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Obama Wins Debate Convincingly As Romney Is Rattled On Libya Question

Barack Obama came campaigning like a candidate last night not a president. He did to Mitt Romney what Joe Biden did to Paul Ryan last...

Africa’s Missing Mineral Wealth

AFRICANGLOBE - So let's assume for one moment that you are an international corporate executive responsible for your company's emerging market strategy. You are hearing a lot more about Africa of late, and feel strongly that your organisation needs a well-researched and informed strategy on a continent that has for so long evaded your radar.

Black People: Who Are Our True Enemies

AFRICANGLOBE - Look, folks, it boils down to this: yes, we have a ton of forces aligned against us. We always have. But more importantly, we, as a community, have the power to set the tone of how we are treated and respected, or how we are mis-treated or disrespected. We can choose to participate in our own degradation or our own advancement. I’ll close with this great African proverb: “When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.”

Julius Malema’s Expulsion — A Blow To Free Speech In South...

AFRICANGLOBE - Tonight the ANC's disciplinary committee chaired by a White "Afrikaner" by the name of Derek Hanekom decided to expel the president of the ANC's Youth League, Julius Malema for what it said was disciplinary issues. Among the infractions the committee cited was the fact that Mr. Malema was openly critical of President Jacob Zuma; that he called for the overthrow of the government of a neighbouring country and that he sowed discontent within the party. Really?

South Africa’s Business Confidence Remains Resilient

AFRICANGLOBE - A slight drop of only one index point to 38 in the RMB/Bureau for Economic Research Business Confidence Index (BCI) was surprising, Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) said last week. It said this should keep South Africa on track for economic growth of three percent.

Nigeria Converting Billions From Us Dollar to Chinese Yuan

Nigeria's central bank will convert 10% of its $33-billion in foreign reserves to the Chinese yuan, as trade between the two countries continues to grow. We asked Thabo Ncala, co-portfolio manager at Stanlib's Africa Fund whether the growing support for the yuan indicates waning confidence in the dollar.

Obama Has Betrayed the Black Community

Obama has been completely disconnected with the black community. He has failed to articulate any policy that would deal with the crisis that is evident in urban America. Rather, Obama is much more focused on articulating and enacting policies about issues that are close to his heart, such as allowing gays to serve openly in the military