Monday, November 30, 2020

Tag: Africa

Ethiopia: Death and despair as divisions erupt into violent conflict

Ethiopians are killing one another in the Tigray region of the country where an armed conflict is raging between the Ethiopian military and forces loyal to the regional government.

Possible monkey extinction highlights the risk to Africa’s most endangered primate...

Does a rare monkey still roam what’s left of the forests of Côte d’Ivoire? “We haven’t given up on...

Planet of war

Still trapped in a greater Middle Eastern quagmire, the U.S. military prepares for global combat.

With nearly 400,000 dead in South Sudan, will the US change...

It's a war as brutal as the one in Syria. Will the Trump administration pay any serious attention to it?

In the race to achieve zero hunger and mitigate climate change,...

"In the race to beat food insecurity, achieve zero hunger, and address climate change, we must pay attention to the soil."

87 elephants found dead in Botswana sanctuary, poaching to blame

"We have the world's largest elephant population, and it's open season for poachers."

#MeToo campaign for Sudanese teen highlights the need to end Western...

Noura Hussein, who was sentenced to death in Sudan for killing "rapist husband," was recently changed to five years in prison because of “Sudanese activists, themselves raising the profile of this case, is what [got the attention of] international circles."

Why unarmed civilian protection is the best path to sustainable peace

“Unarmed civilian protection challenges the widespread assumption that ‘where there is violence we need soldiers,’ or that armed actors will only yield to violent threat.”

Big Man politics, Africa to America

“Elect a Congress and Senate of Democrats next fall. Articles of impeachment are already in hand.”

World’s last male northern white rhino dies

"Now, more than ever, we must stand together and protect our rhinos."

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The great clanging, self-inflicted, farcical Trump implosion

I conclude Trump took himself out of the race because he was and is in self-destruction mode.

EPA warns glyphosate is likely to harm the nation’s most endangered species

“If we want to stop the extinction of amazing creatures like monarch butterflies, we need the EPA to take action to stop the out-of-control spraying of deadly poisons.”

STUNNING NEWS! Trump experiences an Enlightenment, takes actions to end his term with positive...

If you believed that Trump had had an enlightenment and had become a completely changed man. If you were suckered into buying into that, then I have to tell you this: it was all a huge hoax, nothing more than fake news.

“It’s going to be a billionaire Thanksgiving.” Wealth of US richest just hit $1...

“The increases in billionaire wealth continue to defy gravity in the real economy where millions have lost their jobs, health, and livelihoods.”

Trump administration targets banks divesting from fossil fuels in new anti-climate rule

The OCC’s new rule could stunt divestment campaigns by requiring major banks to justify each individual decision to regulators using “quantitative, impartial risk-based standards established by the bank in advance.”