Thought for the day

"Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks." -- Doug Larson, English middle-distance runner who won gold medals at the 1924 Olympic Games


Algeria cancels upcoming military exercise with Russia due to threat of Western sanctions MikeRivero Fri, 12/02/2022 - 10:08

In September, twenty-seven Democrat and Republican lawmakers called on the Biden administration to use the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) to sanction Algeria's purchase of Russian military equipment. 

Algeria is considering signing a new 10-year-long arms deal with Russia worth US$17 billion. [Getty]

The Algerian-Russian Desert Shield 2022 military exercise was cancelled last month, announced Algiers' Ministry of Defence Monday night.

Algeria more than doubles military spending for 2023, raising eyebrows in Morocco MikeRivero Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:26

The Algerian government will allocate approximately $22 billion to its defense budget in 2023 – more than twice as much as its military expenditures in 2022, which stood at approximately $10 billion.

Unknown Aircraft Targets Wagner Base in C. African Republic MikeRivero Wed, 11/30/2022 - 09:14

 Authorities in Central African Republic have opened an investigation after a low-flying fighter jet dropped explosives near a base for Russian mercenaries working with the country's military.

The attack took place in the early hours of Monday at the Cotenaf base in Bossangoa, where witnesses said both the base used by Russia's Wagner Group and surrounding homes had been hit.

Meloni Vs Macron The Colonial End Game MikeRivero Wed, 11/30/2022 - 09:00

Sometimes the internet being eternal works to our advantage. Recently, there’s been a dustup in European politics over a three-year old video of now Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni stepping on the third rail of European politics.

Ghana's Gold for Oil Deal is Not Good for The USD MikeRivero Mon, 11/28/2022 - 08:20

Bloomberg reports that Ghana, Africa’s second-largest gold producer, ordered large mining companies to sell 20% of the metal they refine to the nation’s central bank, as the government embarks on a plan to barter bullion for fuel.- Source

Ebola is real: Uganda to trial vaccines and shut schools early to contain outbreak MikeRivero Wed, 11/23/2022 - 14:08

Joseph Singiringabo has lost almost everything and everyone he held dear to Ebola. In a few short weeks, the 78-year-old lost his wife, his son, and a newborn granddaughter to the disease.

He is left taking care of three grandchildren under 13 after their mother fled the village to escape the danger of Ebola. His livestock was stolen while he was away in the required 21-day quarantine, leaving him destitute and desperate.

Africa is only 6% vaccinated, and covid has practically disappeared scientists baffled MikeRivero Wed, 11/23/2022 - 10:04

Almost nobody in Africa is getting “vaccinated” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19), and as a result there is almost no covid anywhere to be found on the continent. The latest reports from the mainstream media admit that the plandemic is basically non-existent in Africa, which is confusing to those who believe the narrative that the jabs are helping to eradicate disease.

Chaos Breaks Out As Reporters Ask Fauci About COVID Origins MikeRivero Wed, 11/23/2022 - 08:35

Chaos broke out in the White House press room on Tuesday, after multiple reporters asked Anthony Fauci questions about the origins of Covid-19 and related investigations.

Facing famine, Tigray concedes to Ethiopian government, and Abiy MikeRivero Wed, 11/16/2022 - 09:38

Starvation works. At the end of the day, famine decided the outcome of the Ethiopian civil war. Two years after the outbreak of hostilities, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki forced the Tigrayan leadership to forsake their political claims and instead negotiate to save their people from famine. 

Exxon Mobil Makes First Oil Discovery In Angola In 20 Years MikeRivero Mon, 11/14/2022 - 08:01

Over the past five years, the United States’ largest independent oil and gas company, Exxon Mobil, has mostly focused its exploratory activities in South America.