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Slavery Returns To Africa Thanks To Islam

AFRICANGLOBE - It is time to sweep away illusions. The first of these is that religion is not a political reality in Africa. A ferocious religious apartheid has risen up in Africa, and with it a new Islamic imperialism. Slavery is now back in Africa. The slave trade has re-emerged across a swathe of west Africa, in which captured women and girls are sold for profit.

United Nations Denies Conspiring To Takeover South Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - A spokesperson for the United Nations secretary-general has dismissed as “false” media reports claiming the world body plans to place South Sudan into a trusteeship or protectorate due to delays in ongoing peace talks.

Ex-Staff Accuses UN Of Failure In Darfur

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Nations-African Union force in Darfur (Unamid) has failed to carry out its mission of protecting civilians and has lied about its actions, the force’s former spokeswoman has said.

South Sudan Takes UN To Task Over Weapons Smuggling

AFRICANGLOBE - The row between South Sudan and the United Nations over the ongoing conflict in Juba has deepened, threatening to worsen the war. The Juba government wants an explanation from the UN relating to the latest recent seizure of weapons allegedly destined for rebels in the Lakes State.

UN Launch Drones Over Eastern DR Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Nations will begin flying surveillance drones over the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday to help peacekeepers spot rebels and monitor their movements according to UN officials. U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous is in Goma to preside over the launch of the unarmed drones. Monday, he described the situation in eastern Congo as "very different" from a year ago, when the rebel group M23 captured several cities in the region.

Haitians Set to Sue the United Nations Over Cholera Epidemic

AFRICANGLOBE - Haitian victims of the UN's cholera epidemic have given the United Nations a 60-day deadline to start talks about billions of dollars worth of compensation or face legal action. The UN is accused of negligently allowing peacekeeping soldiers from cholera endemic Nepal to pollute Haiti's water with the disease.

UN Seeks Donor Funds for Refugee Crisis In Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Nations and its aid partners in Sudan need almost $1-billion to help victims of the Darfur conflict and wars in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, officials said on Wednesday, as funding becomes harder to obtain for the country's long-running crises.

30.000 Flee Rebels, Government Clashes In Darfur

AFRICANGLOBE - More than 30.000 people fled their homes in Golo and Guldo towns in Central Darfur, because of clashes in the region between government troops and its militias against rebels, The United Nations say. According to a UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) report, about 2.800 people escaped to a camp in Nertiti on Thursday, 10 January.

Mali Facing ‘Desperate’ Situation

The United Nations today called for immediate action to tackle Mali's current humanitarian crisis which is driven by food insecurity, malnutrition, population displacement and...

UN Opens Office in Somalia’s Capital After 17 Years

The United Nations has opened a political office in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, after a 17-year absence. The U.N. special representative for Somalia, Ambassador Augustine Mahiga, arrived at the Mogadishu airport on Tuesday where he was greeted by Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali and other government and diplomatic officials.

With The Blood Of Black Libyans Dripping From His Hands, Mustafa...

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama on Tuesday at The United Nations met with Mustafa Abdel Jalil, "chairman" of Libya's National Transition Council (NTC). The NTC "rebels" recently conducted an ethnic cleansing campaign against Black Libyans in the city of Tawergha. Earlier in the summer, the "rebels" had ethnically cleansed Misurata of its Black Libyan population.

Africa Must Rise Against Western/White Imperialism

NATO has been bombing houses and killing families and children in their hundreds in Libya. It has also struck pipelines of the Great Man Made River Libya's main water supply this means that the Libyan people will die of thirst because they have no other source of drinking water.