Patrick Mbeko reacts on ICC sentencing of Charles Taylor

As a committed activist for issues pertaining his native Democratic Republic of Congo, Patrick Mbeko, who lives in Canada and has recently published in French a book highlighting the role of that country in ongoing wars that have been ravaging the whole Central African region, does not miss opportunities to provide his views on otherContinue reading “Patrick Mbeko reacts on ICC sentencing of Charles Taylor”

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Marc Sommers finds Paul Kagame better

Maybe the NYT journalist Marc Sommers does not know the personality he describes in his article or luckily for him, he couldn’t fall as one of his victims. Marc Sommers writes in The New York Times that Paul Kagame, the Rwandan President, is comparatively better than Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia who is presentlyContinue reading “Marc Sommers finds Paul Kagame better”

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Corruption in Africa: Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo talks of Nigeria’s example

Wednesday 23/5/12 I attended a conference celebrating UN Africa Day. Universal Peace Federation [UPF] had organised the event at the House of Lords at Westminster parliament. Invited speakers covered in their range of speeches the past of the continent, current challenges and optimistic spirit that characterises future prospects for Africa.

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The other face of the Rwandan genocide

By Jean de Dieu Tulikumana April 2012 is another annual remembrance month of the Rwandan genocide. The Rwandan Patriotic Front [RPF] led by Paul Kagame rules in Kigali. Every year since 1994 the Rwandan president and his government has made Rwandans and the general public at large to believe in one narrative of what happenedContinue reading “The other face of the Rwandan genocide”

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Adam Branch on Kony 2012

Adam Branch is senior research fellow at the Makerere Institute of Social Research, Uganda, and assistant professor of political science at San Diego State University, USA. He is the author of Displacing Human Rights: War and Intervention in Northern Uganda. “…Invisible Children’s campaign is a symptom, not a cause. It is an excuse that theContinue reading “Adam Branch on Kony 2012”

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