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Zimbabwe opposition expels MP over policy differences

HARARE, Zimbabwe (PANA)–Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party Nov. 23 expelled a rebel MP, accusing him of deviating from the party’s principles. Party spokesman Paul Nyathi said Munyaradzi Gwisai, MDC legislator for Highfield constituency in Harare, had been expelled with immediate effect. The move follows a series of incidents in which Mr. Gwisai, who is...

South Africa expresses outrage at Israeli bombings

Protests against Israel's atrocities in Middle East abound (FCN, 08-31-2006)Israeli massacre in Qana, Lebanan (Warning: Graphic images)UN Secretary Gen. Annan ‘shocked' by deadly Israeli attack on UN post (FCN, 07-26-2006) CAPE TOWN, South Africa (PANA) - South African President Thabo Mbeki has joined world leaders in expressing his country's outrage at the bombings of the Lebanese town of Qana...

Farrakhan addresses attack on Libya, warns of catastrophe headed for America

By Richard B. Muhammad Editor (FinalCall.com) - America is facing a major earthquake as part of God's divine judgment against the country for her evil, warned the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan during a March 31 press conference at the Nation of Islam's flagship Mosque Maryam. The Minister called the news conference to address this upcoming major catastrophe, U.S. policy in the...

Political musical chairs, money, America and Egypts crisis

(FinalCall.com) - In a diplomatic move that displayed how fluid the developing situation in Egypt is, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns recently made the first senior level visit by a U.S. official since President Mohammed Morsi was overthrown by a widely disputed military coup. Though Burns said he came with no “American solutions, nor did I come...

Poverty, corruption, conflict are factors in Nigeria’s SARS protest movement

What may be worse than law enforcement officers in U.S. cities receiving police training in Israel? Nigeria’s recently disbanded notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad or SARS receiving police training from the United Kingdom College of Policing. According to the African program director for the International Crisis Group, Dr. Comfort Ero, “We should acknowledge that SARS was part of the UK...

Belated acknowledgment: Ethiopia confirms Eritrean soldiers’ role in Tigray conflict

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has confirmed for the first time that troops from Eritrea entered Tigray during the recent conflict in the northern Ethiopian region. The conflict in Tigray erupted after forces loyal to the then-governing regional party, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), attacked army bases across the region in early November last year, triggering a retaliatory offensive by federal...

Sudan summons Ethiopia envoy over bodies found in river

CAIRO—Sudan has summoned Ethiopia’s envoy to the country over an incident where bodies were found floating down the river separating the two nations, as civil war wages in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, Sudan’s foreign ministry said. The ministry said in a statement late Sept. 7 that it summoned Ambassador Petal Amero on Aug. 30 to inform him about the discovery of...

Israel doesn’t belong in the African Union: scholar

“If Africa is to realize her potential for the benefit of her sons and daughters, she must arise and be active in all sectors in the global arena,” said Dr. Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba, commonly known as “P.L.O. Lumumba.” The professor of law is an internationally recognized attorney, human rights activist, Pan-Africanist and public speaker whose orations focus on...

Whistleblower reveals U.S. role in Zuma’s corruption inquiry

(GIN)—Business consultant Athol Williams said he witnessed high-level corruption under the presidency of Jacob Zuma—but a good portion of it emanated from a U.S. company with connections to U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, according to a new report. Mr. Williams had been a consultant with the American financial firm Bain Capital founded by chief executive Romney. Bain & Co took...

Mali vows to defend nation against French intrusions and meddling

Mali’s foreign minister has slammed France’s continued attempts to undermine the sovereignty and national security of his country, pledging that Bamako is resolved to defend itself. “The government of Mali reserves the right to exercise its right to self-defense … if France continues to undermine the sovereignty of our country and to undermine its territorial integrity and its national security,”...