1000+ Tribal Youth From 51 Villages Now Have Jobs, Thanks To This MP Forest Officer!

Beyond the mandate of nature conservation, forest officers often have the delicate task of balancing these elements with the interests of tribal communities who live in India’s forests. “During the British period, the sole purpose of forest management became to redistribute economic gains in favour of the colonial empire. The whole enfolding of policy was … Continue reading “1000+ Tribal Youth From 51 Villages Now Have Jobs, Thanks To This MP Forest Officer!”

Purple Powerhouse: Why The Good Old Jamun Is the Uncrowned Star of Desi Summers!

A love for mangoes is perhaps the only thing that unites every Indian and elicits no debates, irrespective of where they hail from. I’m sure many would agree that summer blues seem to melt away into obscurity with every juicy bite which relaxes not just your heart but perhaps also the soul. But this is … Continue reading “Purple Powerhouse: Why The Good Old Jamun Is the Uncrowned Star of Desi Summers!”

“We’re Being Played”: Tucker Carlson Features Leaked Syria Chemical Attack Memo (VIDEO)

On Thursday night Fox’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” featured rare prime time coverage of the bombshell leaked OPCW report which refuted key events surrounding the April 2018 alleged chemical gas attack in Douma, Syria — which resulted in massive US and allied airstrikes on Damascus, nearly leading to a major war at the time. And now new allegations are looming which could once … Continue reading ““We’re Being Played”: Tucker Carlson Features Leaked Syria Chemical Attack Memo (VIDEO)”

Spare Us Your Tears, Theresa

The end of May is finally here. Today in Westminster – at her umpteenth lectern appearance, addressing a weary press and public – prime minister Theresa May announced that she would step down as Tory leader on 7 June. Her voice cracked as she spoke of the honour of ‘serving the country I love’, before turning back … Continue reading “Spare Us Your Tears, Theresa”

NFF Lauds Bill Recognising Football As ‘National Asset’ In Nigeria

By Taiwo Adelu London, 25 May, 2019 (AltAfrica)-President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has described as ‘the real next level’ for Nigerian football development, the passage by the Senate of the Federal Republic on Wednesday of the NFF Bill, which automatically repealed the long –standing NFA Act and recognized football … Continue reading “NFF Lauds Bill Recognising Football As ‘National Asset’ In Nigeria”

GOKADA, Nigeria’s motorcycle startup aims global, secures $5.3 million funding

London, May 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)-GOKADA, Nigeria’s on-demand bike-hailing startup has secured $5.3 million in a Series A funding led by  Rise Capital, a venture capital firm with interest in tech-driven startups in emerging markets. The round is intended to support the company’s vision as it seeks to expand its operations and push for growth. GOKADA will … Continue reading “GOKADA, Nigeria’s motorcycle startup aims global, secures $5.3 million funding”

Nigerian state approves death sentence for kidnapping, life imprisonment for rape

London, May 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Frequent acts of violent crime have grown to form a major threat to Nigeria’s national security. These include instances of militancy, insurgency and banditry. Banditry includes cattle rustling, armed robbery and kidnapping for ransom. Kidnapping has remained the most virulent form of banditry in Nigeria. It has become the most pervasive and … Continue reading “Nigerian state approves death sentence for kidnapping, life imprisonment for rape”

Nigerian billionaire, Benedict Peters strikes it big in Zimbabwe

London, May 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)– Zimbabwe economy may be in taters, consumer prices have surged at their fastest pace since a hyper inflationary spiral a decade ago Inflation accelerated to 20.9% in a couple of months ago, from 5.4% in the previous month. The price of food, which contributes a third to the inflation basket, … Continue reading “Nigerian billionaire, Benedict Peters strikes it big in Zimbabwe”

Sanders, Warren, and Wyden Slam Assange Indictment, a Renegade Use of the Espionage Act to Criminalize Journalism

The Justice Department filed 17 charges against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange on Thursday, deploying the controversial Espionage Act as a cudgel against First Amendment protections and press freedom. It’s the first time the U.S. government has used the Espionage Act to prosecute a publisher, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.   Democratic presidential candidates … Continue reading “Sanders, Warren, and Wyden Slam Assange Indictment, a Renegade Use of the Espionage Act to Criminalize Journalism”

Comment les états s’emparent des enfants et les parents sont déchus de leur autorité…

La Suède apparaît sous un jour particulièrement horrible. Idem pour l’Allemagne, Norvège, Angleterre où les enfants sont enlevés sous tous les prétextes. Tout cela au nom du droit des enfants ! Pendant ce temps, l’UNESCO fait la promotion de l’éducation à la sexualité, hors de toute morale, sur la base des “travaux” du détraqué Alfred … Continue reading “Comment les états s’emparent des enfants et les parents sont déchus de leur autorité…”

A Survey of Arab Youth Highlights Gaps between Policies and Aspirations

by James M. Dorsey Results of a recent annual survey of Arab youth concerns about their future suggest that Arab autocracies have yet to deliver expected public services and goods, explain autocratic efforts to promote nationalism, and indicate that jobs and social freedoms are more important than political rights. The survey provides insights that should … Continue reading “A Survey of Arab Youth Highlights Gaps between Policies and Aspirations”

Theresa May poussée dehors par le Brexit, des candidats sur les rangs pour lui succéder

Le Premier ministre britannique Theresa May a annoncé, le 24 mai dans la matinée, sa démission du poste de chef du gouvernement et révélé qu’elle quitterait le 10 Downing Street le 7 juin prochain. «Je vais rapidement quitter mon poste. Un poste que j’ai eu l’honneur infini d’occuper. […] Je le fais sans amertume […] … Continue reading “Theresa May poussée dehors par le Brexit, des candidats sur les rangs pour lui succéder”

The Indictment of Julian Assange Under the Espionage Act Is a Threat to the Press and the American People

Placards left by supporters of Julian Assange outside the Ecuadorian Embassy on Aug. 20, 2012 in London, England. Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images A true democracy does not allow its government to decide who is a journalist. A nation in which a leader gets to make that decision is on the road to dictatorship. That is … Continue reading “The Indictment of Julian Assange Under the Espionage Act Is a Threat to the Press and the American People”

Un colis piégé explose dans une rue piétonne à Lyon, des blessés, Macron parle d’une «attaque»

Une explosion s’est produite dans une rue piétonne à Lyon, selon des médias. On parle de 10 victimes dont une petite fille de 8 ans, d’après Le Progrès. Un colis rempli de clous, vis et boulons a explosé vers 17h30 dans une rue piétonne à Lyon, a annoncé le journal Le Progrès. Explosion à lyon. … Continue reading “Un colis piégé explose dans une rue piétonne à Lyon, des blessés, Macron parle d’une «attaque»”

Apapa gridlock: LASMA Begins Enforcement of Presidential Order

London, May 24, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) is to begin ‘’Operation Totality Enforcement’’ to ensure timely implementation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that trucks parking on Apapa roads should vacate with 72 hours. Mr Chris Olakpe, the Chief Executive Officer of LASTMA, made the disclosure on Friday in an interview with … Continue reading “Apapa gridlock: LASMA Begins Enforcement of Presidential Order”

May Leaves, But Brexit Remains By Thomas Raines

London, May 24, 2019 (AltAfrica)-‘Please do not waste this time.’ When EU leaders agreed to extend negotiations with the UK back in April, Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, cautioned exhausted British parliamentarians to refocus on finding a way forward. Six weeks later and with European elections conducted, Britain is leaderless and Brexit … Continue reading “May Leaves, But Brexit Remains By Thomas Raines”

Mastercard Adds World Number One Tennis Player Naomi Osaka to Global Sponsorship Portfolio

May 24, 2019 Picture:  Osaka’s rise reflects the Asia Pacific region’s growing influence and impact internationally LONDON –( ASIA TODAY )–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mastercard, one of the world’s most active sponsors of major sporting events, today announced it is partnering with two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka. It is the first time Mastercard has added a current … Continue reading “Mastercard Adds World Number One Tennis Player Naomi Osaka to Global Sponsorship Portfolio”

Le monde réagit à la démission de Theresa May

Après que Theresa May a annoncé sa démission en tant que chef du Parti conservateur et donc, de facto, de son poste de Premier ministre britannique ce 24 mai, la classe politique d’outre-Manche et d’Europe, ainsi que la Russie ont réagi. Emmanuel Macron a salué le «travail courageux» de Theresa May et a appelé à «une clarification rapide» sur … Continue reading “Le monde réagit à la démission de Theresa May”

Like father like son: Ghana’s Ayew emulates dad, named captain ahead of Africa Cup of Nations

London, May 24, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah on Friday named Andre Ayew as the new captain while the nation’s football federation said former captain Asamoah Gyan had been made ‘general captain’ for the Africa Cup of Nations squad. Gyan said Monday he would quit the national team, angered by Appiah’s plan to strip him … Continue reading “Like father like son: Ghana’s Ayew emulates dad, named captain ahead of Africa Cup of Nations”

Nigeria: Fayemi’s Supreme Court Victory, Triumph of Law, Says S/West APC

By RAZAQ BAMIDELE London, May 24, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The All Progressives Congress (APC), South West Nigeria has described the Supreme Court victory of the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, as the triumph of supremacy of the Nigerian constitution, rule of law and a new dawn in the independence of the judiciary. The Supreme Court … Continue reading “Nigeria: Fayemi’s Supreme Court Victory, Triumph of Law, Says S/West APC”

Nigeria: Don’t Sweep General Alikali’s Murder under Carpet, MURIC Warns FG

By RAZAQ BAMIDELE London, May 24, 2019 (AltAfrica)-A faith based human rights group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has decried the shoddy manner in which the case of the gruesome murder of General Muhammad Idris Alkali (rtd) is being handled, warning that the case must not be swept under the carpet. In a statement issued … Continue reading “Nigeria: Don’t Sweep General Alikali’s Murder under Carpet, MURIC Warns FG”

Charging Julian Assange With Espionage Could Make His Extradition to the U.S. Less Likely

By charging Julian Assange with 17 violations of America’s World War I-era Espionage Act on Thursday, federal prosecutors in Virginia might have undermined their own chances of securing the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder from the United Kingdom. That’s because the new charges relate not to any arcane interpretation of computer hacking laws, but to … Continue reading “Charging Julian Assange With Espionage Could Make His Extradition to the U.S. Less Likely”

Exclusive: Julian Assange’s Attorney Decries Espionage Charges as “Grave Threat to Press Freedom”

In an unprecedented move, the Justice Department has indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on 17 charges of violating the Espionage Act for his role in publishing U.S. classified military and diplomatic documents exposing U.S. war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan. The documents were leaked by U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning. The Espionage Act of 1917 … Continue reading “Exclusive: Julian Assange’s Attorney Decries Espionage Charges as “Grave Threat to Press Freedom””

Life or Death – Corporate Media or Honest Media?

Relying on the corporate media, including BBC News, to provide a reliable account of the world is literally a matter of life or death, on many levels. Imagine, for example, a Russian dissident living in the UK who had published … The post Life or Death – Corporate Media or Honest Media? appeared first on … Continue reading “Life or Death – Corporate Media or Honest Media?”

Pourquoi le bannissement de Huawei par Trump est un pétard mouillé ?

Par Moon of Alabama − Le 23 mai 2019 La page « Monde » du Washington Post résume un article sur les conséquences du bannissement par Trump du fabricant chinois d’équipement de télécommunication Huawei : Un très important concepteur de puces et des sociétés de télécommunications britanniques ont suspendu leurs relations avec le géant chinois de la technologie pour des raisons de sécurité. … Continue reading “Pourquoi le bannissement de Huawei par Trump est un pétard mouillé ?”

Polémique : L’équipementier marocain de la Mauritanie accusé de plagiat

La Mauritanie a choisi un équipementier marocain pour habiller ses joueurs durant la Can égyptienne. Aujourd’hui, cette société est accusée de plagiat par Nike qui veut porter cette affaire devant la justice. Le 20 mai dernier, la Fédération de football de la République islamique de Mauritanie (Ffrim) a dévoilé les maillots que porteront les Mourabitounes … Continue reading “Polémique : L’équipementier marocain de la Mauritanie accusé de plagiat”

Describe Treason: Okay, Enlisting Foreign Governments to Overthrow the Republic

No sympathy for Trump but it’s undenible the established stated was looking into shady ways of preventing him from taking the office the voters had elected him to — they shouldn’t have worried “Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and … Continue reading “Describe Treason: Okay, Enlisting Foreign Governments to Overthrow the Republic”

Ray Dalio alias M. « Le capitalisme ne fonctionne plus » a été l’Américain le mieux rémunéré en 2018

Par Tyler Durden – Le 30 avril 2019 – Source ZeroHedge Il y a moins d’un mois, le fondateur de Bridgewater Ray Dalio prévenait le monde qu’il fallait s’attendre à une « révolution » si les États-Unis ne parvenaient pas à résoudre leur problème d’inégalité des revenus. Il prétend également sans trêve que le capitalisme ne fonctionne … Continue reading “Ray Dalio alias M. « Le capitalisme ne fonctionne plus » a été l’Américain le mieux rémunéré en 2018”

Rire de l’Europe : une analyse des dessins satiriques de la presse britannique sur le Brexit

Ces élections européennes constituent une bonne occasion de réfléchir aux symboles de la construction de l’Union européenne (UE), avec un angle original : celui de l’humour. Nous avons voulu savoir comment l’Europe était perçue par les caricaturistes de presse. Pour répondre à cette question, nous sommes partis d’un dossier emblématique autour de la construction européenne, l’un … Continue reading “Rire de l’Europe : une analyse des dessins satiriques de la presse britannique sur le Brexit”

Dutch PM thanks May, says “Orderly Brexit” still planned

Theresa May is stepping down as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and  leader of the Conservative Party. At a press conference on Friday, May said that her decision to resign was made with the country’s best interests in mind. May will step down as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7th. She will continue … Continue reading “Dutch PM thanks May, says “Orderly Brexit” still planned”

Jahanara Begum: The Forgotten Mughal Princess Who Designed Chandni Chowk

In an unassuming part of India’s capital city, amidst winding alleys lined with attar and chadar sellers, lies the 800-year-old dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya—one of the most revered saints in Sufism. From dusk to dawn, thousands of devotees throng this bustling complex to pay their respects. Yet, few know that Delhi’s most famous Sufi … Continue reading “Jahanara Begum: The Forgotten Mughal Princess Who Designed Chandni Chowk”

That Time US Bombers Burned Down a Japan-Occupied Chinese City Killing 20,000

By none other than Curtis LeMa in his first mission in the Asian theater One week before Christmas in 1944, nearly 200 American planes raided the Chinese city of Wuhan, dropping 500 tons of incendiary bombs. Thousands of Chinese lives were lost in this incident, which has received very little attention in the intervening decades. … Continue reading “That Time US Bombers Burned Down a Japan-Occupied Chinese City Killing 20,000”

How Ladakh’s 1st Gynaecologist Changed The Face of Women’s Health in India’s Cold Desert

Every Thursday, Dr Tsering Landol, a retired gynaecologist, conducts a clinic with the Ladakh Heart Foundation, a charitable medical facility. Here, she screens, counsels and guides women patients, particularly those who are pregnant. “We prepare them for all pregnancy-related eventualities, counsel them on the precautions they need to take, and address hygiene and nutrition-related concerns,” … Continue reading “How Ladakh’s 1st Gynaecologist Changed The Face of Women’s Health in India’s Cold Desert”

Theresa May becomes latest Brexit casualty, quits as British PM

 London, May 24, 2019 (AltAfrica)–Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from her own party and named 7 June as the day she will step aside as Conservative leader, drawing her turbulent three-year premiership to a close. She made the announcement after a meeting with Graham Brady, the chair of the backbench 1922 Committee – which … Continue reading “Theresa May becomes latest Brexit casualty, quits as British PM”

De l’Espagne impuissante, et des crises de la vieille Europe

Le 26 avril 2019 – Source orientalreview.org Pedro Sánchez, Premier ministre espagnolDes élections surprises générales sont prévues en Espagne le 28 avril 2019. Le Cortes Generales (parlement espagnol) a été dissout pour la troisième fois en quatre ans après une durée de vie record de huit mois à peine. On peut se poser des questions quant … Continue reading “De l’Espagne impuissante, et des crises de la vieille Europe”

En larmes, Theresa May annonce sa démission

Arrivée au pouvoir en juillet 2016, dans la foulée du référendum à l’occasion duquel une majorité de citoyens du Royaume-Uni s’étaient prononcés en faveur d’une sortie de leur pays de l’Union européenne, Theresa May n’aura pas réussi à accomplir son objectif en menant à bien les négociations avec Bruxelles. Ce 24 mai, elle a en … Continue reading “En larmes, Theresa May annonce sa démission”

Iran, Venezuela and the Throes of Empire

Illustration by Nathaniel St. Clair With the Trump administration threatening war against Iran and Venezuela, the question of how the U.S. was brought to this point needs to be considered. To argue that current circumstances are particular to this administration is to overlook U.S. history vis-a-vis both Iran and Venezuela and that between them they … Continue reading “Iran, Venezuela and the Throes of Empire”

The Dangerous Demise of Disarmament

Photograph Source: Community of the Ark of Lanza del Vasto – CC BY-SA 3.0 Donald Trump and his national security team have weakened virtually every aspect of American foreign policy over the past two years.  U.S. bilateral relations with both Russia and China have worsened, driving Moscow and Beijing into their closest relationship in more … Continue reading “The Dangerous Demise of Disarmament”

War is War on Mother Earth

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair “In order to achieve the massive systemic and cultural transformations required for mitigating climate change…we’re going to have to deal with the socially sanctioned, institutionalized violence perpetrated by U.S. foreign policy that is pouring fuel on the fire of global warming.” – Stacy Bannerman Climate Change Causes War  There is … Continue reading “War is War on Mother Earth”

Gaslighters of God

And Elohim Created Adam by William Blake, c. 1795 A number of evangelical Christians tell us that Donald Trump’s presidency is heaven sent, which indicates that they know God’s will and can even speak for God. In reality, they are using God to gaslight their followers and other citizens into believing that Trump’s presidency is … Continue reading “Gaslighters of God”

As a GMO Stunt, Professor Tasted a Pesticide and Gave It to Students

Photograph Source: http://www.cgpgrey.com – CC BY-SA 3.0 Imagine you are an undergraduate attending an Ivy League university. You go to a routine department seminar. In the middle of his presentation the professor picks up a container from the lectern. He says it contains a pesticide. As he opens it, a faint cloud of brown powder … Continue reading “As a GMO Stunt, Professor Tasted a Pesticide and Gave It to Students”

Liberals Fall Into Line: a Recurring Phenomenon

Photograph of Ramón Mercader “Well, if it is Ramon Mercader, you’ll have quite a story. . . .” I have found a snapshot of a man bearing a striking resemblance to the assassin of Leon Trotsky–in a suitcase stuffed with leaflets, posters, old letters, and photographs from my father’s 1940 sabbatical in Mexico. The man … Continue reading “Liberals Fall Into Line: a Recurring Phenomenon”