Situational Awareness

Message from Mumia Abu-Jamal to OWS

Message from Mumia Abu-Jamal to OWS

By | December 18, 2011 at 2:36 pm | No comments

Message from Mumia Abu-Jamal to OWS dictated while in Administrative Custody at SCI Mahanoy in Frackville, PA. Thursday, December 15, 2011 My Friends of OWS, My message will have to be brief. But let not this brevity take from it, its strength. You are the central...

Posted in: Africa, Europe, International Solidarity, Networking, News, North America, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

Free Mumia Abu Jamal Now! Is It Too Much To Ask?

Free Mumia Abu Jamal Now! Is It Too Much To Ask?

By | December 9, 2011 at 1:46 am | No comments

Free Mumia Abu Jamal Now! Is It Too Much To Ask? By Nana Akyea Mensah The Associated Press reported recently: "Abu-Jamal was convicted of fatally shooting Faulkner on Dec. 9, 1981. He was sentenced to death after his trial the following year." [1] That makes today, 9th...

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

Will the African Integration Revolution be Televised (2), (or a Tale of Africa’s Zeitgeist!)

Will the African Integration Revolution be Televised (2), (or a Tale of Africa’s Zeitgeist!)

By | December 7, 2011 at 11:55 am | No comments

“The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Will the African Integration Revolution be Televised (2), (or a Tale of Africa’s Zeitgeist!) By E.K.Bensah Jr After the indefatigable efforts of West African civil society organizations, including the Economic Justice...

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

EPAs – Some Partners Are More Equal Than Others

EPAs – Some Partners Are More Equal Than Others

By | December 6, 2011 at 2:08 am | No comments

The petition below has my heartfelt support. EPAs have nearly destroyed Ghana's poultry industry (and a great many more economic sectors) and severely damaged our family farming efforts. The EU dumps frozen chicken parts on Ghana and West Africa that are subsidized to sell...

Posted in: Africa, Ghana, Networking, News, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

Toward a continental AU government?

Toward a continental AU government?

By | November 15, 2011 at 2:45 pm | No comments

Toward a continental AU government? By E.K.Bensah Jr. When the 12th Ordinary Session of the Africa Union Assembly of the Heads of State and Government ended on 3rd February 2009 with a call by the heads of State for continental government, the election of the late...

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

Gaddafi’s assassination: Bombing Africa into ‘civilisation’

Gaddafi’s assassination: Bombing Africa into ‘civilisation’

By | November 10, 2011 at 11:37 pm | One comment

On the Gaddhafy Assassination, Kwesi Pratt Is Damn Right! Feature Article | By Nana Akyea Mensah Mr. Kwesi Pratt, Jnr., a leading member of the Socialist Forum and managing editor of the Insight newspaper, was certainly not amused at hearing the news concerning the death of...

Posted in: Africa, Europe, International Solidarity, Libya, News, North America, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

Political Assassin Robots Flying In African Skies

Political Assassin Robots Flying In African Skies

By | October 31, 2011 at 2:57 pm | No comments

"Somalia is a counterterrorism planner`s dream. … “We’ve moved from using UAVs primarily in intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance roles … to a true hunter-killer role with the Reaper.” … … there is no longer any doubt that targeted killing has become...

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

“Nkrumah was doing more to undermine our interests than any other black African.”

“Nkrumah was doing more to undermine our interests than any other black African.”

By | October 24, 2011 at 1:13 am | No comments

 "Nkrumah was doing more to undermine our interests than any other black African." This reaction focuses exclusively on the references to Nkrumah in the Opinion section of al-Jazeera, “What does Gaddafi's fall mean for Africa?” by Mahmood Mamdani Last...

Posted in: Africa, Ghana, International Solidarity, Libya, News, Situational Awareness, Tanzania, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

Gaddafi’s death: African Union lifts Libya’s suspension

Gaddafi’s death: African Union lifts Libya’s suspension

By | October 21, 2011 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments

Gaddafi's death: African Union lifts Libya's suspension Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The African Union (AU) has lifted Libya's suspension and allowed the National Transitional Council (NTC) to occupy the country's seat at the continental body, following Thursday's death of...

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

Libya’s Gaddafi dies… but as whose martyr?

Libya’s Gaddafi dies… but as whose martyr?

By | October 20, 2011 at 10:05 pm | No comments

Libya’s Gaddafi dies… but as whose martyr? By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor E-mail: mjbokor@yahoo.com Thursday, October 20, 2011 At long last, one of the two eventual possibilities to rid Libya of its long-term maverick leader, Muammar al-Gaddafi, has materialized....

Posted in: Africa, Libya, News, Situational Awareness