Does the U.S. Support Destabilization in the DR Congo?

By: Jennifer Fierberg, MSW One of the most profound and saddening statement I have read recently was made by Kambale Musuvuli, a Congolese activist and spokesperson for Friends of the Congo; he said, “Congo is a test for humanity. Future generations will ask why it took two decades to stop killing of Congolese reaching 6 million dead.” Why indeed. The… Read More

‘I would go down in flames if that is what is required’ – Ambassador Susan Rice

 Susan Rice, the current U.S. Ambassador to the U.N has been the target of a media and twitter frenzy calling on her to take swift and concise action in Central Africa by imposing sanctions on the Rwandan Government for backing M23 rebel group that is currently terrorizing Eastern Congo in both weaponry and military orders. Yet, she has remained silent.... Read More

Opposition still under attack In Rwanda

 By: Jennifer Fierberg In the wise and profound words of Winston Churchill: “You see these dictators on their pedestals, surrounded by the bayonets of their soldiers and the truncheons of their police ... yet in their hearts there is unspoken fear. They are afraid of words and thoughts: words spoken abroad, thoughts stirring at home -- all the more powerful... Read More

Guinea-Bissau acting president, PM arrested in apparent military coup

STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Acting president and prime minister are arrested by military, U.N. official says Those behind the coup attempt have no intention to stay in power, they say Coup group says Guinea-Bissau government signed secret deal with Angola The deal allows Angolan troops to attack Guinea-Bissau military, the group says   (CNN) — Guinea-Bissau’s military has arrested acting President… Read More