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  • Crime is destroying South Africa

    03/01/2024 5:25:16 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1 Mar, 2024 | David Cavall
    What would you say about a country that in 2023 saw 75 murders and 153 rapes every day for a grand total of 55,000 rapes and 27,375 murders in one year? I should add that authorities say that many of these crimes go unreported, so those figures are undoubtedly higher. With that said, I think it would be fair to describe this country as a literal hell on earth. This country is South Africa, once called the jewel of the African continent. White farmers and other Whites are getting beaten, raped, and murdered there on an almost daily basis. Too...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 2/29/2024 Newsdump Thursday Leftist Wins British Special Election, German Missiles Fail In Red Sea When Fired At US Drone, Prescription Drug Plan Proposed In Canada, China Says US Militarizing Space

    02/29/2024 8:58:20 PM PST · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/29/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    US Central Command striking six missiles set to launch in Yemen tonight and shooting down... "Democrats and Republicans have united to kick the can down the road" Republican Congressman Thomas Massie spoke as lawmakers voted... In Bangladesh at least 44 killed dozens more wounded when a fire... US politics the Bloomberg/Morning Consult poll shows Donald Trump leading Joe Biden in seven "battleground' ... At the southern US border today both Joe Biden and President Donald Trump... The former Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney dead... "Keir Starmer this is for Gaza" Workers Party of Britain Candidate George Galloway Victory Speech......
  • Euroviews. A Trump win would see Africa (and the world) spiral into climate hell

    02/27/2024 6:53:15 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    Euro News ^ | February 27, 2024 | By Nathaniel Mong’are
    African policymakers are bracing themselves for the return of Donald Trump. Having swept the Republican primaries, polls consistently put the former US leader neck-and-neck with incumbent Joe Biden in a presidential rematch. Yet, a Trump victory could end up guaranteeing climate disaster for Africa and the world, and Europe must take note. Of course, at the forefront of most African leaders’ minds is Trump’s undisguised racism, embodied in his expletive-filled rant denigrating African nations back in 2018. He had also gutted practically all climate funding for dedicated USAID programmes in Africa — programmes initiated under Barack Obama that were crucial...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 2/23/2024 Newsdump Friday US Army Dips Billions Into Budget To Pay For Ukrainian Training, Trump Strongly Endorses IVF, French Farmers Protest In Paris, Biden Dog Attacks Injure Secret Service Agents

    02/23/2024 8:01:01 PM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/23/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    The US Army in Europe and Africa is spending its budget to train Ukrainian soldiers... In Stockholm, Sweden a gas smell incident at the headquarters of the Swedish Security Service... Russian authorities report a fire at metallurgical plant...may have been caused by a drone... ...balloon tracked over the Western United States... Two Mississippi National Guard members killed in a helicopter crash... A New York jury finding the National Rifle Association and its longtime CEO Wayne LaPierre liable for lavish spending... President Trump calling for 'immediate action" in Alabama to reverse...Supreme Court decision affirming the humanity... An investigator for President Donald...
  • Striking "lost" bird species found and featured in first-known photo

    02/22/2024 2:39:07 AM PST · by Red Badger · 29 replies
    New Atlas ^ | February 21, 2024 | By Michael Franco
    The Yellow-crested Helmetshrike was ready for what might be its first-ever closeup - Matt Brady, University of Texas at El Paso ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ No-one has seen the Yellow-crested Helmetshrike for about 20 years. That changed when researchers embarked on a six-week expedition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and captured the dramatic-looking yellow-topped bird in its first-known photo. With nearly 70% of the planet's wildlife populations having declined since the 1970s, there are not often stories worth cheering for when it comes to global animal welfare. But a new find in the remote Itombwe Massif in the Congo is certainly...
  • South Africa: 4 Afrikaner Activists Arrested for “Protesting While White” Released on Bail as Accused Father and Son Remain in Prison

    02/19/2024 7:58:00 AM PST · by Red Badger · 15 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Feb. 19, 2024 9:15 am | By Richard Abelson
    Francois van der Merwe, Willem Petzer, Devon Hoymeyr and Tewie Wessels thank the Lord for his mercy after being released on bail today Four Afrikaner activists on trial for the crime of “inciting public violence” were granted bail today in Groblersdal, South Africa, while the farmer and son originally charged with sic’ing a dog on a violent farm worker were not granted bail (Gateway reported). YouTuber Willem Petzer (27), Bettereinders co-director Devon Hofmeyr (29), the son of South African country music star Steve Hoymeyr, fellow activist Tewie Wessels (32) and the other Bettereinders co-director Francois van der Merwe were granted...
  • Zimbabwe’s vice president says the government will block a scholarship for LGBTQ+ people

    02/18/2024 11:52:55 AM PST · by Salman · 17 replies
    AP (on their own site) ^ | February 16, 2024 | FARAI MUTSAKA
    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s powerful vice president said the government will block a university scholarship for young LGBTQ+ people, a move that human rights groups described Friday as a perpetuation of the African country’s homophobic practices. The state university scholarship for people between the ages of 18 and 35 is sponsored by GALZ, a membership organization for LGBTQ+ people in Zimbabwe. The association started offering it in 2018 without incident. But a recent online advertisement inviting applications attracted a harsh response from Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, a self-proclaimed devout Catholic and former army commander. In a strongly worded statement...
  • Blaxit: Tired of Racism, Black Americans Try Life in Africa

    02/17/2024 8:29:36 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 98 replies
    NYT ^ | 02 16 2024 | Colette Coleman
    Jes’ka Washington lives in a six-bedroom house on a hill with avocado trees and a spectacular view, not far from the rabbit farm she runs. For less than $50,000, Shoshana Kirya-Ziraba and her husband built a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house on family farmland with goats, turkeys and about a thousand chickens. Mark and Marlene Bradley now call themselves islanders and the owners of three homes cooled by ocean breezes. All of them are Black Americans who found their new homes in Africa. They are enjoying the substantially lower cost of living and, more important, they said, the absence of the racism...
  • US will build up to 5 Somali army bases in bid to combat al Qaeda-linked extremists

    02/15/2024 12:48:48 PM PST · by McGruff · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 15, 2024
    The U.S. will build up to five military bases for the Somali army in a project that seeks to bolster the Somalian national army's capabilities amid ongoing threats from an extremist group. Somalia’s defense minister and the U.S. charge d’affaires signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday in Mogadishu, the Somali capital. The agreement comes at a time when the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia, known as ATMIS, is scaling back its presence in Somalia.
  • In South Africa, a great evil is growing fast

    02/12/2024 3:58:08 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 49 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11 Feb, 2024 | Andrea Widburg
    For decades, Westerners were deeply concerned about South African apartheid. The pressure the West put on that nation finally led to apartheid’s end in the early 1990s. However, a new and very ugly apartheid movement is emerging in South Africa, and no one in the West seems interested in talking about it. This time, it’s whites who are in the crosshairs, and genocide is on the menu, with a radical black communist party poised to become the majority in South Africa’s Parliament. While the end of apartheid was ripe with promise, the fly in the ointment was always going to...
  • Jew-hating Palestinian migrant busted for pummeling NY homeowner, swiping pro-Israel flag: cops

    02/07/2024 5:28:26 AM PST · by lowbridge · 18 replies
    nypost.com ^ | February 6, 2024 | Reuven Fenton and Carl Campanile
    Palestinian migrant from northern Africa stole a pro-Israel flag from a Long Island porch — then pummeled the homeowner who tried to stop him in a wild caught-on-video attack, officials said. Bechir Lehbeib, 26, allegedly stole the flag — which declared “In This Home We Stand with Israel — from Aleksandr Binyaminov’s porch, cops said. Binyaminov, who said one of his wife’s relatives was killed in the Oct. 7 Hamas terror attacks on Israel, was left bruised after the attack and blamed President Biden’s border policies for the clash. The homeowner told The Post he was alerted by his Ring...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 2/1/2024 US Military Actions-Joe Biden's Campaign In Michigan, Biden Targets Israeli Jews With Order, Hundreds Of Farmer Protest Blockades In France, China Rejects FBI Hacking Allegation

    02/01/2024 7:47:05 PM PST · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/1/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    There's been a massive explosion in Nairobi, Kenya...fears that scores of people have been killed... US military action in the Middle East...on hold tonight...likely delayed so Joe Biden can seek Arab-American votes in Michigan...Biden hoped for photo op instead meeting United Auto Workers...outside a crowd of Pro-Palestinian demonstrators held back... Two more Presidential Election polls out President Donald Trump leading Joe Biden... Farmers in the Netherlands protesting tonight... A US military base at the Al Omar oil field in eastern Syria attacked... Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announcing that about one thousand members of the Florida National Guard are going to...
  • Archaeologists Discover Intact 90,000-Year-Old Human Footprints on Moroccan Beach

    01/31/2024 6:21:07 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Euronews ^ | 31/01/2024 | Theo Farrant & EBU
    In 2022, researchers stumbled upon the footprint site near the northern tip of North Africa while examining boulders at a nearby pocket beach. A team of archaeologists have unveiled the discovery of the oldest human footprints ever recorded in North Africa and the southern Mediterranean. The footprints, dating back an astonishing 90,000 years, were found on a beach in Larache, Morocco, by a multinational team led by Moncef Essedrati, a research professor and laboratory director at the French University of Southern Brittany. "Between tides, I said to my team that we should go north to explore another beach," Essedrati told...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 1/29/2024 Hamas Rejects Hostage Deal, Blinken Sees Ukraine Faltering Without US Assistance, US Anti-Aircraft System Confused In Deadly Attack, 20,000 Sexual Abuse Incidents UK National Health Service

    01/29/2024 7:51:11 PM PST · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/29/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    In Northern Ireland late tonight the British Nationalist Democratic Unionist Party agreeing to allow a devolved government with the Leftist Sinn Fein Party playing a leading role... Hamas is giving the thumbs down to any hostage deal with Israel... US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he sees evidence of the battlefield in Ukraine of a lack of US assistance,,, The Royal Navy's UK Maritime Trade Operations reports the approach of suspicious vessels by a merchant ship off the west coast of Yemen... In South Africa the ruling African National Congress party suspending Jacob Zuma the former president of the...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday

    01/28/2024 8:56:28 PM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/28/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    In light of today's deadly attack on a US base in the Middle East linked to Iran...The Biden Administration privately warned Iran about a deadly January 3rd bombing attack in the southeastern city of Kerman... The Russian military reports six violations of Syrian airspace by US coalition warplanes... 15,000 French police mobilized ahead of planned farmers protests on highways and other locations in the Paris area... Air raid alerts tonight in nine regions of Ukraine... In Paris meetings involving American and Israeli intelligence chiefs and the Prime Minister of Qatar over Israeli hostages in Gaza... A drone attack on the...
  • First They Came for My People, Then They Came for the Jews

    01/28/2024 12:55:55 PM PST · by Twotone · 15 replies
    Tablet Magazine ^ | January 21, 2024 | Simon Deng
    My name is Simon Aban Deng. I am from South Sudan. I am a Shilluk. I am a Christian. I am a former slave. I will not forget that day when Arab Sudanese government troops came and raided my village. We didn’t know what was going on until we heard gunshots from every direction. I was only 9 years old, but the militiamen were shooting anybody they saw, including children. Myself, my family, and five of my friends had to run. But the Arabs ran after us: While we were running, they shot two of my friends. We ran wildly,...
  • We’re at that 1938 moment

    01/26/2024 5:32:15 PM PST · by bitt · 6 replies
    GATEWAYPUNDIT ^ | 1/26/2024 | John Mills
    Leon Trotsky, founder of the Red Army and Stalin’s archrival said words to the effect, “You may not be interested in war. But war is interested in you.” In 1940, Trotsky found war personally when he was assassinated in his well-guarded compound in Mexico City by one of Stalin’s people. Mexico for years was a playground for KGB and now FSB personnel, with the American Government essentially ceding Mexico to the foreign adventurism of Russia, China, Iran, Venezuela, North Korea; a veritable Mos Eisley of international rogues. Currently, the ungoverned spaces of Mexico are the domain for Chinese overseers of...
  • More than 160 elephants die in Zimbabwe, with many more at risk

    01/17/2024 9:00:45 AM PST · by Red Badger · 36 replies
    Guardian ^ | Wed 17 Jan 2024 03.00 EST | Tawanda Karombo in Harare
    Drought in Hwange national park was the cause of most of the deaths, and wildlife experts fear the climate crisis could make such events look normal One of the 160 elephants that died in late 2023 in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park as drought hit the region. Photograph: Courtesy of Bhejane Trust At least 160 elephants have died as drought conditions hit Zimbabwe, and with hot, dry weather likely to continue, conservationists fear there could be more deaths to come. The elephants died between August and December last year in the 14,651 sq km Hwange national park, which is home to...
  • Russia and Niger Agree to Develop Military Ties, Moscow Says

    01/16/2024 12:24:33 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 19 replies
    U.S. News ^ | 1/16/2024 | Reuters
    Russia and Niger, under military rule since a coup last year, have agreed to develop military cooperation, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. According to Russian news agencies, Russian Deputy Defense Ministers Yunus-Bek Yevkurov and Alexander Fomin met Niger's junta-appointed Defense Minister Salifu Modi on Tuesday. "The parties noted the importance of developing Russian-Niger relations in the defense sector and agreed to intensify joint actions to stabilize the situation in the region," - the ministry said, adding that it aims to continue dialogue on "increasing the combat readiness" of Niger's military.
  • At Least 132 Catholic Clergy and Nuns Arrested, Kidnapped, Murdered in 2023

    01/12/2024 7:53:03 AM PST · by Jacquerie · 8 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | January 11th 2024 | Mary Chastain
    Catholic persecution is still rising around the world, especially in Africa. Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) found that 132 of those in the Catholic clergy and nuns were arrested, kidnapped, and murdered in 2023. All of the stats are likely higher. ACN only counts arrests related to persecution. We all know places will trump up charges to avoid persecution accusations. The stats do not include members of the Catholic Church. Terrorists slaughtered almost 200 Catholics across Nigeria and destroyed villages, leaving tens of thousands homeless from December 23-26. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has intensified his war on the...