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Vladimir Putin Wants To Control Rap Music In Russia

AFRICANGLOBE - Alarmed by the growing popularity of rap music among Russian youth, President Vladimir Putin wants cultural leaders to devise a means of controlling, rather than banning, the popular music.

Yes, Trump Colluded With Russia – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - For the last two years, lovers of Donald Trump, and the President, have claimed that there was not, and is not, any “collusion” with Russians. Well, there has been thousands of lies, there has been bank fraud, there has been money laundering, there has been witness tampering and there has been illegal porn payoffs that violate federal election laws.

US To Counter Russia And China In Africa Says John Bolton

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States plans to counter the rapidly expanding Chinese and Russian economic and political influence in Africa, US national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday (Dec 13), calling business practices of the two nations "corrupt" and "predatory."

Russia Wants To Continue Exporting Military Helicopters To African Countries

AFRICANGLOBE - Russia had said it would export Mi-8/17 and Mi-24/35 helicopters to Nigeria, Angola, Mali and Sudan between this year and 2017. The head of the delegation for Russia’s arms exporter, Rosoboronexport, Mr. Yury Demchenko yesterday, said that Russia wished to maintain exporting to the four countries.

Love Shoes? Here Are The Top 5 Black-Owned Shoe Brands

AFRICANGLOBE - For most women, shoes and handbags are where it's at when it comes to fashion. The fact is, some of the most stylish and well-made shoes on the market today are made by Black women and men. Here are the top 5 Black-owned shoe designers:

Putin’s Russia And Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - From 1961 to 1992, one of Moscow’s most prestigious schools bore the name of Patrice Lumumba, the Soviet-supported Congolese independence leader brutally executed in 1961. Patrice Lumumba University recruited and educated generations of foreign leaders, especially African leaders, and was just one of the many ways in which the Soviet Union cultivated ties with Africa.

South Africa, Russia Sign Agreements On Nuclear Cooperation At BRICS Meeting

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa and Russia signed two memoranda of understanding on nuclear power cooperation on Wednesday, part of efforts by Africa's most advanced economy to lessen its reliance on coal and overcome power shortages that threaten economic growth.

Will Putin Pay For $100 Billion South Africa Nuclear Plan?

AFRICANGLOBE - Russia is seen by analysts as the frontrunner to win the right to build South African nuclear power plants that may be worth as much as $100 billion. With a six-month deadline to award contracts, who’s going to pay for the country’s biggest project yet remains a mystery.

Russia Offers Zimbabwe Protection

AFRICANGLOBE - Russia stands ready to thwart any Western aggression against Zimbabwe, President Vladimir Putin vowed in Moscow yesterday during a meeting with President Mugabe.In 2008, Russia and China vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution sponsored by Britain and the United States seeking to impose punitive sanctions on Zimbabwe.

Nigeria In $20bn Nuclear Power Talks With Russia

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria is in talks with Russia’s Rosatom Corp. to build as many as four nuclear power plants costing about $20 billion as Africa’s biggest economy seeks to add 1,200 megawatts of capacity by the end of the decade.

South African MP Warned Not To Investigate Russia-South Africa Spy Satellite

AFRICANGLOBE - According to a leaked top-secret report from the South African State Security Agency (SSA), Russia and South Africa were cooperating on a secret satellite surveillance programme, which the SSA codenamed Project Condor.

Cameroon To Receive Russian Weapons

AFRICANGLOBE - By the end of the year, the Cameroonian army will be equipped with the most sophisticated military equipment from Russia. This will among other latest generation of weapons, heavy artillery, including missiles, air protection, anti-aircraft missile system, and cannon. Armoured trucks of Russian production will also be delivered to Cameroon to transport troops.

Gorbachev Warns Of Major War In Europe Over Ukraine

AFRICANGLOBE - Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned that tensions between Russia and European powers over the Ukraine crisis could result in a major conflict or even nuclear war, in an interview to appear in a German news magazine on Saturday.

Nigeria To Buy Russian Fighter Jets

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria has reached a deal with Russian authorities as Western nations refuse to sell the country much needed weapons. Nigeria will buy arms from Russia to compensate for western nations' refusal to sell the African country much-needed weapons.

Russia Seeking Military Cooperation With Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said his country is working on reaching a military cooperation agreement with Sudan. Lavrov's assertion came during a joint press conference with his Sudanese counterpart, Ali Karti, following a meeting between the two men in Khartoum.

Egypt Secretly Received S-300 Missiles From Russia

AFRICANGLOBE - Egypt secretly received Russian-made S-300 long-range missile defence systems from Moscow this year. In September, the Russian-based Interfax Agency announced that a tentative agreement had been reached between Egypt and Russia whereby Egypt was scheduled to receive $3.5 billion of weapons.