Tag Archives: Robert Mugabe

Why The International Community Supports Violent Conflicts In The Democratic Republic Of Congo And Elsewhere

Picture of Ba Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General, by Don't Be Blind This Time

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

The lifting of the EU ban on Zimbabwean diamonds

Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe

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 on the eve of the 2013 general elections

Robert Mugabe talking to reporters at the eve of the 2013 general elections in Zimbabwe

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 analyses the militarization of Africa

Maurice Carney - Executive Director and Co-founder of Friends of the Congo

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

Pan Africanism Today

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.

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