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AFRICANGLOBE - Senegal become the first African country to incur Israel’s wrath over the December 23 UN Security Council vote, after Tel Aviv announced it was cutting aid and cancelled a planned visit by Senegalese Foreign Minister Mankeur Ndiaye. This marks the first diplomatic face-off between the two countries since they renewed relations three decades ago.
AFRICANGLOBE - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to announce on Tuesday that Israel will suspend all development aid to the African nation of Angola following the latter’s support of a recent UN resolution condemning Israeli West Bank construction. This is the latest in a series of retaliatory, diplomatic measures against those who allegedly went against the Jewish State. Angola is one of 14 countries who supported the anti-Israel resolution.
AFRICANGLOBE - Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel will support Ethiopia to develop its water resources by enhancing its agriculture systems. During his brief speech in front of the Ethiopian parliament, Netanyahu said: “Ethiopia is moving in the right direction, and we will support it by enforcing its development projects.”
AFRICANGLOBE - An NGO told the UN Committee on Torture in Geneva on Monday that while Israel has made certain improvements in recent years, that its apparatus still tortures and abuses Palestinian detainees, as well as shining a new focus on what it says is the same issue with Ethiopian and illegal African migrant detainees – particularly by police. Torture and abuse by police is more likely not only with Palestinians, but also with minorities like Ethiopians and African migrants.
AFRICANGLOBE - Benjamin Netanyahu has no love for President Obama, or for Africans. The Republican Party’s record of disrespect for the president, and their record on Black Americans, is well established. The GOP has tried to undermine the man since he came to the White House, make a boogeyman of Obamacare, and disempower African-Americans by taking away their voting rights.
Israeli journalist-turned-politician Yair Lapid began his initial political campaign this week by accusing Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu of trying to drag the United States...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed accusations that he was trying to sway the upcoming United States presidential election with his recent fiery criticism...