The United States of Africa

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African migrants sold into slavery in Libya might finally have a way out

The sale of African migrants at auctions in Libya has sparked outrage across the continent.<p>A CNN report published earlier in November obtained …

Africa

Sale of Migrants as Slaves in Libya Causes Outrage in Africa and Paris

CAIRO — A CNN report about the sale of African migrants as slaves in the North African nation of Libya has incited outrage in recent days, prompting a protest in central Paris, condemnation by the African Union and an official investigation.<p>Hundreds of protesters, mostly young black people, …

North Africa

20 Haunting Photos From the Heyday of the Eugenics Movement at the Turn of 20th Century

The photos – from a time Britain and America would prefer to forget – show people’s heads being measured in order to determine their mental faculties …

Charles Darwin

Why are there no mainstream media reporting on the black on black genocide in America?

<b>If you believe Black Lives Matter then you would believe that on a daily basis white people are robbing murdering and killing blacks by the 1000's</b> …

Black Lives Matter

Evidence mounts that plague outbreak in Africa is an engineered depopulation bioweapon

Thousands of people have been infected and over 143 are now reported dead from the plague outbreak that’s now threatening Africa, reports the UK …

'He was a monster': Kevin Spacey's brother drops some seriously disturbing allegations

Kevin Spacey

United States of Africa The XYZ Show S11E18

Security

The colonial underdevelopment of Africa by Europe and the United...

<i>This article is based on a talk given at a Nov. 7 Party for Socialism and Liberation forum on Ebola.</i><p>The history of colonialism has made it impossible …

Africa

$6 Million Meant to Fight Ebola Stolen Through Fraud at the Red Cross

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>West Africa —</i> Following an internal investigation, the Red Cross has reported that during its 2014-2016 Ebola operations in West Africa — …

Disease

Perry: Fossil fuels help prevent sexual assault in Africa

Energy Secretary Rick Perry suggested on Thursday that increasing fossil fuel use to spread electricity across Africa would help prevent sexual assaults there.<p>Perry, who traveled to South Africa last week to tout the Energy Department’s partnerships there, said he spoke with a young girl who wanted …

Climate

DR Congo's Kasai conflict: 'Millions face starvation without aid'

<b>The head of the UN food agency has appealed for aid to avert a humanitarian crisis in the conflict-wracked DR Congo province of Kasai.</b><p>David Beasley told the BBC that more than three million people were now at risk of starvation.<p>He warned that hundreds of thousands of children could die in the …

Africa

‘U.S. aims to dominate land, resources and labor of African people’

In what follows, the full transcript of the interview has been presented.<p><b>Muslim Press: What has been the result of U.S. foreign policy in African</b> …

Africa

Kwame Nkrumah of Africa: He came to his own but his own rejected him

<b>Introduction</b><p>A century and eight years today, September 21, in the small village of Nkroful in the Western region of Ghana, a child was born. In his …

Africa

How to Buy a $116 Million Mansion on $80,000 a Year

The son of Equatorial Guinea’s president was found guilty by the Paris criminal court of using ill-gotten gains to buy assets in France ranging from …

Corruption

A Chinese exhibit comparing Africans to animals shows the problematic racial attitudes in China

Beijing<p>As a black woman in China, I’ve been relatively fortunate. My negative experiences have mostly consisted of being photographed and gawked at by Chinese people. While many of my fellow Africans have had much more traumatic experiences, my experience has been largely positive. I’ve encountered …

China

Where Is the Empathy for Somalia?

Over the weekend, a massive truck bomb exploded in Mogadishu, the sprawling, once lovely capital of Somalia. The explosives went off on a Saturday afternoon, in a busy intersection, during a traffic jam, and killed an estimated three hundred people, at least, and injured hundreds of others. First …

Al-Shabaab

Harvey Weinstein a sad, sick man - Woody Allen

<b>Woody Allen has described Harvey Weinstein as a "sad, sick man", as the producer faces sexual assault claims.</b><p>His remarks came as he clarified comments to the BBC that the story was tragic for the women involved but also sad for Weinstein as his life was "so messed up".<p>The film-maker added he had …

Woody Allen

Everything to know about Wakanda, Black Panther's home in the MCU

The world is about to discover Marvel's fictional, secret African nation, and it's a complicated place.<p>Marvel Studios released a full-length <i>Black</i> …

Comics

United States Imperialism Continues War in Afghanistan and the Destabilization of Africa | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In just one week the United States government will commemorate its 16th anniversary in the bombing and occupation of Afghanistan.</i><p><i>This war did not</i> …

Foreign Policy

America's shadow war in Africa

The U.S. has deployed at least 1,500 troops to the Sahel and sub-Saharan regions, with little public debate and what experts call an unclear strategy.<p>America’s little-known war on terrorists in Africa is becoming more perilous as the U.S. deploys growing numbers of troops to the continent’s most …

War

Remembering Jaco Pastorius: A Tribute to His Favorite Gear

It’s hard to believe that it has been 30 years since the world lost Jaco Pastorius. His influence is both undeniable and unmistakable. From his …

Electric car prototype is built for Africa's rural roads

With a few exceptions, most electric cars are delicate, expensive creatures designed for paved streets and well-heeled early adopters. And that makes them ill-suited to rural Africa -- many roads away from the cities aren't paved at all, and just about any EV would be out of reach. That's where the …

Transportation

Leaders waver over 'US of Africa'

Nana Rosine Ngangoue<p>Contonou - Although some African leaders support Libya's idea to form a confederation of African states, many remain skeptical of …

British Doctor- ‘Donald Trump May Not Live Through His Tenure’, How True?

Dr Patrick Heck can’t help contradicting Trump’s medical report, which was released earlier in the year, expressing that the president-elect is far …

Is Africa's population boom a problem? | CNBC International

With new Managing Director, Ghana’s MEST scales as Pan-African incubator

The MEST incubator has appointed Aaron Fu as its new Managing Director. This comes as the Accra based innovation hub scales up its presence across Africa.<p>Founded in 2008, MEST operates as a training program and seed fund for African innovators to build successful commercial tech companies.<p>Fu takes …

Is China Really Helping Africa?

The past three decades have seen a marked step change in Africa’s international relations. While geography historically favoured a European focus – …

Obama's struggling ancestral Kenya village misses him — and cashing in on his presidency

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this article misstated Kogelo's location from Nairobi.</i><p>KOGELO, Kenya — Barack Obama’s ancestral village here laments his exit from the White House — because that also caused an exit of tourists and financing for a community now wringing its hands …

Africa

From Harlem to Havana: Langston Hughes helped a nation connect to its African roots

American poet Langston Hughes was driven by a curiosity to explore the culture of African peoples.<p>Such curiosity took Hughes across the world. Three times, it took him to the breezy island nation of Cuba: the summer of 1927, the winter of 1930, and the spring of 1931.<p>On his third visit, as noted in …

Cuba