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54 Migrants Die Off The Coast of Libya

Read original article on the Local Italy or read a quick summary below; On Saturday 27th May 2017, Libyan and Italian officials said about 10,000 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya over the previous four days but at least 54 others died, “On Saturday, the Tunisian army also rescued 126 migrants from sub-Saharan […]

Britain’s War on Uganda’s Milton Obote

Source: Crimes of Britain Britain saw Uganda as its playground in Africa, and continued to loot the country even after independence in 1962. Sapping the wealth of nations even when they are perceived to be sovereign has become a British tradition. The British deep down have never gotten over the loss of the lands they have occupied. […]

Canada to raise funds for drought-hit countries in Africa

Read original article by Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban on the Africa News or read a quick summary below; “The Canadian government has officially launched a fundraiser to help combat famine in three African countries and Yemen.” “The fund was launched on Monday May 29, 2017. “For every eligible donation made by individuals to registered Canadian charities […]

Egypt Launches Airstrikes on Libya

Read original article by Ahmed Aboulenein on Reuters or quickly read the key points below; “Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya” “President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he had ordered strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished.” “Egyptian […]

Is China colonising Africa?

China’s economic interests in Africa is one of the most recognised and talked about international engagements. Earlier this month, Xi Jinping pledged to provide Africa $60BN over the next 8 years. But the portrayal of China’s investments in Africa have been particularly negative in the West with headlines such as “Is China Good or Bad […]

Libya’s oil production nears 800.000 bpd, NOC declares

Read original article on the Libyan Express or read a quick summary below; “The Chairman of the Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) Mustafa Sanallah, declared that Libya’s crude oil outupt has increased to hit 794.000 barrels per day (bpd), adding that Libya’s oil production is gradually recovering after problems have been dealt with in Al-Sharara […]