• AFRICOM is more about natural resources than fighting terrorism

    AFRICOM is more about natural resources than fighting terrorism

    Dec 14, 2018 08:21

    On November 18th, a massive offensive against a Nigerian military base by a faction of the Boko Haram terror group known as the Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) killed upwards of 100 soldiers.

  • Human Rights: From word to practice

    Human Rights: From word to practice

    Dec 10, 2018 13:22

    Today one of the most important topics which is closely linked with public opinion of nations and world organs, is the issue of human rights. The United Nations, paid attention to the issue just three years after its coming to existence and on 10 of December, 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was approved.

  • Djibouti: The Casablanca of a new Cold War

    Djibouti: The Casablanca of a new Cold War

    Dec 07, 2018 08:12

    Nowhere in the world are there so many military bases run by rival nations in such close proximity than in East Africa's Djibouti, where intrigue is rife and espionage is “de rigueur”, says Swedish journalist Bertil Lintner in his report for Asia Times, titled: “Djibouti: The Casablanca of a new Cold War.”

  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    Oct 17, 2018 09:56

    There is an inseparable connection between extreme poverty and human rights. This means that the people who live in poverty, many of their human rights are violated. Joseph Wresinski, who founded International Movement ATD Fourth World, realized this important link between poverty and human rights.

  • Exploited, hated, killed: The lives of Africans in Europe

    Exploited, hated, killed: The lives of Africans in Europe

    Aug 11, 2018 14:56

    Africa, which the white Europeans exploited for centuries, looting its rich natural resources and reducing its people to poverty and backwardness, is still the victim of Europe’s racist policies as is evident by the hundreds of thousands of Africans who braving the hazards of drowning and human trafficking, land on the northern shores of the Mediterranean in the hope of a better life, but find no reprieve to their economic woes and hardships in countries they had viewed as utopia.

  • International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    Aug 09, 2018 08:51

    Indigenous people are often described as part of human communities that try to stick to their traditions and customs while being in contact with the advancements in the way of living and technological progress.

  • World Population Day

    World Population Day

    Jul 11, 2018 10:05

    On July 11, 1989, the 5 billionth man was born. Then UN secretary general Javier Perez de Cuéllar, expressing concern over the population increase, proclaimed this birth as a turning point in the world history, pointed out the urgent need for sustainable development, access to education, health and social services.

  • International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

    International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

    Jun 27, 2018 09:27

    The International Conference on Drug Abuse and Trafficking, held on June 17-26, 1987 in Vienna, aimed at expressing the political will of nations to combat the illicit drug phenomenon, in which the document C.M.O was approved by the participating countries.

  • Calls for release of Sheikh Zakzaky

    Calls for release of Sheikh Zakzaky

    Jul 30, 2017 09:04

    Following last Tuesday’s attack by the Nigerian military forces on a peaceful rally of Shi’a Muslims, coupled with rumours of plots by the government to murder Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, the detained Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, voices of condemnations have been raised against President Muhammad Buhari. We present you excerpts in this regard.

  • Africa’s economic and social crisis: Rising unemployment, social instability

    Africa’s economic and social crisis: Rising unemployment, social instability

    Jul 14, 2017 13:32

    On July 3-4 the African Union (AU) held its 29th Annual Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia while the continent is faced with monumental challenges from Cairo to Cape Town. Now we have a report in this regard by Abayomi Azikiwe, who says initiatives needed to reverse negative growth and the realization of continental unification.