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Germany commits to apologizing to Namibia for genocide

The president of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier has expressed remorse for the atrocities which occurred between 1904 to 1908 under German colonial rule that resulted in the deaths of tens of thousands of Herero and Nama people In Namibia. Steinmeier said…

Balance Migratorio ’23: “2,789 people lost their lives or disappeared forever at Spain’s southern border”.

This is the record number of deaths and disappearances at the southern border since 1988 when the first registers were documented. A total of 58,267 people entered the Spanish state irregularly through its southern border, an increase of 40% compared…

Political Situation in Serra Leone

Sierra Leone, a West African nation known for its rich cultural heritage and historical significance, has been grappling with governance challenges since the victory of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) in the 2018 elections. Despite the democratic ideals that…

Diallo Ablaye/ “Genocide in the Congo and the total silence of the international community

Diallo Ablaye, founding vice-president of the Sur Sur International Cooperation Foundation, international representative of the World Pan-African Organisation OPAM-WOPO/OPDH, and secretary of CONAICOP (National and International Council of Popular Communication). We often speak about the genocide in Palestine. There is…

The Majestic Hippopotamus: Gentle Giants of the Waterways

by: Assaf Levy The hippopotamus, often simply referred to as a hippo, is a creature that fascinates and delights those who are fortunate enough to witness it in its natural habitat. These semi-aquatic mammals, known for their massive bodies, wide-open…

Migrations and solutions

I postulate that nobody initially wants to leave their countries, homes, customs, and families. Man is a social and gregarious animal and the bonds that are generated with those close to him, nuclear family and close friends, is a union…

Professor Dire Tladi sworn in as ICJ judge

Professor Dire Tladi was elected by the United Nations to serve as an ICJ judge. He’s the first South African to be a permanent judge at the court. Dire Tladi is a professor of international law at the Department of…

Spain condemned for illegally returning migrant minors

The Administrative Chamber of the Spanish Supreme Court has condemned Spain for the return of eight unaccompanied migrant minors in August 2021. This followed the migration crisis in May of the same year, in which approximately 12,000 people, including more…

Mummy masks and figure of the god of silence discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered several tombs containing mummy masks and a figure of the local god of silence. The new find was made in a joint mission by Waseda University (Japan) and the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities. Scientists…

Namibia’s President condemns Germany’s stance on Gaza genocide charges

Namibia’s President, Hage Geingob, has expressed deep concern over Germany’s recent decision to reject an indictment before the International Court of Justice, which accused Israel of committing genocide against Palestinians in Gaza.  This comes after German government spokesman Steffen Hebestreit…

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