Niger and Somalia Expose U.S. War Against Africa

Luwezi Kinshasa Muslim insurgents killed four and wounded two U.S. soldiers on October 4, 2017 around the town of Tongo Tongo, 200 km from Niamey,  the capital of Niger. The Sahel G5 region. This area is no stranger to these types of attacks: insurgents killed 15 Nigerians on February 15th. The U.S. soldiers died taking…

The AFRICOM Snake Slithers into the Lake Chad Basin

Ever since NATO’s 2011 regime change in Libya, the U.S. military command, AFRICOM, has had free rein in most of the continent. Boko Haram “terrorism” provides an excuse to intervene, but AFRICOM’s real aim is to secure U.S. control of African economic resources. “It took only the suggestion of potential oil reserves to inspire a…

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…