News Review: January 2020 Thoughts, speculations and opinions on current affairs. It’s been some time since the last news review. This website is something of a side project for me and other events in my life have taken priority over the maintenance of the website. However, going forward, I hope to revamp the website in Continue Reading ›
Splendid Hotel Seige: Another terrorist attack and again its connected to France as its in a former French colony in Africa. Over 20 People died in the attack on the Splendid Hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, West Africa on friday evening. After detonating car bombs outside the hotel, four gunmen stormed the Splendid hotel Continue Reading ›
In Tunisia, a lone Islamic State gunman attacked the imperial hotel in the resort of Sousse. According to eyewitnesses he entered the complex through the swimming pool area, opened fire and threw an explosive, he then went on to the beach and opened fire again. He must have returned back inland as he was eventually Continue Reading ›
Footage of citizens inside the museum when gunfire starts.
Heavy fighting against Boko Haram in northern Nigeria in February 2015. Chad, Niger and Cameroon have all sent forces to attack Boko Haram in Nigeria. Civilians celebrate the Chadian military recapturing a town.
Since Gaddafi was removed from power by a western backed violent coup the country has been at war. Its worth remembering that this country had the highest living standards in Africa and there were high levels of government support for citizens in the form of healthcare, energy supply, interest free loans and assistance in purchase Continue Reading ›