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News October 2017

Nigeria. The Danger Of Secession

The survival of Nigeria as we know it now is increasingly put into question by separatist movements. Even if it is difficult to assess the real consistence of these groups, the danger cannot be underestimated. The ghost of a war fought almost fifty years ago is haunting Nigeria. In 1967 the declaration of independence of…

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DR.Congo. New Focus Of Crisis In Western Congo.

While rebellions still rage in Eastern Congo and Kasai,  tensions are rising in the Western Province of  Kongo Central.    Over the last two decades, the eastern part of the country has been the main focus of crisis, the trigger of several wars and still remains the sanctuary of dozens of national and foreign rebel groups.…

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China/Panama. A New Ally On The Maritime Silk Road.

Panama breaks off from Taiwan and ties up with China Beijing. Taipei loses an important ally in Central America, the third after the Dominican Republic and Guatemala. In 1434, the Emperor of the Ming dynasty ordered  Admiral Zheng He’s voyages to be stopped. The Admiral’s fleet of ships numbered in the hundreds. The Maritime Silk…

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Peru. World-Wide Cocaine Business.

Peru is now taking an important position in cocaine production and its trafficking. Complicity and corruption. According to UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime), Peru is believed to be second only to Colombia in world production of cocaine. The cocaine is destined for Europa (79%), North America (9%), Africa (5%) and Asia (4%).…

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Advocacy

Widen the horizon of Empowered Women.

Concluding the Special Synod of Bishops on the Amazon, Pope Francis in his homily said with a witty remark that the final document speaking of…

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Baobab

Hare and the Hyena.

0ne day, a long time ago when there was a famine in a certain part of Africa, Hare met Hyena. “How thin you are looking,” said…

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Youth & Mission

Young Indios: “The world must listen to us”.

During the Synod for Amazonia, we heard stories of young Indios who struggle against environmental exploitation, in recognition of their own identity, and they want to…

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