The terrorist group Boko Haram has declared the predominantly Christian town of Gwoza in northeastern Nigeria an Islamic “caliphate,” following the slaughter of more than 100 residents there.
Two U.S. medical missionaries are in grave condition as a deadly Ebola plague storms across West Africa.
In a controversial move supported by the Obama administration, the United Nations is now officially boasting about using unmanned aerial drones to support oftentimes barbaric UN military forces in what the outfit refers to as its “peacekeeping” missions. For now, at least, the drones are being used only in Africa. While the aircraft are still unarmed at this point, concerns are growing that they could eventually be fitted with missiles to rain down death on enemies of the UN or its largely autocratic member regimes.
The testing ground for the drones used by the UN’s self-styled “peace” troops is the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Under the guise of fighting “climate change,” United Nations and World Bank “carbon” programs in Africa are leading to massive land grabs, the forced relocation of indigenous people at gunpoint, and even what some critics are calling “cultural genocide.” Now, a coalition of activist organizations is demanding an end to the controversial UN-linked plots that are devastating communities and endangering indigenous peoples already at risk of extinction. Criticism surrounding the ongoing promotion of “carbon credits” is also escalating worldwide from across the political spectrum.