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Mauritania Anti-Slavery Verdict Sparks Riot

AFRICANGLOBE - Protesters have clashed with police in Mauritania after three anti-slavery activists were sentenced to two years in prison. At least four people were injured after the police used tear gas to disperse protestors on Thursday.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Declared Egypt’s Next Dictator

AFRICANGLOBE - Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has won Egypt's presidential elections by a huge majority, the country's election commission has said. The former military chief, who last July overthrew Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, won 96.91 of legal votes cast in last week's election.

Malema Selected As EFF’s Presidential Candidate

AFRICANGLOBE - According to the EFF, the person to represent the party in the presidential elections is their leader, Julius Malema. This means that Juju, as he is commonly known, will most likely be drawn against the likes of Jacob Zuma

Tsvangirai Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

AFRICANGLOBE - Outgoing Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangarai, fresh from suffering a defeat by President Robert Mugabe in last week's presidential elections is reportedly facing a difficult task of keeping his party together amid alleged moves to topple him.

Huh? 34 Percent Of Black Men Are Unable To Vote In...

AFRICANGLOBE - Voter research in Alabama shows that 34 percent of Black men have permanently lost the right to vote. Even more shocking, the research shows that in 10 years, that number will be higher than it has been since the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965.

Will Ghana’s Success Story Continue After John Atta Mills?

The death of President John Atta Mills has sparked not only an outpouring of grief in Ghana, but renewed doubts about December's parliamentary and...

Egyptian Elections – a Choice Between Islamic Dictatorship and Military Authoritarianism

For the next and final round of presidential elections, Egyptians are being asked to choose between an Islamic or military dictatorship both claiming legitimacy...