West eyes recolonization of Africa by endless war; removing Gaddafi was just first step

Dan Glazebrook is a freelance political writer who has written for RT, Counterpunch, Z magazine, the Morning Star, the Guardian, the New Statesman, the Independent and Middle East Eye, amongst others. His first book “Divide and Ruin: The West’s Imperial Strategy in an Age of Crisis” was published by Liberation Media in October 2013. It…

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Epidemic of South African Farm Murders Continues as Gunmen Shoot Elderly Victim Dead

ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images by JACK MONTGOMERY14 Oct 20171,247 Another South African farmer has been reported killed after three gunmen attacked his homestead — part of a sustained campaign of violence across the country. The alleged attack took place in Potchefstroom in the North West province, according to Times Live. The elderly victim was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics…

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Researchers Connect Human Brain To Internet For The First Time In History

By Real News on October 3, 2017 “Brainternet” was created by two fourth-year students at a university in Johannesburg, South Africa.   Source: Pixabay By: Amelia Kinney/True Activist  For the first time in history, researchers have connected the human brain to the internet. The invention links a small Raspberry Pi computer to a headset with 14 nodes that…

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China stages 1st live fire drills at overseas base in Djibouti

Published time: 26 Sep, 2017 04:00Edited time: 26 Sep, 2017 04:59 Get short URL FILE PHOTO © Zha Chunming / Global Look Press   13 Chinese servicemen have held their first military drills at China’s first overseas base in the Horn of Africa in Djibouti. Less than two months after officially inaugurating their first foreign…

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Zimbabwe’s Diamonds Funds Internal Repression

Sputnik International Western Purchase and Sale of Zimbabwe’s Diamonds Funds Internal Repression – NGO © AP Photo/ Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi POLITICS 18:23 11.09.2017Get short URL  0 24611 Powerful military and political elites have secretly exploited Zimbabwe’s diamond sector in violation of EU trade sanctions, according to research by a global development NGO. Global Witness has scrutinized Zimbabwe’s…

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Human-induced disaster? ‘If Sahara had vegetation there would be fewer hurricanes’

Published time: 12 Sep, 2017 16:46 Get short URL © Global Look Press   65 If the Sahara had vegetation today, there would be fewer hurricanes claims Professor David Wright of Seoul International University. Eight thousands of years ago it had lush plant life and animals which were lost due to environmental and social changes. Many…

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Africa’s governments put pressure on mining groups

Strict laws, high taxes: Africa’s governments are looking more closely at foreign mining companies. In future, more locals will benefit from the extraction of raw materials. But the strategies are controversial. Tanzania’s President John Magufuli does not need any more opponents than he already has. Since taking office, he has contended with critical journalists, lazy officials…

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UN: 20 million face war-linked famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria

By AFP PUBLISHED: 16:49 BST, 9 August 2017 | UPDATED: 16:49 BST, 9 August 2017 +1 South Sudanese refugees at a UN camp in Sudan More than 20 million people are at risk from famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and the northeast of Nigeria, the United Nations warned on Wednesday. The Security Council officially declared for the first time…

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Dschibuti: China fordert USA durch Militärstützpunkt heraus

28.07.2017 • 15:39 Uhr https://de.rt.com/16bd Quelle: Reuters US-Verteidigungsminister James Mattis von seinem Amtskollegen aus Dschibuti, Ali Hasan Bahdon, am Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport in Ambouli begrüßt 1713 Jüngst geriet der kleine Staat im Nordosten Afrikas in die Schlagzeilen. Der Grund: Die chinesische Volksbefreiungsarmee entsendete erstmals eigene Truppen nach Afrika, um vor Ort einen Militärstützpunkt fertig zu…

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