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Sidya Touré, leader of the Union of Republican Forces (UFR) party,

Photo: YouTube

A Guinean opposition leader who left the country ten months ago returned to the capital Conakry on Saturday, almost a week after military officers overthrew President...

armed groups in conflicts raging at Niger’s borders with Mali and Burkina Faso

Photo: YouTube

Increasing numbers of children are being killed and targeted for recruitment by armed groups in conflicts raging at Niger’s borders with Mali and Burkina Faso, Amnesty...

Uhuru Kenyatta

 

Uhuru Kenyatta Co-Chair of the Summit. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. 

It was an idea whose time had come. On Tuesday, September 5 this idea took material form at the first...

Premier Browne

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The following statement was issued by the CARICOM Secretariat 

Heads of State and Government of the...

Gen. Museveni

Military dictator Gen. Museveni. Photo: Facebook. 

[My Free Thoughts]

Kakwenza Rukirabashaija

Gen. Yoweri Museveni’s outright deception has begun to stress some...

Gen. Museveni

Uganda's military dictator of 35 years Gen. Museveni. Photo: Facebook.

The absurdist nature of Ugandan politics has reared its ugly head anew. This reminds us all that we are being led...

Foreign minister Shahid

New President of UN General Assembly Shahid. Photo: Wikipedia 

[Aluta Continua!]

Harold Acemah

The 76th regular session of the United Nations General...

Rebel forces in northern Ethiopia have been accused of killing more than a hundred civilians during fierce battles.

Photo: Twitter

Rebel forces in northern Ethiopia have been accused of killing more than a hundred civilians during fierce battles.

Local government officials said the massacre...

Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Africa have committed to strengthen collaboration and uni

Photos: CARICOM

Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Africa have committed to strengthen collaboration and unity and to foster increased trade,...

Black Star News, Oakland Institute and Rainforest Rescue, petition to UNESCO and the Tanzanian government, evictions of Indigeno

Photos: Twitter

Oakland, CA — On September 8, 2021, on behalf of 94,000 people from around the world, the Oakland Institute and Rainforest Rescue delivered a petition to UNESCO and the...

Saturday’s military coup in Guinea, in which soldiers from the National Committee for Reconciliation and Development (CNRD) seiz

Photos: YouTube

Following Saturday’s military coup in Guinea, in which soldiers from the National Committee for Reconciliation and Development (CNRD) seized power and detained President...

Rwandan refugees in DRC

The term “United Nations” in front of the UN’s various humanitarian agencies is deceptive. It implies that they’re funded by the UN’s general budget and therefore are politically neutral. In fact...

Alpha Conde

Alpha Conde--good riddance. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

In Guinea a useless president was overthrown in a coup d'etat by a useless military on Sunday.

Alpha Conde, 83, was a useless...

Gen. Saleh

Gen. Salim Saleh, one of the beneficiaries of the many dubious regime "wealth creation" schemes. Photo Facebook.  

Harold Acemah

[Aluta Continua]

In July...

new wave of repression in response to calls for peaceful protests

Photos: Wikimedia Commons\YouTube

South Sudanese authorities have arrested civil society activists and a politician and closed down a radio station and an academic think-tank, signalling a...

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