AFRICANS CONCERNED ABOUT NEW US COMMAND
Some Africans fear that the US military’s new African Command (AFRICOM) will increase conflict in the region.
“‘The US military will only bring more harm to Africa,’ said Bile Abdi, an unemployed worker in Somalia, where US soldiers were killed during a disastrous “humanitarian” intervention in the early 1990s.”
US military officials say plans do not call for an increase in military bases other than the one that currently exists in Djibouti.
MO’ MONEY PROBLEMS FOR VICK
An Indiana bank is suing Michael Vick’s Atlanta based Divine Seven LLC, for 2 million dollars. The claim is that the company failed to repay a January loan for dozens of vehicles.
BET ANNOUNCES HIP HOP AWARDS NOMINEES
BET announced the nominees for the 2007 BET Hip Hop Awards to be held in Atlanta. TI leads the nominations with 9 awards followed by Little Wayne who’s been nominated for seven. Click here for the list of award nominees.