Terrorism works, but only when governments allow it to

Published: April 28, 2014   Contact(s): Jakana Thomas , Andy Henion   Terrorism can be a successful strategy for rebel groups during civil war, but only when governments allow it to work, finds a new study by a Michigan State University political scientist.     Responding to acts of terrorism with violence is more likely…

New manual helps Africa’s Muslim farmers tackle climate change / Climate activists try their hand at religion

EEV: ? Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation – Sun, 6 Apr 2014 10:00 PM  Author: Pius SawaMore news from our correspondents   Ambrose Nzambi, a research officer from Kenya’s agricultural research institute, shows an example of conservation farming. THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION/Pius Sawa – NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Muslims in sub-Saharan Africa, who farm some of…

Bill Gates Talks About Vaccines to Reduce World Population

Requested Re-Post “Now if we do a really great job on new vaccines, health care, reproductive health services, we lower that by perhaps 10 or 15 percent.” Public release date: 6-May-2011 Microsoft founder and one of the world’s wealthiest men, Bill Gates, projects an image of a benign philanthropist using his billions via his (tax…

Organic fertilizers and Crop intensification can be a long-term solution to perennial food shortages in Africa

Chemical Fertilizers degrade the soil and reduce food production over time PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 17-Mar-2014 Growing more food on the same size of land is key to increasing food production in Africa to meet the needs of an ever-growing population Farmers in Africa can increase their food production if they avoid over dependence on chemical fertilizers,…

The million-year-old family? Human footprints found in Britain are oldest ever seen outside of Africa

EEV: Clicking links will bring you to the PLOS release page Hominin Footprints from Early Pleistocene Deposits at Happisburgh, UK Nick Ashton mail, Simon G. Lewis, Isabelle De Groote, Sarah M. Duffy, Martin Bates, Richard Bates, Peter Hoare, Mark Lewis, Simon A. Parfitt, Sylvia Peglar, Craig Williams, Chris Stringer Published: February 07, 2014 •DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088329 Abstract…

AIDS guidelines for children may not improve death rates but may improve treatment access ( Yes, you read that right )

Contact: Fiona Godwin medicinepress@plos.org Public Library of Science Recent changes to World Health Organization guidelines for starting anti-AIDS drugs (antiretroviral therapy—ART)  in young children are unlikely to improve death rates but may increase the numbers of children receiving ART by simplifying access to treatment,  according to a study by international researchers published in this week’s…

Meet George Soros’ favorite African strongman

  Posted By Brendan Bordelon On 2:22 PM 10/30/2013 George Soros, the billionaire banker who recently backed Hillary Clinton’s presidential aspirations, also supports and finances a corrupt African strongman dragging his country to the brink of civil unrest. Soros is the chief foreign backer of Alpha Conde, president of the mineral-rich West African nation of…

Egypt: Mubarak to be released in the next 48 hours / Former president will get his military rank back, says lawyer

19 August, 19:18 (ANSAmed) – CAIRO – Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will be released from detention within the next 48 hours. The announcement was made by one of his lawyers, Fareed El-Deeb, confirming that the prosecution has acquitted him of all corruption charges except for alleged bribes received from a publisher. Prosecution sources contacted…

Obama’s Africa trip will cost taxpayers $100 mln

  Published time: June 24, 2013 18:53                                                                             U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.(Reuters / Kevin Lamarque) President Barack Obama’s trip to Africa is estimated to cost American taxpayers $100 million – a hefty travel expense that has sparked criticism as the federal government is dealing with its sequester-related budget cuts. The…

Pentagon leaning on Chinese satellite for Africa Command communications : ” sparked outcry by disclosing its lease of bandwidth from a Chinese satellite “

    On the heels of a new presidential resolution for US government agencies to avoid Chinese IT hardware over security concerns, the Pentagon has sparked outcry by disclosing its lease of bandwidth from a Chinese satellite. According to Pentagon spokeswoman Lieutenant Colonel Monica Matoush, the US Africa Command has decided to lease space on…

Guccifer releases second trove of Clinton emails

  Published time: March 22, 2013 18:17                                                                              Hillary Clinton.(AFP Photo / Mandel Ngan) The hacker that has targeted Hillary Clinton and the Presidents Bush has leaked a new trove of classified emails to RT that discuss in detail the Algerian hostage crisis and the relationship between the United States and Egyptian governments. An elusive hacker…

US company selling lead paint in Africa 5,000 times the allowable limit and is refusing to remove it !!!t

Contact: Melody Harris melody.harris@taylorandfrancis.com Taylor & Francis US company identified as manufacture of lead paint in Africa SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 19, 2013) – House paint containing dangerous concentrations of lead is being sold in Cameroon by an American company – and the company is refusing to remove the paint from store shelves. “There is…