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On March 28, 2017, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said that the U.N. peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), serving within MONUSCO, are aiding a DRC government that is "corrupt and preys on its citizens". Six months later, Ambassador Nikki Haley traveled to the same DRC to see for herself how the corrupt, inept, and predatory government led by Joseph Kabila, like many dictatorships in Africa, has extended its hold onto the traumatized people and ignored the constitution and nation institutions.
100 Years ago, on July 28th, 1917, Blacks marched silently through New York City, in one of the first mass protests against anti-black violence in the United States. Close to 10,000 Black men and women and children marched silently down Fifth Avenue.
Tomorrow, January 19th, 2017, will be the last day of President Barack Obama in the White House. As President Barack Obama is about to return to the life of a simple citizen, AfroAmerica Network has been sharing some of the memories with the fans and the readers on the key events that marked his rise, his resilience, and his actions that made his presidency one of the best in the US History. Among the memories are the following AfroAmerica Network discourse, written a few minutes, just after voting for the second time for President Obama, when most people still believed President Obama's chances for reelection were marginal, at best (see Why I Voted For President Obama of November 6, 2012). Around ten hours later, the voter was right: President Obama will be reelected US President for the second term:
They loot their countries, swim in a sea of wealth and orgies farther from their homelands, mostly in Western foreign lands, especially the United States, while their people are starving or dying from easily preventable diseases, and their killing squads are brutally murdering those who dare to speak up against corruption, embezzlement and tyranny.
"They" are tyrants and corrupt foreign leaders and their relatives, mostly from Africa, Asia, and Russia. After siphoning the economies of their countries, they use the loot to buy mansions, Yachts, rare paintings and artworks, luxury apartments, jewelry, million dollar cars, and other expensive items in the United States of America or hide the money via Panama, through shell companies. What is remaining is spent on prostitutes, gambling, and never ending parties. But this is changing, thanks to the United
Diane Shima Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan dictator Paul Kagame has been rearrested along with her relatives, including her mother and her sister Anne Rwigara, a few hours after being returned home in the middle of the night by Rwandan security operatives.
The Supreme Court of Kenya has made history in Africa, by a ruling which annulled the declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of the 2017 presidential election. With the ruling, which ordered a fresh election, Kenyans will go back to the polls in 60 days to elect a president.
Sources in Kigali confirmed to AfroAmerica Network that Diane Shima Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan dictator Paul Kagame has been arrested along with relatives, including her mother and siblings.
French president Emmanuel Macron's La Republique En Marche (REM) or Republic on the Move, is projected to win an absolute majority in parliament on Sunday Jun 18, 2017 elections.
In April 2017, Theresa May gambled and called for the so-called "snap" elections, with the hope to boost the Conservatives' majority in the Parliament and get a stronger mandate in negotiating the Brexit with the European Union. The snap elections gamble did not pay off.
As predicted by AfroAmerica Network, Emmanuel Macron, 39, has won the second round of the French presidential elections, based on the latest votes count, with more to 80% ballots in.
General Electric is planning to move 500 jobs overseas, citing the Export-Import Bank expiration.
The Rwandan Government is considering sending demobilized Rwandan Defenses Forces (RDF) soldiers and surrendered former Rwandan rebels to prop troops fighting in Yemen up, sources in Kigali tell AfroAmerica Network. According to the sources, the agreement is still under discussion between Rwandan officials and negotiators from the coalition in the Middle East fighting
"In that regard, we need to unite. We need to show global solidarity to address the common enemy of ISIL, Daesh, some other extremists and terrorist groups ... [we] highly commended the leadership of the Russian Federation together with the United States to address some of the root causes of terrorism," the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said, during the Annual East Asia Summit in Kuala Lumpur, calling on Russia and the United States to join their efforts to combat terrorism.
Fidel Castro, the former Revolutionary leader of Cuba has died. The news was announced by his brother Raoul Castro, the current leader of Cuba.
"The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 22:29 hours this evening," President Raul Castro said on Friday, November 25, 2016.
President Raoul Castro said, in a message to the Cuban nation the nation broadcasted on state television that Fidel Castro had died and will be cremated on Saturday, November 26,
Is the longest running war in the Americas finally ending? Six weeks after the previous deal was rejected by the popular vote, the two opponents , Colombia’s government and the largest rebel group in the country, known as
The longest running war in the Americas was supposed to end last week. Unfortunately, Colombians narrowly rejected the deal in a vote on Oct 2, 2016, resetting the clock for further negotiations. Despite the setback, today on Oct 7, 2016, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the 52-year conflict.
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