Ecocide and Genocide in the Niger Delta

The majority of refugees come from war and conflict zones, illegitimate states, areas of natural disasters and economically weak countries. In many cases, companies from the West destroy people’s livelihoods by acting ruthlessly. In Nigeria, the oil extraction and production has devastating consequences for the people living in the Niger Delta. But the Geneva Convention on…

Uranium Games in Niger: The US-Franco Competition

By Andrew Korybko The West has actively been making multidimensional inroads into Africa over the past decade, largely of a malignant nature. The US and its NATO allies are interested in market potential, energy prospects, and military engagement. The West has lately been focusing on the latter, as seen by the recent Libyan and Malian…

Famine-Stricken Niger Feeds French Development and Wealth

By Finian Cunningham The former French African colony of Niger is facing famine – yet again – with international aid agencies reporting this week that up to one million people are currently without access to food. It is the fourth such crisis to wrack the West African country in recent years, when famines struck similarly…

France, US Escalate Imperialist War in Mali and Niger

Hollande visits Timbuktu and then escalates bombing operations Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° French Socialist President Francois Hollande has visited Mali in an effort to claim victory over targeted Islamic groups based in the central and northern regions of this vast West African state. The president visited the capital of Bamako and the cities of Sevare…