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Wrong Priority: S. Africa Won’t Rest Until Palestinians Achieve Statehood Says...

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said that South Africans did not forget Palestine since their gained their freedom in 1994. "We will be with you every step of the way no matter what it takes. You have outlined the type of support you expect from us and we will honor our promise to you," Zuma barked.

Nelson Mandela And Barack Obama

AFRICANGLOBE - The US president was the first of six foreign heads of state to address the crowd assembled in Johannesburg’s FNB Stadium. Filled with demagogic phrases about “struggle,” “liberation,” “freedom” and “revolution,” the speech’s attempt to cloak Obama in the legacy of Nelson Mandela’s years of sacrifice, imprisonment and persecution was an obscene exercise in hypocrisy.

Are Africans Ready To Put Race Behind Them?

AFRICANGLOBE - Are white-skinned people who are born in Africa Africans? If they are not, then what are they? The simple truth is that, even today, some Blacks don't like Whites and some Whites don't like Blacks.

Standing Ovation Greets Robert Mugabe At Mandela Memorial, Jacob Zuma Booed

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe received a standing ovation at the funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela while the country's president Jacob Zuma was booed. There were raptures after his presence was acknowledged at the FNB Stadium in Soweto by the country ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Makes Dramatic Progress

AFRICANGLOBE - The daughter of former South African President Nelson Mandela says her father has made "dramatic progress." Zindzi Mandela said in an interview on Tuesday that

Obama Came and Saw But Did He Conquer Africa?

AFRICANGLOBE - If anyone wants to see the difference between freedom and tyranny, let them come here, to South Africa. Here, citizens braved bullets and beatings to claim that most basic right: the ability to be free, to determine your own fate, in your own land.

Nelson Mandela Admitted to Hospital in ‘Serious Condition’

AFRICANGLOBE - Former President Nelson Mandela of South Africa was hospitalized early Saturday to be treated for a recurring lung infection, the South African government said. It is the fourth time in less than a year that the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader has been hospitalized,

Africa’s Beat Opens Afcon 2013

AFRICANGLOBE - Heavy rain failed to dampen the spirits at Johannesburg's National Stadium on Saturday as the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) kicked off in colourful, rhythmical African style. The crowd inside calabash-shaped stadium sang, danced, and blew vuvuzelas in appreciation as the country's top artists dazzled in an opening ceremony that paid tribute to former president Nelson Mandela and the continent's fighting spirit.

Nelson Mandela Undergoes Hospital Tests

AFRICANGLOBE - Former south African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to a Tshwane hospital for medical tests on Saturday, just short of a year...

Development Experts Call for African Self-Sufficiency

Africa needs to reduce its dependency on foreign aid and get to the point of financing its own development, some of the continent's key...

Nelson Mandela to Appear On New Notes

Former President Nelson Mandela will become the first person to appear on the country's banknotes since the dawn of democracy, President Jacob Zuma has...