The last part of the African continent to be analyzed in the Hybrid War vulnerability study is its western core region around Nigeria.
DAVID AXE Editor’s note: VT’s “on the ground” experience in the region tells a very different story of Blackwater’s presence, in support of broad organized crime efforts to destabilize African government through the support of terrorist groups. Targeted are Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria. A mercenary air force that became a symbol of the […]
The Three Demons
Two of these are not born free!
… by Ian Greenhalgh The new king of Saudi Arabia is reviving a decades old scheme to link the two halves of the Arab world. Currently, traveling by land from Saudi Arabia to Egypt requires passing through both Jordan and Israel; the proposed bridge across the Straits of Tiran would bypass both nations and allow direct travel between […]
According to Afripol, Boko Haram’s main source of the revenue is protection of drug and arms trafficking in Central and West Africa.
Written by Marko Milicevic exclusively for SouthFront; Edited by Viktor Stoilov Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has received the Angolan Foreign Minister Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti on Thursday, in Algiers.1 The main topic of their talks was improvement of the bilateral economic cooperation. African countries can improve the living standard and level of security of their […]
China is apparently set to open its first military base in Africa. The move has already thrilled the US media, which was quick to suppose that it is aimed at “edging out Western influence in the region and securing access to the continent’s vast mineral resources for itself.” Beijing has signed a ten-year leasing agreement […]
Why is the UAE establishing a naval base network at the Horn of Africa’s coast? How is it fronting for?
Gordon Duff – There is no longer any effective or credible command structure behind any American military forces including the 16 intelligence agencies, and the up to 300,000 private military contractors and mercenaries,
Four rangers killed trying to stop elephant poachers in Congo park Rangers tracked an elephant’s transmitter collar to a poachers’ camp Poaching has received renewed international attention in recent months, as the UN calls on member states to improve efforts against trafficking and poaching (Stock image) Getty Poachers in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed […]
French terrorists have been released, organizers of Boko Haram and ISIS.
The invisible hand of Israel in Africa’s wars has long been suspected by many,
Press TV Video video with VT’s Alex Powers from Cameroon
Both Germany and Royal Dutch Shell have signed deals with Russia
Jim W. Dean…”Brother Engdahl takes us into the dark Continent, where imperial “food colonization” is making a big move with the tag team duo of big corporate interests and the Obama White House
Cape Town Reports: International Investors that are intending to invest in Africa have to think twice, that’s according to experts that say that unlike the Titanic that went down with it light on, South Africa is sinking and going down with its lights off at a rapid rate
– “ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has through her inaction in the face of blatant disregard for law on the behalf of Israel.”
The Asset Forfeiture Unit of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in South Africa has seized $5.7 million for yet another arms deal between South Africa and Nigeria, reported City Press, a Johannesburg-based newspaper…
– But China, if nothing else, is a country that hedges its bets. As Sofia covers so well below, the upward pressure on mainland China’s labor costs has spawned.
– Ulson Gunnar reviews the age old debate of why nations intercede in foreign events, especially Africa. It is a complicated area because so many factors are involved.
“Step-by-step, just as with the boiling of frogs, Washington has been turning the heat up on China since about 2005. Today it is dangerously close to a boil.
– While we can’t expect to become experts, we do have to arm ourselves enough to know when they are blowing smoke up our shorts.
The Counter Intelligence Agency (SACIA) said that it is investigating the possible links from law firms with terrorist cells across Southern Africa.
Numerous top world leaders attended Nelson Mandela’s funeral in South Africa on December 4, 2013. Some reports estimate that 91 different world leaders and celebrities attended.
Please excuse the horrific quality video and repartee. This is VT’s Kenya staff, finance, legal and security.
– Scores of unauthorized debit transactions appear to be eroding private individuals’ bank accounts.
Almost 5 years ago today, a top delegation of Sahrawi Freedom Fighters the Polissario Front visited Abuja and were received with the same hospitality we have always received those fighting for all that we hold dear, be it the MPLA Guerrillas of Cold War Angola or the heroic Comrades of Nelson Mandela; Anyone with the courage to demand the Freedom to live in his homeland with dignity and the Freedom to chart the course of his destiny.