By Hama Tuma: There are quite a few people, not necessarily white, who have concluded that we Africans, if only we did not have minerals and oil, rich and fertile lands up for grabbing, (we) would be quite useless and irrelevant in the march of History. France’s embattled president even said we are just at the door of civilization and the past century and not yet in though he did not say whether it is because we did not knock, or were too lazy to bother or were kept out. Read More…
By James Corbett: As the scramble for Ugandan oil heats up, a documentary about Joseph Kony's 20 year campaign of terror has become an online cause celebre and is once again energizing the public for military campaigns abroad. But what is the public not being told about the background of US involvement in the region, and what will come of the public's growing support for military intervention? Find out more in this week's GRTV Backgrounder. …
By Hama Tuma: … Only fools expect that all these things happen haphazardly, by accident, by luck. Uganda has discovered oil and made a deal with Tallow oil recently—this has a lot to do with American interest in Uganda. Eastern Congolese are dying in their millions for coltan, gold and other minerals. As of recently, independent South Sudan is important because of its petrol and land. The ICC indicts Kony and not the Ugandan army or government because who pays the piper does not say objectivity or fairness. Read More…
Rubansaba, March 14, 2012: It has been confirmed from different source this week that the Eritrean government and the Ethiopian government are going to have preliminary meeting in Germany on March the 20th, already some representatives of both countries arrived in Germany. The mediating that is Israel and Qatar shuffled to both Eritrea and Ethiopia a five point plan:
1. Qatar will lease the Eritrean port of “Assab” for 20 years and Ethiopia will use the port.
2. Ethiopia will be committed to demarcate the border, restore “Bademe” to Eritrea, and withdraw its troops.
3. Both countries work to normalize the social relations between them.
4.Both countries work on normalizing diplomatic and political relations.
5.People affected by the 1998-2000 war to be compensated with the help of donors.