Monday, June 1, 2009


Why Obama's visit to Ghana is not that ...

KOSMOS Energy that has been at the forefront of oil exploration in Ghana has huge commercial interests in Ghana and the wider Afrikan continent. So oil is a main component of the AFRICOM initiative and Obama is in Ghana to safeguard ...

Obama's choice of Ghana over Nigeria breeds trouble « Voices from ...

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Since the announcement was made earlier this month, some Nigerians, including some at the top of the political hierarchy are furious that Mr Obama's choice of Ghana ahead of Nigeria, a strategic partner to the US and the 'heavy weight' of Africa, ... Select Category, 100 days in office, Abuse of Power, Accountability, Accra Mayor, Activists, AFAG, Africa, AFRICOM, Agriculture, AIDS, Airline, Albinos, Amal Bank, America, AngloGold, Anti-government protest, Armed robbery ...
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Gbeho: US can't force AFRICOM on Ghana | Ghana Live News

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Ambassador Gbeho, as he is popularly called, was speaking on the planned visit of US President Barack Obama to Ghana on July 10 and 11, 2009, and what the visit portends for the nation. Sections of the Ghanaian public have publicly ...
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AFRICOM: International crises need concerted world approach

The need for a concerted world approach in dealing with current multi-facetted international crises came to the fore at a recent Foreign Press meeting held by the Foreign Press Centre and AFRICOM in Washington, D. C. on May 12th 2009.

Briefing the Press, Deputy to the Commander of the U.S Africa Command, civil-military activities, Ambassador Mary C. Yates, gave an outline on lessons learned and implications for the future of the Command. She had this to say:

“I’m very, very pleased with what we’re building inside the Command…there are nations in West Africa who really want to work with U.S. Government agencies to help them fight the scourge of the drug trafficking… which has doubled over the past three to four years, to the point where about $2 billion is flowing through West Africa in cocaine trade into Europe.” More....

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General Petraeus Speaks Out: Abuse 'Violated the Geneva Conventions'

Posted by Digby, Hullabaloo at 2:02 PM on May 29, 2009.

The Man Called Petraeus isn't towing the GOP party line. Will they say he betrayed them?


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