This weekend Uganda played host to the first annual Nile Basin Countries Summit. Most notably among to the attendees was President Sisi of Egypt and President Desalegne of Ethiopia. Historically Egypt has refused to negotiate their share of the Nile with African Nations up stream and unfortunately, this week was not much different.
Taking the opportunity to educate people why refugees are not the enemy, but rather some of the most vulnerable people in society whom deserve our support. As well as to remind people why the notion of “Nationalism” is a complete fallacy.
According to a 2015 report which spurned the investigation, over 20,000 young men were arrested without trial and 8,000 more were killed, suffocated or tortured under the orders or senior members of Nigeria’s military.
Believe it or not, the Manchester terror attack of June 3rd 2017 was indeed motivated by religious extremists. No, I am not talking about ISIS or even Muslims, but rather a group of radicalized Christians known as Britain First, whom have long been publicly fighting to rid their country of Muslim influence.
From Syria to Iran to North Korea, the US’s relationship with Russia is quickly deteriorating. Public poll data from inside Russia suggests that Russian citizens no longer feel that US relations with Russia will improve under Trump. Instead, more and more people believe the future is looking bleaker by the day.
Donald Trump has been expressing his love for coal/oil and the fossil fuel industry in general for quite some time now. In this article I will attempt to explain how, in terms of macro-economics, high gas prices are extremely beneficial for many of Americas largest businesses.
Last November, in violation of international law, Nigerian authorities carried out forced evictions on coastal “slumlands” in Lagos – resulting in +30,000 refugees. 3 months later now, after Nigerian authorities have threatened to carry out more evictions in Mpape, courts in Nigeria have stepped forward to prevent their Government from carrying out this action – ruling all such activity “illegal.” 100,000’s of thousands of people would have become displaced without the courts intervention.
Across dozens of cities, thousands have been “executed” in their homes and on the streets. Not only have police received bonuses for killing drug dealers/suspects/users, but over 4,100 people have been murdered by their fellow civilians for drug use.
After returning from Brussels, Germany for diplomatic outreach/assistance, Ethiopia’s “opposition leader” was arrested by Federal police as soon as he returned to the country. Learn more about the history of events leading to the headline today.
On December 1, 2016, Congress ratified a revised version of the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) after the original deal was rejected by a referendum on 2 October. The ratification paves the way for the FARC to begin to demobilize and disarm in a process to be implemented over six months.
According to reports from Amnesty International East Africa, clashes in Kasese, resulted in at least 62 deaths and hundreds of arrests over the weekend – The king, Charles Wesley Mumbere, was also arrested.
A month before his final term is supposed to end, Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of The Congo, has said he will not leave office next month. Now, violent protests are erupting across the country and to date, dozens have been killed, hundreds imprisoned the free press has been shut down by the Congolese Government.