Southern Sudan became officially independent from its Northern sister on 9 July 2011, this after a long and devastating war between the two sides which took millions of lives and displaced many others. Even after that independence, peace has not completely been recovered as issues of borders and sharing oil revenues are not yet fully settled.
On May 9th, 2011 a group of pan-Africanists [Africans who are concerned primarily with African issues and interests rather than with individual African countries] agreed to create a Facebook forum for sharing information and discussing topical questions.
By Voice of Africa Radio [Bro. Omowale and Sis. Kai] When US based non-profit organisation Invisible Children released their 30 minute documentary KONY 2012 online on March 5 2012, it almost instantaneously went viral breaking all records. Within four days over 20 million people had viewed it. Now that figure is over 100 million. TheContinue reading “KONY 2012: Humanitarianism of Colonialism?”
Going after Joseph Kony militarily is an objective that the American charity Invisible Children has being pursuing for a number of years. That could be understandable if the root cause of the Ugandan rebel issue – Museveni dictatorship, was also being addressed.
Libya, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, and Somalia, these are African countries’ cases where in recent years, if the black continent could’ve been able to veto some of the UN resolutions, things would’ve turned differently. The following text, which in a way points particularly on the weight of Africa in international politics, wasContinue reading “Africa, as a continent, should stand firmly for a right to veto UN decisions”