US-Funded Mission of Kenyan Forces Prepares For Battle With Gun-Toting Haitian Gangs

By Lisa Vives, Global Information Network NEW YORK | 4 March 2024 (IDN) — Some 1,000 Kenyan police officers are preparing to head out on a controversial mission to end deadly gang violence in Haiti. The last obstacle to the mission was reportedly lifted by a Kenyan court, which had ruled the deployment illegal because […]

Nigerian Workers on Strike as Fuel Prices Hike

By Lisa Vives, Global Information Network NEW YORK | 4 March 2024 (IDN) — Recently-elected Nigerian President Bola Tinubu gave hope to a country in need of a miracle. “The prospect of a better future merges with our improved capacity to create that future,” he promised a nation barely holding it together with ethnic and […]

Will the Humble Pie Heal ECOWAS?

By Azu Ishiekwene The writer is the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of LEADERSHIP newspaper based in Abuja, Nigeria. ABUJA | 3 March 2024 (IDN) — The resolutions following the Extraordinary Summit of the Heads of Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), at the recently concluded summit of Heads of State and Government in […]

Gaza: Worst Famine Fears Realised as 10th Child Reportedly ‘Starves to Death’

By UN News UNITED NATIONS | 1 March 2024 (IDN) — Repeated warnings from humanitarians over desperate food insecurity and imminent famine in Gaza came into focus on Friday amid reports from the enclave’s authorities that a tenth child had died from malnutrition and dehydration. “The official records yesterday or this morning said there was […]

Gaza War: Europe, Israel and the US Form the Triangle of Guilt

By Boaventura de Sousa Santos* ‘Z’ originally published this article under the Creative Commons licence. COIMBRA, Portugal | 26 February 2023 (IDN) — In 1947, Karl Jaspers published a short book entitled The Question of German Guilt (Die Schuldfrage)[1]. It was the time of a Germany devastated in body and soul, a pariah people, disgraced […]

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