Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Three tropical cyclones lurk near Africa and one has set a new rapid intensification record

   The tropics are getting crowded once again during this record season in the Indian Ocean as a phenomenon similar to a strong El Niño keeps waters warm near Africa. Three hurricanes – or tropical cyclones, as they are called in that part of the world – continue to spin in the western Indian Ocean […]

Study Estimates That 40% Of Tropical Plants In Africa On Verge Of Extinction

John Vibes, Truth Theory Waking Times According to new research published in the journal Science Advances, a third of tropical African plants are at risk of extinction. A team led by Dr. Thomas Couvreur of the French National Institute for Sustainable Development, collected data across Africa, documenting 22,000 different species of plants on the continent. Couvreur […]

The Pentagon’s 36 Military Bases in Africa. America’s Growing Military Presence

Africa now contains 1.3 billion inhabitants, almost twice that of Europe’s population, and the number of African people continues expanding rapidly in what comprises the world’s second biggest continent. Following five centuries of pillage and exploitation by Western imperial powers, Africa is today riddled with poverty and social injustice. Africa remains a sought after land […]

The Secret War In Africa, Part 1

Authored by Steve Brown via, The US and NATO operate the largest military infrastructure in Africa with thirty-four bases (some secret) and thirty new US military or NATO construction projects underway in Africa spanning four countries… The Warsaw Pact may no longer exist, but by contrast the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is expanding its […]

Africa In The New Era Of Great Power Rivalry

Submitted by SouthFront The Second De-Colonialization To an extent, this is a déjà–vu all over again. As the British and French colonial empires, crippled by the two world wars which not only bankrupted them but also plainly demonstrated “colored” soldiers could fight as well as “white” ones, collapsed, the two superpowers promptly filled the void. […]

Russia-Africa ‘Shared Vision 2030’: The alternative to neo-colonial pillage

   A long night of suffering has kept one of the richest continents on the globe in a state of virtual dark age for over a century. Although the age of science has given humanity the means to access the highest standards of living in world history, 2019 has seen 15 000 children die of […]

First ever Russia-Africa Forum gives developing nations a wider – and better – choice in future economic partnerships

It is a big day for Africa as the first ever Russia-Africa Forum opens in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, and it should really be applauded for its outlook and ambition. It is far too important to simply be framed in terms of being a part of a race for influence against China […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Reveal Wish To ‘Move To Africa’ To Escape Unbearable UK Life

Prince Harry would happily leave the UK and move his wife and young family to Africa, it is claimed in an official documentary due to air on Sunday night. Prince Harry’s desire to move to Africa comes as Buckingham Palace announced the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will take six weeks off from Royal duties […]

Libya Was Destroyed by the West to Steal Africa’s Wealth – Gaddafi Spokesman

The toppling of the Gaddafi government in Libya in 2011 was done to steal the country’s vast gold and oil reserves, a former Gaddafi spokesman claims. The 2011 NATO bombing campaign, which propped up rebel forces and led to the summary execution of the Libyan leader, was justified by reports of various crimes of its […]

Africa is Becoming the Latest Battleground in the Struggle for Palestinian Freedom

On September 16, I visited South Africa, a country where many Palestinians have always felt welcomed, if not overwhelmed by the degree of genuine and meaningful solidarity. While having the honor to address many audiences in six, major cities, I have also learned a great deal. An important and sobering lesson is that while apartheid […]

The Africa-Palestine conference: why South Africa must lead the way 

On September 16, I visited South Africa, a country where many Palestinians have always felt welcomed, if not overwhelmed, by the degree of genuine and meaningful solidarity. While having the honor to address many audiences in six major cities, I have also learned a great deal. An important and sobering lesson is that while apartheid […]

West Africa’s largest mosque opens in Senegal

The new Massalikoul Djinane mosque, said to be West Africa’s largest, opens in Dakar, Senegal. Work on the 30,000-capacity Massalikoul Djinane (“The Paths to Paradise”) mosque began a decade ago on a swampy six-hectare site in the poor area of Bopp, on land donated by the government of this 90-percent Muslim nation. (Source: AFP) Source […]

90% of plastic waste comes from Asia and Africa, but Americans are told they need to stop using plastic straws

(Natural News) There’s some good news on the environmental front: Carbon emissions in the United States are reportedly at their lowest levels since 1992. But you’d never know it from the fake news media’s endless climate alarmism, which is causing mostly leftists to gnash their teeth about domestic phenomena like cow farts […]

Studies: 90% of the Plastic that Ends Up in the Oceans Comes from Asia and Africa

By analyzing the waste found in the rivers and surrounding landscape, researchers were able to estimate that just 10 river systems carry 90% of the plastic that ends up in the ocean. Eight of them are in Asia: the Yangtze; Indus; Yellow; Hai He; Ganges; Pearl; Amur; Mekong; and two in Africa – the Nile […]

90% of Plastic Waste Polluting Earth’s Oceans Comes From Asia and Africa – So Why Are Westerners Being Lectured?

Despite westerners being lectured by climate activists like Greta Thunberg, a study has found that around 90 per cent of plastic waste polluting earth’s oceans comes from Asia and Africa. During her U.S. tour, Thunberg cited “horrifying pictures of plastic in the oceans,” as one of the primary reasons why Americans should listen to her. […]

West Africa: Flood death toll rises in Niger, homes destroyed in Nigeria, hundreds displaced in Chad

   Further flooding has been reported in parts of Nigeria, adding to the long list of flood events that have affected countries in west and north west Africa over the last few weeks. Meanwhile the death toll from flooding in Niger has increased, while the International Organization for Migration (IOM) report that flooding in Chad […]

World on fire: Five times more wildfires are burning in southern Africa than in Brazil

   Blazes burning in the Amazon have put heat on the environmental policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, but Brazil is actually third in the world in wildfires over the last 48 hours, according to MODIS satellite data analyzed by Weather Source. Weather Source has recorded 6,902 fires in Angola over the past 48 hours, compared […]

South Africa – Pretend Marxist Neo-Chiefs Practice Destructive Capitalism

August 17, 2019 A South African writer for The Saker Blog Let’s set the social scene with a video from Vesti News: People are getting accustomed to living this way. The Neo-Chiefs in the Ruling Party do not care for the minorities, and neither do they care for their own. In the final section, we […]

Israel launches satellite to provide internet to Middle East, Africa

Israel has successfully launched a satellite which will provide internet, TV and mobile services to the Middle East and Africa. The Amos-17 satellite was launched at 19:23 local time [23:23 GMT] yesterday from Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA. The satellite was carried into space by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and separated […]

Zarif underlines importance of developing ties with Africa

“In Dakar, #Senegal, on fourth leg of trip after visiting the UN and the Americas,” Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on his Twitter account. “Held important talks with President @Macky_Sall, FM @amadou_ba_, and Parliament Spkr @MoustaphaNiasse on bilateral relations; emphasizing highest value we put on relations with African nations,” he added. Zarif arrived in Dakar, Senegal, […]

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