Washington Brings Africa Under Military Control

New Eastern Outlook by Vladimir Platov Against the background of actively discussed recent developments in the Middle East, Washington’s activity in Africa has been given less attention in foreign media. This could not happen without the active influence of the United States on the said process in order to reduce…
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UN Denies Using Kenyan Vaccination Program for Population Control

The New American by Michael Tennant Responding to allegations that a United Nations-sponsored vaccination program in Kenya is a stealth population-control measure, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have denied that the vaccines are intended to do anything but prevent neonatal tetanus, which the…
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Contraceptive Shots for Poor Nations – ‘An Offer You Can’t Refuse’

Gumshoe News by Dalia Mae An odd alignment of two articles from the Murdoch’s Herald Sun reporting today: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Pfizer’s plan of providing Depo-Provera injections for 69 of the globes poorest nations – alongside the ‘Godfather’. As I reported yesterday Depo-Provera (injectable 3 month contraceptive)…
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‘A Mass Sterilization Exercise’: Kenyan Doctors Find Anti-Fertility Agent In UN Tetanus Vaccine

LifeSite News by Steve Weatherbe Kenya’s Catholic bishops are charging two United Nations organizations with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus inoculation program sponsored by the Kenyan government. According to a statement released Tuesday by the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association, the organization has found an…
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Libya: From Africa’s Richest State Under Gaddafi, to Failed State After NATO Intervention

Global Research By Garikai Chengu This week marks the three-year anniversary of the Western-backed assassination of Libya’s former president, Muammar Gaddafi, and the fall of one of Africa’s greatest nations. In 1967 Colonel Gaddafi inherited one of the poorest nations in Africa; however, by the time he was assassinated, Gaddafi…
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Islamists Kill Hundreds of Nigerian Christians in Past Two Weeks

The New American by Dave Bohon Violence against Christians continued in Nigeria the first week of June as members of the radical Islamist group Boko Haram attacked villages and churches in the northeastern portion of the country in a self-proclaimed effort to wipe out the predominant Christian faith in the…
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37 reportedly killed in Democratic Republic of Congo

RT Thirty-seven people, including women and children, have been killed in inter-ethnic clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local sources said on Saturday. The victims, who were reportedly were ethnic Bafuliru, were reportedly shot, stabbed or burnt inside their homes. Others were said to have been killed after spending…
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What African State is Another Target for US Military Intervention?

Strategic Culture by Andrei AKULOV The US has temporarily moved nearly 200 Marines to Sicily from their base in Spain. This is a precautionary step to bolster the ability to respond to a crisis in Africa. At that the US officials never made precise which exactly country or conflict sparked…
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The Scramble for Uranium in Africa

Wise International Africa’s resources are extracted by outsiders, with benefits only reaching the involved non-African mining companies and non-African end-users of the commodity. Africa is the next frontier to meet energy needs. Oil and gas are being exploited as never before, exacerbating conflict in Darfur and Nigeria, social inequality in…
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Obama prepares to smash BRICS during his last few years in office

Strategic Culture by Wayne Madsen The buildup of NATO air and ground forces along the borders of Russia in eastern Europe and President Barack Obama’s American power-influencing trip to Asia have a single purpose. The seen and unseen forces who dictate policy to their political puppets in Washington, London, Paris,…
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John Kerry says Africa has “Natural Resources”, Therefore the US is a “Natural Partner”

Global Research By Timothy Alexander Guzman US Secretary of State John Kerry declared that the US is interested in Africa’s natural resources. Kerry said that the US and the continent of Africa are “Natural Partners” because of its abundant resources and their “know-how for economic development”. The Associated Press reported…
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East African Community plans to quicken GMO regulation

Busiweek The East African Community is working on fast-tracking a proposed harmonized policy on Biosafety as a key priority. This  will inform future decision-making on the use of the Genetic Modified Organisms (GMOs) crops in the region. Principal Agricultural Economist at the EAC, Moses Marwa, said recently the draft regional…
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Benghazi Citizens Commission: Attack Made With U.S.-Provided Arms

The New American by Thomas R. Eddlem A private study by military and security professionals has concluded that the Americans killed at the Benghazi embassy annex on September 11, 2012 were killed by rebels who had been supplied with weapons by the ; The Interim Report by the “Citizens Commission on Benghazi”…
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Economic Development, Poverty and Class Struggle in Africa

Global Research By Abayomi Azikiwe Are the majority of people benefitting from investments and profits? Despite claims that Africa is experiencing one of the highest growth rates in the world, growing class divisions and higher consumer prices are having disproportionate impacts on working people and the poor. Countries that are…
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The Militarization of the African Continent: AFRICOM Expands Operations in Cooperation With Europe

Global Research By Abayomi Azikiwe Reports indicate that the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) is expanding its operations on the continent. A series of naval maneuvers and exercises are currently taking place in West Africa. AFRICOM was formed in 2008 by the George W. Bush administration and has been expanded…
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Report: Ebola Suspected In Europe: “Broken Through All Containment Efforts”

SHTFplan by Mac Slavo Though officials at the World Health Organization are feverishly working to stop the spread of the Ebola virus in what is now seven African nations, their efforts may be for naught. In Guinea, a hot spot for the deadly contagion, government health officials have said that…
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Why Do Chinese Investors Want To Build A Dubai-Style City In Kenya?

africanglobe Chinese proposed city AFRICANGLOBE – A coalition of 100 investors announced plans to build a “Chinese-controlled economic zone” populated by skyscrapers and luxury residences. Their new city will be in Kenya, but the goal is to “match the glamour of Dubai.” What would motivate investors to go to the…
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Twenty Years Ago, The US was Behind the Genocide: Rwanda, Installing a US Proxy State in Central Africa

Global Research By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Author’s note The world  is currently commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The official story is that the genocide directed against the Tutsi population was triggered by the Interhamwe militia of the Habyarimana government in the wake of the plane crash which…
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UN To Send 10,000 Troops Into CentralL African Republic

Malta Today The 15-member United Nations (UN) Security Council has unanimously approved the creation of a peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic to try to end violence between Christians and Muslims from spiralling into genocide. The UN force, Minusca, will see the deployment, of up to 10,000 troops, 1,800…
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Twenty Years Ago: Rwanda, Installing a US Proxy State in Central Africa. The US was Behind the Genocide

Global Research By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Author’s note The world  is currently commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The official story is that the genocide directed against the Tutsi population was triggered by the Interhamwe militia of the Hamyarimana government in the wake of plane crash which led…
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The West’s Neocolonial Adventure: Africa and the Struggle Against Imperialism

Global Research By Abayomi Azikiwe Feb 21, 2014, marks the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, El Hajj Malik Shabazz, who was gunned down before hundreds of people in Harlem at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem in 1965. Nearly five decades since his murder there are still many…
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Egypt Police HQ Bombed; US-MB Plot To Assassinate General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Is On The Table

The Excavator by SAMAN MOHAMMADI International diplomats have gathered at the Geneva II peace conference to discuss how to end the three-year long war in Syria. Meanwhile, Egypt is unraveling. On Friday, there was a bomb blast near the Egyptian police headquarters in Cairo, killing three people and wounding many…
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US Drone Strike Kills Five in Somalia, Including Key Shabaab Leader

AntiWar by Jason Ditz A US drone strike targeted a convoy of vehicles outside of the Somali port city of Barawe today, destroying multiple vehicles and killing at least five people, including an al-Shabaab commander named Ahmed Sahal Amey. Amey was heading to Barawe, according to al-Shabaab reports, to take…
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South Sudan and Wind of New War: Where Does it Come From?

Strategic Culture by Alexander MEZYAEV In the middle of December the situation in South Sudan abruptly turned for the worse. On December 15 ten cabinet members were arrested and charged with an attempt to stage a coup d’état. (1) Riek Machar, former Vice-President of South Sudan, is the main suspect…
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At least 11 killed in 3 bomb blasts at hotel in Somali capital

RT Three successive explosions, killing at least 11 people and injuring 17 others, have gone off at the Jazeera Hotel, one of the most secure areas in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Abdikadir Abdirahman, the director of a local private ambulance service, reported the death toll to Reuters. Two bombs, which…
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Egypt Arrests Al-Jazeera TV’s 4-Member Crew

AP Egypt's Interior Ministry says security forces have arrested journalists working for the Qatari-based Al-Jazeera network over alleged links to the Muslim Brotherhood, the leading Islamist group that was last week branded as a "terrorist" organization. The network said Monday that four of its Cairo team - correspondent Peter Greste,…
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Egypt’s Generals List Muslim Brotherhood As A Terror Organization; What Will Become of US-Egypt Ties?

The Excavator BY SAMAN MOHAMMADI Time Magazine declared Mohammed Morsi to be the "most important man in the Middle East" a year ago. Heading into 2014, Morsi is on lockdown in prison and his group, the Muslim Brotherhood, has been officially designated as a terrorist organization by the interim Egyptian…
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Egyptian police crack down on Brotherhood supporters

France24 At least five people were killed and hundreds arrested across Egypt as police clashed with Muslim Brotherhood supporters on Friday amid a ramped up crackdown on the movement, which comes after the government listed it as a terrorist group. The violence broke out after Friday prayers in Cairo and…
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Benghazi attack caused by anti-Muslim film, Al-Qaeda not involved – report

RT There is no evidence suggesting that Al-Qaeda or any other international terrorist organization took part in the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, a new report suggests. The investigation by The New York Times has revealed that it was actually the US-made movie ‘Innocence of Muslims’…
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​US sends Marines to Uganda to aid South Sudan evacuations

RT A small team of US Marines was deployed to Uganda on Tuesday to prepare for more evacuations of Americans from the escalating turmoil in South Sudan. Pentagon spokesman Col. Steven Warren said a “platoon-sized” team of Marines and a C-130 aircraft would be detached from a deployment in Djibouti…
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‘Thousands’ killed in South Sudan violence, UN boosts peacekeepers to 12,500

RT The UN Security Council has unanimously voted to nearly double the number of peacekeepers in South Sudan to protect civilians, as thousands are feared dead in the deteriorating conflict in the world’s youngest state. The top UN body voted Tuesday to authorize a request by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon…
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Obama and UN Embroil United States in Central African Conflict

The New American by Alex Newman With strong support from the Obama administration and over $100 million in taxpayer funds, the United Nations, the Socialist French government, and a coalition of African governments and despots sent thousands of foreign troops into the Central African Republic. Under the guise of restoring…
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New Dawn For “America’s Africa”: Obama Deploys First Contingent of US Ground Troops to South Sudan

Global Research By 21st Century Wire Mission creep? More like a ‘new dawn’ for Africa. Indeed, famous last words of many a US President, now coming out of Barack Obama’s mouth today: “These troops will remain in South Sudan until the security situation becomes such that it is no longer…
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Britain Withdraws Embassy Staff as Fighting Spreads in S. Sudan

VOA News People seeking refuge are seen heading toward the Mission compound in Juba Dec. 18, 2013 (UNMISS handout). Britain says it is withdrawing some embassy staff from South Sudan after fighting in what the government calls an attempted coup spread to areas beyond the country's capital. The estimates days…
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Fake Interpreter at Mandela Memorial Implicated in Brutal Murders

The New American by Alex Newman In another spectacular embarrassment for the African National Congress-South African Communist Party regime ruling South Africa, media outlets around the world reported that the bogus “sign-language interpreter” who stood just a few feet from Obama at Nelson Mandela’s memorial participated in a brutal mob…
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Central African Republic leader in talks with militias

Al Jazeera America Anti-balaka fighters, members of a militia opposed to the Seleka rebel group, show their weapons and amulets in a village in the Boy-Rabe neighborhood in Bangui on Dec. 14, Lieman/AFP/Getty Images Central African Republic's interim leader is weighing a possible amnesty – in exchange for disarmament –…
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Exporting Apartheid to Sub-Saharan Africa. The Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Global Research By Prof Michel Chossudovsky This article was first published in French in the Monde diplomatique in April ; It was subsequently published in the African Journal of Political Economy and in the author’s book: The Globalization of Poverty and the New World ; The policy of land expropriation…
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South African Communist Party Admits Mandela’s Leadership Role

The New American by Alex Newman Shortly after the death of South African revolutionary Nelson Mandela, the South African Communist Party and the African National Congress both released official statements acknowledging what was already well-known among experts: “Comrade” Mandela was indeed a Communist Party leader who served on the Soviet-backed…
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Resource-hungry Chinese lead railroad drive in Africa

UPI The Chinese, investing heavily in Africa to secure its oil and other raw materials for their expanding economy, are spearheading a new era of railroad building to unlock the continent's interior. This is an echo of the long-gone colonial empires when a century ago British and French engineers first…
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U.S. Lionizes Mandela In Death … But Labeled Him a Terrorist While He Was Alive

Washington's Blog CIA Central In Mandela’s Arrest … Kept Him On Terrorist List Until 2008 Everyone from President Obama to the mainstream news is lionizing Nelson Mandela. But the New York Times reported in 1990: The Central Intelligence Agency played an important role in the arrest in 1962 of Nelson…
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Dozens of protesters arrested in clashes across Egypt (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

RT Muslim Brotherhood and ousted president Mohammed Morsi supporters (background) clash with Egyptian riot police during a demonstration in the streets of El Zeitun neighborhood close by al Qubba presidential Palace on December 6, 2013 in Cairo. (AFP Photo/Mahmoud Khaled) Egyptian police have used tear gas to quash numerous protests…
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US concerned with widening crackdown in Egypt

RT Muslim Brotherhood and ousted President Mohamed Morsi supporters light up a flare and shout slogans during during a demonstration in Cairo on November 29, 2013.(AFP Photo / Mahmoud Khaled) The US has expressed concern over the increased crackdown on unauthorized protests against the new law heavily restricting demonstrations, as…
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Back to days of Mubarak? Egypt’s police clash with activists as protest law takes effect

RT Tear gas fired by riot police at protesters fill the air during clashes at Talaat Harab square in downtown Cairo November 26, 2013.(Reuters / Mohamed Abd El Ghany) Police clashed with protesters in Egypt’s capital of Cairo as hundreds of activists came out to defy the new law banning…
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