Deep state manipulations in Haiti: The quiet genocide of the poor black masses

May 31, 2017

Popular former President Aristide survived an assassination attempt in March 2017 against the backdrop of increased violence in the world’s first black republic. The mandate of the deeply resented UN occupying force MINUSTAH ends in April and is set to be renewed. The violence is orchestrated to justify continued imperialist intervention that benefits foreigners and their local henchmen.

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Emma Watson “He For She” Speech at the United Nations/ UN Women 2014

March 16, 2016

I just stumbled on this and think it gives food for thought on the bad press feminism has got as being man-hating etc etc. She says that men are valued less as fathers in the world; men also tend to fear asking for help in regards to mental health issues for fear of being seen as weak (and for other health issues such as prostate issues); that suicide is rising…

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MEETING FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN ON THE INTERNATIONAL DECADE FOR PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT

November 14, 2015

Organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Date and venue: The meeting will be held in Brasilia, from 3 to 4 December 2015 Background and purpose of the meeting: The International Decade for People of African Descent adopted by the General Assembly (2015 – 2024) is an opportunity to analyze and improve the human rights situation and well-being of one of the population groups most affected…

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Would You Like To Design Your Own Baby? Why?

October 7, 2015

Warning that rapid advances in genetics make “designer babies” an increasing possibility, a United Nations panel today called for a moratorium on “editing” the human genome, pending wider public debate lest changes in DNA be transmitted to future generations or foster eugenics. While acknowledging the therapeutic value of genetic interventions, the panel stressed that the process raises serious concerns, especially if the editing of the human genome should be applied…

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The Second Scramble for Africa

September 30, 2015

With international leaders gathering for the UN General Assembly in New York this week, they are addressing the usual woes of the world and wonder how to fix them: wars, fanaticism, the global market meltdown and the migration crisis. They should be urgently adding the Second Scramble for Africa to their list. Make no mistake; the dire consequences of this unabated rush to plunder threaten to be just as damaging…

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Africa at heart of UN development summit goals

September 26, 2015

The Summit on Sustainable Development held at the UN General Assembly in New York on 25-27 September will see 193 countries ratify ambitious global goals to end extreme poverty and hunger, address the impact of climate change and reduce inequality by 2030. Africa will be at the heart of the discussions Member states will formally adopt the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) and 169 accompanying targets resulting from the largest…

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UN: New Sex Abuse Allegation in Central African Republic

September 12, 2015

The U.N. peacekeeping chief on Friday confirmed a new allegation of sexual abuse by a peacekeeper in Central African Republic, the violence-ridden country where the United Nations is already investigating 15 other cases of possible sexual misconduct by U.N. troops and police. Herve Ladsous told reporters that the U.N. has started to repatriate military personnel on disciplinary grounds, and has adopted a new policy of suspending payments that countries receive…

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Africa innovations: 15 ideas helping to transform a continent

Su Kahumbu, founder of iCow, is licked by a Jersey-Friesian cross as John Njure, a small-scale dairy farmer from Kamirithu, looks on. Photograph: Martin Storey Martin Storey/Martin Storey
August 29, 2015

A mobile phone database for dairy farmers and a strain of sweet potato that can help fight child blindness. These are just two of the imaginative new ideas that are tackling Africa’s old problems 1. HIPPO WATER ROLLER Idea: The Hippo water roller is a drum that can be rolled on the ground, making it easier for those without access to taps to haul larger amounts of water faster. Problem: Two…

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