Thomas C. Mountain

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2013
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As Nelson Mandela lays on his death bed his legacy as the godfather of neo-Apartheid South Africa has been firmly established. Today in South Africa life for many if not most is nearly as precarious and undignified as when Mandela was first inaugurated as President some 20 years ago. So the best way ...
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Jun 19th, 2013
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The Perils of Western “Democracy” From Ethiopia to Mali by THOMAS C. MOUNTAIN Divide and rule is a law of imperialism and western style “democracy” is how imperialism implements this law in neocolonial Africa. It’s called “elections” and with it’s winner take all diktats division, conflic...
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Jan 4th, 2013
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A well armed and supplied Wahabi movement in the African country of Mali, funded by the Saudis, has taken over most of northern Mali and has begun to, amongst other Wahabi practices, destroy tombs of Islamic African kings, the world famous Mansas of Mali that are world heritage sites. This latest in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 29th, 2012
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One of, if not the last, Eritrean askari, aboy Welday Tecle Weldekidan Melkai Tensai of the village of Damba Minche in the Serai region has passed away at the age of 93. Aboy Welday was drafted into the Italian African Colonial Army, or “askaris” as they were known, in the first round of national con...
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Dec 24th, 2012
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The UN has condemned Rwanda’s role in the carnage in the Congo for supplying arms and aid to the M23 rebels fighting the Congolese army in northern Congo yet provides the Rwandan military ten$ of million$ in arms and aid for the thousands of Rwandan “peacekeepers” operating under UN control in Dafur....
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Nov 22nd, 2012
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Award winning independent producer Afshin Rattansi has released the groundbreaking documentary “Eritrea; A Nation In Isolation” on PressTV. The first authentic documentary on Eritrea since its independence 21 years ago and filmed in Eritrea during the carnival week leading up to Independence Day Afsh...
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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The month of October 2011 stands as an historical monument to heroism and apocalypse in the Libyan desert as the people of Sirte, hometown to Col. Gaddafi, staged a desperate, doomed fight to protect their families and homes from the might of NATO and its allied bands of Libyan rebels. With history a...
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Aug 20th, 2012
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Working up to a mile underground, 10, 12 or more hours a day, where the very stones they bring crashing down are almost to hot to touch, and all for a dollar or two an hour. With platinum in oversupply and prices steadily falling a British boardroom tightened the screws with safety slashed and worker...
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Aug 13th, 2012
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Africa Loses A Friend; The Passing of Alexander Cockburn With the passing of Alexander Cockburn, journalist extraordinaire, Africa has lost a friend, a really good friend. In decades past Alex was all to often a voice in the wilderness, especially in the pre-internet western media, in helping expose ...
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Aug 7th, 2012
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Long time Ethiopian dictator Meles Zenawi, missing in action for almost 2 months now, is reported to be in a coma leaving the Obama White House’s Crisis Team for Africa scrambling to find a replacement. Officially, Ethiopian “Prime Minister” Meles Zenawi has taken “sick leave” and “getting better”, e...