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Articles by Abayomi Azikiwe

Ebola crisis in Africa: Cuba sends health care workers, U.S. sends troops

September 25, 2014

Eight experts and journalists visiting the West African state of Guinea were found dead in Nzerekore on Sept. 20. They went there to educate about preventing the spread of Ebola. Reports from Guinea say the delegation met with community elders, then was later attacked by youths. Guinea is the first [...]

Somalia petrolera, pero con hambre y ocupación militar de EUA

September 24, 2014

A principios de septiembre, el presidente de EUA, Barack Obama anunció que había realizado el asesinato selectivo del líder de la organización de resistencia islámica Al-Shabaab en Somalia. El grupo ha estado luchando contra el gobierno somalí y una fuerza militar regional por más de seis [...]

Oil-rich Somalia faces famine while U.S. oversees military occupation

September 21, 2014

Early in September, U.S. President Barack Obama announced he had carried out a targeted assassination of the leader of the Al-Shabaab Islamic resistance organization in Somalia. The group has been fighting against the Somali government and a regional military force for over six years. In a matter [...]

Still demanding justice for Michael Brown

September 19, 2014

Parent and child at protest in Ferguson, Mo. The people of Ferguson, Mo., and supporters are still demanding the indictment and arrest of white police officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9. They attempted to block traffic on Interstate 70 on Sept. 10. Large [...]

Crisis del Ébola: Países ricos deben responder

September 16, 2014

En Liberia, donde muchas personas han muerto por el virus del Ébola, enfermeras y médicos se declararon en huelga el 1, 2 y 4 de Septiembre, debido a la falta de pago y a los peligros que enfrentan debido a los mínimos recursos disponibles para hacer frente al creciente desastre sobre atención [...]

Somalia: Retaliation car bomb kills four U.S. officials

September 11, 2014

A reported car bomb rammed into a convoy of troops of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) on Sept. 8, killing 12 people, including a U.S. military commander and three others from the United States. Reportedly, 27 people were injured. At least three AMISOM officers and two U.S. personnel [...]

Ebola crisis: Rich countries must respond

September 9, 2014

In Liberia, where many people have been killed by the Ebola virus, nurses and physicians went on strike on Sept. 1, 2 and 4 due to lack of pay and the dangers they face due to the minimal resources available to address the burgeoning health care disaster. This West African state, which maintains [...]

Ferguson Rebellion exposes U.S. racism globally

September 2, 2014

Ferguson, Mo. under militray occupation and martial lawafter police killing of Michael Brown. Just one day after U.S. President Barack Obama hosted leaders from across Africa, African Americans exploded in rebellion in Ferguson, Mo. A series of lawsuits have been filed against the city of Ferguson [...]

Police killing ignites struggle against racism

August 26, 2014

Michael Brown Slain 18-year-old Ferguson, Mo., resident Michael Brown was laid to rest on Aug. 25. The funeral was a local and national event with thousands in attendance. Brown was killed by white police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 while he walked through the streets of his neighborhood. His [...]

Defend Ferguson UPRISING!

August 19, 2014

Youth protesters defy police terror in Ferguson. Aug. 19 bulletin: News sources report that 78 people were arrested Aug. 18 during a police riot in Ferguson. A 23-year-old Black man was fatally shot by two St. Louis police on Aug. 19. Aug. 18 — Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American [...]
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