Conflicts - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif https://www.afrik-news.com/ Somalian journalist suffer serious injury from gunmen https://www.afrik-news.com/article19394.html Mon, 22 Oct 2012 17:35:31 +0200 Ojong Debra Libya threatened by the Somalia Syndrome https://www.afrik-news.com/article19245.html Thu, 26 Jan 2012 09:42:46 +0100 The President of the Libyan supreme authority, Mustafa Abdul Jalil one of the credible personalities of TNC, is threatening to resign, following the Friday's massive protests, especially in Benghazi . Kaci Racelma Ivory Coast: Restoration of democracy by force https://www.afrik-news.com/article19210.html Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:07:14 +0200 New Forces rebels in support of Ivory Coast's democratically elected president Alassane Ouattara are on the verge of forcefully installing him as president and restoring democracy in the Ivory coast. Prince Ofori-Atta, Konye Obaji Ori Libya: Uganda offers Muammar Gaddafi refuge https://www.afrik-news.com/article19207.html Thu, 31 Mar 2011 14:21:06 +0200 Uganda has freely offered embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi refuge in Uganda as diplomats attempt to persuade the defiant leader to leave office without military force. However, if Gaddafi chooses to fight to the end as he once avowed, the international coalition said it is prepared to arm Libyan rebels. Konye Obaji Ori Sudan: Darfur renews tensions between north and south Sudan https://www.afrik-news.com/article19205.html Wed, 30 Mar 2011 13:45:16 +0200 Tensions have risen between Northern Sudan and Southern Sudan over Darfur. Northern Sudan charges southern leaders of supporting Darfur rebels against the north, while Southern Sudan say the north are just trying to stir up trouble ahead of southern independence in July. Konye Obaji Ori Pro-Gaddafi Africans protest as Coalition forces gain momentum https://www.afrik-news.com/article19204.html Wed, 30 Mar 2011 13:24:04 +0200 As world leaders met in London to discuss the Libyan situation, hundreds of members of a group called Pan Africanists from Uganda and other African countries Tuesday held protests in Kampala against the United States of America and her allies who have been bombarding Gaddafi's military machinery and weapons pursuant to a UN Security Council approved 'No-Fly Zone' over Libya. Meanwhile, after Qatar, the United Arab Emirates has become the second Arab nation to join the 'No-Fly Zone' effort. Geof Magga Of Western hypocrisy, Obdurate tyrants and Changing times https://www.afrik-news.com/article19187.html Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:28:05 +0200 As the Bob Dylan song goes, the times they are “achanging”. But, do the lowly tyrants and dictators of our world, or those Western powers who are bonded to their hypocrisy, double standards and greed, see eye to eye with good old Bob? Hama Tuma Libya's oil promises amid Gaddafi defections https://www.afrik-news.com/article19185.html Mon, 28 Mar 2011 11:51:46 +0200 Libyan rebels certain of victory over Muammar Gaddafi and his forces have promised to begin exporting oil in less than a week. The rebel representative assured the international community that the uprising would not further slow-down oil production. Konye Obaji Ori Libya: The dangers of leaving Gaddafi in power https://www.afrik-news.com/article19177.html Fri, 25 Mar 2011 13:47:57 +0100 The dangers of a post- 2011 revolution Libya with Muammar Gaddafi still in charge, the influence that Gaddafi's violent resistance may have on other avaricious, power-hugging presidents in Africa and the affected will of a people to rise up against tyranny, oppression and abuse are reasons the ongoing coalition against Gaddafi in response to his war against his people ought to include an agenda to force him [Gaddafi] out of office and replace his regime with a people-centered regime. Konye Obaji Ori Libya: Gaddafi and his Mali-Chad Tuareg mercenaries https://www.afrik-news.com/article19172.html Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:39:41 +0100 As an international intervention to stop Colonel Muammar Gaddafi from committing further atrocities against Libyans continue, the north African country's leader remains impassive and has sworn to win this battle at all costs. The self professed Libyan "Guide" is relying on his armed forces and a number of African mercenaries. But the so-called mercenaries, mostly Tuaregs, have another problem at hand. Stéphanie Plasse Gaddafi writes to African leaders to intervene in Libya https://www.afrik-news.com/article19164.html Tue, 22 Mar 2011 13:16:32 +0100 Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has reportedly written to several African presidents requesting them to urge USA and its allies to stop their air strikes on his country. Geof Magga Ivory Coast civil war could destabilize region https://www.afrik-news.com/article19163.html Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:07:51 +0100 A few days after Mr. Alassane Ouattara announced the formation of a new army, the Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire, elements close to Mr. Gbagbo have called for a massive enlistment into the army loyal to the outgoing president. As thousands enlist to fight and several thousands flee Côte d'Ivoire into neighboring countries, the U.N has warned that "the risks of destabilizing the region are enormous". Konye Obaji Ori, Patrick K. Johnsson Military Intervention in Libya and The other side of International Diplomacy https://www.afrik-news.com/article19155.html Mon, 21 Mar 2011 17:48:46 +0100 My bigger brother Desmond recounted an experience he once had in the city of Stuttgart where he is undertaking further studies in the field of Engineering. On his way home from lectures one evening he witnessed an Asian couple in the middle of a scuffle. Quite frankly it was more of a young Asian guy beating on his partner. Desmond, who was unsettled by what he saw, intervened and sought information from the male aggressor. Agitated by Desmond's query, the aggressor rebuked him for his intervention and proceeded to harass the poor girl. At this juncture, Desmond who is built like the incredible Hulk grabbed him by the collar pierced into his eyes with menace and fury forcing him to let the girl go. Interestingly, the aggressor who hitherto was enjoying the upper hand began to plead with my brother for his release. William Manful Zimbabwe mass graves: Cloud of suspicion hangs over Mugabe's Zanu-pf https://www.afrik-news.com/article19153.html Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:17:47 +0100 The discovery of 19 mass graves and exhumation of remains of an estimated 5 000 people from disused mines in Zimbabwe's Mt Darwin district has sparked an explosive political debate as to what could have led to their deaths and when. Alice Chimora Arab League discusses Libyan situation as strikes hit Gaddafi compound https://www.afrik-news.com/article19145.html Mon, 21 Mar 2011 09:37:05 +0100 The Arab League has met in Egypt to discuss the situation in Libya and a possible collaborative approach with the West over the ongoing military intervention. European Union's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton who joined the meeting in Cairo emphasized the need for a joint approach. Konye Obaji Ori, Patrick K. Johnsson