Libyan refugee camp European nations are building a wall – a sea wall – to keep African migrants from reaching their shores. With funds paid…View More From Libya To Rwanda, Refugees Shuttled To New Outpost In Plan Called ‘Flawed’
Dozens of people were killed in an air raid on 3 July 2019 on a detention center holding migrants in a camp at Tajoura, a…View More Libya: The blitzkreig breaks down: Negotiations Needed By Rene Wadlow
My negritude is not a stone, nor deafness flung out against the clamour of the day my negritude is not a white speck of dead…View More Aime Cesaire: (1913 – 2008) A Black Orpheus by Rene Wadlow
On Sunday evening, 9 June 2019, a Peul militia attacked a Dogon village in central Mali, killing over 100 people, wounding others, and then burning…View More Dogon-Peul Conflict in Mali: Danger of Broader Agriculturalist-Herder Tensions in Africa.
When I worked in Somalia from 2016 to 2018 supporting provision of military assistance to forces combating al-Shabaab, most discussions with international partners acknowledged that…View More HOW TO END THE CIVIL WAR IN SOMALIA: NEGOTIATE WITH AL-SHABAAB
By AFP The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: children crossed for school, workers moved…View More Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll
On 8 May 2019, Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, after a 3-day mission to the Cameroon, welcomed the Cameroon government’s…View More Cameroon: Moving Fast When There Are Short Windows of Opportunity
In February, there were massive protests against rising prices and economic hardship. Haiti’s rulers, who enjoy US support, were terrified of the democratic rising,…View More Haiti’s Corrupt Elite Direct Targeted Killings In Areas That Support Lavalas
KHARTOUM, Sudan – Sudanese protesters have called on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to keep their money a day after Riyadh and Abu…View More Our challenge is poor leadership not finance! Sudan protesters ask Saudi Arabia, UAE to keep their money
Ghana was one of the main West African departure points for the transatlantic slave trade. The government has launched a campaign to reach out to…View More ‘Year of return’: Hundreds of African-Americans resettle in Ghana
With the administrative-political situation in Libya badly stalemated and a meeting for negotiations to be held 14-16 April unlikely to make progress, on Thursday 4…View More Libya: Will the U.N. Appeal for a halt to the March on Tripoli be heard?
Street demonstrations began in Algers on 22 February 2019 and quickly spread to other cities in Algeria. The demonstrations, often led by young people, are…View More Algeria: The Long Goodbye by Rene Wadlow