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Newtown: Does Obama Have Tears to Spare for the Violence Black...

AFRICANGLOBE - The tragedy in Newtown was truly horrific. But there is similar carnage carried out every day in the streets of America’s cities, especially in the President’s hometown of Chicago, Oakland, Philadelphia, and many other cities across the nation. In 2010, nearly 700 Chicago school children were shot and 66 of them died. Last year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel attended a memorial for 260 school children who had been killed in just the previous three years

Ten Worst Countries to Be a Woman

There is not one single country where women can feel absolutely safe. In spite of real progress in women's rights around the globe – better laws, political participation, education and income – the bedrock problems that have dogged women for centuries remain. Even in wealthy countries, there are pockets of private pain where women are unprotected and under attack.

Muslim Brotherhood Unleashes Bloody Crackdown in Cairo

AFRICANGLOBE - Muslim Brotherhood (MB) forces supporting Egypt’s Islamist President Mohamed Mursi are carrying out a bloody crackdown in Cairo. Amid intensifying mass protests...

South African Farmworkers Resume Strike

AFRICANGLOBE - South African farmworkers began gathering across the Boland in the Western Cape on Tuesday morning to resume their strike over labour issues. Farmworkers'...

Northern Mali – Don’t Forget the Ethnic Dimension

While ethnicity is not a key driver of the current conflict in northern Mali, there is a real danger violence could become organised along...

Tsvangirai Threatens to Pull Out of Zimbabwe’s Unity Government

Zimbabwean  Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai warned yesterday that he could pull out of the inclusive government if his supporters continued to be victims of...

U.N. Peacekeepers to Face Trial for Raping Haitian Boy

Four Uruguayan soldiers were ordered detained Monday on charges stemming from the rape of a Haitian boy while they were serving in a UN...

Arabs Committing Horrific Abuses Against Civilians in Mali

As conflict continues in Mali, Amnesty International has unearthed evidence that civilians are on the receiving end of horrific abuses that include amputations, sexual...

Shooting in Israel Leaves Three African Migrants Hospitalized AGAIN!

Gunfire in the Israeli financial capital Tel Aviv injured three African migrants on Saturday night in the city’s central bus station. Authorities not wanting...

The Continuing War Crimes in Eastern Congo

Like the rolling hills in the Kivu regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo, reports of violence in the area seem never-ending. Now Human...

Julius Malema Calls for National Miners Strike In South Africa

Former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema ratcheted up the heat in South Africa's ongoing labor unrest on Tuesday, by calling for a national...

More South African Miners Shot as Unrest Spreads

Mine unrest is spreading across South Africa as police and security guards fired rubber bullets and tear gas Monday at sacked gold miners demonstrating...

Of True Muslims and Terrorists

Jihad as an Islamic concept must be one of the most misunderstood- all thanks to those practitioners of a muscular form of Islam who...

Hillary Clinton Visits Nigeria Today

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected in Nigeria in continuation of her seven nation Africa tour which earlier took her to Senegal,...

Sudan Police Shot Dead 8 Student Protesters in Darfur

Sudanese authorities closed schools in Darfur's largest city on Wednesday after at least eight people, many reportedly teenagers, were killed in the worst violence...

Anti-African Sentiment Boils Over in Israel

Amene Tekele Haymanot thought he had made the right choice when five years ago he escaped war-torn Eritrea and opened a business in sunny...