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The Trump administration has quietly ramped up a vicious bombing – and covert raiding – campaign in Somalia amid a global coronavirus pandemic.
Billions of locusts have laid waste to 500,000 acres of Ethiopian cropland and unleashed a food crisis.
Shortly before Coronavirus began sweeping the globe, the largest locust plague in 70 years was sweeping through various countries in Africa.
- Africa Facing 'Complete Economic Collapse' As Virus Spreads
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- Some of Uganda's poorest people used to work here, on the streets of Kampala, as fruit sellers sitting on the pavement or as peddlers of everything from handkerchiefs to roasted peanuts.
Last month, about a dozen al-Shabab fighters infiltrated the perimeter of a military base in Manda Bay, Kenya.
Locust Armies Are Devouring Entire Farms In Kenya "In As Little As 30 Seconds"
While the United States and France have been helping the fragile governments of Africa's Sahel region stave off Islamist terrorist attacks and takeovers, Russia has been busy trying to push NATO out of the area and augment its own influence there.
The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging of pots and pans. But their noise-making does little to stop the voracious insects from feasting on their crops in this rural community.
Russia attracts Boers with its strong spiritual traditions and high family standards . . .
Whether or not the 2010s were a "lost decade," one thing is clear: many countries fell short of their potential, possibly squandering their last best shot of registering strong GDP growth. In the decade ahead, demographic realities will catch up to C
Gates Foundation says it agreed to repay the loan after Nigeria met the condition of achieving more than 80% vaccination coverage
When the inaugural Russia-Africa summit was held in October 2019, most industry observers believed that the majority of projects under discussion would not get past the FID stage – in no small part because of their varied economic prospects.
Yang Jiechi, China's top diplomat, recently made several stops in Africa to monitor Chinese interests and bolster bilateral relations on the continent.
Joshua Bennett asks at my EPJ post, The Chinese Plan to Put 300 Million Chinese in Africa and Takeover the Continent:
During colonial times, European powers exploited Africa for the vast resources that it possesses. But what China is doing today is actually much worse.
Doug Casey's Note: I've often said that, knowing what I do today, if I were 30 years old and wanted to seek my fortune, I'd definitely go to Africa.
Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) is a perfect example of what Zbigniew Brzezinski meant when he said the Marxism is a necessary stepping stone to the final order of things, which he termed the Technetronic Era.
The US and NATO operate the largest military infrastructure in Africa with thirty-four bases (some secret) and thirty new US military or NATO construction projects underway in Africa spanning four countries...
Josh Sigurdson talks with Tim Picciott of The Liberty Advisor about the collapse of many African countries as China essentially buys up the resources and utilities of countless countries by loaning the countries more money than they can afford to pay
As we warned then, China's "noble" crusade to modernize Africa, would not come cheaply, because less than a decade later Africa - that final debt frontier - is suddenly finding itself with an all too developed problem: too much debt... and almost all
Signaling what will be a major uptick in US drone activity across western Africa, US African Command (AFRICOM) announced Friday its airbase Agadez, Niger has gone operational, not just flying surveillance drones as was originally expected, but also a
?" Xenophobia and Declaration of Government in a State of Critical Incompetence
The eagerness of the African National Congress to pursue a policy of land expropriation threatens to undermine the benefits of a continent-wide free trade area.
The country is in deep crisis and those in Washington who made it a "project" haven't done much good.
Despite Westerners being lectured by climate activists, a study has found that 90% of plastic waste in oceans comes from Asia and Africa. A study from Germany shows that the 10 top-ranked rivers transport 88% to 95% of the global load into the sea, w
Xenophobic violence is flaring once again in South Africa, where black South Africans are setting fire to other African migrants and attacking foreign-owned businesses.