, Governor Babtunde Fashola of Lagos has stressed the need to.

Britain’s First Black Community In Elizabethan London

AFRICANGLOBE - There had been Black people in Britain in Roman times, and they are found as musicians in the early Tudor period in England and Scotland. The reign of Elizabeth I saw the beginning of Britain's first Black community. Back in Shakespeare's day, you could have met people from west Africa in the streets of London.

Tensions Rise in London Neighbourhood After Afghan Shopkeepers Attack Black Man

Tensions have skyrocketed in a section of Peckham in south London following claims a Black youth was savagely beaten by Afghan shopkeepers. Angry protestors took...

A Cultural Analysis of Jamaica and Nigeria at the London Olympics

Many did not want London 2012 to end. It has been a true festival of sports. Into the pot of, perhaps, one of the best...

Usain Bolt Will Not Compete In Britain Because of Extortionist Tax...

London 2012 triple Olympic gold medallist Usain “Lightning” Bolt has struck out at the British taxman and has refused to compete in the United...

London Riots: A Missed Opportunity For Real Change

Anniversaries force us to reflect on moments of tragedy or triumph, and these memories are often framed around questions of change: has anything changed...

East African Women Scoop Olympic Athletics Medals

An exceptional last lap from Ethiopia's Baby Faced Destroyer Tirunesh Dibaba denied Kenya gold as Sally Kipyego and Vivian Cheruiyot won the country's first...

Nigeria Woos Foreign Investors at London Investment Summit

Nigeria's  Federal Government, apparently seizing the opportunity created by the London 2012 Olympic which has brought together both athletes and core investors into United...

Kenya Govt Sponsors Mau Mau Torture Case Against Britain

The Kenyan government has pledged to meet the cost of prosecuting a court case in London where Kenyan freedom fighters have sued the British...