Why Africa? Why Now?

By Dr. Khaled M. Batarfi, Saudigazette WHY are we now so interested in Africa? Why is Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Al-Thani visiting Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and South Africa in less than a year? Why had Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir toured a number of African countries, last year, some of which are relatively small, such…

WHAT EGYPT’S EL-SISSI WANTS FROM TRUMP

  BY ELISSA MILLE  NewsWeek Egypt President el-Sisi Says There is “No Doubt” that Donald Trump Would Make A Strong Leader Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi visits the White House to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump. El-Sissi’s first visit to the White House is important for U.S.-Egypt relations. Both leaders have repeatedly expressed admiration for each…

DONALD TRUMP’S AFRICA!

The New Yorker By Alexis Okeowo The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief provides support to clinics like the one above, in South Africa. President Trump’s team has questioned whether such programs should continue.PHOTOGRAPH BY FOTO24 / GALLO IMAGES / GETTY The Trump Administration’s budget proposal for next year includes drastic cuts to a myriad…

What Africa Would Look Like If It Were Not Colonized?

Africa, Uncolonized: A Detailed Look at an Alternate Continent What if the Black Plague had killed off almost all Europeans? Then the Reconquista never happens. Spain and Portugal don’t kickstart Europe’s colonization of other continents. And this is what Africa might have looked like. The map – upside down, to skew our traditional eurocentric point…

Why Do Ethiopians Trivialize Truth and Tolerate Lies?

By Tedla Woldeyohannes (PhD)* We do not need to dwell on various theories of truth (there are several) in order to make progress with the issues I am interested to address in this piece. [I make use of the idea of truth as correspondence without comparing it to other theories since it is the most…

CIA releases 13m pages of Secret documents online

  Image copyrightSCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYImage captionThe documents include records of UFO sightings About 13 million pages of declassified documents from the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have been released online. The records include UFO sightings and psychic experiments from the Stargate programme, which has long been of interest to conspiracy theorists. The move came after…