Africa

IMF’s Man Ouattara Now Head Of ECOWAS

IMF’s Man Ouattara Now Head Of ECOWAS

By | February 21, 2012 at 11:40 pm | No comments

Alassane Ouattara is the current President of Ivory Coast, selected by France and the United States on behalf of the international community, and with the assistance of U.N. mission chief to Ivory Coast Y.J. Choi, they declared Ouattara the winner of the November 2010 Ivoirian...

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History of Boko Haram by Garba Sani

History of Boko Haram by Garba Sani

By | February 21, 2012 at 4:16 am | 6 comments

Chatham House hosted a discussion in January, Nigeria in 2012: Crises and Reforms. In it Garba Sani gave a brief history of Boko Harum that is one of the best I have seen. [caption id="attachment_1568" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="View of Zuma rock from Madalla...

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Towards… OCCUPY FOR MUMIA & END MASS INCARCERATION.

Towards… OCCUPY FOR MUMIA & END MASS INCARCERATION.

By | February 11, 2012 at 4:27 pm | One comment

Towards... OCCUPY FOR MUMIA & END MASS INCARCERATION. April 24th, 2012, 58th Birthday Anniversary of Mumia Abu Jamal! WE PROUDLY PRESENT:  INTERNATIONAL ON-LINE VIDEO CONFERENCE: A CELEBRATION OF STRUGGLE, SOLIDARITY & VICTORY April 21, 2012, Special...

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

Escalating Proxy War In Africa

Escalating Proxy War In Africa

By | February 9, 2012 at 1:46 am | 2 comments

[T]he United States must employ its soft power to persuade African nations to work with it. The time to do so is now, before China’s inroads in African states become insurmountable. If the United States is to secure its resource needs from Africa in the future, it must be...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Kenya, News, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan

Race for the AU Chair: Africa’s Soul Searching Moment, Unique In History!

Race for the AU Chair: Africa’s Soul Searching Moment, Unique In History!

By | February 4, 2012 at 8:49 am | 3 comments

MAMA DLAMINI ZUMA FOR AFRICA! http://bit.ly/xk4SOH A rejoinder to African Union Considers Future Leaders After Election Failure | Africa | English by Peter Heinlein | Addis Ababa, VOA,  February 02, 2012. http://bit.ly/zXMoKL In the first place, we completely part...

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Blood of Nigeria

Blood of Nigeria

By | January 28, 2012 at 3:28 am | No comments

RT is featuring a documentary about oil in Nigeria called Blood of Nigeria, directed by Philippe Lespinasse. It is well done and worth a look. RT is showing it in two parts. They will be consecutive on the schedule, but there may be other programs in between, and the RT...

Posted in: General, International Solidarity, News, Nigeria

The Crime Of Successful Independence

The Crime Of Successful Independence

By | January 7, 2012 at 8:10 pm | No comments

"All target regimes have one crime in common: Using their national resources to develop modern secular states - independent of imperial dictates." This is a pattern the west, the US, EU, and NATO have pursued in the Middle East in cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation...

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Full Spectrum Dominance – The Empire of Bases

Full Spectrum Dominance – The Empire of Bases

By | January 2, 2012 at 8:33 pm | No comments

The National Post’s Richard Johnson takes a look at the scale of America’s military bases across the globe. This is a huge graphic, you may have to click it more than once to get it big enough to read, or you may need to go to the National Post link above. There is a lot...

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Watch Out For This Guy

Watch Out For This Guy

By | January 2, 2012 at 12:59 am | No comments

Here is a cartoon to start the year by the brilliant Somali cartoonist Amin Amir. Most readers here will recognize this guy. Most have seen him many times in many places. He can be found throughout the continent and throughout the world. We need to be careful we...

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RENDEZ-VOUS ON 24 DECEMBRE 2011 AT THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS

RENDEZ-VOUS ON 24 DECEMBRE 2011 AT THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS

By | December 23, 2011 at 2:23 pm | No comments

A collective bringing together some 30 Ivorian and African organizations in Europe celebrates Christmas with President Gbagbo before the detention Centre of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Scheveningen, a suburb of the Hague, Saturday, December 24, 2011, from 13 h to...

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