Burkina Faso: France, the U.S. and the spirit of Sankara


KPFA Weekend News, 09.27.2015

Paul Sankara says the Burkinabe army are supporting the people against the coup plotters. Dr. Gnaka La Goke says that anyone who thinks the presidential guard would attempt a coup d’état without the knowledge and complicity of the U.S. and France is refusing to see how things are done in the 21st century.


Kagame's spy chief Karake under arrest


Rwandan President Paul Kagame's intelligence chief, Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, has been arrested with a European Arrest Warrant based on a Spanish indictment charging him with genocide, the massacre of Hutu civilians in Rwanda.

A Ugandan doctor on the real 'Ebola Hot Zone'

KPFA Evening News, 04.05.2015

Ugandan doctor Edmund Lubega spoke to KPFA about the real "Ebola Hot Zone" and journalist Howard French's open letter accusing 60 Minutes of African coverage that gives African people neither voice nor agency.

'Friends of Victoire' launched to free Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire

KPFA Weekend News, broadcast 01.17.2015
Friends of Victoire has launched in England, France, Belgium, and Canada, and invited all peaceloving people to join them to free Victoire Ingabire and bring peace to the Great Lakes Region of Africa.


South Sudan opposition army calls on U.S. ally Uganda to withdraw troops


KPFA Evening News, broadcast 02.08.2014

The Sudan Peoples' Liberation Army in Opposition has said that they expect no progress in peace talks regarding the civil war in South Sudan unless Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni withdraws his army from South Sudan, which is there to back up President Kiir's faction of the army, not only with troops but also with artillery and helicopter gunships. 


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