Tag: Africa

Imperial Germany’s African Queen is still servicing clients

When on December 12, MV Mutambala, a ferry operating on Lake Tanganyika sank in a storm there was little news coverage.  The disaster claimed the lives of up to 150 passengers, mostly women and children.  Strong winds and overloading are said to be the cause of the tragedy.  It is not uncommon for ships operating on Lake Tanganyika to sink, usually for the same reasons. 

A Chance to Drain the Swamp missed as Media’s Macron allegedly wins Presidential Elections

Residents of the Champ de Mars district in Paris are outraged by the dirt, illegal trade and rampant crime in the immediate vicinity of the Eiffel Tower, according to Le Figaro. According to the publication, the quarter in the very centre of the city has become an unsafe territory for the local population and tourists. District 7 Mayor Rashida Dati whose parents are North African is asking Mayor Anna Hidalgo, a Spanish woman, to install a fence around the Champ de Mars to close the area at night and thus fight illegal trade.

The Battle of Kambula was unfairly overshadowed by the Battle of Rorke’s Drift

The movie ZULU (1964) caught the imagination of the world and inspired the courage of fighters who against all odds defeated their enemies. Although one of the lesser-known actions of the Anglo-Zulu War, the Battle of Kambula on 29th March 1879 avenged the British defeat at Isandlwana, established the superiority of the invading force and became the turning point of the war.

The Killing Fields of Africa + Free Download Book

European de-colonisation of Africa is viewed as the price paid for the transfer of power from White to Black rule. The concept of African independence was a massive deception on a par with that of the so-called Russian Revolution, which was nothing of the kind either. Both regime changes transferred power not to the masses but to a global banking and corporate elite. This is easily achieved when the ground is prepared.

The Loss of 21 Fishermen and a Miracle of One + Free Download Books

One of the fishermen feared dead when a Spanish fishing vessel sank off the Newfoundland coast earlier this week was the sole survivor of another maritime tragedy in Galway Bay over two decades ago. In October 2000, Ricardo Arias Garcia, a native of Marin in Spain, was plucked from the Skerd Rocks in outer Galway Bay by the Irish Coast Guard helicopter operating from Shannon.

Badass of the Bush Wars + Free Download Book

What is pseudo-terrorism? It is like terrorism, except, instead of being a terrorist; you just pretend to be a terrorist. That makes it much easier to kill the people you consider to be terrorists. You dress up like them. You adopt their call-signs. You lure them into ambushes. You wipe them out.