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Rwanda: Self Empowerment Should Become Our Culture

AFRICANGLOBE - Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has appealed to Rwandans to double their efforts in order to improve their lives in the coming year. The President was addressing residents of Mageragere Sector, Nyarugenge district, where he participated in a tree-planting exercise during this year's last community work.

Russia Takes Delivery of South African-Designed Patrol Boats

AFRICANGLOBE - The Russian Customs Service has taken delivery of three 14.7 metre patrol boats, designed by South African company Icarus Marine. The steel...

Thousands Line Up for Winter Coat Distribution in Detroit

AFRICANGLOBE - Thousands of workers and unemployed people from Detroit and surrounding suburbs lined up Saturday for free winter coats for children. More than...

US Jobs Report: Black Unemployment Continue to Rise

U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October and hiring was stronger over the previous two months than first thought, but the outlook remains dim...

West African Gas Pipeline Misses Target Due To Vandalism

The West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAGPCo), operator of the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP), will not be able to achieve its profit projection for 2012...

Thousands of South African Miners Evicted for Striking

A leading gold mine has started evicting thousands of striking South African miners from company dormitories on Tuesday as work stoppages spread to more...

Black Unemployment Stuck at 14.1 Percent

U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs last month, a weak figure that could slow any momentum President Barack Obama hoped to gain from his speech...

Lagos of the Future: Megacity’s Ambitious Plans

For decades, residents in Makoko have boarded wooden canoes to navigate through a labyrinth of narrow waterways crisscrossing a floating shanty town perched on...

Brazil Refusing Entry to Hundreds of Haitian Migrants

Thousands of Haitians left their country in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake. While many fled to the United States, others made the arduous...

The Modern Black Father and the “Feminization” of Black Men

With the rate of unemployment reaching record highs across the U.S. in the last few years, many men are at home while the women...

Blacks Miss Out as Jobs Rebound in New York City

For months now, New York officials have been highlighting how the city has regained all the jobs lost during the long recession and then...

Will Black Voters Grouse Over Obama Move to Aid Illegal Immigrants?

Some Black voters may be none too happy with President Obama for shielding some 800,000 working-age illegal immigrants from deportation, seeing them as competition...

Black Unemployment On the Rise Again

Unfortunately, the unemployment rate for African Americans rose in May to 13.6 percent from 13.0 percent in April, the Labor Department said on Friday....

Julius Nyerere

AFRICANGLOBE - One of Africa’s most respected figures, Julius Nyerere was a politician of principle and intelligence. Known as Mwalimu or teacher he had a vision of education and social action that was rich with possibility.

Airbus to Increase A400M Work Packages in South Africa

Airbus Military plans to increase the scale and complexity of A400M work packages in South Africa and is currently renegotiating the packages with Denel...

Port-Au-Prince Could Receive First Cruise Ship in 25 Years

A cruise ship may soon call at Port-Au-Prince, the first such visit in Haiti after a quarter of a century, a milestone that Minister...