Africa Gambia World 

ICC elects Britain’s Karim Khan as next chief prosecutor

– – The International Criminal Court (ICC) has elected a British Barrister Karim Khan as its new chief prosecutor. Karim Khan was elected by the court’s 131 member states at the UN in New York. He will replace Fatou Bensouda from the Gambia when her tenure expires in June this year. Mr. Khan was one of only four candidates that contested the election after five other candidates, including a Nigerian and Uganda judge dropped out of the process. Karim Khan was the lawyer who represented Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto…

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Africa West Africa World 

Britain refuses to end colonial rule in Africa’s Chagos Islands

Britain has failed to withdraw from the Chagos Islands, the last territory it still colonizes in Africa despite a deadline for it to do so. A United Nations deadline for Britain to end “continued colonial administration” expired this week. The U.N. General Assembly voted in May in favor of Britain returning the islands to Mauritius and set a deadline for November 22, 2019. The Chagos Islands belong to the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius and has been under British rule for centuries. Britain however says it does not recognize…

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Malawi’s Information Minister Brown Mpinganjira accuses foreign envoys of support for mass protests

Minister Brown MpinganjiraBLANTYRE(MaraPost)—Malawi’s Minister of Information and Civic Education, Evangelist Brown Mpinganjira, has accused some foreign envoys in the country of being behind the planning of the anti Joyce Banda administration mass protests slated for Thursday 27 February 2014.

Minister Brown Mpinganjira told ZBS on Tuesday that s the reasons cited for the demonstrations scheduled for February 27 are not valid but are meant to achieve hidden motives by some western countries.

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DR Congo: M23 rebels close to defeat after US and Britain urge Rwanda to stay out

The M23 rebel group is made up of hundreds of Congolese soldiers mostly from the Tutsi ethnic group who deserted the national army last year Photo: Reuters   Foreign ministers of America and Britain called president of neighbouring Rwanda to ask him to cut ties with rebels   Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo are close to defeat after the foreign ministers of both America and Britain called the president of neighbouring Rwanda and urged him not to intervene to support them, The Daily Telegraph has learned. John Kerry, the…

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They are killing them softly

By: Ambrose Nzeyimana

That’s Timothy B. Reid’s argument. Them, it’s Congolese. And they, are countries, particularly Western, and mainly US and Britain, which for years have been fuel-ling wars in Central Africa, and especially in the Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC].

The author in his contribution to a research work of the Humanitarian Tragedy in the DRC states how countries that significantly finance national budgets of Rwanda and Uganda could’ve stopped, or end even today the suffering of Congolese people, if they wanted to.

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Libya News: When western powers support ‘revolution’ in Libya!

Libya Rebel LeaderNews from Libya – The rush by France, Britain and Italy in particular, to get their hands on Libyan oil will soon be too obvious to cover up. The so-called “revolutionaries” are no doubt busy signing deals handing over that previously nationalised resource to the neocolonialists who put them in power – robbing the people of Libya their country’s natural wealth.’

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