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Land Grabs = Water Grabs

Land Grabs = Water Grabs

By | August 6, 2011 at 6:56 pm | No comments

Here are two noteworthy stories about water and water rights. In summary, growing food or commercial crops in one country to transfer to another country also constitutes a transfer of water from the first country to the second, usually a transfer of water from a poorer country...

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Subscribe to Pan-Africanist Briefs

Subscribe to Pan-Africanist Briefs

By | July 30, 2011 at 10:15 am | No comments

Dear All! We are happy to invite you to join our online briefings. We live in a very exciting moment of history in the struggle for the continental emancipation of Africa. As Hamid Dabashi puts it, “I think the ability of the people, the democratic will of the people to...

Posted in: General, International Solidarity, Networking, News, Self-Mobilisation, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

The Crab’s Handshake – AFRICOM Partnering In Africa

The Crab’s Handshake – AFRICOM Partnering In Africa

By | July 23, 2011 at 2:10 am | No comments

The crab does not bite, it is the handshake that hurts. - Proverb Somalia belongs to HOA Phase Zero of AFRICOM's activities across Africa according to a CJTF-HOA slideshow. You don't see any mention of partnerships or listening to African partners on this list of Phases from...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Libya, News, Situational Awareness, Somalia, Sudan

Senegal Teaches African Politicians a Bitter Lesson

Senegal Teaches African Politicians a Bitter Lesson

By | July 9, 2011 at 8:11 am | No comments

E-mail: mjbokor@yahoo.com Saturday, July 9, 2011 Chad’s Hissene Habre will go into the record books as the first former African leader whose flight from justice for many years has been cut short by the very country that has harboured him for 21 years. Senegal’s...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, News, Senegal, Situational Awareness

The Libyan Crisis: An Anatomy of Conflict Resolution Lapses

The Libyan Crisis: An Anatomy of Conflict Resolution Lapses

By | July 6, 2011 at 8:33 am | No comments

Now in its 15th week, the Libyan crisis seems to defy solution. To me, the conflicting rhetoric from all the parties involved in this crisis amounts to one thing: a failure to set a good example on effective conflict resolution. In the latest political rhetoric, Russia...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Libya, News, Situational Awareness

Is the ‘global coalition’ obstructing Africa’s progress?

Is the ‘global coalition’ obstructing Africa’s progress?

By | July 4, 2011 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments

cc MoghawemtThe ‘global coalition’ is ultimately a mere front for the dominance of Western economic and political interests over genuine democratisation for the peoples of Africa, writes Zaya Yeebo. AFRICA’S CONFIDENT STEPS TOWARDS DEMOCRACY 2011 will go down...

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Libya: At long last, Commonsense is Creeping In

Libya: At long last, Commonsense is Creeping In

By | July 3, 2011 at 12:15 pm | No comments

Libya: At long last, Commonsense is Creeping In By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor E-mail: mjbokor@yahoo.com July 2, 2011 News reports that the Libyan rebels have welcomed an African Union offer to open talks without the direct involvement of Muammar Gaddafi are...

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PLEASE TAKE NOTE! “Facebook Is a Spy Machine!” – Julian Assange

PLEASE TAKE NOTE! “Facebook Is a Spy Machine!” – Julian Assange

By | July 2, 2011 at 5:28 pm | No comments

"Facebook in particular is the most appalling spy machine ever invented. Here we have the world's most comprehensive data base about people, their relationships, their names, their addresses, their locations, their communications with each other, their relatives, all sitting...

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US Preparing To Invade Libya

US Preparing To Invade Libya

By | June 24, 2011 at 8:43 pm | No comments

Huge Marine Drill Confirms Ground Invasion of Libya, from Kurt Nimmo at InfoWars. Exercise Mailed Fist, covering much of theeast coast of the United States, has been underway this week to test equipment and readiness for a ground invasion planned for some time in...

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Libya – Bombing 2/3 Of The People To Save 1/3 Of The People

Libya – Bombing 2/3 Of The People To Save 1/3 Of The People

By | June 18, 2011 at 7:35 pm | No comments

Is NATO bombing two thirds of the population of Libya in order to protect the other one third from the (alleged) danger of being slaughtered? According to a rebel spokesman quoted the Washington Post on June 14: "If the rebels take Zlitan, they would be within 85 miles (135...

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