Africa

USAID “Pimping” Big Pharma in Africa

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USAID has just awarded $160 million to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) for a cooperative agreement to regulate the pharmaceutical landscape in Africa. U.S. taxpayers are now funding a U.S. State Department approved plan developed so our government can help big pharma pimps. Here’s a look inside USP and this latest USAID plan…

Russian Diplomacy Threatens Western Imperiali...

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While Russia has attempted to direct attention toward its first ever Russia-Africa Summit held in Sochi, Russia this month, it has been the systematic smear campaign launched by media in the West that has raised debate over accusations made against Moscow and exposed the hypocrisy of those making these accusations regarding their…

Russia and Africa: A Promising Partnership

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Africa is a vast continent, rich in natural and labor resources. For many centuries, it was divided into spheres of influence between powerful European nations. After World War II, the process of decolonization and the emergence of independent African states took place, which the USSR supported while the West stood in opposition. After Cold War ended…

France is Jealous of Russia in the Central Af...

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As you must know, after the end of WWII both France and the UK were forced to let go of their colonies. However, they left behind a network of rogue politicians, businessmen and agents to maintain those African states that are rich in natural resources poor and impoverished. Basically, with one coup d’etat following another, it became apparent…

How Come Africa is Going to Get as “Democrati...

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At the present juncture, basically nobody would be surprised to hear that military conflicts and political crises revolve around strategic resources and transport corridors. Washington doesn’t make a big secret out of the fact that its foreign policy is driven by its craving for hydrocarbons together with a number of other…

Central African Republic — Some Mata Hari Act...

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If you are in the mood for a good yarn, you’ll find writer Dionne Searcey weaves a sizzler of a spicy tale of Russian intrigue and skullduggery in her New York Times story “Gems, Warlords and Mercenaries: Russia’s Playbook in Central African Republic.” The sexy-sleazy thriller…

Russia and Algeria: Decades of Friendship and...

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Algeria, a large Arab country in North Africa, has had a friendly relationship with the Russian Federation for quite some time. In 1960, during a bloody 8-year war for Algerian independence from France, the Soviet Union recognized the Provisional Government of the Algerian…

On Political Issues Raised by the Latest Toky...

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With the existing fabric of international relations unravelling, one area of activity is attracting more and more attention; the leading nations are jostling each other for influence in what they see as the most interesting regions. And increasingly, one of the most…

Spotlight on Africa

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In the world we live in today, amid a scramble which is unfolding to gain control of the key natural resources we exploit and to shape the political world order of the 21st century, there are many areas where Africa and Russia have interests which overlap objectively. About 50-52% of the Earth’s natural resources are found in Russia and Africa, which means that…

What is Washington Up to in Africa?

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Africa remains the fastest growing continent on the planet, with its high birth rates, booming economies and an abundance of natural resources. With some 1.2 billion living all across Africa it’s predicted that this number will double in just two decades. Moreover, with a number of other regions of the world depleting their natural resources, Africa will become…

Trump to State Department: “Man Up and Stop W...

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In breaking emotional-political news, the US is hurt and disappointed with Zimbabwe. As if any of our leading decision-makers know where that is. The news story from Reuters via Yahoo! tells us of the US State Departments’ “growing”…

Public Health Crisis: Tricky Ticks as “Tickin...

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Is this not something we have heard before, and not just when it makes it to Yahoo News – “Weaponised Bugs”, this time in the form of blood sucking ticks? A recent headline reads: US military chiefs ordered to reveal if Pentagon used diseased insects as biological weapons. Alarmist? Maybe not, when we see other headlines such as: Ebola…


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