Monthly Archives: May 2012

Marc Sommers finds Paul Kagame better

Maybe the NYT journalist Marc Sommers does not know the personality he describes in his article or luckily for him, he couldn’t fall as one of his victims.

Marc Sommers writes in The New York Times that Paul Kagame, the Rwandan President, is comparatively better than Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia who is presently in the custody of the International Criminal Court, and Idi Amin, former Ugandan president.

Though these African leaders were criminals in their own ways, none of them caused the death of 6 million people [Rwandan, Congolese, and Ugandan] or more, through direct and indirect involvement.

UPF critical of China in Africa

In 2009, China became the main trading partner of Africa, and such trend is thought to continue in the foreseeable future. This was an analysis by Dr Yong Cheon Song, Chair, Universal Peace Federation Europe, during a conference held at the House of Lords on Wednesday 23/5/12 in London. Continue reading

Corruption in Africa: Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo talks of Nigeria’s example

Wednesday 23/5/12 I attended a conference celebrating UN Africa Day. Universal Peace Federation [UPF] had organised the event at the House of Lords at Westminster parliament. Invited speakers covered in their range of speeches the past of the continent, current challenges and optimistic spirit that characterises future prospects for Africa. Continue reading

Linking the dots: Citigroup, Paul Kagame and Congo’s wars

On May 12, 2012, Patrick Mbeko, a Congolese activist, launched his book written in French [‘Le Canada dans les guerres en Afrique centrale’] with substantial and strong evidences about the involvement of Canada in the tragedies that the Great Lakes of Africa continues to experience for more than two decades. Continue reading

Is Paul Kagame trying to gamble a minor sentence for Victoire Ingabire?

The leader of the unregistered Rwandan political party of the opposition FDU-Inkingi, Victoire Ingabire, has been imprisoned in Kigali since October 14th, 2010. Continue reading