Victoire Ingabire: Symbol and Sacrifice

Five years have just passed. It was on October 14th, 2010 when she was first sentenced. Her flame of real peace and reconciliation among Rwandans demands being kept alive. On January 09th, 2010 I was in Brussels at the farewell event that gathered more than 300 people to see Victoire Ingabire going back to Rwanda.Continue reading “Victoire Ingabire: Symbol and Sacrifice”

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Trying understanding ongoing crisis in Libya and the region

By Dan Glazebrook The original title of the author’s article is :“Egypt is calling the West’s bluff over its phony war on ISIS.” This is the state of affairs NATO bequeathed to Libya, reversing the country’s trajectory as a stable, prosperous pan-African state that was a leading player in the African Union and a thorn inContinue reading “Trying understanding ongoing crisis in Libya and the region”

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Boko Haram and BRICS

by PD Lawton Boko Haram is imperialist terrorism. Boko Haram means “Western education is forbidden” in the Hausa language. Boko Haram is the excuse for US/UK military intervention in Nigeria. Boko Haram are Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction, Syria`s sarin gas, Gadaffi`s dictatorship, Somalia`s Al Shebaab, Central African Republic`s Seleka rebels, DR Congo`s M23Continue reading “Boko Haram and BRICS”

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Foreign reporters disappointed over lack of post-election violence in Kenya

“Until lions produce their own historians the story of the hunt will glorify only the hunter.” African proverb NAKURU, Kenya – Foreign reporters who were parachuted into Kenya to cover the 2013 general elections expressed their disappointments on Monday over the lack of inter-ethnic clashes in the aftermath of the largely peaceful elections in the country.Continue reading “Foreign reporters disappointed over lack of post-election violence in Kenya”

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Looking for Transwonderland

A new travel book by Noo Saro-Wiwa “Noo Saro-Wiwa was brought up in England, but every summer she was dragged back to Nigeria – a country she viewed as an annoying parallel universe where she had to relinquish all her creature comforts and sense of individuality. After her father, activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, was killed there,Continue reading “Looking for Transwonderland”

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