It is no coincidence that Nigeria, with a population of over two hundred million, became the first serious global testing ground for central bank digital currencies (CBDC) implementation.
The July military coup in the west African country of Niger has once again brought attention to the fact that the US government runs a global military empire that serves Washington's special interests, and not the national interest.
As US intelligence agencies remain focused on pillaging the economy of China, they also lose necessary critical minerals, including: platinum, chromium, cobalt, graphite and copper. As a result, the Center For Strategic And International Studies (C
Before his removal in a military coup, Gabon's hopelessly corrupt President Ali Bongo was courted by Obama and feted from Washington to Davos. The US war on Libya which destabilized the region may not have succeeded without him.
When U.S. Acting Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland traveled to South Africa on July 29, her reputation as a blunt instrument of Washington's hegemonic interests preceded her.
Top military officials in Gabon, central Africa, appeared suddenly on national television on Wednesday and announced they had ended the regime of President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose family has ruled the country since 1967.
Every country in Africa is an artificial construct. They're just random agglomerations of tribes. Their borders were created in the boardrooms of Europe with absolutely no respect for who lived there.
Yevgeny Prigozhin, the founder of Russia's Wagner private military company, has popped up in Africa, and issued his first full video address to the public since the mutiny events of June 23-24.
Although many travellers will have heard of the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia, few will know about the "new Lalibela" being carved out of the rockface by a devoted monk.