Showing posts with label Africa. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Africa. Show all posts

Ugandan President Museveni claims IMF, World Bank and Western countries purposely keep African countries in perpetual poverty (video)

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has claimed that the West and various international monetary lenders keep Africa in continuous poverty.

Bassirou Faye sworn in as Senegal’s youngest President

Bassirou Diomaye Faye was sworn in on Tuesday, April 2, as Senegal’s youngest president after sweeping to a first-round victory on a pledge of radical reform 10 days after he was released from prison.

I Deployed Back-Channel Strategies To Avoid Bloodshed In Niger Republic Because ECOWAS Is Angry – President Tinubu

Tinubu who is the Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, disclosed this when he hosted the French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Catherine Colonna, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday, revealed that he deployed back-channel strategies to avoid bloodshed. 

King Charles Says 'No Excuse' For Colonial Abuses In Kenya, Fails To Offer Apology

The British monarch, King Charles, on Tuesday, said there is no justification for colonial abuses in Kenya. 

Revealed: Ex-Nigerian gov’t official to share in $11bn gas scandal damages

Grace Taiga, who received money from P&ID before the signing, is one of three Nigerians who will get a share of the landmark award if the court orders Nigeria to pay. 

Nigeria wins bid to overturn $11 bln damages for collapsed gas deal

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Nigeria on Monday hailed a landmark victory after it won its bid to overturn an $11 billion damages bill for a collapsed gas project, in a case a judge at London's High Court said exemplified the ravages of greed and corruption. 

Gabon charges ousted President’s wife with ‘Money Laundering'

The wife of Gabon's ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been charged with "money laundering" and other offences, the public prosecutor said Friday, September 29. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin was charged by an investigating judge on Thursday, Andre Patrick Roponat announced on state TV channels.

France Agrees To Withdraw Ambassador, Troops From Niger Republic

France’s exit comes after weeks of pressure from the military and popular demonstrations. French President Emmanuel Macron has said that his country will withdraw its ambassador and troops from Niger in the wake of the July coup that overthrew democratically-elected President Mohamed Bazoum.

ECOWAS rejects Niger junta’s 3-year transition plan

A three-year power transition plan proposed by Niger Republic’s military junta has been rejected by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

How Nigerian Governor and Serial Human Rights Violator Nasir El-Rufai Spends Millions Funding Oxford University-westafricaweekly

Notorious for persecuting journalists and presiding over a state with a scandalous out-of-school-children figure, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has been donating millions to Oxford University.

Niger Junta reportedly threatens to Kill president Bazoum if ECOWAS Military intervenes

Niger’s military junta has threatened to kill ousted President Mohamed Bazoum if ECOWAS attempts any military intervention to reinstate him. According to a report by The Associated Press on Thursday night, August 10, two “Western officials” said the coup plotters issued the threat while speaking to a top U.S. diplomat.

Niger coup: Divisions as ECOWAS military threat fails to play out

As a deadline to restore Niger’s democratic government passes, strong initial ECOWAS reaction to Niger coup d’etat now appears divided. 


After independence, 14 French-speaking countries were forced to sign 11 agreements with France which are as follows:

US Africa Leaders Summit promises more exploitation for Africa, record profits for US mining firms - thegrayzone

Recent deals between US Secretary of State Tony Blinken and African heads of state promise eye-popping profits for US mining multinationals and fewer protections for African laborers “toiling in subhuman conditions” to drive the digital revolution. 

Enslavement of African migrants ‘big business’ in Libya thanks to EU funding — UN

An investigation by the United Nations has concluded that money provided by the European Union to state entities in Libya has facilitated crimes against humanity ranging from forced labour and sexual slavery to torture.

From Chi-Town bagman to ECOWAS chairman: Meet the former money launderer leading the push to invade Niger - thegrayzone

Since the overthrow of Niger’s US-friendly government, West African nations of the ECOWAS bloc have threatened an invasion of their neighbour. 

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Senate To Pass Resolution Ruling Out Military Action In Niger Republic, Says US Forces Already Have Base In Francophone Country

Sources at the close-door executive session on Saturday told SaharaReporters that the senators would also prevail on the Nigerian government to restore power to the neighbouring country. 

Niger Republic cuts off ties with Nigeria, Togo, France and the United States as peace talk fails

The military junta in the Niger Republic that carried out a coup that ousted the democratically elected President of the country, Mohamed Bazoum, has cut off ties with Nigeria and other countries.

Only a legitimate government can cut ties with us - France tells Niger Republic's military junta

The French foreign ministry has reacted to the report of the military junta in the Niger Republic cutting ties with it and other countries.

Who is Abdourahamane Tiani, the army general who seized power in Niger?

General Abdourahamane Tiani, the chief of Niger's powerful presidential guard who took power after a military coup, is an army veteran who has foiled similar uprisings in the restive West African nation.
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