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  • Entire Bokina [sic] Faso Prime minster and carbinate [sic] resign from Government

    01/19/2019 10:48:01 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 19, 2019 | Cimbol Gists
  • 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...
  • World View: Trump Announces that U.S. Troops Deploy Near D.R. Congo

    01/06/2019 8:45:16 PM PST · by familyop · 49 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | January 6, 2019 | John J. Xenakis
    President Trump announced that U.S. troops will be sent to Gabon, in anticipation of “violent” demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) if and when the results of the December 30 presidential election are announced...The Ebola outbreak in eastern DRC is still growing, but not as quickly as had been feared. The outbreak total is 613 cases, including 565 confirmed and 54 suspected cases. Health officials are still investigating 54 suspected infections.
  • John Bolton: US Must Curb Chinese, Russian Influence in Africa

    12/15/2018 11:00:13 AM PST · by yoe · 45 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | December 13, 2018 | Fred Lucas
    The United States must revamp policies toward Africa on improving trade, fighting terrorism, and providing financial assistance to stave off the growing influence of China and Russia on the continent, White House national security adviser John Bolton said. “Great power competitors, namely China and Russia, are rapidly expanding their financial and political influence across Africa,” Bolton said Thursday in an address at The Heritage Foundation in Washington. “They are deliberately and aggressively targeting their investments in the region to gain a competitive advantage over the United States.”[snip]“The predatory practices pursued by China and Russia stunt economic growth in Africa; threaten...
  • Chinese armed drones now flying across Mideast battlefields

    10/03/2018 4:18:16 AM PDT · by blueplum · 5 replies
    AP ^ | 03 Oct 2018 | JON GAMBRELL and GERRY SHIH
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — High above Yemen’s rebel-held city of Hodeida, a drone controlled by Emirati forces hovered as an SUV carrying a top Shiite Houthi rebel official turned onto a small street and stopped, waiting for another vehicle in its convoy to catch up. Seconds later, the SUV exploded in flames, killing Saleh al-Samad, a top political figure. The drone that fired that missile in April was not one of the many American aircraft that have been buzzing across the skies of Yemen, Iraq and Afghanistan since Sept. 11, 2001. It was Chinese.. Across the Middle East,...
  • Rebel Attack in Congo Ebola Zone Kills at Least 14 Civilians

    09/23/2018 10:40:39 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    VOA ^ | 09/23/2018
    GOMA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO — At least 14 civilians were killed on Saturday in a six-hour attack by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials told Reuters, warning the unrest may hamper efforts to quash an Ebola epidemic in the area. The latest outbreak of the deadly disease has been focused in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, which have been a tinder box of armed rebellion and ethnic killing since two civil wars in the late 1990s. Militants believed to belong to the Allied Democratic Forces, a Ugandan Islamist group active in...
  • Report: Obama administration knowingly funded Al-Qaeda affiliate [Islamic Relief Agency]

    07/26/2018 4:42:39 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    INN ^ | 07/26/18 14:25 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    The Obama administration approved a grant of $200,000 of taxpayer money to an al-Qaeda affiliate in Sudan, the Middle East Forum (MEF) discovered. The grant was approved ten years after the US Treasury designated the Islamic Relief Agency (ISRA) as an organization which funds terrorists. Government officials also authorized the release of at least $115,000 of the grant after they realized that the Khartoum-based ISRA was on the Treasury’s list of terror organizations. ISRA, also known as the Islamic African Relief Agency (IARA), was designated as terror-supporting organization in October 2004, due to its connection with Osama bin Laden and...
  • 50 Boko Haram Islamic Radicals Killed; 1,000 Hostages, Women and Children, Rescued in Nigeria

    05/09/2018 7:51:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/09/2018 | Stoyan Zaimov
    The Nigerian Army revealed that close to 1,000 hostages, mainly women and children, have been freed following a massive week-long battle against Islamic radical group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria. Troops of 22 Brigade deployed in operation LAFIYA DOLE has rescued over 1000 hostages from the Boko Haram Terrorists enclave," the Nigeria Army official Twitter page announced on Monday. "The hostages consisted mainly of women, children as well as some young men who were forced to become Boko Haram fighters," it added. "Speaking with one of the rescued victims, Alhaji Gambo Gulumba from Amchaka village, thanked the Nigerian military for...
  • Presidency: Obama Failed Nigeria In Fighting Boko Haram

    04/30/2018 11:46:59 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    SaharaReporters.com ^ | April 30, 2018
    The Nigerian presidency on Sunday said the United States of America under the Barack Obama failed to provide the necessary support for the country in the fight against terrorism. But on the contrary, the presidency said President Donald Trump has been very supportive of Nigeria's efforts to defeat Boko Haram since he assumed office. Making this assertion yesterday at Blair House, Washington D.C, the Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian President, Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu said US-Nigeria relations had recorded remarkable progress since Trump assumed office.
  • NYT Does Not Explain Boko Haram Targeted Victims Because They Were Christian

    04/12/2018 9:00:08 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 2 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | April 11, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    The New York Times has published an April 11 article about over a hundred of the women who were kidnapped as girls by Boko Haram in Nigeria in 2014 and who have subsequently been returned. The story is accompanied by rather impressive graphics featuring the women. Yet for all the effort placed upon those graphics, little work seems to have been done to explain just why those women were kidnapped in the first place: namely because they were Christians. Also missing in the article is any detailed explanation about the ideology of Boko Haram itself that induced them to victimize Christians....
  • Boko Haram Won’t Free Christian Schoolgirl Who Refuses Islam

    03/30/2018 11:19:58 AM PDT · by ethom · 22 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 30, 2018 1:45 PM EDT | Katie Yoder
    As Easter approaches, one Christian family is praying for a miracle: the return of their kidnapped daughter who refuses to renounce her faith. It’s a story the networks aren’t telling. Last month, terrorist group Boko Haram captured an estimated 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, Nigeria. On March 21, the Nigerian government confirmed that the girls who survived were freed. But one was missing: the only Christian girl among them, 15-year-old Leah Sharibu. According to her friends, it’s because she refuses to convert to Islam. For Good Friday, the Christian Association of Nigeria called for prayers for Leah, as her father hopes...
  • Nigeria says 110 girls unaccounted for after Boko Haram attack

    02/26/2018 5:31:49 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    One hundred and ten girls are missing after an attack on a school in northeast Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, the information ministry said on Sunday, in what may be one of the largest abductions since the Chibok kidnappings of 2014. President Muhammadu Buhari, the 75-year-old former military ruler elected in 2015 after vowing to crush Boko Haram, has described the disappearance of the girls after Monday’s attack in the town of Dapchi, Yobe state, as a “national disaster”. The insurgents drove into the town of Dapchi on Monday and attacked the girls’ school, sending hundreds of students fleeing....
  • Nigeria confirms 110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack

    Abuja (AFP) - The Nigerian government on Sunday confirmed that 110 girls were missing after a Boko Haram school attack in the northeast, following days of silence on the children's fate. "The Federal Government has confirmed that 110 students of the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, are so far unaccounted for, after insurgents believed to be from a faction of Boko Haram invaded their school on Monday", the information ministry said in a statement.
  • US Promises to Help Nigeria Exterminate Boko Haram

    12/31/2017 6:54:56 PM PST · by marshmallow · 30 replies
    This Day (Nigeria) ^ | 12/28/17 | Paul Obi
    Nigeria’s fire power against insurgent Boko Haram was enhanced wednesday as the United States (US) government gave its final approval to purchase the A29 Super Tucano Aircraft, promising to assist in defeating the terrorists. US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, while presenting the Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, explained that the approval underscored the new commitment and cooperation between the US and Nigeria. Symington stressed that the LOA would go a long way in assisting Nigeria to acquire the A29 Super Tucano Aircraft for the operational use...
  • At Least 50 Killed in Suicide Bomb Attack at Mosque in Northern Nigeria

    11/21/2017 1:32:30 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    The attack happened in the town of Mubi in Adamawa State as worshipers were gathering for the “fajr” dawn prayer at around 5:20 a.m. local time, said Othman Abubakar, a police spokesman. The bomber was about 17 years old, Abubakar added. Many more people were injured and taken to nearby hospitals. So far no one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but over the past eight years, jihadist group Boko Haram has carried out hundreds of deadly attacks on mosques, schools, markets and churches in northern Nigeria. Boko Haram, whose name translates roughly as “western education is forbidden,” frequently uses children...
  • Suicide bombing kills 50 in Nigeria

    11/21/2017 2:51:20 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 16 replies
    BBC ^ | 21 Nov 2017 | BBC News
    At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Mubi, police say. The mosque was packed with worshippers during morning prayers when the bomber struck in Adamawa state. Witness Abubakar Sule told AFP news agency that it appears the bomber was part of the congregation. No-one has said they were behind the bombing but the Islamist militants Boko Haram typically target crowded places in northern Nigeria. Some 20,000 people have been killed in Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency.
  • Evil Is Evil

    08/27/2017 6:37:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 27, 2017 | Bruce Bialosky
    In the 1920s, Nazis and Communists frequently battled in pubs and streets as they fought for supremacy in Germany. After the prolonged battle, the Nazis won out and the Communists were outlawed in Germany the day Hitler took power. That was the beginning of the rise of the Nazis becoming the most hated group in world history. The battle between the two groups did not end there as Stalin took control of Communist Russia, renamed the Soviet Union. In the 1930s, while Hitler was consolidating power and beginning to eradicate his enemies, Stalin was throwing thousands into the Gulag and...
  • What If Oil is the True Ideology of Boko Haram?

    08/18/2017 1:01:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    This Day ^ | August 18, 2017
    Richards Murphy writes that Boko Haram is the brainchild of some powerful interests targeting the untapped natural resources in Northern NigeriaThe curse of natural resources is apparently real or more accurately, cursed interests in resource exploration are real. This evil often goes about masked as something less sinister. Take for instance the insanity that is todayÂ’s Afghanistan, which began in a fashion not too different from what Boko Haram is acting out in Nigeria today. Somewhere in the convoluted mix of transitions and mishmash of Mujahedeen, Taliban and al-Qaeda was UNOCAL, an oil multinational and its effort to construct pipelines...
  • US Military Launches Inquiry Into Torture Allegations at Cameroon Base

    08/04/2017 5:22:12 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    ktla ^ | 08/04/2017
    The allegations were first made by Amnesty International in a report published in July. Their report said dozens of suspected supporters of the terror group Boko Haram “were held incommunicado, tortured, and sometimes killed by Cameroonian security forces in facilities run by the military and intelligence services.” Amnesty alleges that Cameroon’s Rapid Intervention Battalion, an elite army unit, was one of the units that engaged in torture, doing so at the military base known as Salak, near the northern city of Maroua. ... Amnesty called on the US and the French government, which it says also used the base, “to...
  • Revolving Shotgun, to Fight Boko Haram in Nigeria

    06/25/2017 6:40:30 AM PDT · by marktwain · 23 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 17 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
     Image from theguardian.com: In this widely circulated image of Aisha Gombi Bakari, you can see the homemade revolving shotgun that she uses to hunt Baka Haram Islamic terrorists.  The lock up does not look impressive, but it will do for a small number of shots.  The cylinder is probably turned by hand. There are index cuts to make sure it is lined up with the barrel.  Aisha is supposed to be paid about $25 a month, but the payments are spotty.  An official has recently been indicted on embezzeling 1.8 billion dollars marked for anti-terrorism efforts. That might explain...