AFRICANGLOBE – Addressing the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly here yesterday, President Mugabe did not echo the platitudes of Western leaders who pontificated about the “war on terror” and the situation in Iraq and Syria where US-created and sponsored groups have turned weapons against their settler benefactors,
AFRICANGLOBE – Police and protesters clashed briefly Thursday night in Ferguson just hours after the St. Louis suburb’s police chief issued an apology to the family of Michael Brown. The 18-year-old Brown was shot dead by a White police officer Aug. 9.
AFRICANGLOBE – None of these ideas will make you rich overnight. But these are business opportunities that are going to provide real chances to make money in 2014 and beyond – businesses that, done right, in the right place and for the right people may be profitable enterprises for years to come.
AFRICANGLOBE – Dashcam video captured the moment a South Carolina state trooper shot an unarmed man during a traffic stop earlier this month. The trooper, Sean Groubert, was arrested Wednesday and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.
AFRICANGLOBE – Obama’s immigration policies, if adopted, would prejudice U.S. immigration policy against Immigrants from Africa. Obama’s threatened executive actions would legalize millions from central America and Mexico while his legislative agenda would cut African immigration by a quarter.
AFRICANGLOBE – Note: With Black Brazilians being nearly invisible in Brazil’s sphere’s of power, one would think that the strong possibility of Marina Silva becoming the first black president in the nation’s history would have more feelings of hope and celebration within the Afro-Brazilian community. Well, this is not exactly how things are looking for Silva
AFRICANGLOBE – While the fate of Nigeria National Carrier still hangs in the balance, Ethiopia’s national carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, is breaking grounds and creating economic prosperity for its country.
AFRICANGLOBE – Directed by a White South African director Brett Bailey, the installation, which features Black actors in chains recreating “human zoos”, has been called racist by protestors who have marched in opposition to the show.
AFRICANGLOBE – Horizon Plantations Ethiopia Plc, majority-owned by Ethiopian billionaire Mohamed al-Amoudi, plans to almost double annual revenue within three years by investing at least $500 million in coffee and orange projects.
AFRICANGLOBE – John Crawford III, a 22-year-old Black man, was shot and killed by police on August 5 — four days before Michael Brown — inside a Walmart in Beavercreek, Ohio. Today, a grand jury decided the officers involved will not face criminal charges.