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  • US airstrikes kill 52 Islamic militants in Somalia.....

    01/19/2019 11:09:30 PM PST · by caww · 31 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/19/2019 | Sean Higgins
    U.S. forces killed an estimated 52 members of the militant Islamic terrorist group al Shabab in airstrikes in Jilib, Somalia, on Saturday, U.S. Africa Command reported. "U.S. Africa Command conducted the airstrike in response to an attack by a large group of al-Shabaab militants against Somali National Army Forces," U.S. Africa Command, the branch of the military that coordinates with allies on the continent, said in a statement. The strike was part of a broader effort to prevent the terrorist group from "taking advantage of safe havens from which they can build capacity and attack the people of Somalia."
  • Entire Bokina [sic] Faso Prime minster and carbinate [sic] resign from Government

    01/19/2019 10:48:01 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 19, 2019 | Cimbol Gists
  • Zimbabweans dying of hunger after land grabs and killing of white farmers

    01/16/2019 5:06:37 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 85 replies
    NewSoweto ^ | 1/1/6/19
    The deplorable economic situation in Zimbabwe is getting even more critical by the day. Stack poverty now stares the majority of the people on the face. At some point, the country had a vibrant economy, when agricultural investors where not arm twisted, their land taken away forcefully by the former regime in a bid to Redistribute land. The truth about Zimbabwe is that it has regressed, back to that ancient poverty which has been the historical lot of mankind. As I’ve pointed out before: The problem with this description is that it is actually accurate. Zimbabwe simply doesn’t have anything...
  • American Among Those Killed As Explosions, Gunfire Rock Nairobi Hotel

    01/15/2019 5:14:19 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    NPR ^ | January 15, 20194:41 PM ET | Laurel Wamsley Francesca Paris
    A series of apparently coordinated attacks rocked a hotel complex in Kenya's capital on Tuesday. A U.S. citizen was among those killed. An explosion tore through a bank in the compound at about 3 p.m. local time, then a suicide bomb detonated in the lobby of the nearby DusitD2 hotel, before attackers entered the hotel, shooting. The U.S. State Department confirms that an American was killed but has not released his or her name. Authorities in Nairobi so far have released no official casualty numbers, but sources have told news wires that 15 bodies were taken to a mortuary. Cabinet...
  • SJWs Outraged White Actress Will Play African Queen Cleopatra (RUH ROH!)

    01/15/2019 10:47:13 AM PST · by rktman · 175 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 1/15/2019 | Tyler O'Neil
    On Sunday, Britain's Daily Star reported that Lady Gaga and Angelina Jolie — two white actresses — are competing for the role of Cleopatra, sparking outrage across social media. Social Justice Warriors (SJWs) demanded that the African queen should be played by a woman of color, even though the historical Cleopatra was Greek, not black. "Stop whitewashing Cleopatra!!!" tweeted Kendra James, a writer and editor at Shondaland.com. "Film the story of literally any other queen on the vast African continent."
  • Fewer Billionaires, Poorer Billionaires On African Continent In 2019

    01/12/2019 9:39:19 AM PST · by Innovative · 9 replies
    Forbes ^ | Jan. 12, 2019 | Kerry A. Dolan
    Buffeted by plunging stock prices and weaker currencies, the number of African billionaires has shrunk to just 20, down from 23 a year ago. Four people fell off Forbes’ annual list of the continent’s richest since last year while one returned to the ranks after a four-year absence. All but four members of the list have smaller fortunes than a year ago. For the eighth year in a row, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is Africa’s richest person. His estimated $10.3 billion net worth, however, is nearly $2 billion less than a year ago, primarily due to a roughly 20% drop...
  • YET ANOTHER LEFT-WING COUPLE VISITS DANGEROUS COUNTRY TO SPREAD LOVE, DISAPPEARS

    01/10/2019 6:09:57 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 70 replies
    Infowars ^ | 1/10/19
    Yet another left-wing couple visited a dangerous foreign country to spread love and engage in utopian activism before promptly disappearing in another tragic case of cultural relativism. Canadian Edith Blais and her Italian boyfriend Luca Tacchetto were traveling in the West African country of Burkina Faso when all communications with their families abruptly ceased on December 15. It is thought that their pair were kidnapped, although their whereabouts remain unknown. The couple traveled through Burkina Faso despite a Canadian government travel advisory warning to “avoid all unnecessary travel” in the country. They were also on their way to the capital...
  • Mugabe Gets Robbed (There's a Punch Line Here, Somewhere...)

    01/10/2019 5:09:37 PM PST · by Kriggerel · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | January 10 2019 | BBC
    Three people have appeared in court in Zimbabwe, accused of stealing a suitcase containing $150,000 (Ł117,600) of cash from the country's ousted president, Robert Mugabe.Three people have appeared in court in Zimbabwe, accused of stealing a suitcase containing $150,000 (Ł117,600) of cash from the country's ousted president, Robert Mugabe.
  • Niger troops kill more than 280 Boko Haram fighters: government

    01/03/2019 3:52:28 AM PST · by csvset · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2 Jan 2019 | Sofia Christensen
    NIAMEY (Reuters) - Troops and air strikes have killed more than 280 Boko Haram militants since the Niger government started an operation against the group last week, the defense ministry said. Boko Haram has attacked Niger, Chad and Cameroon from its base in northeast Nigeria, where it has been fighting for more than nine years to carve out an Islamist caliphate. Niger’s defense ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that the army mounted a sweep operation against the group last Friday along the southeastern Komadugu river, which separates Niger from Nigeria. More than 200 militants were “neutralized” by air...
  • African Leaders: “Stop your policy of open borders in Europe, we need our youth here”

    12/29/2018 3:06:05 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 16 replies
    Many African heads of state are surprised by Europe’s open border policy and urge the continent to change it, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said to German tabloid Bild. Kurz, who was on a trip in Africa, said some heads of state urged him to “stop your policy of open borders in Europe” as it leads to African youth leaving the continent. “This only motivates the African youth ‘to break up’ in the first place,” the Austrian Chancellor quoted his unnamed counterparts. According to Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde it’s better if the African youth remained in their countries and don’t even...
  • A Drunk and a Bigot (Obama's father was a muslim polygamist)

    01/30/2007 10:50:15 AM PST · by lqclamar · 48 replies · 5,282+ views
    EXCERPT: Yet an investigation by The Mail on Sunday has revealed that, for all Mr Obama's reputation for straight talking and the compelling narrative of his recollections, they are largely myth. We have discovered that his father was not just a deeply flawed individual but an abusive bigamist and an egomaniac, whose life was ruined not by racism or corruption but his own weaknesses. And, devastatingly, the testimony has come from Mr Obama's own relatives and family friends. ... Grandfather Obama sent his son to a missionary school but after completing his education, the youth could find little work except...
  • Kwanzaa: A Fraud Holiday, With A Racist Goal, Created By A Criminal Madman

    12/27/2018 8:56:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 31 replies
    The Lid ^ | December 25, 2018 | Jeff Dunetz
    hose who are around my age woke up one December and discovered that the “holiday season” of Christmas and New Year’s became a trio, with the addition of something called Kwanzaa. Oh, sure there were rumblings of a new holiday. But strangely in this country where political correctness is on overload, a day invented in 1966 by a rapist who ran a Black separatist group is considered by some as a holiday on par with Christmas, or New Year’s. Kwanzaa is exclusively an American holiday and is not celebrated in any other part of the world (including Africa). The name...
  • China To Take Over Kenya’s Main Port Over Huge Unpaid Chinese Loan

    12/26/2018 5:22:54 PM PST · by blam · 52 replies
    Investment Watch ^ | 12-26-2018
    Nairobi, Dec 22 (UNI) China is likely to take over Kenya’s Mombasa port if Kenya Railways Corporation defaults in the payment of a loan from Exim Bank of China. Kenya used Mombasa port to secure the loan which was taken from the Chinese bank to finance construction of the standard gauge railway (SGR). A leaked audit report shows that the government waived sovereign immunity on the Kenya Ports Assets on signing the agreement with China thus exposing Kenya Ports Authority to foreclosure by China Exim Bank. The report said “The payment arrangement agreement substantively means that the Authority’s revenue would...
  • John Bolton outlines U.S. African strategy to challenge China, Russia

    12/24/2018 11:51:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12/24/2018 | Carlo Munoz
    The Trump administration on Thursday announced a sharp refocus of its Africa strategy to counter what it called the “predatory” practices of China and Russia, moves which National Security Adviser John Bolton said “deliberately and aggressively targeting their investments in the region to gain a competitive advantage.” Speaking at the conservative Heritage Foundation,Mr. Bolton said that curbing Moscow and Beijing’s growing influence in Africa will be the White House’s top objective in the region. “Great-power competitors, namely China and Russia, are rapidly expanding their financial and political influence across Africa,” Mr. Bolton said Thursday. “They are deliberately and aggressively targeting...
  • Report: Kenya Risks Losing Port of Mombasa to China

    12/23/2018 6:20:59 AM PST · by AdmSmith · 55 replies
    The Maritime Executive ^ | 20DEC2018 | MarEX staff
    Kenya runs the risk of losing control of the Port of Mombasa if it should default on loans from state financial institution China Exim Bank, according to a new report from Kenya's auditor general. The terms of a $2.3 billion loan for Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) specify that the port's assets are collateral, and they are not protected by Kenya's sovereign immunity due to a waiver in the contract. "The payment arrangement agreement substantively means that the Authority's revenue would be used to pay the Government of Kenya's debt to China Exim bank if the minimum volumes required for [rail]...
  • John Bolton unveils new Africa strategy based on "America First" principles

    12/20/2018 11:10:47 PM PST · by aquila48 · 27 replies
    cbs ^ | DECEMBER 13, 2018 | OLIVIA GAZIS, ARDEN FARHI
    Ambassador John Bolton, the President's national security adviser, unveiled the strategy in remarks delivered at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in Washington, D.C. "Under our new Africa strategy, we will target U.S. funding toward key countries and particular strategic objectives," Bolton said. "We will make certain that all aid to the region—whether for security, humanitarian, or development needs—advances U.S. interests," Bolton said. Currently, the U.S. sends more than $8 billion annually to African countries, though Bolton, citing a "longstanding pattern of aid without effect," indicated that amount may soon be slashed. "Unfortunately, billions upon billions of U.S. taxpayer...
  • Kenyan musician dies days after complaining on live TV that he was unwell

    12/20/2018 9:40:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Nairobi News ^ | December 19, 2018 | HILARY KIMUYU
    Kenyan RnB singer Eliud Sagini, popularly known as Sagini, who died on Monday, complained of not feeling well while on a live TV interview Saturday. During that interview with KTN’s Str8up, the singer told the show host that he wasn’t feeling well. Two days later, Sagini passed on after being rushed to the hospital. During the show the interviewer, after introducing the show, informed the viewers that although the guest was not feeling well and was under medication, he had managed to make it. ‘TESTIMONY’ “Thank you so much for coming Sagini, so you are not feeling well what is...
  • Trump's Important New Africa Strategy

    12/19/2018 1:05:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 19, 2018 | Star Parker
    President Donald Trump continues to take bold steps, recapturing America's exceptionalism at home and leadership abroad. These important developments are too often getting drowned out by relentless noise in Washington, where the media obsess over many issues concerning this president except those most relevant to his job -- his performance leading the nation to excellence. A good example is the superlative new initiative just announced by National Security Advisor John Bolton establishing a new Africa strategy. The initiative echoes the foreign policy vision Donald Trump articulated in his inaugural address. That is, that America's relationship with the nations of...
  • South Africa: Black South Africans Unleash Campaign of Savagery and Predation on Local Whites

    12/18/2018 8:31:28 PM PST · by Trumpisourlastchance · 147 replies
    Vesti News ^ | 12/18/2018 | Vesti News
    South Africa: Black South Africans Unleash Campaign of Savagery and Predation on Local Whites Video at the link.
  • Woman takes mitochondrial DNA test to find out which African tribe she descends from...

    12/17/2018 10:46:25 AM PST · by grundle · 149 replies
    wordpress ^ | December 17, 2018 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Woman takes mitochondrial DNA test to find out which African tribe she descends from, and is horrified to find out that her mitochondrial DNA is of “non-African lineage” In the first five minutes of this video, this woman goes on and on about how happy and excited she is because she just got back the results of her mitochondrial DNA test. She took the test because she wanted to find out which African tribe or tribes she is descended from. A person (male or female) inherits Mitochondrial DNA solely from their mother.After five minutes of joyous anticipation, she finally opens...