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Beggar Thy Neighbor

Imagine you live next door to a family.  They are poor as poor can be: under-eating, wearing rags, no heat, no cool, little water, etc.  They just barely survive.   373 more words

Africa is Not Poor, We Are Stealing Its Wealth

The relationship between development aid and capital flows from Africa., Photo: Health Poverty Action

Africa is poor, but we can try to help its people. 843 more words

Human Rights Violations

The Illicit Superhighway: Transnational Organized Crime in Africa

By the Africa Center for Strategic Studies

The distinction between legitimate and illicit business in Africa is fluid due to the significant size of informal trade on the continent. 756 more words
War & Conflict

Sudan poised to become a nuclear atomic energy state

Logo of the International Atomic Energy Agency
Sudan is set to sign a preliminary agreement with Russia that could make the East Africa nation a nuclear atomic energy state by the end of this year, the Minister of Electricity revealed yesterday. 191 more words
War & Conflict

Shocking images: Traffickers use pigeon to smuggle drugs into Kuwait

Homing pigeon used to smuggle drugs into Kuwait. (Photo courtesy: Al-Rai)
Kuwaiti customs seized 178 pills wrapped around a homing pigeon.

The department’s employees tracked a homing pigeon that was coming from Iraq and finally caught it above a building near the customs’ department, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Rai reported.

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International Trade

East Africa: Now EAC Dares EU On Trade Deal

Photo: Citizen TV Flags of EAC member states (file photo).
Dar es Salaam — The East African Community Heads of State yesterday told the European Union to remove economic and trade sanctions on Burundi if it expects the member states to sign the Economic Partnerships Agreement (EPA). 824 more words
EU

Donald Trump’s speech to the Muslim world was filled with hypocrisy and condescension

By Robert Fisk

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Despite claiming he wouldn’t give a lecture, the President did just that, displaying a blatant anti-Iran bias intended to appease the nation with whom he’d just signed a multi-billion dollar arms deal at the expense of the truth. 932 more words
War & Conflict