Tag: Africa

On May 19, forces calling themselves the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo launched what appears to be a failed coup attempt, attacking the home of the Deputy Prime Minister of Economy Vital Kamerhe, as well as the Congo’s presidential palace, Palais de la Nation...
Rwandan regime and Western intelligence agencies and their media and academic assets have spread disinformation for three decades On April 7, Rwandan President Paul Kagame commemorated the 30th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide by lighting a flame in honor of the victims in front of foreign dignitaries, and giving...
On February 15, the Biden administration signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Somalia to construct up to five military bases for the Somali National Army in the name of bolstering the army’s capabilities in the ongoing fight against the militant group al-Shabaab. According to statements by...
With the announcement by the U.S. Defense Department of the creation of five new bases in Somalia, the U.S. has made it clear it is stepping up its intervention in the country. The previous government in Somalia had run the U.S. military out of Somalia, pretty much, but when the...
In a controversial, circuitous and secret ballot, in January, 2024 Omar Zniber from Morocco gained the position of president of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Zniber proclaims that this is a global endorsement of Morocco’s constructive approach and unifying leadership on critical issues such as tolerance, and racial hatred...
Few People Know Who Maurice Tempelsman Is Despite the Outsized Influence That He Has Played on U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa Maurice Tempelsman is a billionaire Democratic Party power broker and donor in his 90s who is chairman of the board of directors of Lazare Kaplan International Inc. (LKI), the largest diamond company...
Mohamed Hassan Tells Tribunal on U.S. Imperialism That the U.S. Encouraged the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) to Launch an Insurgency Against the Ethiopian Government in November 2020 and Gave Diplomatic and Media Cover for Their Aggression The Motive Was to Use the TPLF to Control the Horn of...
The Wall Street Journal reported on January 4 that talks were under way as the Biden administration was seeking to establish drone bases at airfields in Ghana, Ivory Coast and Benin following a coup in Niger over the summer that jeopardized the U.S. military position there. Stars and Stripes magazine...
On the evening of December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 traveling from Frankfurt to New York crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, after a stopover at London’s Heathrow Airport, killing all 243 passengers and 16 crew along with 11 civilians on a residential street. Following a three-year joint investigation by Dumfries and...
In late November, Avril Haines, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), traveled to Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for meetings with Rwandan President Paul Kagame and DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. The stated purpose of the meetings was to try to de-escalate tensions in eastern DRC, which has...