Picture of Ba Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General, by Don’t Be Blind This Time
By Bosco Mutarambirwa
“According to Paul Kagame, FDLR is an “organization of genocidaires”. This is a slogan that the UN and Feingold have picked up fast, because they think it works. Perhaps Kagame should sue them for stealing his line of deception.”
The United Nations is a political organization whose operations are largely financed by governments of the world’s richest countries. These governments work to protect the interests of their business enterprises. These business enterprises have one single important objective, that is, to maximize profits for their shareholders. These shareholders and their business enterprises are the main source of tax revenues for their respective governments. The higher the profits the higher the taxes. Governments use these taxes to pay their membership dues to the UN which in turn uses it to pay for flashy cars and exotic trips for its staff around the world. It is a lifestyle many of these UN employees cannot afford anywhere outside the UN system. Continue reading
This happened on September 17th 2013. As reported by Reuters, EU governments had carried out a review of the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation’s (ZMDC) inclusion in the EU sanctions list “and begun the process of de-listing ZMDC”, EU Foreign Affairs spokesperson Michael Mann said. Continue reading
Robert Mugabe talking to reporters at the eve of the 2013 general elections in Zimbabwe
On the eve of crucial general elections in Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe extended an unexpected invite to local and foreign journalists for a rare press conference where his press secretary George Charamba said they could ‘ask anything’. Continue reading
Maurice Carney – Executive Director and Co-founder of Friends of the Congo
The Executive Director and Co-founder of Friends of the Congo, Maurice Carney, explains on the micro of Paul Jay, Senior Editor at The Real News, the need to educate the Western public on the destructive nature and dangers of militarizing Africa. Continue reading
What is Pan-Africanism? It has been a movement against imperialism in all its forms and for the liberation of Black Africans from the evils of Black enslavement, colonialism, and from the racism these produced.
The following are talking points of a presentation I did on Wednesday 6/2/13 at Manchester University for student members of the Pan African Society and their interested friends.
A definition – Pan-Africanism is a dynamic concept of seeing Africa [and its populations] as one entity in its different components: people, cultures, history, and issues without ignoring the underlying diversity of these varied aspects, and considering Africans as one race wherever they are in time and space. Continue reading
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Tagged Ahmed Sekou Toure, Amilcar Cabral, Georges Padmore, Jomo Kenyatta, Julius Nyerere, Kwame Nkrumah, Muammar Kaddafi, Pan Africanism, Patrice Lumumba, Robert Mugabe, Thomas Sankara, WEB Du Bois