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Africa: The West And The Rest Of Us

AFRICANGLOBE - The West and the Rest of Us is a well-researched book written by Chinweizu. Published in 1978, the book is as pertinent today as it was in the 1980s and 1990s. Chinweizu, a Nigerian author, dedicated his book to victims of the West's assault upon the rest of us, especially to Amerindians and Aborigines of Australasia who were exterminated and expropriated, millions of Africans who were enslaved in the Americas, countless Africans who died resisting European invasion and occupation, soldiers from the Third World who were conscripted to fight and protect western empires, Third World liberation fighters who have struggled for a better future for their people, and to all of us who want to achieve a just, non-imperialist and enduring peace with prosperity for all humankind.

Sales of Assault Rifles, Ammo Skyrocket Across the U.S.

AFRICANGLOBE - Though it’s been 147 years since the Civil War cleaved this country in two, at times it feels like the United States is still a country at war with itself. Gun stores and gun manufacturers are selling so many assault rifles and high-capacity magazines that suppliers have run out of stock.

Will DR Congo and Rwanda Go to War?

AFRICANGLOBE - If the city of Goma falls to the marauding M23 rebels, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda may go to war,...

Netanyahu Accused of Trying to Drag the U.S. Into War With...

Israeli journalist-turned-politician Yair Lapid began his initial political campaign this week by accusing Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu of trying to drag the United States...

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...

Texas Judge Warns of Possible ‘Civil War’ if President Obama is...

What is it about election years? As if the negative political ads aren't enough, now a Texas judge in Lubbock county is predicting predicting a...

West African Leaders Call for War Crimes Probe in North Mali

The top Ecowas mediator, Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore, told the meeting of politicians, religious and trade union leaders that a new government must...

Al Shabaab Should be Charged With War Crimes

Kenyan Cabinet Minister Mutula Kilonzo says Al Shabaab commanders should be charged with war crimes by the International Criminal Court. Speaking at a UN conference...

Prosecutor Recommends Taylor Gets 80 Years for War Crimes

Prosecutors in the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor have said that he should be handed an 80-year sentence following his war crimes...

Former Liberian President Found Guilty of War Crimes

In a tense courtroom in The Hague today, Charles Taylor became the first former president to be convicted by a modern international tribunal. He...

Buckling Economy Key in Sudan’s “War of Attrition”

The outcome of the dramatically escalating border fighting between Sudan and South Sudan is more likely to be determined by which of the two...

Mali’s New Leader Warns Arab Insurgents of Total War

"Mali's new leader, Dioncounda Traore, has threatened a "total war" against Arab separatist rebels in the north. Mr Traore's inauguration marks a return to...

Black Women and the ‘War On Women’

I, like most of Black America, have been obsessed with the Trayvon Martin case and have been mulling the intricacies of the “Stand Your...

Proxy War Stokes Tension Between Ethiopia, Eritrea

Ethiopia's military strike against targets in Eritrea last week has opened a new phase on the proxy war the Horn of Africa neighbors have...

Opposition Parties Call on Bashir to Stop Waging War and Resign

Sudan's political opposition alliance has rejected the declaration made by accused war criminal Omer Hassan Al-Bashir on Saturday, to mobilise for war and deploy...

The Black Man’s Burden

AFRICANGLOBE - So much has been said of the “white man’s burden” namely, how the collapsing American Empire and bygone British Empire have shouldered the burden of civilizing Africa and driving the global economy for centuries. The opposite is true. The fact of the matter is that not only was Western civilisation invented by Africans