Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: Africa

‘Effective immediately’ – a reversal of Obama-era elephant trophy import ban

The Fish and Wildlife Service recently reversed the ban on elephant trophy imports following a decision made by Washington, D.C. Circuit Court, which "found fault" with the initial ban.

Racism, propaganda and wars

Let’s recognize that wars are rooted in white supremacist and racist ideology that believes only certain people deserve to control their destinies.

Drones now protecting African elephants thanks to American businessman’s funding prowess

“We are very grateful that many African governments are leading the way by allowing our drones to fly.”

Africa: The next global economic frontier?

This vividly shows that the wealth of Africa is in the hands of the exploiting non-producing class which takes advantage of the exploited producing class.

America’s war-fighting footprint in Africa

Secret U.S. military documents reveal a constellation of American military bases across that continent.

Commandos without borders

America’s elite troops partner with African forces but pursue U.S. aims.

Climate change forced over 1 million Africans from their homes in...

Disasters triggered by rapid-onset natural hazards affected 33 African countries last year.

Africa and the Paris Agreement: Which Way Forward?

While some African countries are among the 86 Parties that had ratified the Agreement by Oct. 27, an analysis revealed that most African NDCs are vague in their adaptation and mitigation aspirations.

Mission Impossible

Keeping Track of U.S. Special Ops in Africa.

‘Great Elephant Census’ Shows Catastrophic Decline in Africa

"Forest elephant populations are already known to be decreasing at alarming rates and now the Great Elephant Census has revealed that savannah elephants are in the same boat."

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.