President Robert Mugabe is under intense pressure to resign. But nothing has been heard from the 93-year-old since he appeared at a university graduation on Friday. “We want to tell President Mugabe, it is time to rest,” Chipo tells us as she continues celebrating with her friends near Freedom Square. […]

He’s 93. She’s 52. And they’ve both been put under house arrest by Zimbabwe’s army. At the centre of the crisis currently gripping Zimbabwe is President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace. Her rise from political obscurity to become the front-runner to succeed her ageing husband appears to have prompted the country’s […]

“My assessment is that 90% of the value of the US dollar comes from the US military.” — Former Assistant Housing Secretary Catherine Austin Fitts For decades, America has used its armed strength to enforce the use of the dollar as the world’s reserve currency, effectively making the US military […]

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A Prayer For Africa Ω I met a man on the Equator line, his skin as black as coal, his eyes flamed with smoking, boiling pitch .. that awful stare that just puts you there .. at that place .. at the root and seed .. of all the injustices […]

In the years since the first post-9/11 invasion, “real” reasons have abounded regarding the various countries provided with “democracy” by the United States. These reasons include vast oil reserves, oil pipelines, opium fields, strategic positioning, no-bid contracts for the defense industry and military-industrial complex, and mineral deposits. All of these […]

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