Has the World Been Ignoring an Almost Decade-Long “African Spring”?
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Has the World Been Ignoring an Almost Decade-Long “African Spring”?

The announcement that Algerian President Bouteflika won’t run for re-election but will instead postpone the upcoming vote until the conclusion of his recently decreed comprehensive constitutional reform process represented the eighth non-electoral regime change in Africa in as many years, making one wonder whether the world has been ignoring an almost decade-long “African Spring” or…

USAFRICOM’s Neo-colonial Dominance in West Africa: Behind the Change of Government in Gambia
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USAFRICOM’s Neo-colonial Dominance in West Africa: Behind the Change of Government in Gambia

AFRICOM and “Vanguard Africa” usher in a renewed phase of neo-colonial dominance Ousted Gambian President Yahya Jammeh was flown out of his country on Friday January 20 after the military intervention of troops from neighboring Senegal and air support from the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Reports surfaced that Jammeh will be taken to Equatorial Guinea…

‘Billion-year’ Gambian President was Installed by the CIA
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‘Billion-year’ Gambian President was Installed by the CIA

Gambian President and dictator Yahya Jammeh, facing a combined military force composed of Senegalese army troops, the Nigerian air force, and troops from Mali, Ghana, and Togo, has agreed to relinquish the presidency of Gambia. On December 1, 2016, Jammeh was defeated for re-election in a surprise upset by his little-known rival Adama Barrow. Jammeh…

What’s Going On in Gambia?
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What’s Going On in Gambia?

An international scandal has been unfolding over the past month due to supposedly outgoing President Jammah’s flip-flopping remarks, with even the UN Security Council asking him to respect the democratic vote of the people and step down like he promised. Just yesterday, in fact, the regional military-economic integrational bloc of ECOWAS launched an invasion in…