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Donald Trump and Lil Wayne, Oct 28, 2020: "Feeling Connected"

US Canada

The season for the 2024 US presidential elections is in decisive moments for the GOP (Republican) primary races.  Donald Trump has won  South Carolina's Republican primary on Saturday February 24, 2024,  defeating Nikki Haley, based on the latest projections.
This is the fourth consecutive win for former US President Donald J. Trump.

The funny  and more question still remain:  If he  wins the 2024 elections, will former President Donald Trump appoint his African-American friends, especially the Black rappers  who supported him during the 2020 elections to the cabinet and  will  Tim Scott  be the running mate?

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Donald Trump and Lil Wayne, Oct 28, 2020: "Feeling Connected"

US Canada

The season for the 2024 US presidential elections is heating up.  Hence, the 2024 GOP (Republican) presidential primary is around the corner.  Based on the reliable polls, the  GOP primary may be over in less than a month. In fact, unless former Donald Trump drops out, he has the highest probabilities of winning the GOP nomination. Meanwhile, rumors and reports have been spreading that Donald Trump has been  weighting candidates for his potential cabinet, if he wins the 2024 US Presidential elections.

There is also a funny question that keeps coming: if he wins the 2024 elections, will Former President Donald Trump appoint his African-American friends, especially the Black rappers  who supported him during the 2020 elections, to the cabinet (see the list below) ?

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Continuing the Dream March on Washington, August 26, 2023

US Canada

Despite sweltering heat and record temperatures, thousands of demonstrators marched on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on  Saturday, August 26, 2023, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington.  

The march, called Continuing the Dream  March focused on the demands to  demands for racial equality on the path to fulfill Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s  dream. 

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RPF Military Commander Paul Kagame (center - left) and FAR Military Officer Sylvestre Mudacumura (right) in Arusha, Tanzania during the Arusha Accords Negotiation

Africa

On February 27, 2024, the Congolese President Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi and his Angolan counterpart, Joao Lourenco,  held a meeting in Luanda, on the worsening security crisis  the east of the DRC, caused by Rwandan Defense Forces (RDF) who have invaded the DRC under the cover of M23 rebels. As the meeting was going on,  the Rwandan government  has been reading its troops near the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Catholic Church has been expressing worries, and  observers and political analysts pointed to potential human tragedy similar to the one in Rwanda in 1994.

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KAHUNGA position,  6 km North of the town of  KIWANJA, where the Radar of RDF Forces was located.

Africa

On Saturday February 17, 2024, while the African Union was holding a Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the United States Government strongly condemned the worsening violence and war crimes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) committed  by the Rwandan Defense Forces (RDF) troops under the cover of M23 rebels.  Now, a few days later, on February 20, 2024 the French Government has  leaned into the same direction, with the same unambiguous tone. The strong condemnations by the US  and the French Governments  have fueled the expectations  on the next steps of actions  by the international community and world powers against the top Rwandan government and military leaders.

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KAHUNGA position,  6 km North of the town of  KIWANJA, where the Radar of RDF Forces was located.

Africa

On Saturday February 17, 2024, while the African Union was holding a Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the United States Government strongly condemned the worsening violence and war crimes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) committed  by the Rwandan Defense Forces (RDF) troops under the cover of M23 rebels. The condemnation followed the recent incursions of Rwandan troops  into the city of Sake, a few kilometers from the city of Goma, the capital of North-Kivu province,  the killings of South African National Defence Force (SANDF) peace keeping soldiers in DRC under the SAMIDRC, and the shooting of FARDC aircrafts  and  civilians planes  using drones. With the strong condemnations by the US Government, the questions have shifted to the next steps of actions  against the Rwandan government and military leaders.

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Bologna Archbishop Cardinal Matteo Zuppi

Europe

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna and President of the Italian Bishops' Conference, has started the Ukraine peace mission. His mission was acknowledged by  Russia government, around two weeks after Pope Francis officially entrusted Cardinal Matteo Zuppi with  Ukraine peace mission as Vatican Holy See tries to help ease the tensions in the conflict in Ukraine. Cardinal Matteo Zuppi has a long experience in conflict resolutions, especially in Africa. a member of the Community of Sant’Egidio, in helping broker a peace agreement that ended the 17-year civil war in Mozambique in 1992. He also facilitated the peace processes negotiations in Rome, between 2007 and 2009,  of what is known as the Kisangani Process, a series of negotiations between the government of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the leaders of the Rwandan opposition organization, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), composed of Rally for Unity and Democracy (RUD-Urunana) and Rally of the Rwandan People (RPR).

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European Union Condemns Rwandan Government for Systematic Human rights Abuses October 7, 2021

Europe

 Thursday October 7, 2021 The European Parliament representatives (MEPs) adopted a resolution against the repressive actions and systematic human rights abuses by the Rwandan government. One of the highlighted repressive actions is the  kidnapping, detention in abusive conditions, denial of legal representation and fair trial, and unjustly condemnation  to 25 years of a Rwandan opposition leader, Paul Rusesabagina.  AfroAmerica Network has obtained information that the European Union and other powerful countries are working on resolutions to impose sanctions against the Rwandan government in general and, more specifically, some Rwandan political and military leaders. 

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European Union Condemns Rwandan Government for Systematic Human rights Abuses October 7, 2021

Europe

The government of Rwanda has to immediately release a Rwandan opposition leader, Paul Rusesabagina, held in prison after being kidnapped, detained in abusive conditions, denied of legal representation and fair trial, and unjustly condemned to 25 years and to ensure his safe return to his country of residence, The European Parliament representatives (MEPs)  has concluded.

The conclusion was reached following a plenary debate on Thursday October 7, 2021 by MEPs. The MEPs adopted a resolution against the actions of the Rwandan government, by 660 votes in favour, 2 against, and 18 abstentions.

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DRC President Felix Tshisekedi and China President Xi Jinping, May 25, 2023

Asia

On May 25, 2023 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi visited China and (China), and exchanged with the Congolese community living in China. During his visit that was officially about the economic cooperation between DRC and China, Felix Tshisekedi evoked the invasion of DRC by Rwandan troops under the cover of M23 rebels, the collaboration between the EAC force and the M23 rebels, and the potential open wars with Rwanda. After the visit, many questions were raised regarding the peace in the Great Region of Africa and the role of the super powers in the conflict between DRC and Rwanda.?

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The Model ASEAN Meeting 2015 organised by the ASEAN Foundation promises an authentic experience to understand ASEAN.

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General Electric is planning to move 500 jobs overseas, citing the Export-Import Bank expiration.

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Paul Kagame, Louise Mishikiwabo receiving a delegation from the United Arab Emirates in Kigali in June 2015

Middle East

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

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US President Obama in Kuala Lumpur Vows to Defeat Terrorism

Middle East

"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.

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EU interior ministers have approved a controversial plan to relocate 120,000 migrants across the continent over the next two years.

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Jan. 8, 1959 Associated Press file photo; Cuba's Fidel Castro speaks at the Batista military base "Columbia," now known as Ciudad Libertad, in Cuba.

South America

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,

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FARC leaders and combatants

South America

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  

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FARC leader Timochenko and Colombia President Santos shake hands at the Peace agreement ceremony in Cuba in Sept. 2016

South America

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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