Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

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, […]

Iran eyes Africa as new trade partner

Yousef Jalali Press TV, Tehran Iran has hosted a conference on trade with Africa. The event brought under one roof Iranian and African firms and government officials to discuss ways to expand bilateral trade with the Black Continent. Press TV’s Yusef Jalali reports from Tehran.    Source Article from Related Posts “Joyous Celebration” […]

Russia-Africa Relations: Economic, Strategic and Geopolitical Dimensions

Following the Russia-Africa Economic Conference in Moscow last month and the Russia-Africa Parliamentary Conference on July 3rd, the first ever Russia-Africa political summit is scheduled for Sochi on October 24th. The summit will henceforth be planned as an annual event. About 3,000 delegates attended the economic conference, including a thousand African delegates. The volume of […]

Severe drought in its 4th year in Klein-Karoo, South Africa badly affecting crop production

   Vegetable seed and fruit production badly affected, irrigation dams running dry The water situation looks better in the Boland and Cape Town but alas, that doesn’t tell the full story of the Western Cape: the Klein-Karoo has barely had rain or snow this winter and the dam levels are shocking: two important irrigation dams, […]

Lion population has declined by 50% in 25 years – only 25,000 left in Africa

   There are half as many African lions than there were 25 years ago. Conservation programs aim to protect the disappearing species by promoting human-lion cohabitation across the African savanna. For every lion in the wild, there are 14 African elephants, and there are 15 Western lowland gorillas. There are more rhinos than lions, too. […]

Another powerful Israeli commits crimes in Africa — and again his government does nothing

Once again, a powerful Israeli commits serious crimes in Africa. Once again, there are no consequences in Israel. This time, the alleged criminal is a former major general named Israel Ziv, who once headed the Israeli army’s Operations Directorate. The scene of his crimes is the nation of South Sudan, which has been torn by […]

Russia and China Compete In Africa. Moscow’s “Pivot to Africa”

The heavily Russian-influenced government in the Central African Republic is recommending the closure of four Chinese-run gold mines over environmental concerns, making it possible that these firms could be replaced with Russian ones and potentially creating a model whereby Moscow can begin to “balance” Beijing in Africa as part of its efforts to negotiate a […]

Episode #288 – ‘MH17, Trump & Africa’ with guest Max Van der Werff, Teodrose Fikre

Episode #288 of SUNDAY WIRE SHOW resumes on July 14, 2019 with host Patrick Henningsen, broadcasting LIVE on the Alternate Current Radio Network (ACR)… LISTEN LIVE ON THIS PAGE AT THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULED SHOW TIMES: 5pm-8pm UK Time | 12pm-3pm ET (US) | 9am-12pm PT (US) This week the SUNDAY WIRE broadcasts LIVE on ACR […]

Africa and Palestine: A Noble Legacy That Must Never Be Betrayed

Europe’s “Scramble for Africa” began in earnest in 1881, but never ended. The attempt at dominating the continent using old and new strategies continues to define the western relationship with this rich continent.  This reality was further validated when I arrived in Nairobi, Kenya on June 23. Although my objective was to address various Kenyan […]

Extra Time: Death of Morsi & the Arab Spring – What’s Next for Middle East & Africa

Source Article from Related Posts Arab Spring 2.0? — “Sisi Must Leave” Mass Protest Rocks Egypt’s Streets Overnight September 21, 2019 By Tyler Durden Overnight mass protests popped up in the streets of Arab Spring 2.0?: "Sisi Must Leave" Mass Protest Rocks Egypt’s Streets Overnight Overnight mass protests popped up in the streets of […]

The True Size of Africa An Erroneous Map Misled Us For 500 Years

 We Have Been Misled By An Erroneous Map Of The World For 500 Years. This clip was featured in “The West Wing,” but map dishonesty is anything but fictional. Check out the video to get an accurate look at the size of Africa.   The map shows how Africa (30,3 million km²) is larger than […]

What Can South Africa Teach Palestinians: Reflections on our Palestinian youth organizer delegation to Johannesburg

Introduction From April 1 to April 11, 2019, the Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM), in partnership with the Afro-Middle East Center (AMEC), hosted a delegation of 20 Palestinian youth organizers in Johannesburg, South Africa. The delegation was driven by three goals: first, to deepen relations of joint-struggle between Palestinians and South Africans; second, to study how […]

‘We Spread AIDS To Wipe Out Blacks In South Africa’ – Ex-Mercenary Officer

White mercenaries posed as doctors in order to infect black South Africans with HIV to “decimate” the black race and create a white majority in South Africa, according to a shocking confession by an ex-mercenary officer. South Africa now has one of the worst HIV epidemics in the world, with 7.1 million people, or just under 19% of […]

China’s Huawei plans to promote smart cities in Africa

   The world’s second largest continent, Africa, is experiencing one of the fastest urbanization rates globally and Huawei wants to be a part of it, according to Adam Lane, senior director of public affairs at Huawei Technologies. He told Xinhua News that Huawei is keen to boost environmental sustainability on the continent. African cities can […]

Young couple executed in South Africa amid spike in attacks on white farmers

   The tragedy comes after South African police arrested a man on suspicion of brutally murdering a female white farmer 250 kilometres from the country’s capital. Just days before her tragic death, Annette Kennealy shared an article about skyrocketing attacks on white farmers in South Africa. A young white couple have been shot and killed […]

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