Tag: Africa

Here’s What The 1884 Berlin Conference Can Teach The World About Venezuela Today

In the late 19th century, modern methods of transport including rail, steamers and ultimately the internal combustion engine automobile, made it so that parts of Africa once remote to European imperialists became far more physically accessible. This resulted in the so-called scramble for Africa that ushered in a period of […]

Trump’s “Prosper Africa” Strategy Is An Admission Of Defeat But Also A Wily Trap

National Security Advisor John Bolton recently announced the Trump Administration’s new “Prosper Africa” strategy, which is basically a tacit admission of defeat acknowledging that the US’ objectives there haven’t been achieved since the end of the Old Cold War, but it’s also a wily trap for encouraging China and Russia […]

China Warns Canada and Mexico That They Have Surrendered Their Sovereignty to The United States

When Mexico and later Canada signed the new United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA), it represented more of a capitulation to Donald Trump than a genuine new era of NAFTA, the now expunged agreement between the three North American nations that was originally ratified in 1994. While the USMCA forces Canada […]

Fethullah Terror Organisation Uses “Schools” to Launder Money in Ethiopia

Former workers at an Ethiopian “school” operated by the Fethullah Terror Organisation (FETO) have blown the whistle on an elaborate money laundering and tax evasion scheme through which FETO used its “educational facilities” in the seventh poorest African state to embezzle funds and withhold taxation to the Ethiopian government as part […]